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Buddhist Summer Retreat in Wisconsin

Become centered, then stabilize. Wash, rinse well, then repeat until awakened. ~Domo Geshe Rinpoche ~~~Summer Retreat - Just around the corner - July 9th thru Aug 1
White Conch Summer Retreat 2011 July 9-Aug 1  Three Sessions to Choose From In This IssueCome to RetreatSession OneSession TwoSession ThreeQuick Links Sign Up for Retreat Now Pay Online Here More About Us Support White Conch
Come to Retreat Retreat allows you to leave behind your daily concerns and focus on your own inner healing and spiritual development. There will be plenty of time for meditation and spiritual sharing. Join with like-minded individuals who are committed to becoming capable of benefiting living beings. Each session features daily teachings by Domo Geshe Rinpoche, various special interest classes such as Mandala Building, Mala Stringing, Tai Chi, Yoga for Meditators, a…

Vivid Faith and Enlightened Equanimity

The first kind of faith is vivid faith and can be awakened. You know, at the movie theater, before the movie actually begins, they often have introduction music that starts out very small but it gets louder….”mmmyaaaaaaaa AAAAAAA” A great crescendo!
This is how an experience of awakening faith feels. Sometimes a non-Buddhist, when entering a temple for the first time in their life, sees a Buddha statue and cries! They feel a crescendo of joy rising. It is a remembrance of vivid faith. ~ Domo Geshe Rinpoche ~~~~

"Die erste Art von Glaube ist ein lebendiger Glaube und man kann ihn erwecken. Weißt Du, wie im Kino, wenn sie vor dem Filmbeginn oft eine Anfangsmusik haben, die ganz klein anfängt aber lauter wird....'mmmjaaaaAAAAA' Ein großes Crescendo
So fühlt sich auch die Erfahrung des erwachenden Glaubens an. Manchmal sieht jemand, der kein Buddhist ist, beim ersten Betreten eines Tempels eine Buddhastatue und muss weinen! Sie fühlen wie das Crescendo der…