A Buddha is among you

The abbot of a once famous Buddhist monastery that had fallen into decline was deeply troubled. Monks were lax in their practice; novices were leaving and lay supporters deserting it for other...

The renaissance Rinpoche

I met Rinpoche, the 12th Chodron Kenting Tai Situpa at his monastery, Palpung Sherabling, in the beautiful Kangra Valley when I was invited in November as speaker for the Silver Jubilee of the...

Transcending Human Suffering

Buddha does come to mind every now and then. A friend recently told me that he was having huge drama in his relationships. I told him that is because you are bored with life. And in order to escape...

Cracking the code of the Universe

I remember wondering about the mysteries of the universe as a young child. There burgeoned in my heart the desire to know all of the past and the future of the entire cosmos. I felt that there was a...