Monthly Archives: December 2013

I wish you all a healthy and happy 2014

I wish you all a healthy and happy 2014! Take advantage of this last day or 2013 to let go of stuff no longer serving you; and set some good intentions for the New Year. Love & Light… Big hug … Continue reading

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If you wish to devote a particular time to spiritual practice…

“If you wish to devote a particular time to more concentrated spiritual practice, it is beneficial to apply early morning to a formal meditation session, as that is when the mind is most alert and clear.” — Insights from the … Continue reading

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I pray…

“I pray for a more friendly, more caring, and more understanding human family on this planet. To all who disike suffering, who cherish lasting happiness, this is my heartfelt appeal.” — Insights from the Dalai Lama  

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May I…

May I become at all times, both now and forever: A protector for those without protection A guide for those who have lost their way A ship for those with oceans to cross A bridge for those with rivers to … Continue reading

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The Buddha is someone on whom we can rely when our own reason fails

“The Buddha’s loving kindness is unconditional and universal. His sole mission is to help sentient beings in whatever way is useful. In addition to his universal compassion, the Buddha is endowed with the wisdom directly apprehending emptiness. These attributes of … Continue reading

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Charter for Compassion

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The principle of compassion lies at the heart of all religious, ethical and spiritual traditions, calling us always to treat all others as we wish to be treated ourselves. Compassion impels us to work…

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Simplicity, Patience, Compassion

“Simplicity, Patience, Compassion. These are your greatest treasures.” – Lao Tzu

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Adapting to the Seasons

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Exploring seasonal adaptation requires that we understand various seasonal cycles:  The Life-Stage Cycle The Four Quarters of Growth, Production, Decline, and Termination Growth: Ojas Predominates Production: Agni Predominates Decline: Prana-Agni Predominates Termination: Prana Predominates …

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In the spiritual field…

In the spiritual field we are content with slight amounts of practice and progress, but materially we always want more and more. It should be the other way around. Everyone needs to practice this, whether lay or monastic. — Insights … Continue reading

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Whatever actions you do…

Whatever actions you do will follow you, just like the shadow of a bird flying in the sky. — Insights from the Dalai Lama

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