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Our Friend, Venerable Palden Gyatso

July 10, 2009 Link Amma's Grace

Dearest Friends and Family, In 1993, along with some friends, Link, Anni and I started the “Northeastern Connecticut Tibetan Awareness Society.” At that time, I was working at the University of Connecticut. Using my position, I was able to arrange talks and presentations about numerous topics requiring our intellectual concern. Through this medium, we arranged […]


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Silence, Community, and Democracy

July 2, 2009 Link Amma's Grace

Dearest Friends and Family, There comes a point when one wonders whether keeping silent in the face of bad behavior is no longer a virtue, when done in the hope that those perpetuating it will reflect on themselves. Some think that many are silent because they have been intimidated.  Other times, people mistake silence as […]


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Rich Indian Tourists in India

June 21, 2009 Link Amma's Grace

Dearest Friends and Family, In our recent travels in India, we have come across a cultural phenomenon that is, I think, unique to India.  The Rich Indian Family on Holiday. Disclaimer: Realize that I speak by way of stereotypical generalization. Rich Indians are tourists in their own country.  Carefully educated towards the echelons of corporate […]


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