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Vajrasattva

Purification of Moral Conduct

The following is a prayer from the Bodhisattva Vow Ceremony as translated in the Nam Cho Daily Practice book from Palyul Ling International:

Prostrate to all the Tathagatas!

Prostrate to Bodhisattva Mahasattva Avalokiteshvara!

OM AH MO GHA SHI LA SAMBHARA SAMBHARA BHARA BHARA MAHASHUD DHA SATO PEMA BHI BHU KHE TE BU DZA DARA DARA SAMANTA AVALOKETE HUNG […]

Astrology for 5/30/2016

5/30/2016 Monday by Norma

Two planets that have been blocking each other, Jupiter and Saturn, are slowly beginning to move apart, giving “space” or breathing room to projects that had become constricted. You’ll notice the change as your options expand, for a change. Material items, things you can touch, deal with, pick […]

About Wisdom

About Wisdom

An excerpt from a teaching called Compassion, Love, & Wisdom by Jetsunma Ahkon Lhamo

We are going to talk about something that is very core to the Buddha’s teaching and that you will hear about again and again as you continue to practice on the Buddha’s path. This subject is compassion. It is about love and […]

Astrology for 5/29/2016

5/29/2016 Sunday by Norma

A perfect paradox occurs today as you are pulled in four directions at once. You’d like to take it easy and relax, go out and have fun, work on your project and talk to someone. Take things one at a time and you’ll be happy, try to do everything […]

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5/20/2016 Friday by Norma

Someone presents an opposing point of view to yours and it’s a winner. Actually, the combination of the two ideas is the winner. Integrate the new into your strategy and watch your productivity expand. Insist on your way or cave in to somebody else’s way and it’s wasted. […]

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5/19/2016 Thursday by Norma

Cheerful thinking continues, and a shrewd, intuitive person is putting the good energy to work. You perhaps? Look beneath the surface in every situation today: what is actually going on, behind the scenes, in your environment? You’ll see it if you look, and when you have clarity […]

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5/18/2016 Wednesday by Norma

A surprise comes early in the day; someone has a different plan and you must make adjustments. The rest of the day is a downhill slope, where you effortlessly go through the motions. The nicest aspect involves Mercury backing into a trine with Jupiter; intelligence combines with humor and generosity, […]

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5/17/2016 Tuesday by Norma

Venus continues to hold the winning cards, suggesting your best mode of action is tact and diplomacy, kindness and good will towards others. This attitude helps enormously as you’ll be required to constantly re-work, adjust and change what you’re doing, giving the feeling that the harder you work the farther behind […]

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5/16/2016 Monday by Norma

Time spent with a close companion in productive work is satisfying and yields excellent results. Go in to work early as that’s your best time. The rest of the day is spent finishing up something you begin this morning. If a project doesn’t come together, admit defeat and […]

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5/15/2016 Sunday by Norma

Happiness is here early in the day, provided you sidestep a discouraging message. Do not confront a problem head on, rather look for an alternative solution. Richard Hooker said, “Change is not made without inconvenience, even from worse to better.” This is a pleasant day to engage in […]

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5/14/2016 Saturday by Norma

Venusian behavior- diplomacy, tact and affection- is your best bet for happiness today. Fill your speech with special kindness and consideration; it’ll be fun, a mental stretch for you (“How can I say this nicely?”) and a source of unexpected happiness for others. Ashley Jensen said, “I’ve made this […]

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5/13/2016 Friday by Norma

A happy surprise leaves everyone smiling and delighted. Fun is on the menu today and you must be outside or in a bright, colorful place to find it. A parade, a celebration or a party beckon. You’ll spend more than you wish, but don’t put a price on the […]

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5/12/2016 Thursday by Norma

This is a good day for travel and it’s important to dress your best and to look your best as you go about your business. First impressions determine your success today. Money and ego come together negatively so avoid impulse purchases if possible, you’ll buy the most expensive […]

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5/11/2016 Wednesday by Norma

The void of course moon signals aimless, undirected activity for most of the day, so don’t break your heart expecting to accomplish something. This is a day to go with the flow, to watch sunsets, lounge peacefully and engage in beautification projects. Venus is strong and she rules beauty and […]