Tag Archives: Vajrayana Buddhism

Thoughts Involving Yama

On my 28th birthday, many years ago, a simple card arrived from my guru.  He wished me well and reminded me to contemplate Yama.  The previous year, he had given a talk about Yama, one of the Tibetan wrathful deities … Continue reading

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Land of the Thunder Dragon

One of my Tibetan friends once said that there are as many Jigmes in his hometown as there are Joes in my hometown. Jigme is a very common name for males from the area of Asia to the north of … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Dalai Lama

The 14th Dalai Lama gets two 80th birthdays. He was already honored on June 21st, the day that coincides with the traditional date, according to the Tibetan lunar calendar. By actual, modern reckoning, His actual birthday is today. The current … Continue reading

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