Scene and Heard - 2014-07-22 - 1 comment
Sensei at conclusion of 2008 Ikenobo Show;Warrior Tribute written by Ira Abrams Ikebana and tea-ceremony master Dr. Seiko Nakashima, whom I (and hundreds ... continue
The birds are chirping, dew is glistening, and the sun is rising in the East. The Machen, or Kalapa Court cook is putting on her Chef’s coat. The Kusung silently delivers a cup of Tibetan style tea to the Sakyong. The Sakyong Wangmo is practicing and Jetsun Drukmo and Jetsun Yudra are playing. The Shabchi are putting together a place setting for the Royal Family’s breakfast.
In a few minutes the Machen whirls into action. Eggs are cooking, organic greens are sautéing and bread is miraculously being turned into toast. Breakfast is lovingly plated and whisked away. The center of the mandala is being fueled! Continue…
Back in February, the Sakyong and Michele Moses from Runner’s World got together to talk about running, meditation, and deepening our experience of life. The article and video have just been published. In the article, the Sakyong discusses the relationship between running and meditation. He talks about the challenges, effort and the joy of running. As he says, “You have to pay attention to what you feel, aches and pains, inspiration and all of that self-reflection. Running is about awareness, staying ... continue