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Astrology for 4/18/2015

4/18/2015 Saturday by Norma

Fun continues but the risk of being troubled is less today, except in scams of the heart. There’s a tendency to hear what you want to hear and to be bewitched by pretty words. All you really have to do is say “Let me think about it,” to any proposal and […]

Calling the Lama From Afar

Calling the Lama From Afar

The following is an excerpt from a teaching by Jetsunma Ahkon Lhamo called “Experiencing the Hook of Compassion”

In our tradition, in preliminary practice, we practice this “Calling the Lama from Afar,” and it’s a haunting practice. It will bring tears to one’s eyes if one practices it with a full heart and really […]

Astrology for 4/17/2015

4/17/2015 Friday by Norma

Men are hard charging but the real action involves emotional satisfaction and the female principle today. “If you’re happy and you know it, clap your hands!” goes a stadium chant and you’ll gladly sing along and second the motion. Good will is all-pervasive, but it’s still important to look both ways […]

Meeting with the Vajrayana Path: His Holiness Khenpo Jigme Phuntsok

Meeting with the Vajrayana Path: His Holiness Khenpo Jigme Phuntsok

The following is an excerpt from a public talk given by His Holiness Khenpo Jigme Phuntsok:

This vehicle of secret mantra, Vajrayana, is the principal vehicle of Buddhism that is practiced in Tibet, and now we find it spreading throughout America and other countries. There are many Dharma centers that have been established in […]

Astrology for 4/18/2015

4/18/2015 Saturday by Norma

Fun continues but the risk of being troubled is less today, except in scams of the heart. There’s a tendency to hear what you want to hear and to be bewitched by pretty words. All you really have to do is say “Let me think about it,” to any proposal and […]

Astrology for 4/17/2015

4/17/2015 Friday by Norma

Men are hard charging but the real action involves emotional satisfaction and the female principle today. “If you’re happy and you know it, clap your hands!” goes a stadium chant and you’ll gladly sing along and second the motion. Good will is all-pervasive, but it’s still important to look both ways […]

Astrology for 4/16/2015

4/16/2015 Thursday by Norma

An attempt at sensitivity falls flat and it seems that something has been lost but don’t worry, everything works out well in the end. Mental stability is an absolute godsend today; everything that happens is taken in a relaxed, logical and unworried fashion. “All is well,” anonymous whispers. The hard-charging continues […]

Astrology for 4/15/2015

4/15/2015 Wednesday by Norma

A happy go lucky, “What me worry?” attitude resolves a setback. Don’t look back; keep your eyes on what lies ahead and you are already down the road to your next adventure. Yay for Gemini- the sign with the best ability to dance away from trouble! Resist the temptation to dissect […]

Astrology for 4/14/2015

4/14/2015 Tuesday by Norma

A setback is lurking nearby if you can stop talking long enough to notice. Inattentiveness is factor. People are busy having fun as a troublesome force slowly moves closer: it’ been coming for a while, you just didn’t fully recognize it: now you must deal with it. It’s time to say […]

Astrology for 4/13/2015

4/13/2015 Monday by Norma

A friendly encounter is promised today so reach out to those who are meaningful to you. Groups accomplish what a single person can’t, and machines of all sorts are helpful. Set goals for the future today, ones that involve innovative wild-eyed action as opposed to trudging ahead in the same manner. […]

Astrology for 4/12/2015

4/12/2015 Sunday by Norma

A last minute effort to impose order comes to nothing and quickly changes to making friends with everyone. Huh? Tactical advice: if your plan isn’t working try more friendliness; work on identifying common goals you share with others. Then watch things blossom. Conversation, the news and short trips all go well. […]

Astrology for 4/11/2015

4/11/2015 Saturday by Norma

If you’re in charge of upholding rules smile, be nice and expect to be challenged. A temporary hardening of positions puts authority figures at odds with the public, creating a precarious situation. Today groups will do things that individuals won’t consider, to the detriment of those involved. Side with the most […]

Astrology for 4/10/2015

4/10/2015 Friday by Norma

Fussbudgets unite- today is your day! If there is an obscure rule that blocks forward motion you’ll find it and apply it; and you’ll be right, except for those you’ve stymied. They will be annoyed and you’ll hear about it. What you do depends on which role you’re playing. If you’re […]

Astrology for 4/9/2015

4/9/2015 Thursday by Norma

Going on a trip, either physical or mental? Today’s your day! It’s a great day to set off on a voyage, argue your case in court, convert to a new religion or enroll in school. Publicize yourself! Brilliant, far-reaching thinking characterizes the day. Ask for information and you will be rewarded […]

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