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By Bardor Tulku Rinpoche.
Ignorance is that which impedes the recognition of the mind’s nature.
Our minds possess innate qualities of wisdom, which is that faculty of the mind that makes liberation and omniscience possible. For …

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Ignorance – Part III
Thu, 2/12/10 – 12:01 | One Comment
Ignorance – Part III

By Bardo Tulku Rinpoche
We could say that ignorance is an aspect of the kleshas. Kleshas [or afflicted emotions] refer to mental states such as attachment, aversion, ignorance, pride, and jealousy that defile the …

Spiritual Solutions #17 – Get in Touch with Body-Mind
Thu, 2/12/10 – 11:41 | Comments Off on Spiritual Solutions #17 – Get in Touch with Body-Mind
Spiritual Solutions #17 – Get in Touch with Body-Mind

By Deepak Chopra and Annie Bond.
Connecting to Body-Mind
To become familiar with the miracle of the human body-mind is to acquire awesome power. This power is magical because it allows you to experience the body-mind …

Spiritual Solutions #16: Embrace the Unexpected
Thu, 18/11/10 – 14:11 | 2 Comments
Spiritual Solutions #16:  Embrace the Unexpected

By Deepak Chopra and Annie Bond
Gifts of Unpredictability
Despite the fact that your ego hates unpredictability, the truth is that you have benefited from it again and again. Think for a moment about the unexpected …

Spiritual Solutions #15: Find the Flow
Thu, 11/11/10 – 11:24 | Comments Off on Spiritual Solutions #15: Find the Flow
Spiritual Solutions #15: Find the Flow

By Deepak Chopra and Annie B. Bond
Be in the Flow
If you want to be in the flow of life, you can’t struggle against it at the same time. The ego must examine its fears …

Ignorance – Part I
Wed, 10/11/10 – 15:04 | 2 Comments
Ignorance – Part I

By Bardor Tulku Rinpoche
Carefully consider the reality of things and you will notice that all things without exception are interdependent. We say, “over here,” because there is “over there.” We think about “east” as …

Elephant Aid Internation – Newly Launched NGO
Tue, 9/11/10 – 10:40 | Comments Off on Elephant Aid Internation – Newly Launched NGO
Elephant Aid Internation – Newly Launched NGO

HOHENWALD, Tenn., (November 8, 2010) – Carol Buckley, co-founder and former CEO and president of The Elephant Sanctuary in Tennessee, has launched a new nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the welfare of elephants worldwide.
Elephant Aid …

Let’s Revise Our Everyday Words!
Sun, 7/11/10 – 13:21 | Comments Off on Let’s Revise Our Everyday Words!
Let’s Revise Our Everyday Words!

A: Accomplish, act, accountable, arise, awaken, altruistic, abundance, appreciation, accepting, accommodating, artful, aspire, animals, ancestors
B: Build, bliss, be, become, beauty, balance, bond, benefit, brainstorm
C: Co-create, connect, care, create, coach, consciousness, courage, collaborate, …

Spiritual Solutions #14 – Simple and Whole
Thu, 4/11/10 – 10:40 | Comments Off on Spiritual Solutions #14 – Simple and Whole
Spiritual Solutions #14 –  Simple and Whole

By Deepak Chopra and Annie Bond
The Simple State
There is a state of non-suffering inside you; it is simple and open to awareness. By contrast, the state of suffering is complicated because, in its attempts …

How to Smudge to Clear the Air
Thu, 4/11/10 – 9:55 | One Comment
How to Smudge to Clear the Air

The ritual of smudging to clear out old energy and cleanse and purify your space is one that has been used by indigenous peoples for millennia.
The herbs used to make smudge sticks are usually …

Be Fearless About Samsara – Part IV of Series
Thu, 4/11/10 – 8:41 | Comments Off on Be Fearless About Samsara – Part IV of Series
Be Fearless About Samsara – Part IV of Series

By Bardor Tulku Rinpoche
To become authentic practitioners we need to be fearless about samsara. In samsara, we are going to experience dissatisfaction and we need to be prepared for that. As is taught in …