You come home after a day out. Maybe your partner had organised a little no-fuss meal as it is your birthday. You open the door into the living room which is all dark and suddenly the lights go on; people burst out from behind chairs, curtains and doors, all blowing party screamers, letting off poppers, showering you with confetti and singing Happy Birthday. What a great unexpected surprise… if you like that sort of thing.
More than one Guru who’s teaching style was to run a community or the longer sorts of retreats has been known to have one very difficult person in their close team and to put quite a lot of time into making sure that they stay in the group. Very often they are given posts of responsibility that means that other people have to interact with them. Why would they want to do this? The reason
This article is based on a line from the Tibetan Buddhist text known as The Lojong. It says; ‘Drive all blames into one.’ In Shakespeare’s drama Othello it is Iago who subtly feeds the doubts into Othello’s mind that eventually convinces him that Desdemona, his young wife, is being unfaithful to him and stokes up Othello’s jealousy so that, in the end, he murders her. The interesting thing about Iago is that Shakespeare gives him
Topics covered in this article: Biblical References: Book of Life H.P. Blavatsky and Rudolf Stieneron the Akashic Records Edgar Cayce and the Akashic Records Cayce’s Sojourn to Access the Records The Akashic Records or “The Book of Life” can be equated to the universe’s super computer system. It is this system that acts as the central storehouse of all information for every individual who has ever lived upon the earth. More than just a reservoir of
I love those crazy articles you get in magazines that start, ‘Ten ways to …’. You get similar lists on FaceBook. So here are four ways to develop your spiritual practice based on the teaching in the Tibetan Lojong and pretty whacky they are if you haven’t worked with them before and seen how they work. Practice random acts of kindness Oh yes you say, ‘I’ve heard that one before.’ But can you do it