The Venerable Khen Rinpoche Lobzang Tsetan, Abbot of the Tashi Lhungpo Monastery at Bylakuppe in South India, and the founder of Siddhartha School will give two talks as part of a special, 17-part course called “Force For Good,” at Tibet House on His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s secular ethics movement. In each two-hour class there will be lecture, actual meditation, and dialogue.
watch Siddhartha School graduate and current North Yarmouth Academy senior Stanzin Angmo deliver a touching speech. Huge appreciation to NYA professor Christophe Mazurcco for a great job filming the speech, as well as Baron Pulitzer and Laura Lewis, who prepared the video for social sharing. Dear Friends, I want to share this remarkable video of Continue reading Studies Abroad: The Journey of a Siddhartha School Graduate in the United States
“We can be heroes, just for one day.” -David Bowie, “Heroes” Portraits from left to right of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Martin Luther King, and David Bowie for the Hero Project painted by Siddhartha School, Minnnequa Elementary, and Rockland Country Day School students. Dear Friends, The events in January have left me with the Continue reading Intelligence plus character – that is the true goal of education.— Martin Luther King
Not what we say about our blessings, but how we use them, is the true measure of our thanksgiving. – W.T. Purkiser
Dear Friend, In considering the upcoming occasion of Thanksgiving, the Siddhartha School teachers, students and staff would like to say thank you for all that you do to make the school a loving, academically strong, and safe place for learning. You have done so much to improve the campus and to give new opportunities to Continue reading Not what we say about our blessings, but how we use them, is the true measure of our thanksgiving. – W.T. Purkiser
A personal letter from a Siddhartha School graduate to share her deep appreciation to you this Thanksgiving.
Hello, My name is Tsewang Chuskit, and I am a graduate of Siddhartha School, the school you help support. Unexpectedly to me, I am writing from New York, where I am now a senior in high school. On this “Thanksgiving” day, I want to thank you for all that you have done to help Siddhartha Continue reading A personal letter from a Siddhartha School graduate to share her deep appreciation to you this Thanksgiving.
Butter lamps alight for the New Year, which started December 11th in Ladakh. Ladakh’s New Year celebrations start nearly two month prior to Tibet’s festivities. Learn the reason behind this divergent tradition below the jump. Dear Friends, It is New Year’s time in Ladakh. Butter lamps are burning brightly in homes, monasteries, and public spaces Continue reading It is New Year’s time in Ladakh
Click here for a holiday message in song from Stanzin Angmo, Siddhartha School graduate currently in her senior year at North Yarmouth Academy in Maine. Dear Siddhartha Family, This is Stanzin Angmo, from Yarmouth, Maine. I’m in my second year here at the North Yarmouth Academy, and as the holidays approach, I have been thinking Continue reading Happy Holidays from a Siddartha School graduate
Khen Rinpoche and Rosario Dawson, actress, pose with girls at the Heroes & Hearts Show at the Lower East Side Girls Club in NYC.
“Our ambitions are higher. Our commitments are deeper. Our dreams are bigger. Our efforts are greater.” — The Siddhartha School Motto.
“Neither fire nor wind, birth nor death can erase our good deeds.” — Guatama Buddha.
Siddhartha School Students Celebrate Spring by selecting the Orange Blossom Fairy from an old Tibetan Folk Tale as This Week’s Heroine.
“Gratitude is the fairest blossom which springs from the soul.” — Henry Ward Beecher.
This past week, the Siddhartha School children took up a collection in the community to help victims of the Nepal earthquake.
“You have to dream before your dreams can come true.” — AJP Abdul Kalam, this week’s Siddhartha School hero.
“Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point.” — C.S. Lewis.
Wish A Happy Birthday to Khen Rinpoche, age 77, and Daniel Kaethler, age 9, Siddhartha School’s Hero of the week!
“We shouldn’t leave anyone outside of our love.” —Khen Rinpoche Lobzang Tsetan, SSP Founder.