A Thousand Hands: A Guidebook to Caring for Your Buddhist Community

Avalokitesvara is a great bodhisattva from the Mahayana tradition who embodies the ideals of compassionate interaction. The East Asian translation of the name, ‘Guan Yin’ (Jp. Kannon; Kr. Kuaneum), reflects this compassion as the characters translate roughly to “one who perceives the cries [of the world].” In one of the many forms in which she… Read more »

Buddhist Astrology

Buddhist Astrology: Chart Interpretation from a Buddhist Perspective Jhampa Shaneman & Jan V. Angel Preface by HH the Dalai Lama ◊ Revised 2013 Edition ◊ Throughout history, astrology was considered a scholarly tradition, relied upon by world leaders, philosophers and spiritual teachers to guide civilizations in all areas of life. Historically, astrology was accepted in political and… Read more »

Natural Awakening

NATURAL AWAKENING: An Advanced Guide for Sharing Nondual Awareness by Peter Fenner, Ph.D.   “When crystallized identities enter a nondual field of awareness and begin to interact with a being embodying that state, suffering can’t be sustained. It dissolves into a space where there is neither suffering nor its absence. Nondual awareness creates a transformational field… Read more »