Dear Friends of Karuna-Shechen,
At the beginning of the school year, we wish an excellent year of study to the teachers and all the children.
Thanks to your help, Karuna-Shechen can help thousands of children in Tibet, Nepal, and India to get a better education.
We are immensely grateful for your support! Please continue to help us give others the best gift that we can make: the gift of education.
Thank you so much,
Founder of Karuna-Shechen
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When comes the time to carry
The load of life through death's door,
One can take neither relatives, friends,
Servants, nor possessions.
Attached mind is instinctual mind:
SEVENTH DALAI LAMA, KELSANG GYATSO (1708-1757)
Seventh Dalai Lama Kelsang Gyatso (skal bzang rgya mtsho, 1708-1757), Meditations to Transform the Mind, edited and translated by Glenn H. Mullin, Snow Lion 1999.
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