His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, describes himself as a simple Buddhist monk. He is the spiritual leader of Tibet. He was born on 6 July 1935, to a farming family, in Tibet. At the age of two, the child was recognized as the reincarnation of the previous 13th Dalai Lama. In 1959, following the brutal suppression of the Tibetan national uprising in Lhasa by Chinese troops, His Holiness was forced to escape into exile. Since then he has been living in Dharamsala, northern India.
His Holiness the Dalai Lama is a man of peace. In 1989 he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his non-violent struggle for the liberation of Tibet. He also became the first Nobel Laureate to be recognized for his concern for global environmental problems. In this issue we have given a few of his quotable quotes.
This month, we are giving coverage to an interesting lesson given by an Ant to a King in the form of a story – Do not waste.
In happenings section, we have covered training programmes on Composting technologies, Organic farming, Bee keeping, Ferro-cement technology, Traditional Siddha Varma Bone setting practices, Bio-methanation technology and Networking programmes.
In the wisdom section, Dr.Shyam Bahadur Verma, compiler of Vishwa Sukti Kosh tells us the greatness of Ayurveda while Dr.Madhusudan Reddy, a famous Aurobindite informs us that how the technology can be a trap to the human civilization and finally a famous Chipko man, Shri.Sundarlal Bahuguna describes the real progress as a journey from Perversion (Vikriti) to Nature (Prakruti) to Culture (Sanskriti). For reading the newsletter, please click here.
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