The remote and isolated Zanskar region close to the Tibetan border in the western Himalayas has a predominantly Tibetan Buddhist culture. Snowbound for many months of the year, Zanskaris are hardy, warm-hearted and resourceful, essential qualities for survival in a challenging, high altitude environment.
Half of the profits from the sale of this card will be donated to environmental projects supported by His Holiness the 17th Gyalwang Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje, head of the 900 year old Karma Kagyu Lineage of Tibetan Buddhism. The Karmapa is well known for his commitment to environmental activity, as well as being a world spiritual leader and guide to millions of Buddhists around the world.
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