Author: Tenzin Gyatso

Religious clarity

Buddhism is clarity. I suppose all great religions are. However all, including Buddhism become muddled over time. This is due to all sorts of causes, but one thing remains constant in the muddling of great messages, and that is our delusion. Delusion is not a natural occurrence so to say. But it occurs, one could…

By Tenzin Gyatso March 15, 2020 0

Golden Tree

There is a beautiful treeIn the center of a lakeIt’s leaves are bright goldAs countless as the thoughts that flicker in our mindAs many leaves as thoughtsThat a lifetime would beholdEach leaf is a part of our mindWhether we cling toOr simply observe The leaves that are graspedMight just lose their formWith time all fadesJust…

By Tenzin Gyatso February 2, 2020 0

Spaceships

Meditation is the practice that builds the foundation. What kind of foundation you may ask? And that is an excellent question. The foundation were talking about is a spiritual one. Now, these days spirituality is hit or miss, and my experience shows more misses than hits, not to mention the hits hurt. So I’m a…

By Tenzin Gyatso January 13, 2020 2

Uncertain solidity

The future is uncertain. We don’t know whats going to happen, but we have many hopes. Sometimes it’s the hope that keeps us going, sometimes its the hope that leads us down the wrong path, and distracts us from what is best to do. As far as hope goes there’s no guarantee. Which brings us…

By Tenzin Gyatso December 3, 2019 1

Universal suffering

Who are the good people? Is there anyone out there that does not use the circumstances in their environment to benefit themselves, or themselves through proxies?  At the worst, people play constant psychological games, centering constant attention and adoration upon themselves, slaying those who don’t go along with or expose the game. At best, people…

By Tenzin Gyatso October 16, 2019 0

Weatherman

To get a strike, the bowling ball has to roll down a waxed surface, that has a slight tilt, and hit a composite pin, weighted in just a certain way, which then has to crash into 9 other pins, in a certain way in accord with the bowling balls strike trajectory, to knock the pins…

By Tenzin Gyatso May 17, 2019 0

A relationship

I don’t want a relationship. Not some sodden thing, wet with pandering. Relationships these days are like dirty wet rags. Cold after use and stiff when dried out.  It’s too rigid and tried out. There’s no way to do it right. Try all you want, but failure is going to come, especially if you try…

By Tenzin Gyatso January 24, 2019 0