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May 25 2011

Dear Friends, Rinpoche circumambulates  3 times a day the relics for 30 mins. This requires no encouragement at all … it’s done with enthusiasm! Then needs to rest  … which is the same after each physio therapy session.  Now Rinpoche ... Read more »

Attachment Hurts

Ven. Sangye Khadro answers a reader’s questions about lay students, monastic celibacy and attachment. From Mandala April-June 2009.

Home Truths: July-August 1998

Adèle Hulse remembers some of the experiences that her son T.Y. had early on as a young resident of a Dharma center, concluding that ultimately her wish is to let him “find his own way in Buddhism.” From Mandala July-August ... Read more »

About Kirti Tsenshab Rinpoche

A brief and early glimpse into the accomplishments of Kirti Tsenshab Rinpoche from Mandala. From Mandala April 1992.

Changing Suffering into Happiness: Andrew Vahldieck, USA

Andrew Vahldieck discusses how he became a quadriplegic thirty years ago, at the age of 17, in a swimming accident in Wisconsin, USA, and how Buddhism has helped him thrive while living with physical limitations. From Mandala July-August 1999.

May 20 2011

At Ease in Bendigo Ven Roger Kunsang’s latest blog.

At Ease in Bendigo

Bendigo, Australia — May 20, 2011 From Ven. Roger: The day Rinpoche left the hospital was quite busy. Rinpoche gave away a lot of Dharma books to all the nurses and doctors who helped him, writing short messages such as ... Read more »

Rock ‘n Roll to Bliss

Pearly Black, rock singer, dresses and acts outrageously – and is a dedicated Dharma practitioner. Vicki Mackenzie talks to Pearly in Melbourne, Australia, where she lives and works, about how she brings Buddhism into her particular way of life. From ... Read more »

We Die as We Live

Vicki Mackenzie talks to Ven. Pende Hawter about his work at Karuna Hospice Service, which he started in Brisbane, Australia in 1992. From Mandala September-October 1997.

What is Dharma?

Lama Zopa Rinpoche teaches on the meaning of the word “Dharma,” contrasting its affects with those of external medicine. From Mandala April-June 2001.

Fulfilling a Lifelong Calling to Heal Leprosy

Adriana Ferranti’s work with people with leprosy began in 1987 when she established Maitri Leprosy Center in Bodhgaya, India. In this interview, Adriana discusses her own spiritual journey, why she founded Maitri Leprosy Center, what she has accomplished so far, ... Read more »

Applied Buddhism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

In “Applied Buddhism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict,” Bar Zecharya presents to Thich Nhat Hanh and a community of Engaged Buddhists on the ways Buddhism can be used to examine the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. From Mandala January-March 2009.