News from Tibet
Important Information About Tibet
I N S T R U C T I O N
S F O R
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From the Dalai Lama
1. Take into account that great love
and great achievements
involve great risk.
2. When you lose, donít lose the
3. Follow the three Rís:
* Respect for self,
* Respect for others and
* Responsibility for all your
4. Remember that not getting what you
want is sometimes
a wonderful stroke of luck.
5. Learn the rules so you know how to
break them properly.
6. Donít let a little dispute injure
a great relationship.
7. When you realize youíve made a
mistake, take immediate
steps to correct it.
8. Spend some time alone every day.
9. Open arms to change, but donít let
go of your values.
10. Remember that silence is
sometimes the best answer.
11. Live a good, honourable life.
Then when you get
older and think back, youíll be able to enjoy it a
12. A loving atmosphere in your home
is the foundation
for your life.
13. In disagreements with loved ones,
deal only with
the current situation. Donít bring up the past.
14. Share your knowledge. Itís a way
to achieve immortality.
15. Be gentle with the earth.
16. Once a year, go someplace youíve
never been before.
17. Remember that the best
relationship is one in
which your love for each other exceeds your need for
18. Judge your success by what you
had to give up
in order to get it.
19. Approach love and cooking with
Stand with Tibet - Support the Dalai
After decades of repression, Tibetans
are crying out
to the world for change. China's leaders are right now
making a crucial
choice between escalating brutality or dialogue that
could determine the
future of Tibet, and China. We can affect this
historic choice -- China
does care about its international reputation. But it
will take an avalanche
of global people power to get the government's
attention. The Tibetan spiritual
leader, the Dalai Lama, has called for restraint and
dialogue: he needs
the world's people to support him. Fill out the form
below to sign the
petition--and spread the word.
|A Note from the Avaaz Team
The global outcry over Tibet is
rising fast - In just
5 days, 751,472 of us from 192 countries have come
together to call for
restraint and dialogue with the Dalai Lama. Even
more amazing, we have
told over 5 million of our friends about this
important campaign - that's
1 million people per day!
A personal email from a friend is a
Ė it is helping to drive the global tide of concern.
Let's push now to
tell 5 million more friends, get over 1 million
signatures this week, and
deliver the largest global online petition in
history to the Chinese government.
Just forward the email below to a few more friends
and family with a personal
note from youÖ
His Holiness the Dalai Lama
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of the Tibetan Manuscripts from Dunhuang
Resource for Reading Ancient Tibetan Manuscripts
Manuscript Collection and the Foreign Language
Tibetan Manuscript Collection
and the Foreign Language Reference Library
contain more than 80,000 items,
ranging from handwritten manuscripts and
centuries old documents to contemporary
books and periodicals. Parts of the
collection are open to the public,
while access to others is restricted to
accredited scholars and researchers.
the Sacred Word - Tibetan manuscript cover
Center: School of Thangka Painting
International Dunhuang Project: The Silk
IDP is a
collaboration to make information and images
of all manuscripts, paintings,
textiles and artefacts from Dunhuang and
archaeological sites of the Eastern
Silk Road freely available on the Internet
and to encourage their use through
educational and research programmes. Tens of
thousands of images along
with catalogues, translations, historical
photographs, archaeological site
plans and much more are already freely
available to all on the IDP DATABASE
(add your search term in the box to the left
or go to Advanced Search).
This multilingual website and database is
hosted by IDP's members in Britain,
China, Russia, Japan and Germany.
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