Same same? Sure
But different, yes, learn to spot the difference
Indo. Tibetan. Chinese.
Before becoming the beatific Buddha, try being the laughing lama.
A meal in a bowl
About laying the table?
Keep a light head about your shoulders, find it in the clouds
Queer coloured umbrella rainbows all around, when you can see through the clouds
Cars learn patience
Stomping mountain bulls and goats unite
Some incorrigible neighbour will get his just deserts today
Get out of the way.
Tease the schoolboy playing in his mother's shop and he'll spit at you
No, they don't have the miniature buddha you wanted.
Don't be fooled into thinking that the road you went down will be the same one you go up
And watch out for the hairpin bend.
First published in Muse India, Nov-Dec 2015.