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Nov 2017

On listening to the teachings of the Lord Buddha, the only One who aspires to benefit all the sentient beings of the three realms.The unsurpassable teacher, having meditated upon great compassion for countless aeons, attained the allperceiving wisdom. His purpose was to transmit the teachings concerning the obtainment of rebirth in the higher realms, and about attaining liberation, thus opening the eye of wisdom for those who had not yet seen the path of benefit and happiness, due to their blindness. Therefore, acquiring the eye of wisdom by listening devotedly to the words of Lord Buddha, applying oneself to entering into the excellent path of the teachings, and leading others into that path, is an unsurpassable activity.

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18
Nov 2017

Every year, despite the distance and traveling time, a large congregation of thousands of Sakya monks, Khenpos and Rinpoches assemble together headed by His Holiness Sakya Trizin in Lumbini for the Great Sakya Monlam Festival for World Peace. The noble aims of the Sakya Monlam Prayers Festival include peace and stability in the region, spontaneous emergence of inspiration in the mind of general public to embark on the path of Dharma and international world peace.

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18
Nov 2017

Down a warren of alleys in old Kathmandu,past a Ganesh temple, along a vegetablemarket and a side street you comeacross a low door that leads into a courtyard. Inhis workshop, surrounded by a jumble of metaland machinery, Akalman Nakarmi is examininga small water turbine crafted out of brass. It issmall enough to hold in the palm of his hand.“This is the answer to rural electrification,” hesays, “not a $900 million dam.”Akalman is a shy and soft-spoken engineercarrying on his ancestors’ traditional occupationto use small and simple technology to harnessHimalayan rivers and streams—power plantsthat are affordable and locally designed and canbe maintained by villagers who help inthe installation.Today there are more than 3,000 microhydrosserving more than 10 percent of Nepal’s28 million people.

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