Cultural Diversity in the Medical Field

Cultural Diversity in the Medical Field

by Venerable Thubten Jigme I was invited to participate on a panel for a Culture and Diversity course for Washington State University College of Nursing. The goal of the panel was to inform a group of first year nursing students about how to best care for patients...
Bringing Compassion to the Prison System

Bringing Compassion to the Prison System

by Ven. Thubten Semkye The Dalai Lama’s message of tolerance, personal responsibility, and charity has provided a unifying commonality for a group of folks in Spokane who have formed an organization called Friends of Compassion. The central question arose: “How...
Remembering our Death

Remembering our Death

Giacomo wrote this as part of his study of the meditation on death, to help him remember some important points to reflect on. It is his hope that it will similarly help others. When we do not remember about our own transience we completely forget the Dharma. Even if...
The Eight Worldly Concerns

The Eight Worldly Concerns

The day after sending a piece he wrote about the meditation on death, Giacomo sent some reflections on the eight worldly concerns. His insights about his motivation are very thoughtful. Well, actually my motivation was very mixed when I sent you the previous piece I...