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Astrology for 7/26/2016

7/26/2016 Tuesday by Norma

Avoid pushing too hard early in the day, it’ll turn out badly. If you’re spinning your wheels, going nowhere, relax and do nothing until the energy changes. Avoid anything that’s too expensive, no matter how good it looks. Genuine prestige involves taking pride in what is most meaningful to […]

What is a "Good Death"

What is a “Good Death”

The following is an excerpt from a teaching by Jetsunma Ahkon Lhamo offered during a Phowa retreat:

While there are individual experiences in the bardo of dying, let’s talk about the general ones so that we can prepare. Since we are talking about the six bardos, in general, we want to be very clear on the […]

Astrology for 7/25/2016

7/25/2016 Monday by Norma

Avoid a heavy handed or intimidating demeanor and present your case with charm, dignity and grace today. Tact has never been more necessary and important than now. The more confident you are, the better your ideas are received. People are excited, happy and ennobled by a respectful reception. John […]

Astrology for 7/24/2016

7/24/2016 Sunday by Norma

Feeling tired and grumpy this morning? Move slowly, in time your engine engages and you speed off toward your objective! This is an exciting day, one where opportunity abounds. Planning to electrify others with your performance or ideas? This is your day: enthusiasm is magnetic and attractive to […]

Five Demons or Dakinis

From The Spiritual Path:  A Compilation of Teachings by Jetsunma Ahkon Lhamo

How do phenomena express themselves as they do? Each sentient being, within its own nature and even within the form in which it arises, contains an essential seed or drop that is the nature of mind itself. Just as all things emanate from Nature […]

The Seduction of the Five Senses

The following is an excerpt from a teaching by Jetsunma Ahkon Lhamo called “Tools to Deepen Your Practice”

All the practices, no matter what they look like or sound like or seem like, are heading in that direction of gradually awakening more and more to the awareness of the sphere of truth.  Wisdom is then the […]

Understanding the Senses

The following is an excerpt from a teaching by Jetsunma Ahkon Lhamo called “Tools to Deepen Your Practice”

In order to practice Vajrayana, for instance, there has to be some certain capacity that the student has, or some previous karma that now comes forward and comes to bear, or Vajrayana simply would not work. Indeed, for […]

Planting Your Dharma Garden: Full Length Video Teaching

The following is a full length video teaching by Jetsunma Ahkon Lhamo offered at Kunzang Palyul Choling:

 

 

In a beautiful, concise introduction to the Vajrayana path, Jetsunma describes how the 5 senses delude us, and how we mut begin taking refuge in something unseen that seems illugical Ngondro offers the method of purifying these senses, so […]

What Are Your Five Senses Telling You? Full Length Video Teaching by Jetsunma Ahkon Lhamo

The following is a full length video teaching offered by Jetsunma Ahkon Lhamo at Kunzang Palyul Choling:

 

 

We are constanting giving ourselves information about our world through our 5 senses. What are they telling us? and how should we use that infomation?

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Cultivating Awareness

From a series of Tweets by Jetsunma Ahkon Lhamo:

Did you know that there is a fundamental difference between Vajrayana Buddhism and other faiths? All faiths improve our life, our minds and hearts, and give us structure and aspiration, hope. Buddhism has all that in common. The difference is that Vajrayana Buddhism does not recognize self-nature […]