Wednesday, September 28

On Saturday September 17th 2022, Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche passed very peacefully into the clear light.  I asked a friend yesterday how she felt, and she replied “I don’t know yet.” Exactly. But as the hours and days pass, more meaning is emerging for all of us, it seems. So I keep adding to this article …  This is my heart In the 2009 Summer Festival, Geshe-la said: “Now…

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I wanted to say a bit about what Tantra is within the Buddhist tradition, and how accessible it can be. Buddhist Tantra is known as the “quick…

Some people talk these days about “peak experiences”, and how they give meaning to a…

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MISCELLANEOUS

What does it mean to you to take, or seize, the essence of your human life? I was just walking through my new leafy neighborhood, Capitol Hill, and into Cheesman Park, and once again the Colorado sky is wall to wall blue, a canopy of blue. It appears blue. It is blue? I can see blue very clearly up there. But if I try to reach out and grasp it,…

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