How Avolokiteshvara became the Goddess Kwan Yin . . . the Yin of Transformation

"He/She became 'she' . . ." So when the Buddhists imported statues of Avalokiteshvara to China, the Chinese didn’t have a tradition of bisexual gods containing all the Divine male/female energy of creation, they understood the figure to be female. He/she became the “Goddess of Compassion” Kwan Yin, and in the manifestation as “The Regarder…Read more How Avolokiteshvara became the Goddess Kwan Yin . . . the Yin of Transformation

Getting the Validation of Your Truth | “Arriving . . . and Resting” . . .

My “Genius of Nature” Dedication for you: Within your own nature you have genius of Nature ... “Attention with Divine Focus on your mind, and the Source of your mind – learn its nature and it becomes the diamond faceted jewel which reflects your own Buddha Nature: changing forever the way you perceive our World…Read more Getting the Validation of Your Truth | “Arriving . . . and Resting” . . .

A Transformation Moment | Part 2 of No Soul Left Behind . . .

My “Genius of Nature” Dedication for you: Within your own nature you have genius of Nature ... “Attention with Divine Focus on your mind, and the Source of your mind – learn its nature and it becomes the diamond faceted jewel which reflects your own Buddha Nature: changing forever the way you perceive our World…Read more A Transformation Moment | Part 2 of No Soul Left Behind . . .

No Soul Left Behind . . .

My “Genius of Nature” Dedication: Within your own nature you have genius of Nature ... “Attention with Divine Focus on your mind, and the Source of your mind – learn its nature and it becomes the diamond faceted jewel which reflects your own Buddha Nature: changing forever the way you perceive our World . .…Read more No Soul Left Behind . . .

When Being Yourself Means Needing to Move . . .

There are intense developments and changes happening all around us in the world, and in our own hearts and in our own minds at the moment. This is a far from easy time. But in many ways it also needs to be seen as an intensely productive time for many of us, especially those of…Read more When Being Yourself Means Needing to Move . . .

Three simple and [almost] effortless ways to grow spiritually every day for budding Buddhas . . . 4

  Continuing on from part 3 . . .  "You come to the teacher or Master on his or her ground: and they will allow you to have evolved a little more every time they see you."   Step two today:       Give up one weakness and grow one strength every day: You…Read more Three simple and [almost] effortless ways to grow spiritually every day for budding Buddhas . . . 4

Three simple and [almost] effortless ways to grow spiritually every day for budding Buddhas . . . 3

  Continuing on from part 2 . . . To become your own Master is your journey to maturity and freedom. So, 3 very simple ways to grow and evolve on a daily basis: step one today . . .         Read daily inspirations: Choose a source of inspiration that you can…Read more Three simple and [almost] effortless ways to grow spiritually every day for budding Buddhas . . . 3

Three simple and [almost] effortless ways to grow spiritually every day for budding Buddhas . . . 2

Continuing on today from part 1 . . .  simplicity and grounding will be key, I feel, and so my suggestions below are for those of you who'd like to evolve and grow on a daily basis throughout the coming year: may the buds of your Buddha-hood open and blossom. But, first a bit of…Read more Three simple and [almost] effortless ways to grow spiritually every day for budding Buddhas . . . 2

Three simple and [almost] effortless ways to grow spiritually every day for budding Buddhas . . . 1

We've just had the Spring Equinox and it's the real start to the year, here in the Western world. I re-post this blog every year at this time, but this year we had the powerful supermoon right before the Equinox. For the world, this has meant the very end of the Age of Pisces, the…Read more Three simple and [almost] effortless ways to grow spiritually every day for budding Buddhas . . . 1

Path of the Heart . . . emerging from negative emotions

  Emerging is the word I use for the step in the healing process just after awakening when it is as if you’ve woken up and you see the light. So, after an experience of clarity, emerging. This is a major shift, and a step to living free from difficulties. Guilt is one of our…Read more Path of the Heart . . . emerging from negative emotions