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Cause and Effect and the Antidote to Unhappiness

Cause and Effect and the Antidote to Unhappiness

The following is an excerpt from a teaching by Jetsunma Ahkon Lhamo called “The Lama Never Leaves”

Lord Buddha’s teachings are always reasonable and logical. He teaches us that, for instance, if we are lonely and unhappy, we should look to find the causes of that. He teaches us that causes are never outside. [...]

Astrology for 10/24/2014

10/24/2014 Friday by Norma

There’s a new sheriff in town and this one means business! Secret negotiations with powerful figures resolve issues. Large institutions step in and do their job! Everything tightens up into purposeful activity now that realistic thinking has entered the picture. At the same time, happiness blossoms in an area that was [...]

Mind Creates Form: Khenpo Tenzin Norgay

Mind Creates Form: Khenpo Tenzin Norgay

The following is an excerpt from a teaching by Khenpo Tenzin Norgay given at Kunzang Palyul Choling called “The Six Paramitas”

We are always concerned about our mind. We have the body, speech and mind, and according to our Buddhist teachings, we say that our mind is more powerful than our body and speech. [...]

Proper Conduct: Understanding the Source of Happiness

Proper Conduct: Understanding the Source of Happiness

The following is an excerpt from a teaching by Jetsunma Ahkon Lhamo called “The Lama Never Leaves”

Whenever we are on the path and we have a spiritual friend in the form of a teacher, whether it is on the earlier path of Theravadin Buddhism or whether we have a spiritual guru who is [...]

Astrology for 10/14/2014

10/14/2014 Tuesday by Norma

Feelings run rampant today, and the trick is to be aware of how you feel and to keep your head. You must continue to function in the world. Make a mental box, a place you can put all your emotions, and set it aside for the time being. Rabelais said, “For [...]

Astrology for 10/13/2014

10/13/2014 Monday by Norma

Communicate! Tell people what they need to know. If you neglected to inform others of something important, do it right now! Information solves an old problem today. Good will is prevalent, and a spirit of generosity is all pervasive. Act quickly to take advantage of the good aspects. Thomas a Kempis [...]

Astrology for 10/12/2014

10/12/2014 Sunday by Norma

Pay attention to the news! Important matters are being discussed. It is crucial that you mull over plans with others. Information is power now. Those who are in the know succeed: those who are not informed pay the consequences. Wolfgang von Goethe said, “Nothing is more terrible than ignorance in action.” [...]

Astrology for 10/11/2014

10/11/2014 Saturday by Norma

Magnetism, love at first sight, happy times, joyfulness- all these things are favored today. An image beckons and you follow, encouraged and inspired. You’ll never catch it, as you will discover, so don’t even try. The awareness of something wonderful is thrilling! Eden Phillpots said, “The universe is full of magical [...]

Astrology for 10/10/2014

10/10/2014 Friday by Norma

Avoid overspending today. Strong feelings send you into a tizzy of shopping; you want your beloved to have everything! Do check your bank balance to make sure the funds are available before promising the moon. The danger is trying to borrow from friends to make up the difference, they won’t be [...]

Astrology for 10/9/2014

10/09/2014 Thursday by Norma

A peaceful feeling initiates the day. The Taurus moon brings happiness and relaxation. Take a bath, eat a nice meal, move through the day at a leisurely pace. Nothing rushes the bull, and nothing should rush you either. A visit to a medical professional goes well, and a hidden matter is [...]

Astrology for 10/8/2014

10/08/2014 Wednesday by Norma

Two groups align on opposite sides of an issue, and it seems no common ground exists, but it does! Two escape hatches are possible, both are good: one is the appearance of a generous leader who offers support and inspiration; the other involves vigorous activity inspired by philosophical beliefs. Either offers [...]

Astrology for 10/7/2014

10/7/2014 Tuesday by Norma

Action! Two sides eye each other in an important moment. One side is emotional, erratic and aggressive; the other is powerful, compassionate and diplomatic. How well they do depends on their ability to listen to advice and keep the big picture in mind. If either side decides to strike, duck! Fortunately, [...]

Astrology for 10/6/2014

10/6/2014 Monday by Norma

Listen carefully to a message that comes in the middle of the day! Serious news is delivered by an innocuous person whose manner belies the importance of the message. Listen and act on what you hear, you’ll be glad you did. Do not make others wait in any way, you could [...]

Astrology for 10/5/2014

10/05/2014 Sunday by Norma

A dreamy energy permeates the day. People are receptive to subtle influences and easily affected by sensitive issues and suggestion. Surprising health cures are possible. Words have special power to penetrate into deep places. At the same time, travel is excellent, all spiritual matters are exciting and inspiring, and a happy [...]

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