Woman in NY sponsors Kangyur reading with life savings

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Woman in NY sponsors Kangyur reading with life savings

Postby kirtu » Mon Jul 23, 2012 3:26 am

A woman in Queens, Mrs. Dayangji Sherpa, working at a minimum paying job, and her daughter, Nima, have sponsored the reading of the Kangyur with their entire life savings.

NYT's article
NYT's slideshow of the reading
Story at Digital Tibetan Altar
Kirt's Tibetan Translation Notes

"Even if you practice only for an hour a day with faith and inspiration, good qualities will steadily increase. Regular practice makes it easy to transform your mind. From seeing only relative truth, you will eventually reach a profound certainty in the meaning of absolute truth."
Kyabje Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche.

"Only you can make your mind beautiful."
HH Chetsang Rinpoche

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Re: Woman in NY sponsors Kangyur reading with life savings

Postby Tenso » Mon Jul 23, 2012 7:23 am

Wow.
We are attracted by wealth, pleasures, good looks, political advancement and various other welcoming and enticing prospects: we are repelled by exertion, death, pain, disgrace and limited means. It follows that we need to train ourselves not to crave for the former and not to be afraid of the latter. Let us fight the battle the other way round—retreat from the things that attract us and rouse ourselves to meet the things that actually attack us.
Seneca

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Re: Woman in NY sponsors Kangyur reading with life savings

Postby Karinos » Thu Jul 26, 2012 1:07 pm

awesome ! rejoice and respect :twothumbsup:

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