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The purpose.

The purpose is as follows:
to come to a definitive conclusion in one’s personal experience of timeless awareness.
In demonstrating that purpose,
all of the tantras, explanatory commentaries and… 41 more words

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Noteable Read: Unorthodox Confessions: The Importance of Dharma, Karma, and Reincarnation by Nadia Ballas-Ruta

I’ve read countless spirituality autobiographies over the past few years, but few appear to have been as relatable, intimate and honest as Unorthodox Confessions: The Importance of Dharma, Karma, and Reincarnation… 487 more words


Seeing the Buddha, Seeing the Dhamma

“Then the Blessed One dressed and, taking bowl and robe, approached the Venerable Vakkali. The Venerable Vakkali saw the Blessed One coming in the distance and stirred on his bed. 256 more words


The vital points.

Neither deity, nor demon: the confidence of the view.
Neither distraction, nor fixation: the vital point of meditation.
Neither acceptance, nor rejection: the vital point of action. 19 more words

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Dhanavantari ... and his leech.

Today, October 21, 2014, is Dhanvantari Jayanti, the birth anniversary of Dhanavantari, patron-god of Ayurveda and the healing sciences.

Bhagvat Purana tell us that Dhanvantari emerged during Samudra Manthan, the churning of the ocean. 326 more words


Give Yourself Permission to Say No

Say yes. The universe rewards you when you say yes.

I tend to agree with that sentiment. Perhaps a little too ardently, to the point of taking on too much at times. 519 more words


the teacher appears

Doves sing down the sun

Chickens sing it up

Stewards of their gifts


Drifting down river

I see a man swimming

Hard against the flood… 35 more words