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MISTAKEN COMPASSION

In TRAINING by Beth Lee-Herbert4 Comments

Even with the best of intentions to generate compassion, there are ways we go astray by deluding ourselves. This becomes apparent when, instead of feeling nurtured by offering compassion in thought or deed, we are left with the bitter taste of negative emotion.

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THE MANDALA OF SACRED FIRE

In SACRED WORLD by Tara Trinley WangmoLeave a Comment

As one of the powerful elements from the spiritual culture of India, the sacred fireplace, called dhuni, is a skillful tool to capture the ordinary mind and lead it toward infinity. It is a natural outer mandala for yogis and yoginis, a complete installation, both for the wanderer and the hermit.

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WHISPER – A TALE

In STORYTELLING by Jacek DziubińskiLeave a Comment

In a void, free from space and time, a subtle whisper appeared, or actually a rustle. It rustled so for a while, until it felt uneasy.
– It’s so strange, rustling coming out of nothing – it thought. And to justify its presence it created leaves for itself.

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RAIN OF PROSPERITY

In TANTRIC POETRY by Erik Pema Kunsang10 Comments

A song to raise positive conditions. Among all the beliefs people may have about why some prosper and some don’t, the Indian master Padmasambhava taught that we can create prosperity. It starts in our minds, in our ability to imagine combined with boundless kindness.