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What's the Point?

What’s the Point?

Actually these teachings on the Four Noble Truths are the lessons that we are trying to implement here in this temple.  One of the goals that I have personally invested a great deal in is to try to create in this temple an opportunity for sentient beings to invest their effort, their kindness, their resources […]

Astrology for 9/25/2016

9/25/2016 Sunday by Norma

Today begins tentatively but stabilizes in time. If you don’t know what to do, wait and you’ll find out. You prefer to stay home but your presence is required elsewhere. It’s crucial to dress well and put your best foot forward today, people are watching! Ignore a […]

28th Anniversary of the Enthronement of Jetsunma Ahkon Lhamo

The lowing of the conch shell sounded from various points on the temple grounds like a soft foghorn. It overlaid the patter of hammers as stupa construction continued. Sometimes the sound wavered and spluttered out, and Jetsunma would laugh, lowering the conch. She was practicing for the enthronement ceremony the following day and had been […]

Astrology for 9/24/2016

9/24/2016 Saturday by Norma

Food and family are highlighted today. Be prepared to attend a social function with a casserole or snack in hand. Plutarch said, “It is a hard matter, my fellow citizens, to argue with the belly, since it has no ears.” Dine well for happiness. Household improvements are satisfying and small […]

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9/25/2016 Sunday by Norma

Today begins tentatively but stabilizes in time. If you don’t know what to do, wait and you’ll find out. You prefer to stay home but your presence is required elsewhere. It’s crucial to dress well and put your best foot forward today, people are watching! Ignore a […]

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9/24/2016 Saturday by Norma

Food and family are highlighted today. Be prepared to attend a social function with a casserole or snack in hand. Plutarch said, “It is a hard matter, my fellow citizens, to argue with the belly, since it has no ears.” Dine well for happiness. Household improvements are satisfying and small […]

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9/23/2016 Friday by Norma

Everything is magnified and enlarged today: you aren’t happy, you’re super-happy; you aren’t hungry, you’re starving; you aren’t nervous, you’re terrorized! And so on. Jupiter has entered the sign of balance/imbalance and swings back and forth between thoughts like a pendulum, never stopping. Calm Down! Henry Rutherford Elliot said, “If […]

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9/22/2016 Thursday by Norma

All systems go, full speed ahead! Mercury has turned around and you no longer need to handle matters from the past. A powerful source of information pours knowledge into your mind, giving you the tools you require for success. Underground excavation succeeds. Digging a hole to China? […]

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9/21/2016 Wednesday by Norma

A bit of news leaves you so stimulated that you can’t wait to spread it around and learn more! Speak your piece and don’t allow yourself to be distracted by the back and forth that ensues, it’s a time waster. Keep talking and you’ll be silenced emphatically and maybe rudely. […]

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9/20/2016 Tuesday by Norma

The Taurus moon urges you to “stop and smell the roses,” but this you should not do. Buy roses if you wish- Luther Burbank said, “Flowers always make people better, happier, and more helpful; they are sunshine, food and medicine for the soul.” -but don’t sit around smelling them […]

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9/19/2016 Monday by Norma

Multiple opportunities appear today, and the question is which one to take? Travel is in the picture, complicated by many small projects that must be completed before you can go. Make a list and zip around checking things off; failure to do this generates irritability. Alice Paul said, […]

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9/18/2016 Sunday by Norma

Your job is to smile as your savior charges around straightening up your messes. Don’t get bossy; you’d do it yourself if you could, and you haven’t. Step aside. Physical and intellectual strength combine nicely, guaranteeing favorable outcomes today. If it’s you who leaps in to save someone, great, […]

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9/17/2016 Saturday by Norma

Breakout energy propels you through a stuck situation today. Watch for the person who gives you a push and enjoy the added power. Libra, with all it’s charm and diplomacy, needs a partner and that partner has arrived, ready and willing to sweep aside Libra’s indecisiveness and make things happen. […]

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9/16/2016 Friday by Norma

People- still wanting to get away from it all- seriously consider hiding or playing sick to escape. Everything is imbued with hyper-sensitive energy that creates imaginary, paranoid misery. (“He gave me a funny glance; I know he’ll fire me!”). Don’t look for completion today, it’s not coming: present a finished project […]