The Dance of Tantra

What is this mystery, expressing itself as “me?”
This body, this mind
This illusion of separation that seems to demarcate inner and outer
Yet another appearance in the mirror…

The Kingdom of Heaven

The Kingdom of Heaven arises when the mind ceases to turn outwards towards gratification in impermanent objects and turns inwards to rest in its own place. That radiance already exists within ourselves. It’s our very essence. So ask yourself, what if the Kingdom of Heaven is always and already here and now, if only I had eyes to see it?

Tantric Maps for Working with Plant Medicine

Awakening is the movement of consciousness becoming conscious of itself. Psychedelics and plant medicines do not offer a path for awakening but they can serve as powerful accelerators along the journey. This article examines the path to awakening as described by Dzogchen, Mahamudra, and Shaiva Shakta Tantra and the role that plant medicines can play in it all.

The Tapestry of Tantra

The term “Tantra” evokes the image of a loom, for it points towards the way in which everyone and everything are intricately interwoven. An awakened mind clearly sees that tapestry and understands that the undertaking of awakening is ultimately a collective endeavor. This is why bodhicitta, the intention to wake up for the benefit of others, is essential for continued unfolding along the path.