[From Buddhas Heruka and Vajravarahi] What is grasping? Grasping is not letting go. It’s that simple. It’s holding on tightly to how you think things are, and/or how you want them to be. It can show itself in things as wide-ranging as racial profiling, conspiracy theories, and seasonal depression. It can cause marriages, and it can … Continue reading BOOK TWO: chapter three: reducing grasping
[From Buddha Heruka] You can’t solve your problems by yourself, so please stop trying.
Death and Emptiness are both awesome and awful. Death sends you back to start over; Emptiness asks you just to enjoy. Both are nearly impossible for us to do with a happy mind.
[from Buddha Heruka and Buddha Manjushri] Lhamo Dorje (Lhamo Kalinga Tindley Dorje), emanates especially for these times. In this busy world, most people don't find much free time. Distractions abound, as do excuses. Sometimes we wish we had a little special help. Regardless of our religious (or non-religious) preferences, we all receive help - often … Continue reading BOOK TWO: chapter six: meet the new buddha!
ENLIGHTENED BEINGS MAKE GREAT FRIENDS How I Came To Love Being Teased I grew up very sensitive to teasing, mostly because I often didn’t get the jokes. I never understood how the hobby of embarrassing another person was amusing or useful, other than in a selfish way. It appeared to give some satisfaction to the … Continue reading enlightened beings make great friends!
PART ONE: What Is Love? [From Buddhas Heruka, Green Tara and White Tara] Every living being – even non-humans – has the capacity for love in his or her heart. Society has created many myths about love and relationships, and most people believe at least one of these myths. In this chapter we're going to … Continue reading BOOK TWO: chapter seven: finding love in yourself and otherself and others (part 1)
How notes tune our minds... I’ve blogged about why I love music, Now we’re going to talk about how music affects us on subtle levels. Your channels are your opening to the gateway of Enlightenment. Sure, that sounds great… What are channels? I’ll put it simply: channels are like invisible blood vessels. They carry energy … Continue reading music opens our channels
enlightenment beyond imagining... This post completes a threesome. The other two posts deal with how I enjoy music and how music affects us. This post explains how music can lead us to Enlightenment, without even having to work very hard at it. If you’ve read about the subtle body and channels, you know there’s more … Continue reading music will make you a buddha