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Astrology for 10/9/2015

10/9/2015 Friday by Norma

Workaholics unite! Four planets in Virgo in friendly aspect to the Lord of Transformation signal a push in a different, better direction. The more you work the better you feel! Ignore doubters, demoralizers and those who wonder “if this is the right time to do this.” It is. Mercury turns forward […]

The Search for I

The Search for I

An excerpt from a teaching by Jetsunma Ahkon Lhamo from the Vow of Love Series

All conceptualization, all phenomena arise from the belief in self-nature and from the compulsion, at that point, to make self appear separate from other, making a reactive relationship necessary. Your entire mind consists of the phenomena of hope and […]

Astrology for 10/8/2015

10/08/2015 Thursday by Norma

An early, happy interlude is wonderful: enjoy it right now as an unexpected problem will require your attention. Ah, life! A good friend is here to help you. Legal issues are possible today. Need to file another return, satisfy a governmental agency, deal with bureaucrats? Today’s the day. It’s a great […]

Crystal Clear

Crystal Clear

An excerpt from a teaching by Jetsunma Ahkon Lhamo from the Vow of Love Series

Do you remember the innocent sense of longing you felt when you first started to seek the spiritual path? You must have felt it at one point or another, or you could not receive this teaching. You could not. […]

The Value of Human Existence

The following is respectfully quoted from “Treasury of Precious Qualities” by Jigme Lingpa, with commentary by Longchen Yeshe Dorje and Kangyur Rinpoche, as translated by Padmakara Translation Group:

The Value of Human Existence:

1. So long enchanted in samsara’s wilderness, Tormented by the cutting of their heads and limbs, With seeds of future sorrow […]

How Keeping Commitments Fuels the Path

The following is an excerpt from a teaching given by Khenpo Tenzin Norgay at Kunzang Palyul Choling. In this excerpt Khenpo Norgay discusses how rare the opportunity to practice is, and how holding the vows assists practitioners in accomplishing both their own benefit and the benefit of others:



Precious Human Rebirth – YouTube Video

Precious Human Rebirth: YouTube video teaching by Jetsunma Ahkon Lhamo:

A Unique Occasion at the Right Juncture: Longchenpa

The following is respectfully quoted from “Kindly Bent to Ease Us” by Longchenpa:

A Unique Occasion at the Right Juncture

Traditional philosophy has been dominated by the contrasting ideas of essence and existence. Essence is said to be that factor in finite entities which determines them and marks them off from others, while existence […]

Have Confidence in this Precious Opportunity

An excerpt from a teaching called “The Importance of Shakyamuni” by Jetsunma Ahkon Lhamo:

All of the blessings of the Buddhist path are available to us because of the supreme compassion of Lord Buddha. If he had not chosen to stay and forego his parinirvana for some time, forego his entry into the state […]

An Attitude of Gratitude Opens All Doors

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

Using the attitude of gratitude we can make the best use of our precious human rebirth – which goes by faster than we could ever imagine. OM AH HUNG BENZAR GURU PEDMA SIDDHI HUNG.

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Impermanence and Death: a Teaching by Khenchen Tsewang Gyatso

The following is an excerpt from a teaching given by Khenchen Tsewang Gyatso at Kunzang Palyul Choling on Ngondro:

Precious human birth does not mean everyone who is born as a human being. It doesn’t mean that. There is precious human birth and ordinary human birth. Those who don’t do any kind of practice, […]

How Will You Live Your Life?

The following is from a series of tweets by Jetsunma Ahkon Lhamo:

You live in human form because you now have the merit to do so. When the merit is exhausted you will die. All is impermanent. Therefore while we live, this Precious Human Rebirth must be honored as the perfect vehicle for awakening […]

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