I’ve found it difficult to write this post because it’s all in bits and pieces in my head. But honestly, that’s how I have experienced this situation…At Last-Tantric Theravada
Via Colin Monteath Life and Mother Nature can be pretty amazing. Check out this beautiful occurrence and forget your troubles for a moment by filling your heart with awe and wonder. This rare phenomenon is called “Baikal Zen.” Rocks that have fallen on the ice of Lake Baikal are heated by sunlight and emit infrared […]Baikal Zen — Rhapsody Bohème
One day a traveller climbed up on a mountain where he saw a hermit woman meditating with no one around her. Surprised to see her there all by herself, he asked: “What are you doing here alone in such a solitude place? You are not scared if something happens to you?” To which she replied: […]An Inspiring Zen Story……… — Boundless Blessings by Kamal
With meditative stability and wisdom, tranquillity and insight, it’s like this. 2 minute read.Being Tranquil and Having Wisdom, by Ajahn Chah — Buddhism now
Image by Marielou Lolilop from Pixabay “We do not need to get rid of the ego—this unchanging, solid, and unhealthy sense of self—because it never existed in the first place.” ― Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche“…The Ego” — Suzette B’s Blog
Life is crazy these days. Between a pandemic and politics, we’re living in a world of confusion and uncertainty. Emotions run high, spirits are low, and life as we once knew it is a thing of the past. No one knows for sure where we’re heading on when we’ll get there. Day after day my […]Tangled Up in Zen — Artistcoveries
*Is simple living an art form?
Here is this week’s video on the Essentialist Astrology channel: Here is a link to the written text of this sutra: The Sermon of the Apple SeedThe Sermon of the Apple Seed — The Wisdom of Our Grandmothers
It was my first day in Thailand and I had to see a Buddhist Temple. I couldn’t wait to rest up. My main reason for coming to Thailand was to experience the Buddhist culture. There was no time for no sleep. I was in a city of 33,902 active temples. I asked around and there…Visting A Buddhist Temple For The First Time — Passport Overused
Gratitude for conversations that sustain the soul! In the Cosmic Connection podcast, astrologer Rick Levine talks to Amanda “Pua” Walsh of Astrology Hub about Saturn and Pluto and reincarnation and disincarnation and the nature of consciousness.
*** This is a fascinating piece about subjects which also intrigue me, astrology (I am an astrologer) and Buddhism (I used to be more deeply involved than I am now).
The truth lies within
Still minds see everything
It’s all in the breath
Copyright Francis Barker 2020