Happy Birthday Buddha!

  Tuesday May 29, 2018 is Vesak Day, often referred to as Buddha Day.¬† It celebrates the birth, awakening and parinirvana (death) of Gautama Buddha. All three events are said to have occurred on the same day (in different years of course!) to Prince Siddhartha Gautama, later Gautama Buddha. Millions of Buddhists all over the…

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Another Year older

It beats the alternative, don’t get me wrong. I enjoy taking part in meditation challenges, retreats and the like, and love learning about Tibetan Buddhist traditions. It seems the more I learn, the more comfortable I am but the more contradictions appear. For example, the goal is to tackle ego, but most of me good…

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