Browsing All posts tagged under »transformation«

Transforming Adversity into Joy & Courage

January 31, 2010


I like the title of this book!  Add to the list 🙂 TRANSFORMING ADVERSITY INTO JOY AND COURAGE: An Explanation of the Thirty-seven Practices of Bodhisattvas by Geshe Jampa Tegchok, edited by Thubten Chodron A practical and inspiring guide for developing our ability to be happy and benefit others, this commentary on The Thirty-seven Practices […]

it’s all good: a seed of buddhahood

January 17, 2010


THE GREAT BELL CHANT by Thich Nhat Hanh Song by Br. Phap Niem May the sound of the bell penetrate deep into the cosmos. Even in the darkest spots living beings are able to hear it clearly. So that all suffering in them cease. Understanding comes to their heart, and they transcend the path of […]

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 – – – – – […]

Honoring Change & Transformation

December 6, 2009


Image from What happens when feelings, love and relationships change in their form of expression? “You must love in such a way that the person you love feels free.” ~Thich Nhat Hanh What am I doing when I don’t honor this shift in being between people, between me and myself? “…waste no time in […]

The Art of Happiness ~TNH

December 6, 2009


Please visit Thay’s new archive of dharma talks at The first talk of the Winter Retreat, with the theme, THE ART OF HAPPINESS has been uploaded. This is the first dharma talk of the 2009-2010 Winter Retreat taking place at Plum Village in France. It is the fourth day of this annual 90-day retreat. […]

The Highest Blessing…

September 23, 2009


To support mothers, fathers, and elders, to cherish partners and children, to work peacefully and with integrity for the highest good of all, this is the greatest blessing and the highest protection… To transform, this is the ultimate offering… (from auspiciouspath)