Seven precious objects of a wheel turning king


The long mandala offering includes the seven precious objects of a Chakravartin King. In the Mahayanasutralamkara, Maitreya relates each of the seven branches of enlightenment to a corresponding possession of a King. Keeping these analogies in mind while doing the long mandala offering makes the practice more meaningful. Lama Zopa Rinpooche gave a detailed explanation of the […]

Register for Tibet Lobby Day 2017


With the change of administration, this is a really important year to participate in Tibet Lobby Day. I’ve gone in the past, and it’s definitely worthwhile. It’s helpful for non-Tibetans to show their support for Tibet by attending Lobby Day so our political leadership knows that Tibet matters to us all. On March 27 and 28, 2017, Tibetan-Americans […]

Life Story of the Dalai Lama: a graphic novel


Man of Peace: The Illustrated Life Story of the Dalai Lama of Tibet Hardcover – December 13, 2016 by William Meyers (Author), Robert Thurman (Author), Michael G. Burbank (Author) Why the “life story” of the Dalai Lama? It is a story of one man taking on an empire, calling for truth, peace, and justice for his Tibetan people. Here, in full color for […]