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The “Fifth” Noble Truth

May 24, 2009

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“The fifth truth, the truth of Bringing the Teachings Home…” ~Hilda G. Baldoquin Cuban-born Soto Zen priest Editor of “Dharma, Color & Culture: New Voices in Western Buddhism” (2004) ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ Buddhadharma Comes Full Circle “Siddharta Gautama, who became Shakyamuni Buddha, was a person […]

Opening the Babaylanic Gateways in the United States

May 24, 2009

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BABAYLAN CONFERENCE 2010 April 17-18, 2010 Sonoma State University, California (See the buddharupa by the stairs? Happiness!) ūüôā Visit the Center for Babaylan Studies (www.babaylan.net) 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, […]

Nanay Story #1

March 20, 2009

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PAST LIFE, PRESENT LIFE I’m gonna start this and see where it goes. An effort to remember by posting stories, memories, details and fragments of things Momz shares with me about my childhood, the Philippines, Dada (my father) and other snippits of life when I was younger, life in the Philippines that feels like only […]

Affinities & Blessings

March 14, 2009

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What is a Blessing? When an event, a situation, a friend, a “cause” reconnects you to something you use to do in a prior lifetime, something that was good that you can begin again, in this lifetime, to continue and cultivate that part of yourself that you opened up in a former life… The manner […]

Praktis ~ Gate of Freedom Through Renunciation

February 22, 2009

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In the act of ordination, one blesses seven generations of descendants.¬† HE Tsem Tulku Rinpoche, a dharma teacher based out of Malaysia’s Kechara House, offers his thoughts on the ordination process of one of his long time dharma friend/student.¬† REJOICE!¬† May all favorable conditions arise for Mama Jenny’s ordination.¬† Gateway to Freedom Through Renunciation! A […]

Full Moon in Leo (4th House)

February 9, 2009

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A gentle message today about Motherland Southeast Asia explorations, especially this summer? Finding a new home with my career choice? New Joy of Being?¬† Talks with Makeda?¬† Sitting with the energy of knowing my family of origin more — what is this spiritual communication?¬†¬† Look deeply. My blood ancestors and my spiritual, energetic ancestors.¬† My […]

Praktis ~ Receiving & Giving

February 7, 2009

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THE JOY OF GIVING & RECEIVING may the joy of offering always prevail supported by the abundance of the Universe throughout all times, in the ten directions… may the joy of receiving always prevail supported by the truth of the universe throughout all times, in the ten directions… as simple as the in breath and […]