Daily Archives: 20 November, 2008

Om Mani Peme Hung

“The six syllables, om mani padme hum, mean that in dependence on the practice of a path which is an indivisible union of method and wisdom, you can transform your impure body, speech, and mind into the pure exalted body, … Continue reading

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Portrait of a Journalist

Last night, Catherine and I watched a DVD of “The Feebles”, by the ingenious Kiwi film-maker Peter Jackson who created the movie trilogy, “Lord of the Rings” and won an Oscar for it. In Jackson’s wonderfully “sick” (in a Jonathan … Continue reading

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108 Tibetans in China Present a 5-Point Proposal to Dharamsala

As some Tibetan leaders are pushing for more radical autonomy strategies at the Exiles’ Conference in Dharamsala, I notice at the comment section of this blogpost a very interesting entry.  I hereby provide my translation of this anonymous message from … Continue reading

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