Category Archives: Life’s Insights

upcoming: March 6 Day of Meditation for the World

Some ideas are timeless. Some aspirations are too. Bodhichitta is one such idea and aspiration. The word bodhichitta is Sanskrit. It predates Patanjali and existed before Buddha Shakyamuni. And, though the term bodhichitta is usually partnered with Tibetan Buddhism, it … Continue reading

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Soften and Open, recordings from the Day of Meditation

As always, it was a joy to meditate with people dedicated to serving the world. The field locked in immediately.   Here is the Day of Meditation dates for this year (2021) plus the dates for the three 3-day online … Continue reading

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February Day of Meditation for the World

This new year is already showing its character: new. New coronavirus variants, new administration in the White House with new information and truth-talking every day from its podiums. A third, new vaccine for the virus will be rolling out before … Continue reading

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Meditation: recognizing the mandala of existence

Life is a mandala: a manifestation of myriad components. Each nanosecond is an arising of a plethora of factors; each emotion, thought, memory, belief, craving, avoidance, snowflake or breeze as well. Everything, every experience, from the most unrecognized subtle to … Continue reading

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Three words for a year-end review

Translation, transmutation, transformation. Use these three words for a year-end self reflection. Hold them in your heart and mind in the days as the year ends. Translation: Translation doesn’t change something’s truth or existence, it simply uses different words to … Continue reading

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