Music

Love in a Song…

29 Aug

The Stobaughs’ in their younger days.  I came across this amazing story on Facebook recently and I was quite touched by it. I am not really a romantic although I have written a book on Love called Conversations in Love. I know! This is kinda contradictory. But anyway, the wisdom in this book is really…

The Angsty Sounds

17 Aug

Smashing Pumpkins…then… Just saw a few pictures of people ravelling in a Smashing Pumpkins concert that’s playing in town right now. Damn! I missed smashing pumpkins again! They were here in the late 90s I think and I wanted to go but couldn’t. I can’t remember why but it was either I didn’t have the…

Not Ready To Make Nice

7 Mar

This is the name of country pop song co-written and sung by the American all-female country band, Dixie Chicks. This song remains their biggest hit on the US chart. However, this song was written because of a controversy that exploded on the Dixie Chicks in 2003. While performing in London, lead vocalist Natalie Maines said,…

The Impetus

23 Jun

I was with Rinpoche just 2 nights ago and he was talking about a lot of things including the pressures that he was facing. He was in tears talking about it and as he talked, he turned to face his computer and played a song on YouTube. A wave of nostalgia swept through him as…

Yesterday’s Boyband…

7 Mar

Anybody remember these Irish lads? Well, I pretty much have forgotten about them until I was rummaging through my glove compartment for a CD to listen during rush hour traffic. I came across the Boyzone’s Greatest Hits CD and hastily inserted the CD into the player. Well, what blared out of the stereo was not…

The Coolest Gift Ever!

23 Feb

The Coolest Gift Ever!

How does Rinpoche impart precious Dharma inspiration?

7 Apr

From time to time, people would ask me what do I do with Rinpoche on those long sleepless nights I spend in the Ladrang. Well, first of all I would like to clarify that my time in the Ladrang is not one long Dharma talk after another. More often than not, it is really quite…