Category Archives: Buddhism

The Extraordinary Breath

The flow of prana or lung within the body is directly connected to mind and its functions. This connection is pervasive. Rather than thinking of mind as being “in our heads” or our “brains” the Ayurvedic and Tibetan medical and … Continue reading

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24 Unplug #1

Recently I was off the grid so to speak for a short reprieve. No phone, no internet, no external stimuli or distraction. All I had with me was a collection of essays by Edward Abbey, my thoughts, and the teachings … Continue reading

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The Activism of Mantra

In light of the recent election here in the United States there has been a fire lit for those inspired to action and activism. This fire always burns, of course, but with the full assault on diversity, religious freedoms, and … Continue reading

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Khandro Rinpoche on Relationships and the Path

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The Meaning and Purpose of Dharma

The following quote by my teacher, Chogyal Namkhai Norbu, is an outstanding short definition of what dharma is and how it can directly influence our day-to-day lives. I hope you enjoy it as much as I do. ‎”What we really … Continue reading

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Library of Tibetan Classics

The Library of Tibetan Classics is an extraordinary endeavor. The collection will eventually include thirty-two volumes, many of which include multiple unique texts. The translations range from core works by eminent masters of the major Tibetan Buddhist lineages, to the … Continue reading

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Lama Tharchin Rinpoche’s Final Words of Advice

Lama Tharchin Rinpoche was a truly extraordinary teacher who touched the lives of countless beings. His friends and students at Vajrayana Foundation have released a translation of Rinpoche’s final words of advice that he hand wrote before passing away this … Continue reading

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