Beautiful Stories and Art blog

Beautiful Stories and Art Blog

Nourish your heart and mind through our inspiring posts about art and creativity, community, our beautiful planet and love for all creatures great and small.

SUMMER BLOG February 2022

Beauty, expression, feeling

Tibet House benefit concert curated by Philip Glass

Musicians Laurie Anderson, Patti Smith, and Tenzin Choegyal will perform virtually on Tibetan New Year – March 3rd – for a Tibet House benefit concert.

Thangka Painting at the Art Gallery at Chenrezig Institute

Art Classes Coming up at the Art Space at Chenrezig Institute

Chenrezig Institute, at Eudlo, has a thriving art space which produces holy objects such as statues, stupas and tsa tsas, as well as offer regular art classes and other holy object activities, such as mantra rolling,

Geshe Zopa’s Spring Wildflowers
This month we feature an online exhibition of renowned teacher, Geshe Tenzin Zopa’s, beautiful Australian wildflowers.

Rima Fujita: artist and activist
Tokyo born Rima Fujita’s art is inspired by the instructions she receives in dreams. Founder of Books for Children on Earth, she describes her relationship with HH the Dalai Lama and Tibetan culture.

Protecting mother earth

HH Dalai Lama says Buddha Would be Green if Born Today
As COP26 gets underway in Glasgow, HH the Dalai Lama has appealed to world leaders to take urgent action against climate change, warning of ecological destruction affecting the lives of billions and ruining the planet, including his birth country, Tibet.

Saving Tassie’s Shy Albatross from Climate Change
A wonderful collaboration has helped the threatened Shy Albatross to breed.

Our neighbourhood

Fully Sikh Compassion
Meet the Sikh cooking yummy meals for people in lockdown. Amar Singh is the founder of Turbans 4 Australia.

Love for all beings

How Pom Pom survived being sucked up into tornado
In October a tornado struck Meadow Flat just west of the Blue Mountains. Against all the odds this dog survived.