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May 30, 2009


Some quotes from the film, KUNDUN, the story of His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama, his birth, his early years, China’s invasion, and his escape to India. First, one understands that he causes much of his own suffering needlessly. Second, he looks for the reasons for this in his own life. To look is to […]

The “Fifth” Noble Truth

May 24, 2009


“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 […]

Dove Messages

April 19, 2009


Visited Dove today at the Controversial Bookstore, North Park. Chatted a little bit…catching up on latest projects. – – – – – – – – – – – – THE FOUR GREAT TRUTHS DVD LAUNCH! A teaching by Michael Dove directed by Mark Newsome DVD Screening & Celebration MAY 3rd, 2009 3pm-6pm Controversial Bookstore *** […]

A Joy to Meet (San Cristobal)

April 9, 2009


Journeying up the mountain where my Ego has a chance to hear itself and my ideas of rights and wrongs show themselves more quickly… Journeying up the  mountain of my own nature seeing myself in relation to another …What is all this silence inside of me? …And what about all these moments of affinity and […]

Never say you can’t…

February 24, 2009


“Never say you can’t do, because that is not the real you speaking…” ~Tsem Tulku Rinpoche This quote also reminds me of the calligraphy from Thay… and the energy and gift of Fearlessness.  The Awakened Nature within us, the aspect of pure compasssion and original wisdom shines forth, unstained and indestructible.  That is the real […]

Praktis ~ Walking Meditation

February 23, 2009


World Beat Sangha Gathering today 🙂 and always a treat to hear how others praktis. Today, a sharing by Peter on walking meditation which helps to bring deeper connection and appreciation for walking on Mother Earth.  Next time you are out, walking and simply enjoying the act of walking…and we don’t even have to call […]

Praktis ~ Breathing, Being Present

February 9, 2009


Guided Meditation Offering to the World Beat Sangha tonight. I hope the sharing was all good and that it did not cause discomfort or confusion. I felt inspired to share a bit about my understandings of sitting praktis and the realizations, insights and “right view” that I’ve had the fortune to hear and learn and […]

BuddhaEye: Don’t Take Anything Personally

January 7, 2009


I’ve been casually pulling a card each day from the Don Miguel Ruiz “Four Agreements” deck given to me by a dear friend of a friend upon their visit to the house one day. I finally opened the deck after several months and was nicely surprised by how the Four Agreements are expanded upon through […]

My mother has always been my teacher – ii

August 5, 2008


My mother has always been my teacher… during this summer of love i came to this realization supportive conditions helping me realize as well as feel that my mother has been a teacher all along all along this way, this growing up, this being her son role getting me to grow and heal and move […]

Chainsaw, trees and mulch

July 20, 2008


Peace Ones, Woke up this morning and visited front yard plants and said a prayer and kind words to tell them that today, I would be borrowing chainsaw and doin’ some cuttin’ out… A pine tree right close to the house wasn’t doing so well… Two overgrown jade plants (my bad) were right up against […]