Archive for December 17th, 2011

This time of year is a great time to think about giving gifts that support great causes worldwide.

“Dharmashop.com went online in November of 1999. We started with just a few items, then after a family trip to Nepal I really got excited about helping to support Tibetan artisans living in exile. My sister spent a year in Dharamsala India, the seat of the Tibetan government. She was so touched by the Tibetan people and helped me to find artisans living in India.. . . . Our goal is to build not just a customer base, but a community online that supports the Tibetan and Nepali people. We donate a percentage of profits to Tibetan charities and in 2003 we started the Dharmashop.com school program to build schools in rural Nepal. In 2006 we joined The Tibetan Nun’s Project to support ordained women living in exile.”

Give gifts that have meaning, beauty, and do good for sentient beings around the world. What better way to spread peace over the globe.

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