Deep down we grow in kindness when our kindness is tested. Archbishop Desmond Tutu in The Book of Joy
This is a list of things that we’ll be using in class. I’ll update this post as I come across new things to share. If you’re just joining the group, please have a look at these resources in addition to reading the book. It will give you a sense of what we’ve been doing. We […]
This is for the Practicing Dharma in Daily Life students. Click here to download the final quiz (PDF) along with the answers for the Dalai Lama’s book “An Open Heart”. This was intended to be a 30 – 40 minute exercise. Thanks for taking the quiz, I hope it was helpful!
Wherever you have friends that’s your country, and wherever you receive love, that’s your home. ~ His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso. The Book of Joy. 2016.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]