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HEROIC TIBETAN MAN-BUNS ON NGAKPA UPDATE

David Chapman who runs the Ngakpa Update site asked to share my earlier post about Justin Bieber, dreadlocks and Tibetan tantric practitioners on his blog… 139 more words

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A TIBETAN GHOST STORY: HOW THREE CHOD-PAS TAMED A FEMALE 'HARM-GIVER'

The following is a rough translation of a spooky Tibetan story that was shared on the popular Tibetan-medium site Khabdha. I hope you will read it and be careful the next time you are practicing yoga in the wilderness. 1,214 more words

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REACHING THE RAINBOW WITH YOUR FEET ON THE GROUND: AN ESSAY ON THE IMPORTANCE AND SPECIAL CHARACTERISTICS OF THE YUTHOK NYINGTHIK

Like all other Buddhist traditions, Vajrayana or tantric Buddhism offers a way out of the terrifying and bewildering morass of human suffering and habitude that is shorthanded as Samsara (འཁོར་བ་ khorwa in Tibetan, or ‘wandering around and around’). 5,209 more words

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SO YOU WANT TO BE A TANTRIC WIZARD, HUH?

Part of my current PhD research focuses on the overlaps – and divergences – between ideas about what practicing tantra means in ‘traditional’ or ‘indigenous’ Asian contexts and in what can be called ‘neo’ or ‘New Age’ tantric settings. 1,175 more words

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No se por dónde empezar. Mi ruta a encontrarme conmigo misma me llevo a varios caminos donde terminaba en una clase de Yoga. Realmente pasaron muchos años para entender que significaba para mí la práctica del yoga. 559 more words

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5 best albums for practicing yoga

by Mara Fields

I am constantly searching for great music for practicing yoga because music is an integral part of my practice, as it is for many in the yoga community.

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Our Kabalistic Mother, the Astral Virgin

THE most compelling, principal teaching of Theosophy is the Astral Light, an all-pervasive invisible force field — a space-filling energy matrix.

This vital invisible substance serves as a universal matrix for the patterns of everything in our physical world. 1,890 more words

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