Most people think that because we live monastic lives we seldom make mistakes. This is not so. I don’t know that we could live for even a day without making mistakes. We are all guilty of getting caught up in our own passion and process so much so that we sometimes fail to see the consequences of our actions when we initiate or engage them. We lose so many precious things in this way. And loss hurts. We can ask forgiveness of those whom we have hurt.… Continue
From the wellspring of ancient Hindu Tradition emerged the definition of the “Guru”, the one who embodies disciplined qualities of harmony, love, truth and compassion: The guru is celebrated in the present lunar month of Ashada (June/July) on the full moon day, Guru Purnima. The Hindu culture extols its illumined masters, recognizing that the most precious treasure of humanity is wisdom. We honor our wisdom carriers as gods and goddesses who walk…Continue
"The sun is the everlasting reminder that each and every moment we can gain renewed power to transcend the old self. We can transform ideas, beliefs, challenges, ambitions and desires into the space of self-awareness from which kindness arises".