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Come home

Come home, right now. Drop into the present moment, right now. Learn to train your mind to drop into the present moment at will. This is where we relax, deeply. This is where we let […]

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Without preconceived ideas

Seeing the other person without preconceived ideas is quintessential especially now. Seeing the other person as a person, like ourself, wanting happiness and not suffering, is quintessential. Superficially we have differences, but they are not […]

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Chenrezig

We call upon the thousand armed, thousand eyed Chenrezig to help guide America back to justice, equality, and liberty. We were temporarily lost, but now we’re found. So much work still remains to control and […]

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Lhabab Duchen

Tomorrow is Lhabab Duchen, one of the 4 most important days of the Buddhist calendar, when the Buddha descended from a Buddha realm after guiding his mother to enlightenment. It is also an important day […]

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Return home to the present moment

We have been beating ourselves up with anxiety and fear during this pandemic. It is time to center. It is time to balance. It is time to return home. Return home to the present moment. […]

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During this pandemic

During this pandemic that is destroying so many peoples’ lives, it is very important to take good care of ourselves. In order to practice compassion for others, we must first put our own house in […]

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The possibility of multiple lives

Many of us are open to the possibility of multiple lives, of reincarnation, even if we have doubts. The implications are astronomical. Our mind stream, or mental continuum, has no beginning, because the previous mind […]

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Inner peace is cultivated inwardly

Awareness is cultivated looking inward. Usually we are looking outward through the senses. We see, we hear, we smell, we taste, we touch, all with an outward focus. Awareness is an inward focus. For many […]

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Recognize, and let go

Compassion for others works best starting with compassion for ourselves. During this most challenging time of our lives, taking good care of ourselves is paramount. It is a matter of survival. Let’s make recognizing feeling […]

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Always be gentle with yourself

Always be gentle with yourself. Especially now during the greatest challenges we’ve ever faced in our lives with this pandemic, be gentle with yourself. When you find yourself being self-critical, back off and soften. When […]