The Sacred Container of Retreat

From 2006 to 2013 I had traveled to an ashram in India once a year to force myself to slow down and simmer in the energies of the retreat there. Then in 2013, I ended up in the hospital for emergency surgery. In India. My doctor told me I might want to reconsider traveling to India each year.

The Importance of Self-Care

I recently heard someone say, “You can’t give what you don’t have. You have to allow your cup to be filled so that you can fill the cup of others. If you have nothing left, you can't give anything away.” Read More...

Discover Meditation & Sacred Art

While an art student in Oakland, California, in the 1970s, I stumbled upon the Tibetan Buddhist traditions, as brought to this country by the venerable teacher, Tarthang Tulku, Rinpoche. Read More...