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How to Pacify Hatred, Anger and Attachment

How to Pacify Hatred, Anger and Attachment

The following is from a twitter conversation between Jetsunma Ahkon Lhamo and one of her followers:

Questioner to Jetsunma: That’s very true. I have to work hard not to hate. It hurts the hater most of all.

Jetsunma: Here is a method to pacify hatred and too much attachment, which are often combined. This sounds gross but it […]

Astrology for 2/12/2016

2/12/2016 Friday by Norma

Activity in the service of a larger goal is excellent, provided you don’t cross authority figures. You’ll know it’s happened when somebody corrects you. Do not defend yourself, rather ask what you can do better or differently. It’s a day to tiptoe through things, to be disciplined but stay […]

I am Awake

I am Awake

An excerpt from a teaching by Jetsunma Ahkon Lhamo called “How Buddhists Think”

When the Buddha was asked what kind of being he was, he described himself neither as a god nor as someone who has attained godhood, but simply as “awake.”  He was awake to the primordial Wisdom Nature, which is free from the delusion […]

Astrology for 2/11/2016

2/11/2016 Thursday by Norma

Energy! You’ve got it, and so does everyone else. Fly out of bed and take action on what’s in front of you. The Aries moon rewards those who “do something” about life, rather than thinking about life, and the more energetic you are the better you feel. Who are […]

Astrology for 2/2/2016

2/2/2016 Tuesday by Norma

A secret is revealed and hidden things are discovered, introducing the question, “How should this be handled?” This is what everyone is asking. Two modes are possible: justice or vengeance, and each has supporters. If you find yourself inclined to join a possee, consider the situation carefully, no good […]

Astrology for 2/1/2016

2/1/2016 Monday by Norma

An exciting beginning to the day is promised: a jangling alarm, a phone call at 5am? Something gets you moving fast! Be grateful, quick action is excellent. A business opportunity appears and prompt action is required. Snooze and you lose. A problem is being resolved, and something allows you […]

Astrology for 1/31/2016

1/31/2016 Sunday by Norma

Groups and friends are fun, but secret conversations resolve issues that can’t be discussed in public. Take advantage of an offer, it’s a good one. This is an excellent day to engage in business, sign contracts and make purchases. Romance is in the picture, too. Groups are […]

Astrology for 1/30/2016

1/30/2016 Saturday by Norma

This is a great day to spend with a partner. Individual activity generates indecision, but a partner offers ideas and direction. John Gay said, “If the heart of a man is depressed with cares, the mist is dispelled when a woman appears.” This is a relaxing day during a busy […]

Astrology for 1/29/2016

1/29/2016 Friday by Norma

Feeling indecisive, uncertain about which way to go? Stick with duty, the things to which you are committed, and avoid confronting authority or striking out on an independent course of action. Friends and groups are excellent, provided you avoid making loans or giving in to an unexpected demand that’s annoying. […]

Astrology for 1/28/2016

1/28/2016 Thursday by Norma

A well-spoken diplomat is solving problems you didn’t know you had. Pay attention to the person who is not speaking, this one holds the power and is actively engaged behind-the-scenes. A leader is unconnected and out of the loop. Be sure to let people know what you are doing, […]

Astrology for 1/27/2016

1/27/2016 Wednesday by Norma

The best comment, bit of news or idea comes early in the day, right after a demoralizing moment. Watch for it and act on it. Someone can tell you the secret of the universe, how to solve your most pressing problem, and the correct Powerball number. All you […]

Astrology for 1/26/2016

1/26/2016 Tuesday by Norma

It’s “all systems go” today in your activities. If you aren’t thinking hard and pressing forward, you’re wasting the best energy of the day. Secrets matters come to light, and every type of excavation is successful. Drilling for oil in your backyard? A gusher could ensue! Sudden […]

Astrology for 1/25/2016

1/25/2016 Monday by Norma

People and things from other places are working on your behalf, and good results are in the wings. Patience is an issue, yours and other people’s. If someone is upset, consider that patience has run
out and offer a snack or cup of coffee. A change of scenery is the […]

Astrology for 1/24/2016

1/24/2016 Sunday by Norma

An irritating moment is followed by two good events today, so be patient. Sunny, confident and courteous behavior is appropriate and draws the thing you’ve wished for. A leader sends a message or shows up in person, and women are especially helpful. Lama Surya Das said, “When we say Yes […]