Beachhead (part 2)

Beachhead (part 2)

“Understand your pride and it will drop- what results will be humility. Understand your fears and they will melt- the resultant state is love. Understand your attachment and they will vanish- the consequence is freedom. Love and freedom and happiness are not things...
Short Circuit

Short Circuit

  Where is this One? How can we find that One? The saints say that the One is hidden in the Name. The Divine Name. The name of Love. And that by constant repetition, gradually but INEVITABLY, the Presence that is hidden in the Name reveals itself. Where? In our...

Walking ’round the Stupa

Giulia and I have now returned to India, where we will be spending the next few weeks in Dharamsala, the home of the Dalai Lama and a large percentage of the Tibetan community in exile. In a way, though, we feel like we haven’t really moved all that much, since we...

Daily Life

Since I’ve been here over five weeks now, and my posts have mainly been about highlights and insights, I thought it might be a good idea to give you an idea of what daily life is like here. Everyone finds their own way here; nothing is compulsory. This is what...

Devotion, Gratitude, Humility

Another intense last week to report here… and I have so much to share I don’t know where to begin. I feel like a scientist gathering huge amounts of experimental data that will take years to sift through and analyze. What’s becoming clearer day by...