Sumeru News — Tibet

Significance of Tibet's Environment in This Fragile Planet

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The health of Tibet's environment is critical to billions of people who live downstream from its watershed in many of Asia's great rivers. While the Tibetan Plateau is suffering from excessive mining, deforestation, river damming, and biodiversity loss, it remains marginalized in most discussions about what to do with our environmental crisis. Out of sight and out of mind, rather like the Great Barrier Reef upon which so much sea life depends. This Fragile Planet: His Holiness the Dalai Lama on Environment, edited by Michael Buckley, makes the case for all of us to take action on behalf of the world's...

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This Fragile Planet: His Holiness the Dalai Lama on Environment

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Coming soon! 11 x 8.5, 120 pages, full colour throughout. An ethical approach to dealing with the urgent issues of climate change and taking care of our delicate ecosystems. This Fragile Planet features 80 inspiring quotations from His Holiness the Dalai Lama on environment, matched with 120 eye-catching photos and visuals from a dozen professional photographers — all carefully curated and edited by Tibet expert Michael Buckley. The book lays out the vision of His Holiness concerning secular ethics and environmental protection, great respect for all living beings, the importance of interdependence, and the concept of universal responsibility for protecting...

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Ottawa Sand Mandala event

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There will be an Ottawa Sand Mandala event on October 11-13 at City Hall. Here is the poster (which I designed).

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Two new books from Sumeru

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Two new books from Sumeru, just in time for Buddha's birthday! Beginning, Middle & Zen: Tales from Canada to Korea and Back Again, by Glen Choi Elucidating Tathagatagarbha, by Master Tam Shek-wing

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His Holiness the Dalai Lama's 60th anniversary in India

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His Holiness the Dalai Lama's 60th anniversary in India was celebrated on March 31 with a day of festivities. Many wonderful speeches and musical presentations. I wanted to embed the video here, but could not find the original outside of Facebook, so I am posting the link to the Dalai Lama's Facebook page here: His Holiness' 15-minute speech begins at about 2:03:00 in the video.

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