Yeshe

From: Darjeeling, India
Age: 50s

Background

“I got married at a very early age… 15… but it was arranged and Im lucky…I’ve got a very lovely family, you know, my husband is wonderful…”

On parenting

“Like, nowadays people they say, when they have a children, first thing they say is oh, you must study hard and you’ll be a big man and you can earn lots of money and you’ll get respect. But our parents used to say, first thing, nice person, it’s very important to be a good human being”.

On Buddhism

“..because I’ve noticed one thing, people who have faith in Buddhism, they are more content. They teach you not to be greedy...If you are content, it very helpful to relieve you from depression”.