Monday, March 14, 2011


dear friends, let us hold in our hearts the people and other sentient beings in japan, where a 8.9 magnitude earthquake has shaken the country near tokyo, and where a tsunami has caused suffering.

may all beings be happy~
may all beings be healthy~
may all beings be safe~
may all beings be free~

if you would like to donate to the relief efforts in japan, you can donate to the red cross in several quick, secure ways:

~directly through the red cross website

~through japan earthquake and pacific tsunami

~with your mobile phone by texting "redcross" to 90999 (this maybe for u.s. residents only)

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from my friend caroline, in the u.k.:

in the u.k., donations can be made to the red cross through these methods:

Donations via their website:

Phone donations: Tel: 08450-535353

Cheques should be made out to The British Red Cross and sent to -
British Red Cross, Japan Tsunami Appeal, Ref ON2011, Freepost NAT 21787, Paisley. PA1 1BR.

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love to you, dear friends*