FROM THE EDITOR’S DESK
Introducing the new-look Mandala! The more things change, the more they stay the same.
His Holiness Sakya Trizin on how to get the best out of our meditation practice.
Ven. René Feusi on exchanging the self with others.
TIBETAN BUDDHIST EDUCATION
Georges Dreyfus and Massimo Corona debate the question of debate.
ART IN THE MAKING
Jim Westbrook’s living likeness of Lama Thubten Yeshe
Why Holy Objects are precious and wish-fulfilling.
Replicas of Denise and Peter Griffin’s statue of Lama Yeshe as a buddha.
Petra McWilliams sees the light in a three-year retreat.
Buddhism is psychology, says Ven. Tenzin Chönyi.
Bikshuni Thubten Chodron reports on a Catholic-Buddhist nuns’ conference.
CONVERSATION WITH A NUN
Ven. Robina Courtin opens the prison door.
Karma and reincarnation
Lama Zopa Rinpoche answers questions in ‘Ask a Lama’.
An excerpt from Lama Thubten Yeshe’s book Becoming the Compassion Buddha.
The challenge: kids and their ‘stuff’ with Allys Andrews.
Letter from Bodhgaya
Kabir Saxena finds the cure for feeling knocked flat.
Revisiting the seventies.
Lama Zopa Rinpoche
His Holiness the Dalai Lama
“ Pamily Peeling”