When God Speaks

Bev Janson Clinton, TN It started by someone asking me a question. “Who is God”? Since there was no one in the room with me, I thought I was going crazy, but I answered anyway. “God is the person upstairs who sits in a concrete throne throwing thunderbolts at people for no apparent reason.” The voice answered, “I…

Who am I?

Colin Moore United Kingdom I was 23 and this story took place in 1981. I was a student doing a Postgraduate Teaching Course after a degree in Psychology in Bangor, UK. I was tired doing teaching practice but I try to keep my meditation practice going. Not sure Christian or Buddhist so I sit in front of a Christian Cross and chant a Tibetan mantra. Confused? You bet,…

My amazing story of Rinpoche’s Dzogchen Teaching

Maria Loh Singapore I attended The Invocation of Samantabhadra (Primordial Buddha), Dzogchen Teachings by Chogyal Namkhai Norbu Rinpoche, 4-8 May 2012 in Singapore . This is the miraculous way I came to know about Dzogchen Teaching by Chogyal Namkhai Norbu Rinpoche. On 20 April 2012, I happened to glance at the bottom of a page in the Straits Times at a small…

Lotus Sky

Alyssa Krist Bellingham, WA Growing up on the Mississippi River in Missouri provided for my childhood a simple life. My parents’ kindness and love are a blessing in this life’s journey! At the age of 5 or 6 years old I had an experience that has been imprinted upon my being, and it seems this imprint is a permeation that knows no bounds of…

Making a Life, Not just a Living

Bill Romas Long Island, NY Making a life, not just a living is a pithy instruction from my teacher Lama Surya Das. Many years as an old dharma dog, and affectionate name given to me by Lama Surya, that through devotion, wisdom, there is no separation between the spiritual and the worldly. WE eventually start to see and live the life we were meant to…

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