I'd like to expound upon the message at this link: http://galacticchannelings.com/english/please-help-us.html I'll preface this by explaining that for the past several months, my previously Buddhist-Renegade-"Self" has stumbled into the world of a faith that expands the concepts of "Buddha" and "Enlightened Being" to boundaries far beyond my home, or even Tibet, for that matter... Yes, … Continue reading GALACTIC RANT: JUST PRACTICE.
(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
A DREAM ABOUT BEING PROTECTED FROM OURSELVES (from Leslee) Years ago I had a dream that I was trapped in a cave - naked and defenseless and very frightened. I cowered in the cave while around me danced many evil demons. I knew they were going to kill me, but only after they taunted and … Continue reading protectors in the shadows
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
PART FIVE: How You Can Act In Your Dreams <<previous [From Buddhas Heruka and Shakespeare said “all the world’s a stage”, and Buddha Shakyamuni says all of life is like a dream. We’d like to suggest that you may use your dreams as a stage: On this stage you can have a dress-rehearsal of your … Continue reading BOOK TWO: chapter nine: the nature and meaning of dreams and visions (part 5)
PART EIGHT: Being A Go-Between [From Buddhas Heruka, Manjushri, and Naropa] <<previousYou do a special type of dreaming once for each of your lifetimes, and that is always the last dream of that life. Tibetans call this dream state the ‘bardo’, but We call it ‘In-Between Dreaming’. Dreaming is very familiar to you; you do it … Continue reading BOOK TWO: chapter nine: the nature and meaning of dreams and visions (part 08)