Monthly Poetry: Poem Of Love

There are a thousand ways to express that thing that can’t be expressed. Through teaching the dharma great meditation masters have tried their best to pass their wisdom onto us. Another way their wisdom makes manifest is through arts and in this case poetry. Please enjoy this month’s ‘enlightened’ poem.  

Monthly Poetry: You Are Me

There are a thousand ways to express that thing that can’t be expressed. Through teaching the dharma great meditation masters have tried their best to pass their wisdom onto us. Another way their wisdom makes manifest is through arts and in this case poetry. Please enjoy this month’s ‘enlightened’ poem.  

Trungpa Rinpoche

Inspiration Friday: No Audience

“The point is not to want to benefit anyone or make them happy. There is no audience involved, no ‘me’ and ‘them.’ It is a matter of an open gift, complete generosity without the relative notions of giving and receiving. That is the basic openness of compassion: opening without demand. Simply be what you are,…

Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche

Inspiration Friday: Warriors

“Those who are in the sangha are warriors, because they are trying to overcome samsara. Members of the sangha support one another and care for one another. They are not perfect, but they inspire us because they are people who want to deepen their practice of mindfulness, awareness and compassion. The sangha is also a…

pema chodron

Inspiration Friday: Samsara

“In samsara we continually try to get away from pain by seeking pleasure, and in doing so, we just keep going around and around. I’m so hot I open all the windows, and then I’m so cold I put on a sweater. Then it itches, so I put cream on my arms, and then that’s…

Inspiration Friday: Every Moment

“From basic goodness comes a continuous expansion of wisdom and teaching. Basic goodness is always communicating with us.The world is always communicating with us. Every moment is teaching; Every moment is wisdom ” ~Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche