Ladakh doesn’t need the same kind of industrialization as the rest of India, he says …
Om Shri Anantaha | Narayana | Is very powerful mantra to Start your mornings with. Make it a habit to Chant this every morning, Add this small thing in your routine. To start with You can play this track and over the time you can memorize the mantra and chant on your own. And you will feel the difference in your energy levels and attitude.
Another great way is to Chant this Mantra 3 times when starting the meditation. It invokes all 7 energy centers in our body.
OM OM OM OM SHRI ANANTAHA NARAYANAHA
MANGALAM BHAGWAN VISHNU
MANGALAM GARURD DHWAJA
MANGALAM PUNDRI KAKSHU
MANGALAYAE TANU HARI
It’s the Bhagwan Vishnu Mantra, with this Mantra We call upon the peaceful, powerful, positive energies of the Supreme creator.
OM is the Primordial Sound of the Universe
Narayanaha is the Vedic Supreme God according to Vedas, and is also known as Vishnu and Hari.
May auspiciousness be unto Lord Vishnu,
May all auspiciousness be unto the one who has the Garuda as his flag
May all auspiciousness be unto the Lord with lotus-like eyes,
And auspiciousness to Hari.
Santaṃ tassa manaṃ hoti, santā vācā,
ca kamma ca, sammadaññā,
vimuttassa, upasantassa tādino.
Calm is one’s thought, calm one’s speech,
and calm one’s deed, who, truly knowing,
is wholly freed, perfectly tranquil and wise.
The Dhammapada: The Buddha’s Path of Wisdom, translated from Pāli by Acharya Buddharakkhita
Especially for the Philippines, Australia, California and Puerto Rico …
As we cycle through the elements of
Earth Air Fire Water and Aether …
Spirit, the place where all elements come together …
Where our connection to Divinity
Flows through our connection with Breath …
Take a breath with me and
Let’s celebrate the Elements
Today, and every day …
We welcome you
Air that’s in our Breath
Fire that sparks our synapses
Water and all the fluids of our body
Earth that is our skeleton and muscle
And Spirit that inspires us to Create
And to be in relationship with the whole Universe:
Holy Mother in whom we live, move and have our Being
From you all things emerge,
And unto you all things return.
Open our hearts this blessed Day
Touch our bodies and our minds
Walk with us through
The Gates of Power, Shadow and Starlight
Of Fire meeting Earth …
The Wind on the Ocean
And the sweet kiss of Life …
Blessed be our Journey.
May the blessings of all the World be upon you
The inspiration of all the Elements
May they flow through you
With each and every breath …
Blessings of the Divine Mother!
(c) Victoria Generao
Aloha kākahiāka kākou a me hau’oli lā Pō’alua. Hoihoi keīa nāni lā. Ōla Aloha. Ē Aloha. Hānu Aloha e Ōla Pono. A hui hou a me malama pono kākou.
Good morning, everyone, and Happy Tuesday. Enjoy this beautiful day. Live aloha. Be Aloha. Breathe aloha and Live Righteously. Take care of yourself until the next time we meet.
It’s already meant for you. You have to start accepting this as your truth. Things are getting very clear for you. You are starting to really see that you’re meant for greatness. You might have been getting so many signs and seeing how everything is all connected. Each moment you’re being reminded of who you truly are and what vast potential you already have. It starts off by wanting better for yourself. Then you make the inner changes by setting your intentions. Even doing that is you already knowing what you have access to. This is your true power you were already born with. You’re experiencing so many synchronicities, alignments, and signs that truly show you how powerful your thoughts are. This initially comes off as out of this world or just a feeling of joy that fills your heart and body.
