Tibetan Sky Burial

Tibetan Sky Burial

Unlike many western cultures, Tibetans are not fearful of death. For them, it…


Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo & The Rising of the Sacred Feminine Voice

I retreated at Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo's women's dharma centre in the Indian…


The Power of Tibetan Singing Bowls

The Power of Tibetan Singing Bowls

It is known that Tibetan singing bowls originated in the Himalayan Mountains.…


The Benefits of Chanting Mantra

Buddha imparted that the Buddha is the doctor, the Dharma is the medicine, and…


The Healing Benefits of Tibetan Singing Bowls

The Healing Benefits of Tibetan Singing Bowls

Tibetan singing bowls are used all over the world for meditation, music,…


Vajrayogini the dakini goddess

Dakinis: The Enlightened Feminine

Dakini Origins and Meaning Dakini is a Sanskrit term referring to a type of…


Buddhist Fire Pujas: For Healing and Transformation

Buddhist Fire Pujas: For Healing and Transformation

Puja Meaning in English The Sanskrit word for “offering” is “puja” meaning “to…


Poetry Night in the Woods: Recognizing Imprisoned Tibetan Writers in China

Forty-four year-old Tenzin Tsundue is an India-born Tibetan freedom fighter and…


Medicine Buddha: Meaning and Mantra

Medicine Buddha: Meaning and Mantra

The Medicine Buddha practice is the heart of Tibetan Medicine. Buddha, at…


Discovering 108: Why are there 108 mala beads in mantra chanting?

Discovering 108: Why are there 108 mala beads in mantra chanting?

The number 108 originates from the sacred Hindu scriptures known as the Vedas -…