There will be an opening reception for "Light, Air, Water & Space", during Amherst Arts Night Plus, on Thursday, July 6 from 5:00 to 8:00pm. The address is: Burnett Gallery, 2nd Floor, Amity Street, Amherst, MA 01002.
Hope to see you there!
Dear Members of Tsegyalgar East,
This upcoming , there will be a General Assembly of Tsegyalgar East members followed by Ganapuja.
This is a great opportunity to get involved and directly find out about our Gar's past, present and discuss together our future situation.
You can join us in person or if you wish to join us via skype please email us your skype ID at:firstname.lastname@example.org
If you cannot attend personally, but you know someone who will, you can designate that person as a proxy. All practitioners can participate, only paid members can vote.
TE Assembly Agenda
Tsegyalgar East Gakyil
According to Lama Tsultrim Allione,
"Demons (maras in Sanskrit) are not bloodthirsty ghouls waiting for us in dark corners. Demons are within us. They are energies we experience every day, such as fear, illness, depression, anxiety, trauma, relationship difficulties, and addiction.
Anything that drains our energy and blocks us from being completely awake is a demon. The approach of giving form to these inner forces and feeding them, rather than struggling against them, was originally articulated by an eleventh-century female Tibetan Buddhist teacher named Machig Labdrön (1055–1145). The spiritual practice she developed was called Chöd, and it generated such amazing results that it became very popular, spreading widely throughout Tibet and beyond.
In today’s world, we suffer from record levels of inner and outer struggle. We find ourselves ever more polarized, inwardly and outwardly. We need a new paradigm, a fresh approach to conflict. Machig’s strategy of nurturing rather than battling our inner and outer enemies offers a revolutionary path to resolve conflict and leads to psychological integration and inner peace. For more