You can’t really explain it all to anyone because you’re the one fully experiencing it in real time all the time. Sometimes it makes you speechless and puts you in a state of deep gratitude for how precious and miraculous life truly is. Day by day as you start to evolve, invest in yourself, and be present enough to recognize yourself, you will open your heart and mind further to allow blessings and many possibilities to happen for you. A new you will emerge. New being a state of awareness which you always had but recognized. It’s all a reminder of what you already know. Start feeling good right now about this. Start smiling and thinking of the possibilities. Even a single thought starts changing everything for you. Don’t doubt anything right now. Just feel, allow, and welcome your blessings. Trust yourself. Feel everything out. Your feelings will guide you. Trust your intuition and be ready for your wildest dreams to manifest.
Maika’i kakahiaka a Hau’ōli aloha Po’akahi kākou. ‘Ohoihoi lā nāni nōu. Ō ka maluhia no me ‘oe.
Good morning and a Happy Monday to you all. Enjoy a beautiful day. Peace be with you.
Greet the beginning of the second week of this magical New Year 2020 with Peace and Aloha …
The Taal Volcano has erupted Sunday Morning and the cause is thought to be hydro-thermal in nature. In Batangas, an interview on Dobol B sa News TV states that the phreatic eruption was said to be recorded at around 11am. Three hours later a much stronger explosion was recorded, and more than one kilometer of ash was spewed into the sky.
Alert Level 1 didn’t last long, as officials quickly made the decision to raise the alert level to Level 2. This simply means that there will be a probability of a magmatic intrusion which could possibly lead to an eruption.
Three earthquakes were recorded at 7:35am, 10:43am, and 14:00pm Philippines Time Zone.
These cookies have real lemon slices on top for an extra strong flavor. I pre-baked the slices a little before placing them on the cookie to bake together so that the lemon flavor is a little bit more concentrated, but when you bite into each cookie you’ll still get a burst of fresh citrus goodness.
The effect is almost as though the cookies are filled with some zesty lemon cream. Some of the juice from the lemon slices also seeps into the cookie itself, giving it a delicious lemon almond flavor.
The trick is to get the lemon slices just thick enough to not get burned during baking — so keep an eye out as they’re pre-baking, as you might want to take them out sooner if need be (or bake at a lower temperature all together, as some ovens bake stronger than others).
You can experiment a little with your oven settings and you can slice the lemons thicker or thinner to your liking (thicker means juicier and stronger in flavor, thinner means more delicate but also more likely to burn a little around the edges). Optimal thickness is around an eighth of an inch.
But don’t sweat it if there’s a tiny bit of browning happening anyways (as you can see in the cookie below around the edges) — they’ll still be delicious!
Also, note that I used a nut butter that’s a mix of almond and hazelnut butter (from Nuts to You Nut Butter) because that’s what I had on hand. A pure almond butter would work great here too on its own, but I did enjoy the light depth the hazelnuts added. So if you can find an almond hazelnut mix, go for it. If not, plain almond butter will do just fine.
1 to 1 ½ small fresh lemons, washed
½ cup white rice flour
3 tbsp almond meal
3 tbsp maple syrup
2 tbsp creamy natural almond hazelnut butter (or just almond butter)
1 tsp almond extract
⅛ tsp salt
a tbsp of coconut milk powder for dusting*
- Pre-heat oven to 375F. Line a small cookie sheet with parchment paper. Slice lemon(s) into rings about an ⅛” thick (you’ll need 8 good looking rings). Carefully pick out any seeds. Lay each ring flat on the prepared cookie tray and bake for approx. 15 mins. Keep an eye out to make sure the lemon slices don’t burn (as they’ll later cook even further), especially as some ovens can bake stronger than others. At this stage you basically just want to pre-cook and dehydrate them a little. Note that the thinner you slice the lemons the quicker they’ll bake, the thicker you slice them the juicier and more prominent their flavor will be). Once ready, remove the lemon slices from the oven and set aside to cool a little.
- While the lemons are baking, prepare the cookies by processing all cookie ingredients in a food processor (I used the small bowl of mine) until the mixture sticks together and is at the beginning stages of forming a ball.** Gather all this dough up (I used a spoon to scoop it out of the processor) and form into a ball with your hands. Then divide this ball into 2, then divide each half into 2, then divide each quarter into 2, so that you’re left with 8 equal pieces of dough.
