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WHITE SKULL MOUNTAIN – GANGRI TOKAR

In PILGRIMAGE by Michael Ash6 Comments

Michael Ash, artist and visionary, presenting a photo exhibition and poetry from his journey to White Skull Mountain Hermitage, Gangri Tokar, the spectacular retreat where Tibet’s greatest mystic-philosopher Longchenpa, wrote the wonderful Seven Treasuries about the deepest topics in human civilization.

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THE CITY OF MAHASIDDHAS

In PILGRIMAGE by Tara Trinley Wangmo5 Comments

The 84 mahasiddhas are connected to a extremely broadminded world view that every situation in life is workable and can be utilized and transformed into total freedom. Looking through their biographies and life examples, they came from various background, from beggars to kings.

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THUNDERHOOF EXPERIENCE

In SACRED WORLD by Hamid Sardar-afkhami1 Comment

Hamid Sardar-afkhami created, what he calls the Thunderhoof Experience, where riders are introduced to a deeper level of horse-human interplay, the silences and nuances of horse communication and importance of reaching beyond human intellect in order to intuit what the horse is trying to say.

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RIVER 

In FICTION by Douglas J. PenickLeave a Comment

Song rose in his heart as from a distant mountain spring.

 He joined his hands in prayer. 
He sang, and his song was like a life-giving river.
 He sang, and the sky shone with his melodious voice. Shine in the sky, O pearl pure Ganges. O pearl pure Ganges, O river of milk, O life of all, O river of blood, O love.

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THE SPRING OF AWAKENING

In PILGRIMAGE by Tara Trinley Wangmo1 Comment

The supreme place of blessing, the spring of Awakening, Chumig Changchub, is located half way between Kathmandu and Pokhara in the Mahabharata range, overlooking Daman in the Noble Land of Nepal. The importance of the site to Vajrayana Buddhists cannot be overstated. Padmasambhava, the second Buddha meditated there on the way to Tibet.

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INTRODUCING COMPOSER MYSTIC DAVID HYKES

In SPIRITUAL ARTISANS by Tara Trinley Wangmo1 Comment

LEVEKUNST art of life is happy to introduce a music series about David Hykes and his work. Described by the New York Times as a composer-mystic, he is also a singer, meditation teacher, visual artist, cultural contemplative, and a recognized pioneer and respected teacher of musical spirituality and contemplative practice.