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What belief system/philosophy/background underpins the lifestyle of the Tibetan community? “living in harmony with yourself and the world around you”- Taken from a lecture given by his holiness.
What are the work and leisure pursuits of the members of this community? Buddhism, while accepting the biological and physical differences between the two sexes, does consider men and women to be equally useful to the society The woman are still expected to play the part as a good mother wife, a caretaker to the household. The man is expected to behold a job, such as trade, business or industry and the wife involves herself in that business. The Tibetan community also does not restrict either the educational opportunities of women or their religious freedom, allowing equal opportunities.
Describe the customs, traditions and practices which make this community unique.