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So far Joanne Molyneaux has created 42 blog entries.

A Letter from Lama Palden

By |2019-06-03T10:56:04-07:00June 3rd, 2019|Buddhist Path, Community, Lama Palden|

Daily, we hear of the suffering, cruelty, and violence that we as human beings are perpetuating against each other and the planet. How can we meet our human situation and each other with love and cooperation? This is a crucial time when we need to strengthen our inner resources, and an important juncture for us to develop further spiritual tools to sustain ourselves, our loved ones, and our larger community for the coming years ahead.

The Value of Spiritual Mentorship

By |2019-04-04T14:56:24-07:00April 4th, 2019|Buddhist Path, Community, Practice Tips|

by Barbara Juniper Times are a bit unstable these days. More than ever, walking a spiritual path and having a practice that helps connect us to a sense of inner ok-ness feels essential. Yet sometimes the path splits into two or more paths, and uncertainty arises. How do we navigate unfamiliar terrain? How do we listen to the promptings of our deep knowing? In its essence, the path home to our own heart is a

Dharma Off the Cushion: Engaging Practice in the 21st Century

By |2019-06-25T08:13:07-07:00January 28th, 2019|Buddhist Path, Community, Events, Practice Tips, Wisdom River|

Introducing Dharma Off the Cushion, a series of evening talks that explore the diverse ways Buddhist practitioners engaged in making a difference in the world. A truly inspiring series and a benefit for Sukhasiddhi Foundation.

Kalu Rinpoche Visits Sukhasiddhi Foundation

By |2018-12-06T13:56:14-07:00December 6th, 2018|Buddhist Path, Community, Events, Practice Tips|

Kalu Rinpoche made a last-minute visit to Sukhasiddhi on November 11 and gave a wonderful talk from his personal experience as a dharma practioner. In this blog are Lama Palden's reflections on the visit. The recordings and transcript are here. KALU RINPOCHE gave us only four days notice when he decided to come to the center after he finished touring his original centers in North America. There were about 150 people who came to see

Finding a Spiritual Home

By |2018-09-25T13:30:42-07:00September 25th, 2018|Buddhist Path, Lama Palden, Practice Tips|

from Lama Palden In America and in the west in general, we are exposed to many different spiritual traditions, not only our own Judea-Christian traditions, but also the traditions of Islam,  all of the different traditions of Buddhism plus an immense variety of other eastern and indigenous spiritual traditions and disciplines.  This is an incredible opportunity and time that we are living in right now, an opportunity to touch into so many traditions, to read

Liberate Challenging Emotions with Lama Palden

By |2018-10-12T10:58:46-07:00August 18th, 2018|Community, Events, Lama Palden, Practice Tips|

We get so caught up in our suffering and neurotic stuff, but there’s so much joy in the path of liberation and transformation when we unwind these patterns and feel the core of who we truly are. I feel more and more that what they say is true— Buddhism is like finding a jewel in a pile of trash on the road. This is how it really is.