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Astrology for 9/30/2016

9/30/2016 Friday by Norma

An odd circumstance occurs where a cheerful partnership crosses the line and gets into trouble. Are you so in love that you make a spectacle of yourself, expressing affection inappropriately? You will be corrected! Behave yourself in public today, too much fun will get you into trouble. Sadly, […]

Why I Chose Buddhism

Why I Chose Buddhism

HH Penor Rinpoche & Jetsunma in 1985

An excerpt from a teaching by Jetsunma Ahkön Lhamo

I never cease being surprised when someone is personally challenged by my path, especially since I never try to convert them.  I don’t understand why it should bother one person what religion another person practices.  Or how one person can […]

Turning On the Light

Turning On the Light

The following is an excerpt from a teaching by Jetsunma Ahkon Lhamo called “Commitment to the Path”

Lord Buddha teaches us that we are wandering in cyclic existence, and that cyclic existence is tricky.  We are taught that cyclic existence is like that room full of furniture, full of obstacles.  You have to get through it, […]

Astrology for 9/29/2016

9/29/2016 Thursday by Norma

Happiness is a function of partnership these days: people are having a wonderful time together, blossoming and expanding as new plans are developed. At the same time, alliances that are not supportive come apart under this aspect. If a relationship disintegrates, be grateful, it wasn’t mutually supportive or based […]

Please Vote

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

I voted today! And Ireally hope it works. We need the best man. And I like the man with more experience to lead us. Vote please!

We need the President to finish his vision, not change course. The man who has skill abroad. Who cares about “We the […]

Have You Accomplished?

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

It always boggles my mind when some people spend their time putting others down, even if they themselves have accomplished so little. Getting a job, contributing, etc. Could it be these folks are wounded people who basically live off others like vampires?

Before one calls […]

Celebrating Love

I wish all beings a safe, peaceful holiday, filled with joy and warmth. May every Blessing rain upon you as silver drops of love! May you all walk in beauty and awareness; may you always be mindful of our natural gifts. Stars, Sun, Moon – and share with all! We are keeping our spirits up, though […]

The America I Loved

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

Where did the United States of America go? I mean the one that I loved. The one that stood for something? The “don’t tread on me” place. The America that had services for poor, sick, hungry, homeless. The America that always gave more than […]

Advice from the Heart

From a series of tweets by Jetsunma Ahkon Lhamo:

It is very important, before one’s death, that we pay back as much karmic debt as possible. And pay forward all gifts. OM AH MI DEWA HRI

When one’s self becomes more important than one’s practice, one has failed. Stop. Go back and do it right. OM BENZAR […]