Pride, or the Peacock’s Tail

%When through intense pride I wander in samsara (confusion) On the luminous light path Of the wisdom of equality% From Tibetan Inspiration-Prayer for Deliverance from the Dangerous Pathway of the Bardo by Chongyam Trungpa The Seven Deadly Sins are often associated with specific colors and animals. Lust is usually blue and associated with the Bull […]

Wrath or Taygete the Golden Hind

%When through intense aggression I wander in samsara (confusion) On the luminous light path Of mirror-like wisdom% From Tibetan Inspiration-Prayer for Deliverance from the Dangerous Pathway of the Bardo by Chongyam Trungpa Wrath may be the most socially acceptable and visible of the Deadly Sins in our culture as it is now encapsulated in the […]

Jealousy or Meriope and Sysiphus

%When through intense jealousy I wander in samsara (confusion) On the luminous light path Of action-accomplishing wisdom% Tibetan Inspiration-Prayer for Deliverance from the Dangerous Pathway of the Bardo Jealousy is the second Deadly Sin but lacking the original cultural context of the Greek names for the Pleiadian stars makes it difficult to discern which Pleiadien […]

On Exorcism

The cross-cultural agreement in physiological changes Marks us as members of a single species. The significant differences In perceived experience Illustrate how strongly we are shaped By our respective cultures, Our belief systems. Contemplating possession and exorcism In a holistic manner By paying attention to Both these aspects Will underline its reality And help us […]

Lust or Pleione the Pursued

Lust %When through intense desire I wander in samsara (confusion) On the luminous light- path Of discriminating wisdom% From Tibetan Inspiration-Prayer for Deliverance from the Dangerous Pathway of the Bardo by Chongyam Trungpa In many indigenous traditions, work on the spiritual path is rewarded by a handful of seeds. The information held in the DNA […]

The Eighth Door and the Horses of the Mist

“Thus Charlemagne, emperor and king of the Franconians and Defender of Roman Popes, is to be the one who will destroy our old world. But finally, when his God, his Rome and his Popes will fade in their glamour and terror, people will start to remember what he has robbed us of. “ A Prophecy […]

Hope Dawns

As I approach the last doorway in Parzival’s journey, I have reviewed the blogs that follow my own journey and cleaned up my old posts a bit.  Since the hard drive on my computer is threatening imminent collapse. I also managed to get a few more photos uploaded.To take look click here. Since we are […]