We all need retreat time

 This time of coronavirus and being stuck in our house is forcing us into retreat mode. It’s fantastic! So why do we go crazy? Because we simply don’t know what to do with our mind; we don’t learn it. In our culture we define ourselves as social beings. We think...
Postcard 8 from Robina: Raleigh, NC, Friday June 10, 2011

Postcard 8 from Robina: Raleigh, NC, Friday June 10, 2011

I’ve just spent five days in Denmark, my first visit ever. The people at the Copenhagen center, Tong-nyi Nying-je Ling, are sweethearts. They have their place right in the center of town: Rinpoche said it needs to be there, the director Rasmus said. And it was...