Browsing All posts tagged under »teachers«

Alone with Memories (a poem)

December 27, 2009


Alone With Memories A Poem Composed by Tsem Tulku Rinpoche to His Guru Sadness and loneliness are my forced friends, Loving in lands forever foreign as I have no home… Sounds of my Guru’s damaru evokes a time long gone, As it plays in my head all day long… More – – – – – […]

On Spiritual Teachers (Michael Dove)

December 6, 2009


Every spiritual teacher represents a sacred invitation to cross an inner bridge to your true self.  This is an invitation to the fulfillment of the sacred deep promise at the center of the being.  A promise of wonder and light. You deserve no less. ~Michael Dove

My Peace Vow ~ Mother Maya

August 30, 2009


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 […]

Praise Mother Sentient Beings!

May 10, 2009


I LOVE YOU NANAY! Happy Mother’s Day Our mother is the teacher who first teaches us love, the most important subject in life. Without my mother I could never have known how to love. Thanks to her I can love my neighbors. Thanks to her I can love all living beings. Through her I acquire […]

Praktis ~ “Answers from the Heart” (TNH)

May 2, 2009


Picked up a copy of “Answers from the Heart” by Thich Nhat Hanh (Parallax Press). What a gentle and healing read it has been. I remember Thay sharing once about the praktis of reading dharma texts. Breathe, settle and allow the mind and body to be receptive to the “reading” because this act of reading […]

More Dharmacasts from the Ten Directions!

March 12, 2009


This time, from H.E. Tsem Tulku Rinpoche, from Kechara House in Malaysia. I encountered Rinpoche’s teachings a couple winters ago from Youtube and website. It’s a funny, fierce and lineage-based Loco 🙂 Lama style kinda teaching, in the illustrious tradition of Lama Tsongkhapa, HH the Dalai Lama and Gaden Shartse Monastery. Check it out […]