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The Pragbodhi Cave

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Raj and Santosh met me at 5:30 AM at my ashram door in Bodh Gaya, India. With all three of us riding on a single motorbike, we traveled in the pre-dawn light towards the sacred site known as the Pragbodhi cave. Nestled within the side of the mountain of an impoverished area named Dungeswari Hills, it is the cave where the Buddha fervently prayed, meditated and sought answers to life. At the advice of other ascetics, he abandoned all joys and nearly all food in order to obtain the enlightenment he so desperately longed for. After six depleting years of…

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You Are Not Broken and Neither Is The World

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Man does not exist for the purpose of making an impression upon his environment. He does exist to express himself in and through his environment. There is a great difference.  – Ernest Holmes How many of us were raised to believe that we must leave some sort of legacy, a lasting impression upon the world?  I believe many of us were and we still, in large degree, believe that.  But when you go beneath that belief you might see that an intention to leave an impression could carry with it an idea that the world is lacking something.  “Duh,” some of you might say with eyes rolled,…

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Walk Into The Cave Unreluctant

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You must walk into the cave unreluctant As you enter, your eyes momentarily entertain the vapid darkness, yet it is your heart that will see.  It is your heart that will beat with signals of illumination, shedding light for your yet-to-be steps. You must walk into the cave unreluctant At first you doubt your ability to navigate the jagged twists and unknown turns that await.  Still, by the simple act of entering, your instincts reawaken and you are welcomed home to the ancient wisdom nestled patiently within your own mind. You must walk into the cave unreluctant And for those…

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