Tibetan Prayer Flags. "Prayer Flags are part of the ancient Buddhist tradition. It is believed that the prayers on the flags are lifted and spread throughout the universe as they flutter in the wind. Everyone who is touched by that wind, is touched by the prayers. The wind spreads the prayers through the world, extending happiness, good will, and peace."
"Preparing to Die: Practical Advice and Spiritual Wisdom from the Tibetan Buddhist Tradition," by Andrew Holecek. "Death is one of the most precious experiences in life. It is literally a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity." ... "This book will help you prepare. It is based on the richness of Tibetan thanatology (the study of death and dying) and includes many references for those who want to study the complexities of the bardos in more detail."
In the Tibetan Buddhist tradition a mandala is a visual representation of the universe, believed to aid focus in meditation and promote a feeling of balance. The word mandala is taken from the Sanskrit word for circle. Explore this art form by engaging in the creative process of making mandalas with your child from found items from nature. … Continue reading Creating Nature Mandalas With Children Step by Step
Green Tara – Tibetan Goddess of Compassion. The Goddess Tara is worshipped in many forms throughout Eurasia and the Hindu and Buddhist traditions. The Green Tara is the mother of compassion, and guards against natural disasters. She spiritually nurtures humanity, relieving suffering and misery in relation to worldly affairs. The Green Tara teaches self mastery through meditation and diligent work.