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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.

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LET US NOT LET IT BE

In POETRY by Karma DendupLeave a Comment

Let us not stop asking ourselves why we are here, Let us not pretend to be content without conquering our fears, Let us not give up our chances, Let us not foolishly act helpless blaming circumstances.

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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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GROUNDLESS VULNERABILITY

In TRAINING by Erik Pema Kunsang3 Comments

The shieldless naked heart is the amour of the true warrior. The very moment we take a step back from what we call ourselves and allow room enough in the field of experience, this inner spaciousness is the most wonderful medicine against fear, claustrophobia and the timidity of dualistic mind.

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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.