Buddhism, the people of Tibet and the scenery
When thinking of Tibet, most people automatically think about China, the Dalai Lama and Tibetan Buddhism. However, like other countries, Tibet is more than just those political and religious factors. There are ordinary people there, not all of whom are religious. There is a very harsh environment: cold and brutal. The scenery is breath-taking and the people unique.
The calendars on this page reflect the diversity of the Tibetan People and their country. Some are devoted to the landscape, some to Buddhist art (thankas), some to the people of Tibet, whether in exile or in the province of China of that name.
Most of these calendars devote a portion of the profits to the Tibetan people in exile.
This new wall calendar for features a dozen color photographs of Tibetan landscape and people with quotations.
Insight from the Dalai Lama Calendars – desk and wall
His Holiness the Dalai Lama said, Studying Buddhist teaching is a bit like doing construction work on our mind. Bettering our minds leads to knowledge, compassion, strength, discipline, and peace–all things he advocates.
These calendars contain straightforward and uplifting quotes from the Dalai Lama, on topics such as altruism, meditation, equality, and nonviolence. He may consider himself ‘a simple Buddhist monk–no more, nor less,’ but his impact is felt worldwide by many who aspire to live simpler and more harmonious lives.
You’ll love seeing the smiling Buddhist teacher every month of the year.
Tibetan Art Calendars
Sacred Art of Tibet Wall Calendar – each month has room for notes on each day as well as an explanation on the Buddhist meditation-buddha shown. Shown here is White Tara, the female Buddha. She is associated with long life and her mantra is often recited with the aim of helping someone specific to a long life and health. She stands for compassion, long life, healing and serenity. There are several forms of Tara – green Tara slightly more famous as the bringer of success and wealth.
Classic images of authentic Tibetan thangka paintings open a sacred doorway into the world of Tibetan Buddhism. The strikingly displayed meditative images of buddhas, goddesses and tantric figures are paired with illuminating text revealing the meaning and symbolism of the image. The paintings are a
The Himalayas is the great mountain system of Asia. They form a barrier between the Tibetan Plateau to the north and the plains of the Indian subcontinent to the south. These mountains are host to the highest peak in the world, Mt. Everest standing at 29,035 feet. The pictures of these magnificent mountains shown here are from Nepal and Pakistan.
This new wall calendar features 12 beautiful images of female Buddha’s in Tibetan works of art. Green Tara is of course included, but you will also find prajnaparamita (Buddha of Wisdom) and less well known female Buddhas.
Mandalas symbolize the relationship between man and the universe. They are a helpful tool for meditators of Tantric images of Tibetan Buddhism. Although very profound, complex and deep in meaning, they may unfold a healing quality in your home by the balance of these images. They invoke Buddha-palaces.