October 20,2011- Dharamsala.
His Holiness Karmapa attended the 23rd Mind and Life conference from October 17-20.
After tea-break on Thursday afternoon, the Gyalwang Karmapa gave a short address to the conference. He began by explaining the motivating factors in the development of his own concern and action for environmental protection. He spoke of two things which had influenced him deeply. First, he attended an environmental conference which transformed his view of everyday things such as water and trees, parts of the natural landscape, which are often naively regarded as separate and outside ourselves. He realised how much they are intimately connected with our survival and well-being on earth.
Secondly, born and raised in a nomad family in an isolated region of Tibet, as a child his Read the rest of this article