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Winter Soulstice 2009

December 19, 2009


FOR THOSE OF US CELEBRATING THE WINTER SOULSTICE I N THE NORTHERN HEMISPHERE Through the Darkness, into the Light: Winter Soulstice 2009 Ultimately, we can only find a harmonious way through this passage by finding our hearts. That is the message. Why? Because our heart is naturally tuned to the unity of all of life, […]

mmxii: the mark of metta

November 28, 2009


been considering a way to remember the gateway-entering-moment to mark my hands with a design me            ta a design to help me remember . . . attended a poc vipasssana retreat a couple of years back at spirit rock and felt really drawn to the metta loving kindess praktis i wonder how metta is written […]

Opening the Babaylanic Gateways in the United States

May 24, 2009


BABAYLAN CONFERENCE 2010 April 17-18, 2010 Sonoma State University, California (See the buddharupa by the stairs? Happiness!) 🙂 Visit the Center for Babaylan Studies ( for more information about upcoming Spring 2010 gathering at Sonoma State University sponsored by the Center for Babaylan Studies “We go down deeper into our rootedness, before there were religions, […]

Breathing in, I distract myself…

February 10, 2009


Rainy day here… Getting some work done… Also, distractin’ myself, too. Some thoughts that are zooming by and catching me: 1) Initiate process for Metta inking with Dream Jungle Studio and Aleks. 2) Scheduled my taxes and a trip up north plus, a visit to Kali Mandir temple! 3) Santi ~ Shanti… 4) Going to […]

Beginning Anew – Self & Sangha

January 12, 2009


Attended World Beat Sangha this afternoon.   Always a treat to  reconnect with Breath, the buddha’s refuge within us.  Clear and insightful dharma sharing by Br. Jim about walking meditation and how all plants, all rocks, all forms outside are with an awareness, a consciousness and that we are entering-walking outside to this consciousness. Also, another […]