My name is Casey. I'm a college student residing in Florida. I consider myself a populist. I'm a Buddhist and I am the attendant for a Tibetan Buddhist Lama.

 

Sabelmouse: The Dalai Lama: On meat and moral gymnastics

sabelmouse:

by TOVAR on OCTOBER 15, 2010 · 26 COMMENTS

Here in Vermont, as in other places where crunchy Americans congregate, the 14th Dalai Lama is a popular guy. Folks like Cath and me who shop at community food co-ops and farmers’ markets—and are often vegetarian—tend to think of…

natashas-brainbucket:

On Wednesday, September 19, U.S. President Barack Obama met with Myanmar/Burma’s opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi in the Oval Office after awarding her the Congressional Gold Medal, the highest U.S. civilian honor. 
(ᔥ Radio Free Asia)

natashas-brainbucket:

On Wednesday, September 19, U.S. President Barack Obama met with Myanmar/Burma’s opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi in the Oval Office after awarding her the Congressional Gold Medal, the highest U.S. civilian honor. 

(ᔥ Radio Free Asia)

Avalokiteshvara is like the moon
Whose cool light puts out the burning fires of samsara
In its rays the night-flowering lotus of compassion
Opens wide its petals.

Tibetan poem in “The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying”

fckyhdkkh: There is a term in Buddhist psychology that can be translated as...

fuckyeahdukkha:

There is a term in Buddhist psychology that can be translated as “internal formations,” “fetters,” or “knots.” When we have a sensory input, depending on how we receive it, a knot may be tied in us. when someone speaks unkindly to us, if we understand the reason and do not take his or her words to…

(Source: lazz)