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The Sixteenth Nakshatra: Vishakha

The sixteenth of the 27 Nakshatras is Vishakha, which spans from 20°00′ in Libra/Tula to 3°20′ in Scorpio/Vrishchika in the Sidereal Zodiac. The symbol for Vishakha is the potter’s wheel, which represents the whirlwind changes and illusions of life. 408 more words

Astrology

The suffering of change.

It is said that in this samsara there is not as much
As a pinpoint’s worth of happiness to be found.
But should one happen to find just a little, 21 more words

Daily Dharma Quotes

Peace

Peace is not a relationship of nations.

It is a condition of mind

brought about by a serenity of soul.

Peace is not merely the absence of war. 24 more words

Insight

A Concise Introduction to Tibetan Buddhism

A Concise Introduction to Tibetan Buddhism
by John Powers

Lucid and economical, this introductory text delivers a brisk, fast-moving survey of Tibetan Buddhism.

For many years Powers’s nearly 600-page “ 241 more words

Philosophy & Spirituality

day 229: spring

It’s the first days of spring and Plotzkey’s here. Shit’s going down and we’re holding each other up. I can hear a freight train moving past the prison and wind is gusting through my apartment. 216 more words

Practice Log

FULL OUT!

FULL out, whenever and wherever possible!

“The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing”
Dr. Kristin and others we are sure. 90 more words

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