Putting the prayer wheels to good use at the Swayambhunath stupa in Kathmandu. The characters on the wheels represent the "om manipadme hūṃ" mantra that is essential to the Buddhist religion. More about these are here: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prayer_wheel
HOW ILLNESS CAN TEACH US COMPASSION Keep in mind the many beings who are suffering in the same way as you are, and pray that your suffering may absorb theirs and that they may be liberated from all suffering. In this way, illness can teach us compassion. Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche
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Mani Stones Lake Manasarovar - Tibet Metal Print by Craig Lovell
Mani Stones Lake Manasarovar - Tibet metal print by Craig Lovell. Bring your artwork to life with the stylish lines and added depth of a metal print. Your image gets printed directly onto a sheet of 1/16" thick aluminum. The aluminum sheet is offset from the wall by a 3/4" thick wooden frame which is attached to the back. The high gloss of the aluminum sheet complements the rich colors of any image to produce stunning results.
"We must understand that there is no point in being excessively glad when something good happens to us, as it may well turn into its opposite at any time; and we must understand that there is no point in being too depressed by bad circumstances, as our difficulties are minute compared to those endured by countless beings in the lower realms." from "The Heart Treasure of the Enlightened Ones: The Practice of View, Meditation, and Action" by Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche, Patrul Rinpoche, The Dalai…
I am now seventy-eight years old, and have seen so many, many things during my lifetime. So many young people have died, so many people of my own age have died, so many old people have died. So many people that were high up have become low. So many people that were low have risen to be high up. So many countries have changed. There has been so much turmoil and tragedy, so many wars, and plagues, so much terrible destruction all over the world. Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche