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First Trip to Manjushree Tibetan Orphanage High in Himalayas

Tawang, India. Waking up my first morning in Manjushree, I hear the children already up and practicing their spirituality, chanting in Tibetan. Their soft voices can be heard chanting across the mountainside. A little girl from the Manjushree Orphanage off to Delhi for an operation. It was successful. Photo: Stewardship Report. With our helicopter fogged in, we […]

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Meet Japanese Grandmother of Tibetan Orphanage in India

Tawang, India.  I first met Kazuko Hillyer Tatsumura, OMD, at a Christie’s benefit for Tibet House at Rockefeller Center in 2o10. We began to chat about Japan, where I had once studied, as well as Tibet and the many Tibetans living along the Chinese border in India. What captured my attention was that she had agreed to […]

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The Dalai Lama and Dr. Kazuko: A 47-Year Friendship

Dharamshala, India. Dr. Kazuko Hillyer Tatsumura and I had an audience with His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama in Dharamshala, India, yesterday. They have been friends for almost fifty years; she was the first to bring Tibetan cultural performances to the U.S. and invite H.H. to tour Japan. Looking back, they were then 35 and […]

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Dr. Kazuko Hillyer Tatsumura’s Column in Japan’s Weekly Biz

New York, N.Y. In 2017, the distinguished Dr. Kazuko Hillyer Tatsumura began to publish a weekly series of essays in the Japanese language publication Weekly Biz. A translation of these appears here in The Stewardship Report on Connecting Goodness. His Holiness the Dalai Lama with his friend Dr. Kazuko Hillyer Tatsumura. Vol. 72: In Dubai: Travelling […]

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74 Years After Hiroshima, Nagasaki: Authoritarianism, Hatred on Rise

New York, N.Y. The 26th Annual Interfaith Peace Ceremony to Commemorate the Hiroshima and Nagasaki atomic bombings was held this week at the Japan Society in New York City. The event drew attention to rising authoritarianism around the world coupled with an upswing of White Nationalism and general racism and xenophobia in the United States. […]

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Young Global Leadership Needed to Combat Threat of Climate Change

By Adam Shlomi, 2019 Luce 24 Under 24 Award Recipient Washington, D.C. As the world begins to face the realities of climate change, which is a global threat to our way of life, we must look to global leadership for solutions at the international and grassroots levels. Already we are seeing the effects of years of […]

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In Dubai: Travelling Around World, Explaining Research Results

Abu Dhabi, Dubai. Finishing the Conference on Alternative Medicine in Abu Dhabi, the other day, I went to the desert city of Dubai, one of the famous cities in the United Arab Emirates. There was a conference on holistic medicine there – The Sixth World Summit on Cancer Research & Therapy — and I was invited as a […]

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All Children Born in this World are Treasures of the Universe

Need For Comprehensive Facility In Japan Where One Can Learn About The Heart New York, N.Y. I am thinking recently about ‘How to Raise Children.’ I have only one daughter and at the busiest times of the past I juggled both parenting and work. Now that I have a granddaughter, I have some thoughts about parenting again. And I […]

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Himalayan Sessions compiles contemplative compositions by world music icons to donate instruments to underprivileged kids

Sabbe Sañkhara Aniccã: All Conditioned Things Are Impermanent

Dharamshala for Americans: His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s Hometown

Simple: Whatever Faith Tradition, It’s All About Kindness

In Himalayas: Once Greater Tibet, Now Tragically Divided

Himalayas: From India/Pakistan to Bhutan & Nepal + Chinese Tibet