Tag Archives: buddhism

The dragonfly story #grieving #loss

One of my best friends has recently lost her father. When she told me, I burst into tears – so strong was her pain and my grief. I shared with her the dragonfly story that I heard as a German … Continue reading

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Enlightened exits #death #zen

I found this page when I wanted to read about the last words of enlightened people. Fake or real (I did not verify the source), these stories are very inspiring. Especially the one I am sharing below. What a way … Continue reading

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Spiritual fitness – the Tibetan practice of 100,000 prostrations #happiness

I am not a big fan of exercise. But make it a spiritual exercise like Tibetan yoga or prostrations and suddenly I am all for it. Is there such thing as a spiritual gym? 🙂  I’ve recently started 100,000 prostrations, … Continue reading

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Universe is the jewel that is my heart #happiness

So I am reading my first book by Ram Dass. And I loved this quote where he explains the meaning of the Om Mani Padme Hum mantra:

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The Tibetan Book of the Dead is not about death (part 1) #happiness

I wanted to read this book forever but despite my interest in death and dying, I was a bit conscious of the subject. Then I watched this documentary (link to part 2 is on the right side of the video … Continue reading

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The meaning of Om Mani Padme Hung mantra by Dalai Lama

I was chanting this mantra with my little one helping him relax and go to sleep when I realised I have no idea what it means. I looked it up and was blown away. Whole doctrine of Buddhism neatly wrapped … Continue reading

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How to resolve conflicts – Ajahn Brahm

Are you working to get better at conflict management, or even better, prevention? Does your blood boil and you lose it, and you wish you could be mindful in that moment where your mind just spirals into the familiar unconscious pattern … Continue reading

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