Tag Archives: dzogchen

Aries: the unstoppable force of Awareness

One of the highest meanings of Aries energy is that Aries is rigpa – naked, raw, awakened Awareness. This associates well with Uranus hierarchically ruling, and with the crown center -highest of the head centers- implied by  Uranus whose “head … Continue reading

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Books for the summer or anytime

Buddhist practice and philosophy The Buddha’s Ancient Path by Thera Piyadassi: I’ve been reading Buddhist texts and commentaries for over 20 years. This small book was the clearest explanation of the living expression of the Four Noble Truths that I … Continue reading

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Notes to the Buddha’s Insights

For those who don’t have time for a one hour webcast, here is the gist of the free online presentation that I did last Thursday. I purposefully approached the Buddha’s insights and their application to conditioned life in a non-traditional … Continue reading

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Mahayana and Philosophical Reading

Mahayana and Tantric Buddhism has been the primary reading for a while. Sprinkled in have been a few other subjects. Here are some highlights as possibilities for your summer reading. The Buddha’s Ancient Path. Clean, clear. A call to the … Continue reading

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Recently read

Here are some books that I recently enjoyed reading. Wild Awakenings by Dzogchen Ponlop The subtitle of this book is “the heart of Mahamudra and Dzogchen,” which pretty well sums it up. This Tibetan tantric master has lived in the … Continue reading

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