Buddha Nature: Guru Yoga as direct connection to lineage

Episode 7:  Harvey Aronson/Lama Namgyal Dorje explains what “treasures” are in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition and the blessings associated with the Guru Rinpoche treasure practice we did in October.  He also reminds us that Guru Yoga is a special way of connecting intimately with the mind and deepest being of our lama and of our […]

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China’s government is trying to regulate reincarnation

Evidently, the Chinese Communist Party, officially atheists, have decided to control the reincarnation of Tibetan lamas.  But for a hefty fee, you too can become an official “living Buddha” also thanks to the Communist Party.   This is actually not the first time a Chinese government has tried to assert some kind of control over […]

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Buddha Nature: Guru Yoga meditation

Episode 6: In this special meditation, Harvey Aronson/Lama Namgyal Dorje guides us to connect with the earth and follow the energy of the breath.  Then he leads us through an informal Guru Yoga practice, inviting us to imagine him as a conduit for the blessings of the lineage and to feel Guru Rinpoche or an […]

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Joanne’s “book review” of Life Before Life

Reincarnation friends, Joanne (a retired librarian!) was asked by Middlebury College’s library newsletter team what she was reading.  Her response was this great review of Jim Tucker’s Life Before Life.  Enjoy!

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