What Are You Waiting For?

What are you waiting for? Everything to be just right? The stars to align? That one nod of validation? The words of approval from someone you respect? All of these things are really just aspects of your own fears and doubts. That critical mind that tears you apart....

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Simply Relax Into Intrinsic Awareness

Without concepts of good or bad, pleasing or displeasing, just allow the mind to relax so that there is no apprehension by an apprehender. In this state of relaxation wherein you no longer experience the thoughts of the three times, you have gone beyond the experience...

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The Cloud of Unknowing

A Modern Translation of the Cloud of Unknowing! Below you'll find my modern translation of the the ancient Christian Mystical Meditation manual entitled The Cloud of Unknowing. As I finish translating new sections of the Cloud I'll post them here.   This is the...

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Ocean of Consciousness

Sitting there in meditation, still and grounded, the isolated confines of my individual consciousness dissolved and the world became a trembling, vibrating ocean of suchness. The aspect of the ocean that was me would appear like a energetic wave rising from the...

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The Lord’s Prayer (Modern)

At one point in the new testament the disciples turn to Jesus and say, "Master teach us how to pray." They're not asking because they don't know how to pray. They're looking for a pattern of prayer to help them tap into and unlock the potential that sleeps inside of...

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Woman is the Creator of the Universe

“Woman is the creator of the universe, the universe is her form; woman is the foundation of the world, she is the true form of the body. Whatever form she takes, whether the form of a man or a woman, is the superior form. In woman is the form of all things, of all...

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Beyond Concepts

Lama Anam Thubten: "We just get rid of all of our concepts, all of our painful concepts, whatever concepts we are having an affair with. We are always having an affair with concepts and there are plenty of them. Every concept has a story line. Think about it. “I am...

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The Zen Gate is Straightforward

Short texts by Chan master and teacher of Dzogchen, Yogi Chen: Renounce Practices of Precepts, Meditation and Wisdom The Chan (Zen) gate is straightforward. No walking of devious path, no establishment of any path. Completely without path to proceed, completely...

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Buddha Nature is Everywhere, Everything and Everyone

From the Buddhist perspective, the universe is an infinite display of Buddha Nature. Buddha Nature is the mysterious divine Nature that arises out of its own Emptiness to express itself as embodying everyone and everything. Imagine all that exists is an island of pure...

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Loving Without Conditions

Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh said that, When we come into contact with the other person, our thoughts and actions should express our mind of compassion, Even if that person says and does things that are not easy to accept. We practice in this way until see clearly that...

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Naked Awareness Practice

NAKED AWARENESS In this teaching on the mind instructions of the Dzogchen master Khenpo Gangshar, Khenchen Thrangu Rinpoche explains how the veil of thoughts and emotions is lifted when we rest in the nature of mind as it is, without trying to alter it in any way. A...

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