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THE MAGNIFICENCE OF AKSHARDHAM

In PILGRIMAGE by Tara Trinley Wangmo1 Comment

It took 300 million man-hours to carve 300.000 stones to create the entire 100 acre complex in only five years. Millions of hours of dedication and hard work by 11.000 sadhus, volunteers and artisans have gone into the work. What a an incredible feat of management!

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RESTORING A SANCTUARY

In SACRED JOURNEYS by Erik Pema KunsangLeave a Comment

A documentary on the impact of the recent earthquakes on Ka-Nying Shedrub Ling monastery and Nagi Gompa in Nepal. These monasteries have served thousands of local and international students of all types over many decades.

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KAILASH

In PILGRIMAGE by Michael Ash1 Comment

Introducing Michael Ash, artist and visionary, with a photo exhibition and poetry from his journey to Mount Kailash, the most important pilgrimage site on Earth.

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MOUNTAIN LION RETREAT

In RETREAT by Beth Lee-HerbertLeave a Comment

The night was pitch-black, the empty sky littered with countless stars. I lay silently in bed, my mind churning with thoughts. I was at the end of three-year retreat in solitude, meditating alone in a cabin in the woods.

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WALKING MEDITATION

In MINDFULNESS by Rikke Braren Lauritzen

Walking on the soil of Mother Earth is a way for me to feel a deep connection to myself. Taking this precious moment to really connect to the earth step by step, moment by moment, breath by breath immediately transforms my inner and outer landscape.

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MINDFULNESS MATTERS

In MINDFULNESS by Therese George

Take the breath as an example of daily awareness. We breathe all day long without hardly ever noticing. Unless we are being physically active or if our body is under stress we rarely recognize the breath. Mindfulness is the practice of bringing our awareness to the present moment intentionally and without judgment.

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BOUDHANATH THE HERMITAGE OF AWAKENING

In PILGRIMAGE by Erik Pema Kunsang

It is from here as well that the Buddha’s teachings flow to the rest of the planet, the wonderful teachings on respecting all living beings, on uncovering our humanity and finding the deepest insight possible, the awakened state that is the nature of our minds.