The value of money and the power of generosity

Whatever skill we learn, we learn it in stages, and spiritual development is no exception. From the Buddhist perspective the developing we’re doing is the healing of our deeply instinctive fractured sense of self. The irony of this “ego” is that we feel that we’re...

Postcard 4 from Robina: Bendigo, Tuesday April 26, 2011

I’ve been back in Australia for ten days now. I arrived in Melbourne and picked up a car and drove the two hours north to Atisha Centre, near Bendigo. Lama Zopa Rinpoche has been teaching here since April 1; the last two weeks were for various initiations and...