Proceeds benefit a spiritual lineage that’s under threat of extinction. These refugees from a most unlikely oppressor — the Dalai Lama, a Nobel Peace Prize winner — have found a home in a most unlikely setting. GSL is less than a mile from the hyper suburban sprawl of Colerain Avenue, a proximity belied by the quietude that reigns over the 8.
“We’re talking about basic human rights — being able to eat, being able to have housing, (not) having your life threatened,” Farnsworth says. “You can talk about love and compassion all you want, but people are being hurt by the Dalai Lama’s actions.