21 manifestations of Tara are a doorway into the feminine psyche and inner and outer wisdom.
Feminine heart: flourishes in radiance supporting the shakti the myriad of her flavours colours and moods and styles. Summit of beauty; love is born when in love we initiate a meeting in kindness to mold into a kind heart Past is gone, fleeting time we make a choice with all to bring us insight and … Continue reading Upon Arrival [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]
Sky dressed in grey clouds, the setting sun returning the pink glow reflexion of the rays of light still shining through the darkness of the sky. Weaving luminous wisdom in sacred symbols. Volcanic rocks from the old molten lava washed brightly into the darkness by the soft blue pristine waters of the ocean. Water so … Continue reading Where water & sky dissolve [Poem]
Sharing the merit of bodhichitta with all sentient beings, while practicing loving kindness makes us all collaborate in harmony. While being human has its limitations, the limitless nature of mind and compassion of Buddhas has no bounds.
I haven't done a news update in a while. I wanted to really make sure that besides poetry I drop in here and write a few more words for you. until 2015 June, I could tell you with all certainty that I love and enjoy my life. It had its ups and downs and like … Continue reading News Flash 18.07e
In the endless possibilities that can emerge from the universe are the places where we all can get stuck within the limit of lack of understanding of our mind, the boundary is not the essence The stuckness fades away by itself again when we are able to realize that it is there Into the vastness … Continue reading Teacher’s Samsara [Poem]
Reprinted with permission from Kagyu Office: On practice and setting up a proper altar/shrine at home. The recent teachings given by the Gyalwang Karmapa in New Delhi focused on the deity known as Akshobhya or Mitrukpa in Tibetan (the Undisturbed). On the first two days, the Karmapa introduced the practice lineage of Akshobhya and told … Continue reading How to Practice in the 21st Century: Advice from the Gyalwang Karmapa