What would you do when you woke up one day feeling what is rightfully yours the deep pain and suffering that you endured feeling it fully and being present to embrace your own pain what would you do, that joy that comes from knowing that it is thespian of your own life that you are … Continue reading What would you do? [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?
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]
Mayo Clinic defines Narcissistic personality disorder: Narcissistic personality disorder — one of several types of personality disorders — is a mental condition in which people have an inflated sense of their own importance, a deep need for excessive attention and admiration, troubled relationships, and a lack of empathy for others. But behind this mask of … Continue reading The rivalry that needs to be named.
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
An African child waiting patiently stood in front of an ice cream parlour his Spanish friend stood on my other side both deciding and choosing, we were looking through the glass at all the possible flavours and more than a rainbow of colours to delight the senses and the tastes. Observing me with his mother's … Continue reading Delicious human [Poem]