- Line a small cookie sheet with parchment paper. Roll each piece of dough into a ball, then flatten into a disk. Place on the cookie sheet, spreading them half an inch apart. Once the lemon slices are ready, place a slice over the center of each cookie and press down to flatten the cookie further and embed the lemon slices in a little.
- Bake the cookies for approximately 12 minutes until nicely golden (again, keep an eye to make sure the lemon slices don’t burn, if need be, lower the oven temperature a little if the lemon slices are thin and are browning too fast). Remove from oven and cool completely on a wire rack.
- Optional: once cool, dust the cookies lightly with some coconut milk powder. Enjoy!
Selo yathā ekaghano vātena na samīrati,
evaṃ nindāpasaṃsāsu na samiñjanti paṇḍitā.
Just as a solid rock is not shaken by the storm,
even so the wise are not affected by praise or blame.
The Dhammapada: The Buddha’s Path of Wisdom, translated from Pāli by Acharya Buddharakkhita
Be consistent right now. Keep the visualizations going. Keep the affirmations going. Keep being positive about everything. Every moment counts. Don’t judge yourself or even judge the timing of everything. Enter a state of gratitude, celebration, and completion of your manifestations. Everything is already yours. What you think about belongs to you. What you feel is making its way towards you. What you want wants you. What you give your energy to grows and amplifies in your awareness. Stay focused on purpose. Let what goes, go. Let what comes, enter. Just keep speaking, thinking, and feeling power over your life. Nothing is complicated when you learn to just breathe, believe, and trust that everything is already happening for you. You just need to keep shinning from within and being patient with yourself. Be loving to yourself. You are very special and you being here right now shows that your life means so much more than what you can understand sometimes. Start noticing the beauty about existence. The small things like your aliveness and your energy. Your mind. Your abilities. The billion things happening every second for you that doesn’t require your conscious attention. You are being supported so feel light today. Feel warmth and love. Feel energized to be your greatest through recognizing it and allowing it now. Keep going.
Hauʻōli Aloha Lā’pule a pau. Loā’a i kōu lā, ‘ae hōʻokūʻu aku i nā aloha pele. Ō kā maluhia nō me ‘oe.
Happy Aloha Sunday, everyone. Enjoy the day and let the Aloha flow. Peace be with you.
We are authors of our destination.
– The Japanese tradition 2020
When the Buddha teaches others
he does so out of compassion,
because the Tathagata is wholly freed
from both favour and aversion.
Saṃyutta Nikāya 1.150
Gemstones of the Good Dhamma, compiled and translated by Ven. S. Dhammika
Mini Cheesecakes with caramel are so easy and delicious (the base is just 3 ingredients)! This mini cheesecake recipe is excellent in flavor and texture.
Keep giving energy to your dreams! Take care of yourself! You’re building up great momentum! Results are coming in at a high speed! You have so many great things coming your way! You are so blessed! Don’t give up that thought of things working out for you. They actually are. Doubt and fear is not allowed in your space. You are only going upwards! One day you’ll look back and be THANKFUL that you kept pushing forward. You’ll be thankful that you kept growing. Reaching that place is making the choice today to keep going no matter what kind of adversities or challenges you face. Don’t let your current situation make you feel hopeless. Remember that one time you were at a low point, and you made it through? Well, you can do it again! Don’t get caught up in this moment and forget your strength. The reason why we have all these experiences, is not only to get the lessons, but to become stronger. We’re made to survive, adapt, change, and transform ourselves. Don’t hold on to things longer than their stay. Be open to newness, even if it doesn’t make sense at the moment.
