སྒྲོལ་མའི་བསྟོད་པ། In Praise of Tara

Tara, also known as Drolma in Tibetan, is a Bodhisattva or Buddha of compassion in action, a protector who comes to our aid to relieve physical, emotional, and spiritual suffering. She is not like most of us human beings who, yes, can admit to her virtue of being a helper, but at the same time,Continue reading “སྒྲོལ་མའི་བསྟོད་པ། In Praise of Tara”

Is that so?

A young girl in the village was pregnant. Her angry parents demanded to know who the father was. At first, there was a resistance to confess. Eventually, the anxious and embarrassed girl finally pointed to Hakuin, the Zen master whom everyone previously revered for living such a pure life. When the outraged parents confronted HakuinContinue reading “Is that so?”

No Time to Lose

As ten thousand years of climate stability are ending, the call to develop inner stability has never been more apparent. Time is now, so let’s not waste it but move into action!By being many who can embody a trustworthy path of stability and compassion, we can help many others in our global community. We haveContinue reading “No Time to Lose”

The most dangerous thing in the world

The 17th Karmapa has said that : A lack of love can cause people to have no help when they need help, no friends when they need a friend. So, in a sense, the most dangerous thing in the world is apathy. We think of weapons, violence, warfare, disease as terrible dangers, and indeed theyContinue reading “The most dangerous thing in the world”

Love Knows No Colors

We need to walk in other’s shoes to feel what they are going through genuinely. Make their happiness and sorrow, worries and concern our own. We cant merely stay on the outside looking in. We need to embrace the fact that we are one humanity and that Earth seen from Space does not have bordersContinue reading “Love Knows No Colors”