The Baffled Blogger

I have had to abandon most advice about how a blog should perform because mine follows its own logic. For instance, I often get more readers when I have not posted for some time. Some posts also have a life of their own. Citrinitas and Rubedo is one that gets looked at every couple of […]

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 […]

On Dealing with Demons

‘…in all religious communities Around the world, Of whatever cultural allegiance, People indicate by their behavior That for them, Spirit beings are part Of the larger All encompassing reality. As contact with such experiences In an ever-shrinking world Becomes more frequent It behooves us To treat what others experience With respect And should we encounter […]

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 […]

The Seventh Door and the Lady of the Wolves

The wealthy monks Why do they not answer me? Why do not they make me tremble? Do they know what you when you are sleeping? If you are a body Or a soul Alternatively, a secrecy of perception? I wonder why their books do not tell Of the seat of the soul or the form […]