intention’s meandering path


Three years ago, when I last posted here on All About Enlightenment, I was pretty resolved to get the All About Enlightenment book out into the world as soon as possible. And I thought I was really close. As luck / fate / karma / destiny / the great mother / the crew / my … Continue reading intention’s meandering path

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MAHAMUDRA AND THE CLEAR LIGHT


FROM SUBURBIA TO ENLIGHTENMENT (from Teo'Na) Spending time in American suburbia might lead one to believe that the Train to Enlightenment left the station some time ago. When you feel surrounded by dried-up tumbleweeds and buildings that look twice as big as they need to be, you might feel tempted to sit on the porch … Continue reading MAHAMUDRA AND THE CLEAR LIGHT

LAMP OF ENLIGHTENMENT: BEGIN


(from Lhamo Dorje)When Atisha traveled to Tibet, Buddhism went deep into the wilds of Bon territory. The karmic inclinations of Tibetans draw them to mysticism, superstition, ritual, and violence. This is totally irrelevant to Enlightenment. However, people learn best when given lessons couched in imagery and terminology that feel familiar to them. Consider how paganism … Continue reading LAMP OF ENLIGHTENMENT: BEGIN

TRANSMISSIONS FROM EB’s


What is an "ET"? What is an "EB"? What is "Channeling"? What is a "Transmission"? My thoughts have been dwelling along these lines a lot lately. I've learned they're all very closely connected. I've practiced Buddhism since 2001; in the context of my former tradition, when we receive Teachings, we often refer to them as … Continue reading TRANSMISSIONS FROM EB’s

BOOK ONE: chapter one: introduction and beginning


Whenever one of your lifetimes ends, your body dies but your mind continues along its indestructible path. This holds true for everyone: when we die, our minds leave our bodies. We travel down a long and winding lane where we meet all our loved ones. We choose which of them we wish to be reborn … Continue reading BOOK ONE: chapter one: introduction and beginning

BOOK ONE – chapter two: how to attain enlightenment


SIX BOUNDLESS PATHS The instructions on how to attain Enlightenment has six parts, also known as “The Six Boundless Paths”. We consider these paths “boundless” because there are countless ways and opportunities to practice them, and they bring boundless happiness. Keep them in mind, even in their simplest version, and you cannot avoid making spiritual … Continue reading BOOK ONE – chapter two: how to attain enlightenment

the new mainstream: reclaiming the power we give to negativity


This world believes that negativity is our most powerful commodity. Just look at the power we give it. We roll along with the perpetual-motion machine of our fascination with "flaws"... We traipse after whichever pundit offers the most biting wit... We worship cleverness over wisdom... We seem compelled to join in with the gnashing of teeth and pounding … Continue reading the new mainstream: reclaiming the power we give to negativity

BOOK TWO: becoming enlightened


SECOND PREFACE: BECOMING ENLIGHTENED IS EASY So you’ve made it this far and you’re still with Us – that’s superb! Now We’re going to start to get into the meat of some of what We’ve only touched on so far. The following chapters make up what We’re calling Book Two, and in this part We’re … Continue reading BOOK TWO: becoming enlightened

BOOK TWO: chapter six: meet the new buddha!


[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!