We-Space: The Next Buddha

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We-Space is a term for the deepening experience of collective field phenomena occurring in groups. It may be called collective intelligence, an energetic manifestation of the resonance occurring among the participants in an increasingly intimate group process. Whether “we-space” pre-exists … Continue reading

Equanimity

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Equanimity means stability or composure, an evenness of mind and attitude. In the Buddhist sense, this means an imperturbable vision in which nothing stands out, all phenomena being regarded as literally equal. No phenomena distinguishes itself from any other. There … Continue reading

Essence Nature

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Most people would probably agree that the biggest human questions are why are we here and where do we come from. We generally do not believe anyone who claims to have received a phone call from God. And even if … Continue reading

The Karmapa Stupa-Crestone, CO.

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The plan to be in Crestone in the summer of 2015 was made the previous winter when registration opened for the regular two weeks of retreat with Tsoknyi Rinpoche. I had been attending two one-week back-to-back retreats with him each … Continue reading

As It Is

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From my earliest instruction in Buddhist meditation, this phrase, “As it is,” has been used in numerous contexts to describe a way of interpreting experience. It implies that all overlays, story, judgment, speculation about the future and interpretation of the … Continue reading

Real, But Not True

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The other day a friend of mine sent an email describing a gift he’d received for Christmas. He alleged it was a storied intoxicant, a well-known topic of experimentation, poetry and discourse, effective in small measures but dangerous in larger … Continue reading

The Flow of Feeling

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The natural state is intrinsic to every instant, arising in every moment whether we notice or not. So also is the self that creates separation from fully knowing the natural state. One of the forms of that arising is the … Continue reading

Kapan Gompa

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Yes, I realize you’re probably already bored with me talking about driving in Kathmandu. But I tell you, it’s such a significant aspect of the local reality that is so radically different from what any of us who don’t live … Continue reading

Compassion-II

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Our meditations on compassion begin at home, within our own hearts. They begin with appreciating our selves in an ever-deepening way. This appreciation is not about pumping ourselves up in our own eyes. It is not about covering over layers … Continue reading