Friday, January 22, 2010

2010 calendar with Bhutanese and Nepalese festivals!

Guest author: Tamar Orvell

The Bhutanese Community of Georgia (BCG) has created a stunning content-rich calendar. (Click the image to enlarge it.)

Printed on 11-x-17-inch top-grade paper, the calendar is spiral bound with drilled holes for easy hanging.

The handy organizer is packed with —
  • Bhutanese, Nepalese, and USA festivals and special days
  • Atlanta Bhutanese community photos
  • Spiritual teachings from the Vedas, Gita, Buddha
  • Horoscopes
  • Essential refugee resources: resettlement agencies, health organizations, radio stations
Purchasing calendars
Calendars are $5 each and can be purchased from the BCG. To order by mail, please send a check or money order of $5 per calendar, plus $1.50 shipping and handling to —
Bhutanese Community of Georgia (BCG)
3448 North Druid Hills Road, Suite L
Decatur, GA 30033

BCG contacts
Pabitra Rizal, 678/313-5444
Sanjay Dahal, 404/718-9323
Sarman Samal, 678/598-1245

Sample spiritual teaching: Sahanavavatu Mantra
AUM saha navavatu, saha nau bhunaktu
Saha veeryam karvaavahai
Tejasvi naa vadhita mastu
maa vid vishaa va hai
AUM shaantih, shaantih, shaantih.

Let us together (-saha) be protected (-na vavatu) and let us together be nourished (-bhunaktu). Let us together join our mental forces in strength (-veeryam) for the benefit of humanity (-karvaa vahai). Let our efforts at learning be luminous (-tejasvi) and filled with joy, and endowed with the force of purpose (-vadhita mastu). Let us never (-maa) be poisoned (-vishaa) with the seeds of hatred for anyone. Let there be peace and serenity (-shaantih) in all three universes.

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