From the birth of yearning
One’s true nature the precious seed-
The ground, the path, the fruit are Buddha.
The banquet is ready
The Bodhichitta, sublime display
Oh! For the day still coming
In this day, in this time,
Being grateful for the many gifts I have been endowed with in this very lifetime, I now wish to offer a prayer usually associated with vows:
Today I have picked the fruit of this lifetime. The meaning of this human existence is now realized. Today I am born into the family of buddhas and have become […]
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 […]
The colors of Autumn in full measure
If my eyes know beauty, it is His.
He who brought […]
Prince of power this is the hour
You alone are well prepared
How I wish there was something to say
To nuture the dreams we have today
To seek the path and find a way
To hold you close, to sway,
To music only we can hear- Sacrament of joy spoken to my ear- I love you;
I love you;
ah, my Dear What secret whisper brought you here!
I love you.
So very clear […]