Dalai Lama’s Commentary on Peace

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.

Tibetan Buddhist Prayer Wheels

  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

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Tibetan Eight Auspicious Symbols

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

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