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On Shenpa, Part II by Pema Chödrön

"If we are willing to acknowledge our shenpa and to experience it without sidetracks, then our natural intelligence starts to guide us. We begin to foresee the whole chain reaction and where it will lead. There's some wisdom that becomes accessible…
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Born With Dakini Energy

"Born with dakini energy." ~ Venerable Tsoknyi Rinpoche Khadro-la sings a spontaneous song on Om Mani Padme Hum, the heart of compassion. Tibetan Oracle, Khandro Lhamo Tseringma channels a spontaneous teaching on compassion to a small…
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Shenpa, Part I by Pema Chödrön

There's a very useful teaching, which I heard from Dzigar Kongtrul Rinpoche, that allows us to take a closer look at this knee-jerk pattern of moving away from being present. This is the teaching on 'shenpa.' Generally the Tibetan word shenpa…
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The Origin Of All Demons ~ Machig Labdrön

"The origin of all demons is in mind itself. When awareness holds on and embraces any outer object, It is in the hold of a demon." ~ Machig Labdrön
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"In One Flash, She Communicates"

"In one flash, she communicates that the world of duality is a perfect and only means of expression of that which is beyond duality. How she is seen depends upon the sacred outlook (dak-nang) of the practitioner." ~ Judith Simmer-Brown,…
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May White Tara's Light Illuminate

May White Tara's light illuminate within all beings. May they know their essence as love. Om Tara Tuttare Ture Svaha
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Words From My Teacher ~ Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo

"One of my teachers said: first hear and study, then you think about it and you become it. And that's the point: We go from head to heart and that transforms us. Then spontaneously what we say, what we think and what we do naturally arises…
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Interview With A Dakini

Khadro-la is the State Medium of the Tenma Oracle. The Tenma Goddesses are Twelve Guardian Deities of Tibetan Buddhism. In Dharamsala, India, there is a Tenma oracle, consulted and honored by HH Dalai Lama, for which this young Tibetan…
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Nothing Greater Than A Life Of Service ~ Traleg Khandro

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nq-BDuBQa9c Celebrating Guru Rinpoche's Birthday"No matter unskillful you may feel, you have found a path that can remove the despair. And you find a person to relieve the despair. You come to realize there…
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"She Blazes In Two Ways"

"The other most important quality of Vajrayogini is her intense heat. She blazes in two ways: she is wrathful and she is passionate. Her most obvious manifestation is threatening. She is brilliant red in color because she is "enraged against…
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"All Sounds As Om Mani Padme Hum" ~ Dakki Chonyi Zangmo

"In her sixth year, thousands of people gathered as Chonyi Zangmo chanted the mani mantra and spoke of practicing virtue and avoiding harmful actions. She sang to them: 'All of you fortunate men and women gathered here, pray to the…
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Lady of the Lotus-Born: The Life and Enlightenment of Yeshe Tsogyal

      "From the mouth of a lotus was born The swift goddess, heroic liberator Who went forth in human form Amid the snowy mountains of Tibet"             The Lady of the Lotus-Born mastered both…
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Confess Your Hidden Faults ~ Machig Labdrön

Confess your hidden faults. Approach what you find repulsive. Help those you think you cannot help. Anything you are attached to, give that. Go to the places that scare you. ~ Machig Labdrön 
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To This Sense Of Presence ~ Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo

If we rein our mind again and again to this sense of presence and this sense of breathing, the thinking will of itself begin to quieten down. And our awareness will begin to get brighter and brighter. But we have to be very, very patient,…
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"What We Understand To Be Phenomena" ~ Yeshe Tsogyal

 "What we understand to be phenomena Are but the magical projections of the mind. The hollow vastness of the sky I never saw to be afraid of anything. All this is but the self-glowing light of clarity. There is no other cause at all. All that…