Transcript: An Explanation of the Kagyu Monlam logo by the Gyalwang Karmapa December 29, 2007
On December 29, 2007, His Holiness talked movingly about protecting the environment in a speech in Bodhgaya:
“There is a new logo for the Monlam this year, and I would like to explain it.
“Throughout my life I have always felt that the outer natural elements and my own mind are close. I have a special connection with the four elements. I am not being superstitious and saying I can talk to the elements, but sometimes it feels that way.
“Ever since the human race first appeared on this earth, we have used this earth heavily. It is said that ninety-nine percent of the resources and so on in this world come from the natural environment. We are using the earth until she is used up. The earth has given us immeasurable benefit, but what have we done for the earth in return? We always Read the rest of this article