Peace Times - Nº 17 - November 2000

Founded by T. Y. S. Lama Gangchen on October 9th, 1996, International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction

Good News for the World
Founded on the 9th of October 1996 by T.Y.S. Lama Gangchen
 Director: Gloria Pozzi
English Edition: Sharon Dawson, Layout: Enzo Di Lauro
Photos: S. Dawson, F. Prevosti,
G. Pozzi, C. Robustelli

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«May Peace Prevail on Earth»

Read well, live well


«On-line» updates
Positive communication in 5 languages. Lessons on Himalayan medicine & a new Tibetan astrological calendar
by Nicoletta Sauro & Dario Tesoroni

Make peace the new fashion
by T.Y.S. Lama Gangchen

UN, moves towards global solidarity
by Isthar D.-Adler

Millennium summit 53rd DPI/NGO meeting

State of the World Forum

Different but united
Milan, Italy: Catholic, Buddhist, Muslim and Jewish in a round table. An appeal for acceptance, peace & harmony

Malaysia celebrates the Medicine Buddha
Kualar Lumpur; November 23-29, activities in the name of compassion and wisdom. Initiation & prayers, liberation of captive birds and blood donation in aid of local community

Sri Lanka: in support of gentle healing methods

Borobudur: Gateway to Shambala
by Caroline Gammon


A place of hope
Himalayan Healing Centre, Kathmandu, Nepal, at the service of the poorest. A new
«Emergency Fund» founded to financially aid the healthcare of sick and most desperate

Doctor explains all!

Parents heartfelt plea for Draupadi

Finding new solutions for the children
by Sharon Dawson

Helping hand
by Chiara Pozzi

Welcome to class 1
A coat of paint to cheer up dreary schoolrooms. Visiting library brings new & joyful experiences to local children
by Beverly Bronson

Water: a natural font of life & energy
On-site survey opens new possibilities for healthcare & farming. Harnessing the power of nature to supply light

Shopping list of US $81,000

Oasis in a dry land

From Chile to Tibet

Help on the roof of the world
Hundred of kilometres covered to bring aid to the children of nine villages. Gifts of money, clothes, shoes and schol materials bring relief to the poorest families in this poverty stricken area of Gangchen
by Enrica Mazzi


Gangchen, pulsing with vitality
35 km from Shigatse in Central Tibet, monastery complex and retreat centre completed in record time. Lama Tenzin appointed new Abbot. Financial aid for Sakya District & Lhasa monasteries
by Enrica Mazzi


Count each blessing
Be satisfied with the small things to have a happier life
by Lama Michel

«Golden times for spirituality»
by Elena Caballero