In Honor of My Teacher. OM NAMO GURU DEV NAMO I remember the bowing, lighting candles, unfolding the zagu […]
Category: Essays by Yao Xiang Shakya
Lao Huo Shakya speaks to us about the truth of the body.
Don’t miss this short, sweet and strong truth.
Notice – Two Points. Please read PART 1 first, then come back and read this, PART 2. Thank you. 2. […]
Welcome Dear Friends. This piece may be longer than most of what ZATMA posts. But it is hot off […]
Bleary Doubled 2020 by Fly This is often known as your source of refuge. It comes when you are […]
This image reminded me that I have been a seeker since I was a young girl. My seeking ties me to all humans who yearn to be set free of their human bondage, to be released from sorrow and alienation, to be united with wisdom, safety and divine care. As we begin to emerge from the fog of the human pursuit of happiness, we re-member this core impulse. Then we begin to trust that our impulse to seek the divine is leading us somewhere. We realize it can be leaned on, the energy of our yearning like fuel for our engine of transformation.
Thoughts, when used to stop the monsters in the mind, are worth their weight in gold. Otherwise – monsters often come disguised as thoughts, images, imaginations, and all sorts of foul play. Fashi Lao Yue offers some practices to break free from our loyalty to these monsters.
Below is a link that I wholeheartedly recommend watching; especially for advanced students. It is both brilliant in its execution […]
Do Not Let the Manifestations of the Material World Obscure the Truth of Being It is ridiculous to be sucked […]
Spiritual work, like the artistic journey of the Bronte sisters who would become some of the world’s most respected authors, begins…and continues…with opening doors. To make great art or to cultivate Buddha Mind, one begins by naming that which is hidden. “Turn around the light to shine within,” * says the ancient text. To shine the light of awareness, to tell the truth of how life is not conforming to our hopes and dreams and find the courage to name it: In “To Walk Invisible,” this truth-telling is the tension-filled opening story line of the two-hour drama.
If there is leakage of views, the intellect does not stir from its fixed position – and falls […]
This piece will take time to understand. Contemplate it. Don’t rush through it.
There are links to click and study. Good luck. May the merit benefit all beings.