Ladakh – The Bright Light Of Wisdom Earned

Posted on Sep 19, 2016 in Uncategorized
Ladakh – The Bright Light Of Wisdom Earned

I am deeply inspired by the Gyalwang Drukpa – a man I have heard only great things about and finally seeing him for myself I feel such an incredible connection, much deeper than I had imagined. He has a wonderful, naturally joyous presence. He speaks straight from his heart, always. He speaks about Live to […]

Ladakh – The Relics Of Naropa

Posted on Sep 17, 2016 in Uncategorized
Ladakh – The Relics Of Naropa

This is what 150 thousand people looks like. This is Naropa 2016 – the largest Buddhist festival in the world, an extravaganza of epic proportions and outrageous energy spanning all cultures and lineages, all peoples and all ages – unlike anything I have ever seen before. People stretching farther than I could see, far more […]

Ladakh – Return Under Outrageous Skies

Posted on Sep 12, 2016 in Uncategorized
Ladakh – Return Under Outrageous Skies

I have returned to Ladakh. Back to where it all began just one short year ago, under the outrageous skies of this glorious land of endless mountains. Back to where the heavens meet the earth, where clouds move about like dancing dragons across a canvas of brilliant blue vast and deeper than reality. It is […]

Dhagpo – These Golden Moments

Posted on Sep 4, 2016 in Uncategorized
Dhagpo – These Golden Moments

I wish to express my most sincere gratitude for these past days we have all spent together. Intertwined and connected, I feel a great kindred network, vast and growing, ever strengthened as the days go by. No matter how far away we are from one another we are always together. This Dharma Family. This incredible […]

Dhagpo – Transcendent Tcheu

Posted on Sep 3, 2016 in Uncategorized
Dhagpo – Transcendent Tcheu

Deep in my heart goes the drum. Steady and full, droning on as if unstoppable. Heavy in the room is the heat – many are gathered here. Bright in the sky is the sun, clarifying confusion and dissolving fear. Clear is the mind, with each passing breath becoming more and more free. Deep in my […]

Dhagpo – The Towers Of Milarepa

Posted on Sep 2, 2016 in Uncategorized
Dhagpo – The Towers Of Milarepa

To the great yogi Milarepa: never has there been another to whom my heart connects more deeply. Through your great struggle and infinitely devoted heart you accomplished more in one lifetime than most could ever hope to accomplish in eons of attemps. You accepted your past, checkered as it may have been, and through impossibly […]

Dhagpo – Softly Shattering Your Limits

Posted on Sep 1, 2016 in Uncategorized
Dhagpo – Softly Shattering Your Limits

Some days no matter how hard I try it’s an uphill battle the likes of which I cannot easily overcome. I feel like I am drowning in anxiety and my energy level is through the floor – limping along at a snails place, my mind firing on less than all cylinders, the immeasurable weight of […]

Dhagpo – A Gentle Grace

Posted on Aug 29, 2016 in Uncategorized
Dhagpo –  A Gentle Grace

Rinpoche radiates a soft and gentle grace that I have yet been able to put into words. He brings such charisma and genuine kindness to all that approach him, see him, spend time around him, it is abundantly clear that this is a very special person. The face of a true teacher – deeply concentrated […]

Dhagpo – One Beautiful Fleeting Moment

Posted on Aug 28, 2016 in Uncategorized
Dhagpo – One Beautiful Fleeting Moment

I am often reminded of the great interdependent connection between patience and impermanence. One fleeting moment passes to the next so quickly we barely have time to even come to terms with what is in front of us before it is gone, moved on, fading into distant foggy memory as quickly as it came into […]

Dhagpo – It Is Here

Posted on Aug 27, 2016 in Uncategorized
Dhagpo – It Is Here

I am back in Dhagpo once more – my home away from home from whence I have always found great solace and inner joy from the first moment my feet touch its earthen ground. It is here I first became a part of this Dharma Family. It is here I began to learn and grow. […]