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A New Sunday Morning Practice Series

2019-11-18T10:54:25-08:00

A Letter from Lama Döndrup   Equinox greetings! The Autumnal Equinox is upon us just as we are moving into a new season at Sukhasiddhi Foundation. Having had heartfelt gatherings to honor and express our gratitude to Lama Palden and Joanne Molyneaux for their unequalled dedication to Sukhasiddhi Foundation, we are now harvesting the fruit of their efforts, using it to support us in new ways that address the particular challenges we're collectively facing in

A New Sunday Morning Practice Series2019-11-18T10:54:25-08:00

Building on the Beauty That’s Already Here: A Creative Time for Sukhasiddhi

2019-11-19T09:34:50-08:00

An interview with Leslie Shelton, Sukhasiddhi’s new Executive Director   Tell me a bit about how you came to Sukhasiddhi. I’ve studied Buddhism since the 1970s, taking classes and workshops and doing a lot of reading. For years, I watched for a teacher. Then I attended a Green Tara retreat at Spirit Rock that Lama Palden was teaching, and I thought: This is someone I’d enjoy studying with. I asked her how I could study

Building on the Beauty That’s Already Here: A Creative Time for Sukhasiddhi2019-11-19T09:34:50-08:00

Love On Every Breath

2019-07-09T21:10:57-07:00

This is essentially a meditation to help us transform and liberate suffering into love and joy. In addition to experiencing our own suffering, we often unconsciously or consciously, take in others’ suffering. This just sits inside of us unless we process it. This meditation transforms and liberates that as well. Through this meditation we are learn the skills that empower us, empower who we truly are to come forward.

Love On Every Breath2019-07-09T21:10:57-07:00

A Letter from Lama Palden

2019-06-03T10:56:04-07:00

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.

A Letter from Lama Palden2019-06-03T10:56:04-07:00

The Value of Spiritual Mentorship

2019-04-04T14:56:24-07:00

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

The Value of Spiritual Mentorship2019-04-04T14:56:24-07:00

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

2019-06-25T08:13:07-07:00

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.

Dharma Off the Cushion: Engaging Practice in the 21st Century2019-06-25T08:13:07-07:00

Kalu Rinpoche Visits Sukhasiddhi Foundation

2018-12-06T13:56:14-08:00

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

Kalu Rinpoche Visits Sukhasiddhi Foundation2018-12-06T13:56:14-08:00