Archive | March, 2019

Tales With My Lama: Why Rinpoche Has To Suffer

18 Mar

One of the questions that might come to mind while reading His Eminence Tsem Rinpoche’s biography is why does a high lama like Rinpoche have to endure so much abuse, problems and obstacles? Interestingly, it was Rinpoche himself who admitted thinking along this line before I even thought about it. At times, Rinpoche wondered aloud why an…

Tales With My Lama~ Larger than Life

11 Mar

Pastor David has been a student of His Eminence Tsem Rinpoche for over 15 years and within the ‘Tales With My Lama’ series of articles, he explores his spiritual relationship with Rinpoche, sharing anecdotes, stories, observations and little Dharma nuggets. It is all told to inspire others for their own spiritual relationship with their teachers….

Tales With My Lama ~ Manjushri

4 Mar

I have a gilded statue of Manjushri that sits on a small altar on my desk. I had just offered incense to it when it inspired me to write this piece . This statue is a 9-inch Nepali crafted figurine that became a part of my shrine a little over 14 years ago. What makes…