An explanation on how our future is in our own hands. Explores the age old dilemma in the Indian thinking, “Is it correct to do an action with the motivation of a specific result?”Read more
When the voice of the messengers of peace will be heard louder than those of the hate speeches, when people find inspiration in the messages of harmony, tolerance and love, a nation enters its golden era. In contrast, when hate speeches and calls for persecution fill the air, …Read more
Thirty Seven Verses on the Practice of a Bodhisattva (Gyalse Laglen) by Gyalse Ngulchu Thogme Zangpo., – An English translation. This text gives a summary of mind training steps on the path of BodhisattvasRead more
Acharya Nagarjuna’s Sativaaraadhana stavam – In Praise of Worshipping Sentient Beings – Sanskrit original along with English translation. A mind training text explaining how to view and relate to other beings.Read more
A short teaching on how to discover the brilliant expanse of one’s own mind through the correct generosity and the correct meditation. (based on a quote from Bodhidharma)Read more
A poetry in homage to Guru Padmasambhava (Guru Rinpoche). ” … The space of mind swirls up as playful maidens, the effortless play of spontaneous perfection! Perceptions turn into the mandala of awakening! In this wondrous display, I rest in evenness. … “Read more
The sacred objects of Buddhism such as statues and scriptures are aids for working with one’s own mind. Masters cautioned not to turn them into objects of conflicts and not to be upset by their destruction. The way to protect Dharma is by being a living lamp of peace, wisdom and compassion …Read more
A poetry that explores the connection between the noble eight-fold path of the Buddha and the experience of non-dual non-conceptual awakening. “… In the withering away of the matrix of ego and concepts, Is the explosive joy of empty mind!”Read more
A Homage to His Holiness Drubwang Pema Norbu Rinpoche (Penor Rinpoche), a great contemporary master of Buddhism. “… O, gentle and loving, the boundless expanse! … as a cool breeze that dissolved ego’s hardness. … the youthfulness of naked awareness!”Read more
We claim to be “free thinkers”. But, are we really free in our thoughts?
If this is so, we must be thinking from clear and direct wisdom unstained by habitual presumptions, inclinations and taboos. Often, that is not the case. Whatever we hear, does it remain inside as just pieces of information we can use freely? Rather, it molds us to think in specific ways. What we hear turns into bondage – of presumptions, inclinations and taboos.