(by Chinjandra) Recently life placed me in front of a beautiful, hand painted thangka of the Buddha of Compassion and for the first time in my adult life, I actually bought it rather than turning away. The tangka now hangs on my wall and I look at it from time to time, contemplating how I can d
(by Garuda) I was meditating this morning going through the ups and downs of life, and suddenly, looking at Rama's poster, I realized that everyday has been a good day since I became his student.
(By Roger Cantu) One question that usually comes up in my classes is, “How can you tell the difference between your intuition and your mind talking to you?” For me, my intuition is like a soft and gentle voice that whispers inside my mind.
(by Roger Cantu) It was 30 years ago on Valentine’s Day when I met Rama. I would like to share my story of that day with you on the anniversary of the day that changed my life forever.
(by Chinjandra) It might appear that a birthday celebration for our teacher in 2013 looks similar to past celebrations. Are we walking through the same door? Are we living in the past? Are we attending a high school reunion?
(by Chinjandra) Twelve of us traveled from the West, Southwest and Midwest to enjoy the immense beauty and powerful silence of Joshua Tree National Monument. The RMS Canyons of Light trip in December 2012 was bright a
(by Garuda) Although flowers decorate most spiritual traditions, some seekers of light under-emphasize their importance. This was certainly my mistake until a few years ago. Flowers are helpful because they represent higher planes of consciousness.
(by S.A.) Rama teaches that we’re born as luminous beings. Yet, from birth we become molded – away from our true luminous nature. We’re taught to look at ourselves in certain ways, to respond as we’re taught.
(by Stan Koehler) Since the word meditation is a pejorative in my neighborhood, Spanish Harlem, I, or one of the crew like Jonathan, usually begins by asking whatever group that we’re in front of; “How many of you have been told that you don’t pay attention?” After everyone raises their hand