Green Book

Democracy, as the Dalai Lama sees it, is perfectly in tune with the Buddha’s central principles of self-rule and responsibility; it is one of the features of the wider world that long-isolated Tibet can and should now learn from; and it only stands to reason that the voices of all Tibetans be more important than […]

Posted at 1:23 pm on March 19, 2011 | Leave a comment | Filed Under: a | Continue reading

When readers give any thought to translation, they tend to imagine it as mechanical, something that a computer might do, given the right software. Or they view it as esoteric, trafficking in a knowledge they don’t possess (namely a foreign language), uncertain whether to apply the term “art” or “craft,” honorifics that, in any case, […]

Posted at 8:35 am on January 21, 2011 | Leave a comment | Filed Under: Uncategorized | Continue reading