(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
[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!
Our New Best Friend Is A Buddha I’ve introduced you to my BF Heruka… I have another BF named Lhamo Dorje, and I feel I really need to give her some air time. This challenges me, because I come from a pretty traditional background, even for a Buddhist, and Lhamo Dorje hardly comes from tradition. … Continue reading buddhas become all the time