Drupon Thinley Ningpo & the Green Tara empowerment November 2014

We are very blessed to have the revered retreat master, Drupon Thinley Ningpo returning to the Charlottesville area.  He will give teachings, bestow the Green Tara empowerment and conduct interviews in Charlottesville and Yogaville during the weekend of November 21st – 23rd. Friday evening will be an introductory teaching from 7 – 9 pm inContinue reading “Drupon Thinley Ningpo & the Green Tara empowerment November 2014”

Precious teacher time

I sit here waiting for my passenger to arrive, as I am about to embark on a long journey back to Virginia.  And as I wait, I ponder what the two previous days have been like as I got to spend them at a retreat center with my heart teacher. I was out here aContinue reading “Precious teacher time”

Little Mahakala retreat

Friday’s agenda: pick up friends truck, filled with meditation cushions for the center; drop off children’s books that a client left in my healing space – on top of Afton mountain at Swannanoa; drive to Maryland, Lama House and Tibetan Meditation Center; talk with Lama – questions about upcoming year Saturday’s agenda: sit, eat, rest,Continue reading “Little Mahakala retreat”

off to retreat

Hello to all (any of?) my wonderful readers, I am headed up to Maryland this afternoon, for eight days of resting down and back into a vast mandala of healing wisdom. There is an annual retreat held at the Tibetan Meditation Center. This year, the focus will be on the practice of Chenrezig (Avalokitesvara) andContinue reading “off to retreat”

Clear Light in Virginia Beach

Driving down to Va Beach to attend Drupon Thinley Ningpo, my heart teacher and root lama. What a blessing – no matter what he is teaching on. Early December, no telling what the weather will bring, but not expecting anything spectacular. As I transit past Richmond and beyond Williamsburg, the leaves are still aflame –Continue reading “Clear Light in Virginia Beach”

Upcoming Winter Retreat and a preview of future posts

Hello Readers, Several things – first, I plan to continue my most recent thread on Bringing Resources onto the Spiritual Path soon (I am presently working and seeing clients these days, staying pleasantly busy). I also plan to write about my most recent trip to Va Beach to attend my root lama, Drupon Thinley Ningpo,Continue reading “Upcoming Winter Retreat and a preview of future posts”

Charlottesville Ratnashri Sangha (Drikung Kagyu)

This is a post that is dedicated to sharing information about the Charlottesville Ratnashri Sangha, which is a small group of sincere Tibetan Buddhist practitioners which gathers weekly.  The C’ville Ratnashri Sangha is a not-for-profit group that hosts teachers and desires to contribute to the sustenance of the Buddha-Dharma in the West.  The group comesContinue reading “Charlottesville Ratnashri Sangha (Drikung Kagyu)”

Cutting through fear and attachment, Chod teachings

This material is copyrighted by M. Kirby Moore.  Reproduction without permission is prohibited. As promised, here is the post from my yummy,  juicy Virginia Beach journey.  I went down there with the intention to attend my root lama, Drupon Thinley Ningpo (I call him Rinpoche).  Luckily I got to follow through on this aspiration. WokeContinue reading “Cutting through fear and attachment, Chod teachings”

Balancing Head and Heart – Body centered meditation

I just returned from Va Beach, where I attended Drupon Thinley Ningpo for Chod teachings and practice.  There will be a post coming soon with additional pictures from this enjoyable weekend.  All posts on this blog are copyrighted by M. Kirby Moore.  Please obtain my permission before reproducing anything. I am writing this post becauseContinue reading “Balancing Head and Heart – Body centered meditation”


This material is copyrighted by me (Kirby Moore).  Reproduction without permission is prohibited.  To support my business and blogging efforts, please visit my website. More recently, I have begun teaching Astrology classes on Trauma-Informed Astrology, see http://www.traumainformedastrology.com for more! Thank you for visiting! As I have been prepping for my last final exam, I have hadContinue reading “Kindness”