When I say, “Just let go.”

She let go. Without a thought or a word, she let go.She let go of fear. She let go of judgments. She let go of the confluence of opinions swarming…

The Fourth Noble Truth

The Fourth Noble Truth is that there is a path to liberation. Of this truth the Buddha said, “This path leading to the cessation of suffering, as a noble truth,…

The Third Noble Truth

The Third Noble Truth is that suffering can end. Of this truth the Buddha said, “This cessation of suffering, as a noble truth, should be realized directly.” It would be…

The Second Noble Truth

The Second Noble truth is that suffering has a cause. It doesn't just randomly arise. We're quite familiar with the notion that if we understand the cause of something, we…

The First Noble Truth

Shariputra, one of the main disciples of the Buddha. The first teaching of the Buddha is called "The Four Noble Truths". These were his insights about human existence. Inside these…

Springtime Beauty at Dekeling

Shovel in hand, I plant, thinking of beauty and sustenance. The land sustains us. I offer acknowledgement of the original people of this land. What we now call Portland, Oregon…

Flip the Script

Let's flip the script. When you think a negative thought, instead of growing it, or criticizing yourself for thinking it. Just fill your mind with three positive thoughts. For example.…

Tashi Mannox, Illuminating Enlightenment

One of the world's foremost contemporary Tibetan calligraphers. Dharma Artist Tashi Mannox innovates in technique and concept - but is firmly rooted in the integrity of the ancient tradition. Two decades…