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Stephen Addiss: 1935-2022

It is with deep sadness, mixed with appreciation for such a fruitful life, that we share the news that prolific author and a great scholar of East Asian art, Stephen Addiss, passed away on May 11th, 2...

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Art in a Time of Global Crisis | An Excerpt from Painting Peace

The Power of Art The Necessity of Political Art Art in a period of widely-perceived global crisis can never be the same as art in more stable times. Placid ripples of lake water on canvas may re...

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The View | An Excerpt from The Sound of Cherry Blossoms

Clarify Your Definitions We have all been in gardens—even very costly ones—that we find oddly uninspiring. There are the landscapes around mansions where money has been lavished on moving trees...

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Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche: A Reader’s Guide

How to Navigate This Reader’s Guide Jump to: General Introductions Mindfulness & Psychology Buddhism Hinayana: The “Lesser” Vehicle Mahayana: The Great Vehicle Vajrayana: The Dia...

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An Interview with Glenn H. Mullin, Tibetologist

Glenn Mullin lived in the Indian Himalayas between 1972 and 1984, where he studied philosophy, literature, meditation, yoga, and the enlightenment culture. His teachers include the Dalai Lama, Sakya Trizin Rinpoche, Kalu Rinpoche, Ngakpa Yeshe Dorje Rinpoche, Tai Situ Rinpoche, Khenchen Konchok Gyaltsen,...
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Images of Enlightenment: Tibetan Art in Practice on Vajrasattva

From Images of Enlightenment: Tibetan Art in Practice  By Jonathan Landaw and Andy Weber   VAJRASATTVA Vajrasattva the diamond, or adamantine, being is the main deity employed for purification by practitioners of all levels of tantra. Depending on which type of practice is being followed, he can...
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Practicing the Art of the Medicine Buddha in the West

The following article is from the Winter, 2004 issue of the Snow Lion Newsletter and is for historical reference only. You can see this in context of the original newsletter here. BY VICTORIA HUCKENPAHLER Five years have passed since the first International Congress on Tibetan Medicine. In that time,...
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The Practice of Tibetan Treasure Vases

The following article is from the Autumn, 2003 issue of the Snow Lion Newsletter and is for historical reference only. You can see this in context of the original newsletter here.   Note: The Treasure Vase project created by Lama Tharchin Rinpoche as envisioned in the article below is now available...
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