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Photo by Leah Nash, Portland, OR, USA, 2013.

Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity cannot survive.

–His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama



In this issue

Sacred Adornments

Golden Kalachakra Pendant Golden Kalachakra Pendant

This beautiful golden pendant has an embossed Kalachakra yantra on the front and a seed syllable HUM engraved on the back. Pendant includes a sturdy poly silk brown cord. Kalachakra is a Sanskrit term that means "time cycles" and refers to a tantric deity of Vajrayana Buddhism. The philosophy is derived from the concept of cycles of time from planetary cycles to breathing cycles.
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$15.00   On Sale $11.99*

Kadampa Stupa Pendant Kadampa Stupa Pendant

A stupa represent the enlightened mind of a buddha, and as such, reveals how the mind can be perfectly transformed. It is explained by Buddha in the sutra Mudra of Developing the Power of Devotion: "The minute you see a holy object, you create infinite merits." The hollow bottom of this beautiful Kadampa stupa pendant is suitable for carrying blessed pills, prayer and mantras written on small pieces of paper, and other special objects.
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$35.00   On Sale $29.99*

Silver Engraved OM Pendant - Vertical Silver Engraved OM Pendant - Vertical

Buddhists place Om at the beginning of most of the mantras and dharanis. Moreover, as a seed syllable (a bija mantra) Om is considered holy in Esoteric Buddhism. This sterling silver gau-like pendant was handcrafted by Nepalese artisans.
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$40.00   On Sale $29.99*

Silver Mani Hand Held Prayer Wheel Pendant Silver Mani Hand Held
Prayer Wheel Pendant

Lightweight sterling silver hand held prayer wheel features OM MANI PADME HUM, the mantra of compassion, in Newari script. An additional scroll of the same mantra has been placed inside spinnable main body. A garnet bead is attached. This pendant was individually crafted and finished. Hand made by the local artists of Nepal.
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$8.00   On Sale $5.99*

Bam Seed Syllable Pendant Bam Seed Syllable Pendant

This gold-colored alloy pendant features the seed syllable BAM, the eight-spoked Dharma wheel, and wish-fulfilling gem on a sturdy cord. The BAM syllable is surrounded by the powerful mantra OM PÄDMO USHNISHA VIMALE HUM PHAT, known as the Wish-Granting Wheel mantra in English. The mantra is said to purify defilements, cleanse negative energy and provide protection.
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$21.00   On Sale $15.99*

Silver Double Dorje Pendant Silver Double Dorje Pendant

The double dorje symbol is known as the vishvavajra. It is also known as the double cross. This symbol is made when two dorjes are mounted together. The double dorje symbol is often used as a stamp or a seal, and placed on the bottom of statues and pendants. When the dorje or the double dorje sign are worn as pendants, they remind the wearer of the indestructibility of knowledge. This sterling silver pendant is light in weight and was handcrafted by Nepalese artisans.
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$15.00   On Sale $9.99*

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Invaluable Sacred Art

Mani Prayer Wheels - Table Top Mani Prayer Wheels - Table Top

This handmade table-top prayer wheel is crafted specially for FPMT students. Made in accordance with Lama Zopa Rinpoche's instructions and built according to tradition, each prayer wheel is custom turned from beautiful hardwood, filled with microfilm copies of the Compassion Buddha's mantra OM MANI PADME HUM, and adorned with a beautiful Swarovski lead crystal. The Sanskrit syllables for OM MANI PADME HUM wrap around the cylinder of the prayer wheel. In between each set of letters are inlaid Swarovski lead crystals.
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$425.00   On Sale $370.00*

Green Tara Thangka Medium Plus - High Quality Brocade Green Tara Thangka Medium Plus - High Quality Brocade

With this holy object, please accept this mixed jasper mala with our gratitude. Green Tara is the female manifestation of enlightenment, symbolizing all the buddha's enlightened activity. Hand-painted on cloth by Nepali-Tibetan artists in Nepal using traditional painting techniques and materials with significant gold accents.
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$214.00

Prayer Wheel Pendant Prayer Wheel Pendant

These small prayer wheel pendants contain two (2) million mani mantras on microfilm. The mantra is that of Chenrezig, the Buddha of Compassion, and is a copy of the hand-written original by His Holiness the Dalai Lama. This charming holy object turns completely around a metal shaft. Made out of copper.
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$35.00   On Sale $29.99*

Chenrezig 1000 Arm Thangka Medium Plus - High Quality Brocade Chenrezig 1000 Arm Thangka
Medium Plus - High Quality Brocade

With this piece of sacred art, please accept this singing bowl with our thanks. Chenrezig is the Buddha of Compassion. With 1,000 arms Chenrezig continuously and compassionately benefits sentient beings in whatever ways are needed. His Holiness the Dalai Lama is considered a manifestation of the Buddha of Compassion on Earth. This wonderful thangka was painted by Nepali-Tibetan artisans in Nepal especially for The Foundation Store and incorporates very high-quality brocade.
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$214.00

Precious Ritual Items

Damaru with Brocade Case Damaru with Brocade Case

This beautiful wooden hand drum is for ritual use and represents an offering of music. These Damarus come with a designed cover and tail, in finely embroidered rayon brocade. Each drum is handmade in Nepal and therefore has its own unique sound.
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$36.00   On Sale $27.99*

Singing Bowl Engraved with Five Dhyani Buddhas Singing Bowl Engraved with
Five Dhyani Buddhas

