Category: Happiness

Request for new pillows

Vanessa has been meditating on the emptiness of a self now and the bodhicitta motivation for over twenty years. For the past twenty years, this meditation has been conducted in silent retreat. Vanessa is in need of some new pillows for her residence. So…

This is where you need Gina Mineheart

If you check out this recent photo, you’ll see I’m already perfect. Refer to these posts…here and here.     Cheers! And time for a whiskey, right mum?

On second thoughts…

I’ve had a few more thoughts on fitness, weight loss, working out and mind training. Once you are a Buddha you can think effectively. That’s a great benefit to aspiring to and engaging in the path to Buddhahood. All other goals are less meaningful,…

Great Stupa of Compassion, Bendigo

Welcome to the Great Stupa, Bendigo.  

Nights in the Moon Lily Garden – Chapter Six

Mayhem and Misery – Catastrophic Suffering Ignorance breeds confusion. When you lack discipline and a proper understanding of ethics, or turn away from the dharma, from the types of mental states and actions that hold one back from suffering, only disappointment and unhappiness, degradation…

Nights in the Moon Lily Garden – Chapter Four

Id Is Not AH What do you do when you are young and vulnerable, living under your parents control, when your mother has a nervous breakdown and you find her to be jealous of your attainments and ignorant of the true causes of suffering?…

What an inauspicious start to the New Year

Watch the government of Australia blow up your hard earned tax dollar. Modern Day New year’s Celebrations are a perfect example of how these governments lack  compassion. If you study the bigotedness, and the immoral way business conducts itself, the suffering it causes in…

The downside of anger and the upside of patience

I am going to talk about why anger is negative. Anger is a deluded state of mind that causes suffering. Any action motivated by anger causes harm. Anger is the mindstate that wishes to harm or cause destruction to either oneself or others. You…

How to abandon the beached whale

  Yes, I know it’s been said before. New Year, New Year’s resolution, how to diet, how to get that fit, young feeling, that Elle Macpherson trim taught and terrific look. What? At the age of fifty? Hmmm, well these days, people don’t exactly…

War – (part one)

  This is evidence of course of terrorism and wrong view engaged in by haters of the Dalai Lama retinue.   2015; Approximately one week prior to the Yamantaka retreat at the Blue Mountains in Sydney, NSW. It ws a sunshiny autumn day. Clear…

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