In Greed We Trust

Our global economy seems to be rooted in greed. It seems that the United State dollar bill should read, “In Greed We Trust.” There is no more trust in god, a supreme being, the creator of all there is, or our very own buddhanature. We seem to be consumed by greed. We can begin almost […]

Guide to Your 7 Chakras

This guide to your 7 chakras was created by Carol Tuttle. It provides a basis for understanding the interconnection (interbeing) between your physical and spiritual bodies. Here are the 7 chakras as taught by Carol Tuttle. Chakra 1 : Root Color: Red Element: Earth Position: Base of the Spine Objective: Birth issues, survival patterns, generational […]

Was Einstein a Buddhist?

I’m wondering if Einstein was a Buddhist. These words of wisdom certainly point to a deep understanding of the nature of interbeing – the nature of interdependence. His statement, “…that we are here for the sake of each other,” is a statement that points to our interconnection with each other and our interdependence on each […]

Bells of Mindfulness

Today is Earth Day, and there is no one I know who is more committed to save Mother Earth than Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh. He uses the bells of mindfulness to try to wake us up and look deeply at the condition of Mother Earth. In recent years, we have had many mindfulness bells, […]

We Have Everything We Need To Achieve Great Things

These words of wisdom were sent to me by Lama Surya Das. He says, “We have everything we need to be and achieve great things.” This statement is very similar to what Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh says, “We have everything we need to be happy in the present moment.” [Read More…] Both of these […]