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Medicine Buddha Mantra:::

  Medicine Buddha TAYATA OM BHEKANDZE BHEKANDZE MAHA BHEKANDZE RANDZA SAMUNGATE SOHA  Meaning of the Mantra Tayata = Gone beyond (beyond Samsara and Nirvana) Om = Om: jewel holder, wish fulfilling one, auspicious one Bhekandze Bhekandze = calling Medicine Buddha twice Maha Bhekandze = Greatness of Medicine Buddha Randza Samungate =Perfectly liberated or awakened Soha =… Continue reading Medicine Buddha Mantra:::

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Travel with me to Mount Bromo:::

During the summer I was in Bali and I decided to visit Mount Bromo. Mount Bromo is an active volcano in East Java, Indonesia. The typical way to visit Mount Bromo is from the nearby mountain village of Cemoro Lawang. From there it is possible to walk to the volcano in about 45 minutes, but… Continue reading Travel with me to Mount Bromo:::

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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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How to Listen to Your Inner Wisdom::::

How to Listen to Your Inner Wisdom With that said, let’s look at how to connect to your inner wisdom. 1. CALM DOWN. When my mind is calm, the connection to my inner wisdom is the strongest. When my mind is in turmoil, I try not to make any decisions, because I don’t have access… Continue reading How to Listen to Your Inner Wisdom::::

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My beloved Cuba:::

EL CAPITOLIO The incomparable Capitolio Nacional is Havana’s most ambitious and grandiose building, constructed after the ‘Dance of the Millions’ had gifted the Cuban government a seemingly bottomless treasure box of sugar money. Similar to the US Capitol Building in Washington, DC, but (marginally) taller and much richer in detail, the work was initiated by… Continue reading My beloved Cuba:::