Since 2009 there have been more than 90 self-immolations, mainly by young monks and nuns. This is reminiscent of the native people of Amazonia who simply lost the will to live and wasted away during the Portuguese conquest of Brazil from the sixteenth century on. China has closed its Western Treasure House, as it calls …Read More
is living it– Dave La Bounty, 10.
“You live until you die, and that’s the only thing you do do” — the late Berton Smith.
a canadian practitioner of kagiu tibetan buddhism emails with sad news
In reports coming out of Tibet, two more monks in eastern Tibet set
themselves ablaze in an apparent anti-China protest today at around 10
am local time.
the difference between buddhism and radical islamism is that buddhists protesting the destruction of their way of life only kill themselves …Read More
And here’s a picture of Yangzom with her mother and grandmother. She’s an actor and a prominent activist for the Tibetan cause.
We got talking about Tibet. The recent news is horrible. A young woman immolated herself in Eastern Tibet, the Chinese are forcing all Tibetans to be educated in Chinese. The magical spiritual culture of …Read More