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Mountain Prayers

Knock, knock, knock. The bare knuckles of Robin our guide rap on the thin wooden door of our hut. It’s 5.30 in the morning and I am already awake, still in bed and watching the sky through the flimsy curtains pinken and blush as it gets ready to embrace the sun. 583 more words


A Buddhist Sunday - A bit of Compassion

There are many different Buddha aspects and bodhisattvas, but none so famous as Avalokiteśvara (or Chenrezig སྤྱན་རས་གཟིགས་ in Tibetan).

He (or she – Guānyīn in Chinese Buddhism) embodies enlightened compassion. 79 more words


ॐ The HUM Festival

ओं मणिपद्मे

O m   M a n i   P a d m e   HUM

Imagine a gathering of individuals who emanate the Universal principle of Love. 804 more words


Om Mani Padme Hum

For anyone who, like myself, loves singing and chanting sacred songs and mantras, I’m sharing this beautiful version of the OM MANI PADME HUM chant. It’s accompanied by lively Tibetan music and images of joyful children. 234 more words

Omraam Mikhael Aivanhov

Awe | Cape Town Fires Devastate Large Areas

Early today the fire coming over the mountain into Fish Hoek 6am and now 9:30 am. This morning I awoke to the Southern Peninsula of Cape Town burning wildly, with yesterdays fires spreading and causing closure of main roads to and from the Peninsula. 147 more words

To simply be....

The carved silver
on your ring finger
is a mark
of our union.

And the open spaces
around the etched words
are for your hands… 107 more words