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2016

News Blog about Buddhism, Art & all that Inspires

In her monthly picture blogs Carmen writes about her experiences & travels, or something else that stood out that month:

December – May the 8 Auspicious Symbols bring Peace & Harmony in the New Year

The 8 Auspicious Tibetan Buddhist Symbols - may they bring Peace & Harmony in the...
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November – School classes learn how to draw the Buddha

Teens are guided through the Buddha exhibit at the Tropenmuseum by Carmen Mensink and learn...
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October – Buddhism Festival at the Tropenmuseum with guided tours & lectures

The Buddhism Festival with guided tours through the Buddha Exhibition, lectures on Buddhist art, and...
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September – Exhibition The Buddha & helping animals in Nepal

Exhibition 'The Buddha' in Tropenmuseum Amsterdam & helping animals in Nepal
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August – Dominican Monastery Workshop & a Special Exhibition

Exhibiting the large 8 Auspicious Symbols painting that I created for His Holiness the Dalai...
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July – East Coast & New York City retreats

Each year I spend 3 to 4 weeks in the US where I offer many...
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June – By boat to the Thangka Painting Retreat in Italy

My long thangka painting retreat is held each year in Arco, Trento (Northern Italy). Participants...
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June – Article Happinez Magazine, Video & Workshops

My long thangka painting retreat is held each year in Arco, Trento (Northern Italy). Participants...
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May – Kuan Yin, the beautiful Buddha

Guan Yin (also written as Kuan Yin, Kwan Yin or Guan Shi Yin) came from...
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April – Photo Shoot for Happinez Magazine

Interview & photo shoot for Happinez Magazine, the biggest magazine on spirituality in The Netherlands
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March – Buddhism Weekend in The Netherlands

Flag Painting Project at Museum Volkenkunde in Leiden, The Netherlands
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