More shifting sands of uncertainty under our feet. By now we are getting a little used to uncertainty and impermanence. This is healthy. When things seem certain and permanent, this goes against the grain of nature. Things are always in flux and changing. To be open and allow for change, not having fixed expectations is aligned with nature. It allows us to dance with fluidity and flexibility. We learn to think out of the box. We have fewer surprises, are more open, and more capable of gracefully responding to whatever comes our way. This is real dharma, taking everything onto the path.
We just celebrated Chötrul Düchen
We just celebrated Chötrul Düchen, the magical displays of Dharma performed by the Buddha to preserve the Buddhadharma by defeating through debate the non-believers, preventing conversion. What a wonderful way to start the new year […]
Uncertainty has become the new normal
For a year many of us have been feeling like we are tumbling in a washing machine. For some of us, much longer. These are normal feelings given the disruption to our lives created by […]
Happy New Year from cold foggy Bodh Gaya
When the going gets tough, the tough get going. The bigger the challenge we face, the bigger the opportunity to practice dharma. Observing our habitual reactions is deeply meaningful. Learning how to change is even […]