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You Can Make It

You Can Make It

An excerpt from a teaching called Bodhicitta by Jetsunma Ahkon Lhamo given after her return from India and Nepal in 1996

In Nepal, right next to one of Guru Rinpoche’s caves where he practiced chemchok, lives a wonderful Dakini.  She is the consort of Lama Tulku Orgyen.  And she’s been there for years and years, practicing […]

Astrology for 12/6/2016

12/6/2016 Tuesday by Norma

Escape, that’s what people want now! This is a perfect day to watch tv for hours, to engage in creative work or visit the doctor. Listen to your inner voice as you decide what to do. People can revert to old bad habits today. If you have […]

What Drives You to Practice?

What Drives You to Practice?

An excerpt from a teaching called Bodhicitta by Jetsunma Ahkon Lhamo

Some of you show up for practice because you think your teacher will get mad at you if you don’t.  So you make yourself visible.  Some of you show up for practice because you’ve got to get it in today.  When do you do practice […]

Astrology for 12/5/2016

12/5/2016 Monday by Norma

Something has finished and something new is on the way but hasn’t arrived yet, which means you are free to jog in place, meander around tending in second-tier tasks and generally relax in preparation for what’s to come. Make no effort to push an agenda, it’ll appear in its own […]

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 […]