Respecting the Earth, suggestions of H.H. Karmapa

TEN THINGS YOU CAN DO TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE… Make aspiration prayers. We make aspiration prayers for all sentient beings. This should also include the Earth, which sustains us and gives us life. Read, discuss, and develop an understanding of environmental issues and how they affect you and your community. Go vegetarian. Not only will … Continue 

So You Just Want to be Happy…

By Megan Bauer Once you have begun a regular meditation practice, the next thing you need to begin to do in order to get off of the “me plan” is to LET GO. Once we see clearly that the “me plan” is grounded in hope and fear and that hope and fear are grounded in … Continue 

So You Just Want to be Happy…

Everyone is motivated by a desire for happiness. How often have you heard yourself saying, “I just want to be happy” or heard others saying it in a         moment of exasperation? This seems like such a simple wish. But when we start down that path, we inevitably find ourselves deep in … Continue