A Losar message from Lama Shenpen for these troubled times

It is important to keep a positive state of mind – practising the four apramanas with a heart full of love and faith in the Three Jewels.  Even in the darkest hour it is still only a dream and an illusion – the solution is to wake up and discover the true nature of our existence and our heart connection with all beings. Continue reading A Losar message from Lama Shenpen for these troubled times

Lama’s Losar Message

A message from Lama Shenpen on Tibetan New Year: Dear All, Today is the first day of the Tibetan New Year built on the cycles of the moon rather than the sun, so it’s the first day of the new moon. It is considered a very auspicious month for practice and so galvanises everyone to put on a special spurt of energy into their practice which has to be a good thing whatever one might believe about it. I always feel it makes sense for us to celebrate Losar as well as the Western calendar’s new year just because everyone is celebrating together at that time so it has to be good tendrel. Continue reading Lama’s Losar Message