Happy Lo Sar (Tibetan New Year)!

Prayer flags at the Tibetan Meditation Center, Maryland
Prayer flags at the Tibetan Meditation Center, Maryland

Happy New Year, people who practice Tibetan Buddhism celebrate a new Lunar calendar while they mourn those Tibetans who stood up for their faith and their truth and were killed.  I find it fascinating how the Tibetans commemorate their country-folk by not celebrating, although this makes sense.  For instance, if my beloved family members were suffering in prison, I would feel very sad about celebrating and partying.  This year, there is to be no singing, no dancing on what is normally one of the most festive days of the year for Tibetans.  Could you imagine what this would be like for the U.S.?  We do not celebrate enough as it is, to be saddened by yet another day – woof!  Actually I need to realize I can not possibly put myself in the shoes of someone whose people has suffered as much as the Tibetans (and others) have.  And as an American, I must recollect the atrocities my government has visited upon Native peoples…  Om Mani Padme Hung Hrih

For me, I am realizing the benefit of silence.  I keep reading, that if we discuss and share the secrets of our experiences or realizations, then they dissolve and fizzle, not to be regained with ease.  And then I keep inappropriately and zealously sharing dreams and insights.  Wow – I need to stop.

Tashi Delek Pun Tsum Tsog!

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Published by Kirby Moore

Kirby Moore is a healing facilitator based in the beautiful rolling hills of Charlottesville, Virginia. He does sessions in-person and long distance via Skype and Zoom, working with Spiritual Astrology, Somatic Experiencing, Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy and Birth Process Work. His healing work is informed by fifteen years of meditation and Qigong practice. He works with client's intentions and deepest longings to attain clear, tangible results. Contact him for more info at (email): kirby [at] mkirbymoore [dot] com

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