Even basic Dharma practices can be profound and sublime

I have been leading a meditation group in Charlottesville, which has been attracting a few practitioners and new students to Buddhism. And because of the potential for new people attending, and due to our only meeting once or twice a month, I want to keep doing the foundational practices for a while(!). Not to mentionContinue reading “Even basic Dharma practices can be profound and sublime”

a meditation group has begun

I recently started a meditation group in Charlottesville.  So far, we have done Khenchen Rinpoche, Konchog Gyaltsen’s practice of Om Ah Hung.  There is a nice melody I attempt to follow as we do the practice.  I also give a brief Dharma talk about setting proper motivation (Bodhicitta, altruistic mind) etc.  In explaining the practice,Continue reading “a meditation group has begun”

Dharma (and Lamas) in Charlottesville

In this post: an update about my life, a description of an ordinary day with Tibetan Lamas and info about Dharma teachings in Charlottesville. So the past two weeks have been a whirlwind!  I can barely remember what I did two days ago, let alone last week, as the days have been so full andContinue reading “Dharma (and Lamas) in Charlottesville”

Khenchen Rinpoche, Konchog Gyaltsen is coming to Charlottesville

Hello Dear Readers and beyond, I am very excited (and the Charlottesville Ratnashri Sangha, of which I am a humble member, is as well) to be assisting in the sponsoring of Khenchen Konchog Gyaltsen in C’ville.  If you live anywhere nearby, these are rare teachings by an authentic, realized Lama.  Plus he requested a largeContinue reading “Khenchen Rinpoche, Konchog Gyaltsen is coming to Charlottesville”

Spring Retreat 2010 – “chewing on” Dharma

This is (hopefully) the first post in a series.  I attended the Spring Retreat from the “opening ceremony” until Wednesday June 9th – 12 days total.  Now I am full…  I could stop there, but I wrote so much in my journal, I will continue 🙂    What follows is a daily journal and stream-of-consciousness thoughtsContinue reading “Spring Retreat 2010 – “chewing on” Dharma”

Intro to Process Buddhism

This material is copyrighted by me, M. Kirby Moore.  Reproduction without permission is prohibited.  To support my business and blogging efforts, please visit Kirby’s website. More recently, I have begun teaching Astrology classes on Trauma-Informed Astrology, see http://www.traumainformedastrology.com for more! Thank you for visiting! <revised on 2/2/10>  I have no expertise to be mentioning or introducingContinue reading “Intro to Process Buddhism”