This brass singing bowl is engraved with the five Buddha family inside the bottom. The five Dhyani Buddhas, also known as the Five Wisdom Tathagatas, represent our various physical and mental aspects. This singing bowl resonates with just a few turns of the striker. With a sound that will last, the tone is energizing and has a smooth harmony. You can play it by either rubbing the mallet around the rim or striking the side of bowl with the mallet. With an included wooden striker tool and pillow, you will be ready to integrate this healing tool in your next meditation session.
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$25.00   On Sale $18.99*

Dorje & Bell - Standard Quality Dorje & Bell - Standard Quality

This Dorje & Bell set is cast in bronze and has a finely worn antiqued appearance. The Dorje represents the method-compassion. The Bell represents the wisdom-emptiness, realizing how things truly exist. Utilizing the dorje and bell is to remind us to practice great compassion while holding the correct wisdom view of emptiness. Made by Lingtsang Tibetan Settlement, located in Manduwala village of Dehradun, India.
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$45.00   On Sale $34.99*

Inner Offering Set (Kapala) Inner Offering Set (Kapala)

The kapala ("skull" in Sanskrit) is a ritual cup made in the shape of a human skull, often meant to hold the inner offering unique to Highest Yoga Tantra. Although some – especially older – kapalas are made of real human craniums, ours are handmade from electroplated metal. Each kapala set features a skull cup that rests on a triangular pedestal and is topped with a vajra-handled lid.
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$85.00   On Sale $64.99*

Singing Bowl - Double-Sided Cushion Singing Bowl - Double-Sided Cushion

Brass singing bowl with wooden mallet comes with beautiful display pillow featuring two colors, red on one side and black on the other. Singing bowl can be played by either rubbing the mallet around the rim or striking the side of bowl. Each method produces a distinct sound. Integrate this healing tool in your next meditation session. Package includes one wooden mallet, a double-sided cushion and a beautiful black carrying pouch.
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$25.00   On Sale $17.99*

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Life-Changing Education Programs
and Audio material

Discovering Buddhism Module One - Mind and Its Potential - Online Discovering Buddhism Module One - Mind and Its Potential - Online

In this module you will explore the differentiation between mind and brain, mind as the creator of our experiences, and the implications of possessing a mind that has no beginning and no end. In addition, learn methods to transform destructive thoughts and attitudes and create a positive and joyous mind.
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$45.00   On Sale $14.99*

Basic Program Online: Heart Sutra Basic Program Online: Heart Sutra

Geshe Sonam Ngodrub, in his commentary for the Basic Program (BP) at Nalanda Monastery, France, gives a detailed introduction to the modes of practice of the perfection of wisdom on the five Mahayana paths, as taught by the Heart Sutra and its renowned mantra. Completed with a short guided retreat, in addition to offering a thorough understanding of the meaning of this precious text, this course aims at deepening students' practice of emptiness and teaches how to meditate on the Heart Sutra when engaged in its auspicious recitation.
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$45.00   On Sale $19.99*

Medicine Buddha Puja - MP3 Download Medicine Buddha Puja - MP3 Download

This MP3 download is a product of the remarkable collaboration between Kopan Monastery's abbot Lama Lhundrup, the monks and nuns of Kopan, Grammy-winning recording engineer Tom Bates, Ven. Fran Mohoupt and Hilary Dirlam. On it, the monks and nuns of Kopan chant an extensive version of the Medicine Buddha puja. Specializing in physical and mental healing, the Medicine Buddha is a popular and deeply venerated figure in Buddhism. The Medicine Buddha is efficacious in healing and helping one to accomplish one's goals successfully.
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$7.50   On Sale $3.99*

Choyang - Tibetan Soundscapes Vol.2  - MP3 download Choyang - Tibetan Soundscapes Vol.2 - MP3 download

Ancient prayers of hundreds of years said to dissolve obstacles by merely listening. This second compilation of beautiful ceremonial songs and praises are chanted by Geshe Losang Sherab. Tracks include: The Refuge Mantra, Shakyamuni Buddha Mantra, Tara Mantra, Jambhala Mantra, Cho practice giving Dharma, and Dedication. Play time: approx. 59 minutes.
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$7.50   On Sale $3.99*

Online Programs More Online Programs

 

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Beautiful Brocaded Accessories

Shoulder Bag with Tibetan Brocade Shoulder Bag with Tibetan Brocade

The design of this beautiful handmade shoulder bag is based on the simple cloth bag used by Buddhist monks and nuns in everyday life. The bag is made out of cotton with polyester and silk embroidery on a dragon pattern and features one interior and one exterior pocket with zippers, making it the perfect tote for your Dharma books and other essentials. Made in Nepal.
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$18.00   On Sale $13.99*

Table Cloth Brocade Table Cloth Brocade

This silk embroidered cloth can be used on altars to protect the altar’s surface or for tsog offering. Hand made by Napalese families.
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$37.00   On Sale $28.99*

Brocade Wall Hanging Brocade Wall Hanging

This beautiful poly-silk wall hanging features the eight auspicious symbols. Perfect as an addition to your meditation room or any other room of your house which you wish to lighten with color and inspiration. The eight auspicious symbols are: Parasol , Pair of Golden Fishes, Treasure Vase, Lotus, Conch Shell, Endless Knot, Banner Proclaiming Victory, and Wheel. Made by Nepalese families.
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$15.00   On Sale $9.99*

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