Cosmic Mandala


Cosmic Mandala



Tibetan cultural centers:

DharmaNet listing

Tibetan Mongolian Buddhist Cultural Center, Bloomington Indiana

Tibetan Cultural and Community Service Center of California

Ja Ling Tibetan Buddhist Cultural Center of Baltimore

Canadian Tibetan Association of Ontario

Tibetan folktales:

Tibetan-English Folktales

Tibetan-English Folktale Reader

Tibetan Folk Tales

Tibet at a glance:

Tibetan Government in Exile

Foundation for the Preservation of the Mahayana Tradition

Tibetan astroscience:


Tibetan language:

Tibetan calendars:




Recommended reading:

Astro Department (1995) Tibetan Astronomy and Astrology - a Brief Introduction. Dharamsala,     India: Tibetan Medical and Astro Institute.

Berzin, Alexander (1997) Taking the Kalachakra Initiation. Ithaca, NY: Snow Lion Press.

Brauen, Martin (1997) The Mandala: Sacred Circle in Tibetan Buddhism. Boston: Shambala Publications.

Dalai Lama (1991) Freedom in Exile. San Francisco: Harper Collins.

Dalai Lama (1999) Kalachakra Tantra: Rite of Initiation. Somerville, MA: Wisdom Publications.

Dalai Lama (2005) The Universe in a Single Atom. NY: Morgan Road Books.

Gyatso, Khendrup Norsang (2004) Ornament of Stainless Light: An Exposition of the Kalachakra Tantra. Boston: Wisdom Publications.

Ricard, Matthieu and Trinh Xuan Thuan (2001) The Quantum and the Lotus. NY: Crown Publishers.

Sadakata, Akira (1997) Buddhist Cosmology: Philosophy and Origins. Tokyo: Kosei Publishing

Wallace, B. Alan, ed. (2003) Buddhism and Science: Breaking New Ground. NY: Columbia University Press.

Zajonc, Arthur, ed. (2004) The New Physics and Cosmology: Dialogues with the Dalai Lama. NY: Oxford University Press.