September 8th, 2010
from ‘His Holiness the Karmapa: The technology of the heart’ on TED.com:
His Holiness the Karmapa talks about how he was discovered to be the reincarnation of a revered figure in Tibetan Buddhism. In telling his story, he urges us to work on not just technology and design, but the technology and design of the heart. He is translated onstage by Tyler Dewar.
February 15th, 2010
Monks at the Beach
By now it should be the Iron (Metal) Tiger year, all around the globe, so Happy New Year… 2137 on the Tibetan calendar [yeah, all you Gregorians are like, 127 years behind the times… :)].
His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama gave a New Year’s Address in Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh, India, and urged Tibetans to eschew festive celebrations and engage in religious ceremonies and prayers in remembrance of the Tibetan people’s suffering.
His Holiness the 17th Gyalwang Karmapa, Ogyen Trinley Dorje, produced a virtual Losar card as a shockwave flash file on his website.
I cleaned the house and made dumplings… and today I hung some fresh prayer flags.