This is a very big topic. You must have a profound connection with the Buddha dharma to understand this topic. These are some clear points about the protectors in general terms. It dates back to the tradition of Bön with the wrathful demonic presences and the elemental beings. When Padmasambhava came to Tibet with his … Continue reading Tibetan Buddhism; Protectors
The six paramitas are the invaluable qualities that we strive to work on and bring into our daily practice of the Dharma. They aid us in improving our relationship with the Dharma and in understanding the teachings of the Buddha. I really enjoy talking about joyful diligence, because it can be most challenging for practitioners. … Continue reading Joyful Diligence
Throughout history mankind has had both fascination and devotion to spirit and life. In shamanic traditions of Tibet, Mongolia, Russia this devotion and curiosity sparked a deep and authentic love and wisdom of the way life and death operate. From Bön to Tibetan Buddhism, the knowledge of living is an essential part of understanding how to die and how to be reborn. One of the core reasons why I am a practicing Buddhist is this wisdom and profound embodiment of life and death that we are all a part of.
Disturbing emotions. They happen to us all. Practice of meditation allows us to really understand the nature of our mind and to rest in emptiness. The more time and sincere effort we place on our practice more we get to experience the natural fruits of emptiness. Every once in a while we face a disturbing … Continue reading Understanding emotions
'I am never far from those with faith, or even those without it Though they do not see me. My children will Always Always, be protected by my Compassion' - Padmasambhava
We are not even close to understanding how our bodily systems interact with each other, let alone how they interact with other people's. Our bodies are made up of dynamic energy systems, that are affected by our diet, relationships, heredity, culture, and an interplay of all these factors and activities. ~ Dr. Christian Northrup This … Continue reading Energy Systems
When we are in touch with the reality of impermanence then we know that at some point everything will come to pass. This includes our lives, and the lives of those who we care about. The connection to impermanence is an important clue on our human journey. We can realize then, what are the most important things to us. In this inner value we bond with others who share similar views. This is a gift of reciprocity with life that allows us to focus our attention on serving each other rather than destroying each other and our planet.