For my sister Katalina Szewczyk In the pain of the middle way lies a relief of the hard wired technology of love recognizing itself through the perfect wisdom of what was and what will be today In the beauty of the moment in the beauty of the faces we love to admire there are smiles … Continue reading Live your best life [Poem]
LoniAli with her two braids sat in a corner to entertain her smelly demon. The demon was tired of LoniAli and smelled bad already like blue cheese Again the demon said to her “stop making me feel bad about who I am” I have to be this way you see for me to be scary … Continue reading LoniAli smelly demon adventure [Poem]
LoniAli had no sheep LoniAli had a little pig LoniAli wasn’t liked as a girl Leaving her running around in her head LoniAli was into no good and Made friends with all things bad LoniAli decided to be a stale demon and smell like cheese. She is a Gargamel of Buddhism and lives on a … Continue reading LoniAli & her pig [Poem]
Embracing the Tantra of life; the samsara and nirvana. Not turning our eyes or face away from suffering. Allowing our hearts to melt open.
What are the benefits of sincere compassionate attitude? If you are interested in compassion and kindness it is because you have compassionate and kind nature. Most people have wonderful kind hearts and only their minds are creating “problems” that are preventing them to relate with the world in a kind and warm hearted way. As … Continue reading What is sincere compassionate attitude?
The times that shift and change the hours that move and tick the love that waxes and wanes all that passes through us all The culture of babies and toddlers the culture of teenagers and adolescence the growing into adulthood and the flourishing in the love that connects us all. The passing of all that … Continue reading Generations [Poem]
It is impossible to make everyone happy. I have tried and I have failed at that. I know for sure that teaching students is not just an art of dedicated effort to bettering humanity it is a gruelling task of patience. Chögyal Namkhai Norbu was my Dzogchen master and I am extremely happy that I … Continue reading In the bardo of a great master
Why some people become Buddhist in this life time and while others don't has a lot to do with their individual karma. It is important to stress that each major religion has tools to develop and cultivate practices that generate inner happiness. Buddhism is focused on cultivating 'enlightened mind' Bodhicitta, and on cultivating inner happiness. … Continue reading What is the best way to get into Buddhism? [Reader Question]
If you are a creative genius than you know you can not authentically create above the level of the experience you are in. You can create from the experience itself, yet these creations are part of the journey, they aren't an entire picture of the situation, rather a glimpse into a moment. I am making … Continue reading Reconciling with the past [Part 1 Body]
A number of issues within Buddha Dharma have come to my attention recently from various sources. Since my values are about loving kindness and compassion as much as I can I make an effort not to dig up the ‘dirt’ sort of speak. You can read my first book Resilience through Yoga & meditation to … Continue reading Safety in Practice within Religion and Spirituality