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Letters from a Tibetan Colony

Letters from a Tibetan Colony

Mar 14, 2019-- In this moving piece from over a decade ago, Dr. Sriram Shamasunder, shares updates from a month working in a refugee community comprised mostly of Buddhist monks and nuns. He writes of the contrast between the deep care and concern that this community extends to all forms of life, and the apathy with which their own medical needs are handled by the government. His poignant piece is a reminder of the many gaps that exist in our world, and a tribute to the many unsung heroes who have dedicated their lives to trying to fill them. (2087 reads)


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Take ActionConsider the greater world around you. Are there those living without medical care that you take for granted? What can you do to help? For more inspiration, join this Saturday's Awakin Call with Tsering Gellek, a remarkable Tibetan Buddhist bridge-builder between cultures. More details and RSVP info here. [more]



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