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Warriors and Demons – Wrath and Faith

The wrathful buddha, or bodhisattva, is a powerful image, and a powerful mythic force summoned to overcome the forces of samsara. A fearless ally to help you overcome your greed or your selfishness, to burn and tear at your shadow, to bring light into the darkness.

Any journey into the light begins with facing the shadow, it is the foundation for any path. Without facing the demons, they jostle and rage, ready to act out with violence or ill-will at any opportunity. So it is collectively as well, our shadow is running riot, so it must be faced and illuminated, as difficult and painful as it is.

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Danger – May Cause Awakening!

Free Image from Pixabay
Free Image from Pixabay

 

DANGER –  MAY CAUSE AWARENESS, AWAKENING – IF SYMPTOMS OF BUDDHAHOOD PERSIST CONSULT YOURSELF IMMEDIATELY.

I  warn you that this piece of writing has the potential to destroy your concepts, your mind is liable to shattering and dissolving. So please feel sane, feel happy and healthy before reading. Continue reading Danger – May Cause Awakening!

Transformation of Suffering – Re-Wiring Self-Cherishing and Opening Out

Sometimes in life or in meditation there is suffering.

Loneliness. Feeling trapped. Feeling lost, confused. Unhappiness, feeling unfulfilled, something is not quite right. Continue reading Transformation of Suffering – Re-Wiring Self-Cherishing and Opening Out

To See the Face of Tara – The Divine Feminine, The Shattering, and The Boundless Love

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Avalokiteshvara

He sits, on his cloud, working tirelessly to release beings from suffering. He took a vow. He will work until there is liberation for all that lives.

At one stage, it became too much, he lost heart and he thought of himself. On breaking this vow he was split into a thousand pieces.

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Sunlight, Impermanence, and Equanimity

I like to explore the parallels between the natural world and our inner world, to make connections between the world of feelings and the world of form. Just as the cold, dark days are followed by brighter ones, just as the night is followed by day the seasons of the soul will unfold, our weather will arise and pass. Continue reading Sunlight, Impermanence, and Equanimity