Good Causes w/tight Deadlines that Give Back (to you): Support Tibetan Translators; Obama Starter Kit.

Via Waylon Lewis
on Aug 30, 2008
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We recently interviewed Jules Levinson re the importance of supporting Tibetan translation—it’s a culture that began falling off a cliff in 1959, and with the last of the great Tibetan-born Buddhist gurus nearing 80 years old, now (such as Khenpo Tsultrim Gyamtso, Rinpoche, above), the translation work is truly urgent—both historically and spiritually. Right now there’s an online auction with amazing paintings, particularly—offered by various artists including Robert Spellman, my former teach at Naropa University, and Tatjana Krizmanic (see below)—I can’t remember a more rewarding way to support a good cause…

…since I spent $50 of my few dollars this morning on an ‘Obama Starter Kit’ so I could help Obama show some good support by the fundraising deadline, tomorrow. Having gone off public financing (meaning he’s not taking 85 million of our tax dollars) Obama is beholden, as all politicians ought to be, to small donations from countless individuals. Gobama!













About Waylon Lewis

Waylon Lewis, founder of elephant magazine, now & host of Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis, is a 1st generation American Buddhist “Dharma Brat." Voted #1 in U.S. on twitter for #green two years running, Changemaker & Eco Ambassador by Treehugger, Green Hero by Discovery’s Planet Green, Best (!) Shameless Self-Promoter at Westword's Web Awards, Prominent Buddhist by Shambhala Sun, & 100 Most Influential People in Health & Fitness 2011 by "Greatist", Waylon is a mediocre climber, lazy yogi, 365-day bicycle commuter & best friend to Redford (his rescue hound). His aim: to bring the good news re: "the mindful life" beyond the choir & to all those who didn't know they gave a care. | His first book, Things I would like to do with You, is now available.


One Response to “Good Causes w/tight Deadlines that Give Back (to you): Support Tibetan Translators; Obama Starter Kit.”

  1. Thank you for posting the online auction info for Tibetan translators. Khenpo Tsultrim is one of my teachers and I have many friends who are translators. I’ve been studying Tibetan for years and this is a cause worth giving to.
    I’ll donate and will spread the word!