Mercury begins its retrograde today and my mother is celebrating 64 candles on her cake. I have a confession to make, since February I have been off and on back to eating meat and it was a strong experience to eat all this death and suffering. No matter how I justify it and how I … Continue reading July Update
My mortal enemy You are hiding in me you send me to death to the streets and the ruin of life to the ashes without flames, for rapes for problems and pain, disease and suffering You will take away the bread from my mouth and give me only poison to eat without any reflection without … Continue reading mortal enemy [Poem] en|pl
Is it chemistry, biology, quantum physics or karma? Is it desire, need, obligation, or curiosity? What is it that makes us fall on our knees at the feet of our beloved teachers? In one word: Love (Amor/Miłość) Even today as 2019 is with us already and Losar is few weeks away, even when we know … Continue reading Devotion [Part 2]
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
In the early morning, smoke of tobacco lifts the body out of slumber while the winds shut the windows, and slam the doors the people who move through the ambience clear the knowing of suffering with their desire for resting and peace the upstairs terrace's doors are closed the view of the city is silence … Continue reading Early Morning [Poem]
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]