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H.H. Drikung Kyabgon Chetsang on the subtle effects of meditation posture

September 27, 2010


H.H. Drikung Kyabgon Chetsang Rinpoche is the thirty-seventh Drikung Kyabgon, head of the Drikung Kagyu order of Tibetan Buddhism. He has worked tirelessly to renew and spread its scholarly and meditative traditions in many countries including the United States. He lives at the seat of the Drikung Kagyu order in Dehra Dun, India. On his […]

Tibetan Buddhism in the West: Is it working here?

September 16, 2010


This interview with Alan Wallace was originally published in Tricycle: The Buddhist Review, Summer 2001. In the article, Wallace offers his reflections on the development of Tibetan Buddhism in the West, particularly on what is needed to maintain the integrity of the Buddhist teachings. More information about Alan Wallace can be found on his website: Tibetan Buddhism […]

Statues “enlightening the world”

September 1, 2010


The Statue of Liberty, a gift to the United States from the people of France, was originally called “La Liberté éclairant le monde” (“Liberty Enlightening the World.”) Excluding the plinth, she stands at just over 151 feet (46 meters). The UNESCO “Statement of Significance” describes the statue as a “masterpiece of the human spirit.” The Statue of Liberty […]