I believe that we must consciously develop a greater sense of universal responsibility. We must learn to work not just for our own individual self, family or nation, but for the benefit of all mankind. H.H. The 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet
We cannot achieve world peace Without first achieving peace Within ourselves…. Inner Peace. In an atmosphere of Hatred,anger, competition, And Violence, No lasting Peace Can be Achieved. These negative and destructive Forces must be overcome by Compassion, Love, and Altruism, Which are the essential teaching of The Buddha.
Bone Prayer Wheel Prayer wheels are as much used as meditation tools as well as a means of generating and spreading positive energy. Used for centuries in the Tibetan culture, the hand held versions are used as personal devotional items while the larger ones are used around Buddhist stupas and in monasteries. Filled
Known in Tibetan as Tashi Takgye, or in Sanscrit as Asthamangal ,the Tibetan Eight Auspicious Symbols have been used for centuries in Tibetan culture in woodwork, metal work, and in textile designs. The symbols can be used individually or together as a set. Collectively, the eight symbols are thought to ward off disharmony. The eight
The Vajra otherwise known as a Diamond Scepter is a Tibetan ritual symbol used to signify wisdom and indestructability. Wisdom is indestructable and in like manner, the name Diamond Scepter is also significant as diamonds can cut other stones but cannot be cut by other stones. The symbol is used throughout Tibetan culture in metal
Om Mani Padme Hum is one of the most popularly said Tibetan mantras It has been used throughout the ages in wood carvings, weavings, stone work, and jewelry. The mantra is repeated in an endless repetition, each time wishing for the happiness and end of suffering for all living beings, animals, insects, and human beings
The Kālacakra tradition revolves around the concept of time (kāla) and cycles (chakra): from the cycles of the planets, to the cycles of human breathing, it teaches the practice of working with the most subtle energies within one’s body on the path to enlightenment. The Kalachakra symbol is composed of ten Tibetan letters stacked together