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Rebuilding Nepal Through Trade

After the massive earthquakes that tragically struck Nepal in 2015, the people of Nepal are still struggling to heal emotionally and physically.

Relief workers in Kathmandu have told us that one of the most important things we can do to help Nepalese families regain a sense of normalcy is to provide trade so that people can once again wake up in the morning and go to work. We encourage you to support Nepalese artisans and their families by purchasing products marked with the prayer flag icon shown above.

DharmaCrafts has committed to donate 5% of the sales revenue of all Nepalese products throughout 2015 and 2016 to earthquake relief efforts. A large percentage of our donation will go to Roshi Joan Halifax's Nepal Earthquake Relief Fund (NERF) set up through Upaya Zen Center. Upaya's example of engaged Buddhism is inspirational to us and to our efforts. DharmaCrafts will also contribute to the Save the Children Fund.

More Details about This Effort >

Volume Pricing for Meditation Cushions

DharmaCrafts offers Even DEEPER DISCOUNTS on Meditation Cushions & yoga mats for Organizations including:

  • Nonprofit & government organizations
  • Meditation & MBSR teachers
  • Meditation centers & yoga studios
  • Hospitals, prisons, religious organizations
  • Corporations, spas, hotels — your volume cushion order may also be eligible to receive even deeper discounts

DharmaCrafts is able to offer deep discounts on our meditation cushions, yoga mats and support cushions because these items are handcrafted in our own workshop in Lawrence, Massachusetts by our small, dedicated staff of trained craftspeople.

Receive DEEPER Discounts on Your
Volume Meditation Cushion Order

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A shipping surcharge has been added to select statues, furniture, and oversized and/or heavy items due to their increased shipping cost. The surcharge is in addition to the standard shipping charge. When ordering more than 1 of this item, the surcharge will be added to each item.

$8.95 shipping when your online order consists of any combination of jewelry, books, malas, incense, silk hangings, CDs/DVDs, and other select items marked "flat rate," ONLY. For standard shipping within the U.S. ONLY (Canada Flat Rate and 2nd Day Flat Rate orders excluded). If your order includes items in addition to the items listed above, our regular shipping rates apply (see chart).

Eight Verses for Training the Mind

List Price: $29.95

Eight Verses for Training the Mind
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Eight Verses for Training the Mind

(CD) by Dalai Lama
List Price: $29.95

4 CDs, 4 hours

The Eight Verses is a centuries old text that teaches us how to develop the bodhisattva spirit. These verses were transmitted to His Holiness when he was a small boy, and he has recited them every day as part of his personal practice. His Holiness offers a profound commentary on the entire Eight Verses and stresses the importance of implementing these teachings in daily life. His teaching concludes with the bestowal of the vow for the Generation of Bodhichitta, the heart-felt motivation to become enlightened in order to benefit all sentient beings.

Speaking most often in Tibetan through his interpreter, but sometimes directly in English, His Holiness transmits not only the wisdom he has derived from years of experience practicing the Eight Verses, but also his warmth, playful humor, and deep concern for humanity.