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Spirit of the Valley
The Magazine of Mountain Wellness









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Resource Guide

Dalai Lama Foundation
The goal is to develop an international foundation that plays a significant role by providing both thought leadership and material support for projects of great benefit to humankind and by helping connect the many people and groups working for individual and global transformation.

Diamond Mountain
The mission of Diamond Mountain is to provide all of the conditions, inside and outside of us, that we need to actually reach enlightenment, ourselves, before the day we die.

Discovery Journeys of India
The 30th Kalachakra Teachings – an auspicious gathering for world peace by HH Dalai Lama held in exactly the place as Lord Buddha taught 2500 years ago.

Dzogchen Shen Pan Choling
Dharma Center

114 North Latah, Boise, ID
A local Dharma center in Boise, Idaho dedicated to practicing and preserving the teachings of the Dzogchen Lineage of Tibetan Buddhism under the guidance of H.E. Dzogchen Khenpo Choga Rinpoche

The Foundation for the Preservation of the Mahayana Tradition
(505)758-7766 Fax (505)758-7765
Lama Tsongkhapa’s Gelugpa tradition: 140 centers/projects worldwide, teachings, educational materials, meditation, community service, Mandala, online shop. Founders: Lama Yeshe and spiritual director, Lama Zopa Rinpoche.

The Foundation Store
Online shop providing Buddhist practices, homestudy programs, and ritual objects. New inventory monthly, good prices. A one stop dharma shop for all your practice needs!

Mahasiddha offers beautiful, authentic mandalas, thanka posters, texts, prayers, amulets and prayer sponsorships form the Longchen Nyingtig tradition of Tibetan Buddhism. 100% of the proceeds go to charity.

Maitreya Charity
Maitreya Charity supports Ven. Panchen Otrul Rinpoche’s projects to help relieve poverty in Mongolia and in India amongst Tibetan refugees. YOUR support is also WELCOME.

One H.E.A.R.T. (Health Education and Research in Tibet)
(801)596-3317 fax (801)596-1687
One H.E.A.R.T.’s mission is to reduce Tibetan maternal and newborn mortality through health, education, and research.

Sakya Kachod Choling
Tibetan Buddhist Retreat Center
We are a Tibetan Buddhist retreat center located in the beautiful San Juan Islands, WA. Our mandate is to provide a place of quiet support for Buddhists and non-Buddhists alike.

Shang Shung Institute of America
Founded in America in 1994 by Chogyal Namkhai Norbu, the primary mission of the Shang Shung Institute is to preserve Tibetan cultural knowledge and to foster interest in Tibetan arts, culture, history, philosophy and religion.

Shantigar Foundation
Rowe, MA (413)339-4332
Integrating Buddhist principles and practices within the Arts and Healing Arts. Offering workshops and retreats in theatre, meditation and healing including Tulku Thondup Rinpoche

Snow Lion Publications
Snow Lion - - the largest publisher of books on Tibetan Buddhism. See 2200 Tibetan Buddhist items (Dalai Lama books) in the free newsletter/catalog or website.

Sravasti Abbey
A Buddhist Monastic Community in Newport, WA. Creating Peace in a Chaotic World. Ven. Thubten Chodron, founder. Teachings, retreats, community life and service.

Tibetan Language Institute
PO Box 2037 Hamilton, MT 59840
We are dedicated to the preservation and teaching of Tibetan language and culture. We offer learning materials, on-line Buddhist bookstore, seminars, classes and telephone lessons.

Tibetan Nuns Project
TNP provides humanitarian support to nearly 600 refugee Buddhist nuns living in exile, through a sponsorship program and by selling products hand-crafted by the nuns.

Tibetan Spirit
Offers Tibetan dharma and gift items and contributes to projects that support monk and nun education, practice, housing and welfare, dharma and tolerance worldwide.

Tibetan Thankas by Kayla Komito
Commission a personal thanka or purchase an archival quality print by Kayla Komito of La Grande, Oregon. All images utilize traditional iconic grids, colors, themes.

Tricycle: The Buddhist Review
Tricycle: The Buddhist Review is an internationally distributed mainstream quarterly magazine dedicated to exploring the full range of Buddhist activity and its impact on American life.

Wisdom Publications
199 Elm Street, Somerville, MA 02144
Wisdom Publications, a not-for-profit organization with a quarter-century history, is the leading publisher of Buddhist books of all traditions, for all readers.