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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 […]

If You Can Open Your Heart and Ask

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

For whom is Dharma written? Not for the ones who feel they know it. That would be a waste. If you are like that don’t listen to me.

Remember I was born in Brooklyn. (So not trustworthy?). I learned late, Aha! But was born young. […]

Today

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

We are women
We are delicate and fragile
And inconceivably strong
Worlds are born from us
We are sacred
We are the oceans of the Earth
Seducing and touching the sand
This is our time

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For All Our Sakes!

Jennifer Lopez in "Enough"

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

Hi all! Still hiding, and all is going well. I’m making progress on my Health Rider, and I’ve started to learn self-defense.

What the law won’t do for me, I’ll do for myself. What other choice does this system give women?

I […]