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Sacred Destinations: Megjid Janraiseg Temple

Megjid Janraiseg Temple was built in 1911-1912 to celebrate the end of Manchu domination and, it is said, to heal the Bogd Gedeen from blindness. It is in a mixed Chinese and Tibetan style and inside is the 25.6 meter and 20 ton Avalokiteshvara-Janraiseg statue. The deity was consecrated in 1996, is hollow and contains… Continue reading Sacred Destinations: Megjid Janraiseg Temple

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“On Children” A Poem by Kahlil Gibran

On Children by Kahlil Gibran Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life’s longing for itself. They come through you but not from you, And though they are with you, yet they belong not to you. You may give them your love but not your thoughts. For they have… Continue reading “On Children” A Poem by Kahlil Gibran

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Rituals and Ceremonies in Hinduism:::

Today dedication goes to Nepal. The religious life of many Hindus is focused on devotion to God (perceived as Brahman, Shiva, Vishnu, or Shakti) or several gods. This devotion usually takes the form of rituals associated with sculptures and images of gods in home shrines. More philosophically-minded Hindus ignore the gods altogether and seek Realization… Continue reading Rituals and Ceremonies in Hinduism:::

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“Don’t go outsi…

“Don’t go outside your house to see flowers.
My friend, don’t bother with that excursion.
Inside your body there are flowers.
One flower has a thousand petals.
That will do for a place to sit.
Sitting there you will have a glimpse of beauty
inside the body and out of it,
before gardens and after gardens.”
Kabir (A PLACE TO SIT)

When you and I rest together in loving awareness, we swim together in the 
ocean of love. Remember, it’s always right here. Enter into the flow of love
with a quiet mind and see all things with love as part of yourself.

( RAM DASS – Polishing The Mirror )