Most of our pain comes from fear of change, because we want what’s familiar. We have difficulties in letting go, because we want to force everything to be the same. The beautiful thing about life is that the moment we let go of what weighs heavy on us, we find new inspiration to continue on. We get a second chance. The best way to get out of a negative cycle is to start working on your thoughts, before you work on the outside. Listen the predominate thoughts you have; that will give you insight to what you’ve been attracting. Shift your thoughts to the outcome you want. Be more patient with yourself. Always know and believe that you will be okay. That everything is just fine. You’ve survived before, you’ll survive again.
Welina mai ē nā hōa ē a hauʻōli alōha Pō’aōno! Ī hopenapule maikāʻi ōukōu. Ō kā maluhia nō me ʻoe.
Warmest greetings to you, Friends, and a happy aloha Saturday! Have a nice weekend everyone. Peace be with you.
Lesson from a Monk | The Empty Boat …
A monk decided to meditate alone, away from his monastery.
He took his boat out to the middle of the lake, moored it there, closed his eyes and began meditating. After a few hours of undisturbed silence, he suddenly felt the bump of another boat colliding with his own.
With his eyes still closed, he felt his anger rising, and by the time he opened his eyes, he was ready to scream at the boatman who had so carelessly disturbed his meditation. But when he opened his eyes, he was surprised to find that it was an empty boat that had struck his own. It had probably gotten untethered and floated to the middle of the lake.
At that moment, the monk had a great realization.
If a man is crossing the river and an empty boat collides with his own skiff, even if he is not a bad tempered man, he will not get angry, but if he sees a man on the boat, he will shout at him to steer clear, if the shout is not heard, he will shout again, and yet again and begin cursing, and all because there is somebody in the boat, yet if the boat were empty he would be shouting and not angry, if you can empty your own boat, crossing the river of the world, no one will oppose you, no one will seek to harm you.
🥀 Chuang Tzu
ekacariyaṃ daḷhaṃ kayirā;
natthi bāle sahāyatā.
Should a seeker not find
a companion who is better or equal,
let one resolutely pursue a solitary course;
there is no fellowship with the fool.
The Dhammapada: The Buddha’s Path of Wisdom, translated from Pāli by Acharya Buddharakkhita
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Lunar Eclipse and Full Moon, January 10th, 2020 ~ The RESET
This PROFOUND Full MOON in Cancer and LUNAR Eclipse is on January 10th, 2020 at 1:21 pm AST.
Are you ready for your RESET and living through your heart?
Your heart is the space to live through as powerful forces, unleashed through the subconscious and collective, present themselves. Those standing powerfully in the eternal will experience a reset and live through higher levels of their heart and love.
Those immersed in fear, will still experience the moment to moment heart awareness and opportunities to enter love more deeply.
All love starts with self-love! Being present NOW and your heart is the only eternal refuge, as all unfolds.
This Lunar eclipse is opposite Mercury. Be consciously aware that clear communication through your heart as the only true connection which goes beyond words. This connection is first with YOU to you. Do you know yourself? What triggers you and why? Are you paying attention?
This Lunar eclipse opposite Saturn~ for those not in their heart, depression, negative thinking, victim consciousness, is all up to BE PRESENT with. So as to be become more aware of all memories that are awaiting YOUR conscious love.
This powerful Lunar eclipse opposite Pluto ~ may bring up with great intensity drama, non gratefulness, jealousy, living through masks, SO as to bring to conscious LIGHT THROUGH THE HEART ~ so as to love yourself MORE.
The Lunar eclipse trine Neptune, lends the graceful gentle help of OPENING your heart more.
All of this continues what began with the Powerful New Moon and new Eclipse cycle, lasting 6 months.
So, where are you at within you? Do you love yourself? Or do you just say you do? Do you know what that means to fully love yourself?
Being filled with love is the most MAJESTIC, Glorified and beautiful WAY to forever BE. This love way of being is what all of the Angels, Ascended Masters, Creator Gods, ALL Beings of Divine Light ARE ~ Being consciously. This is what you are eternally and now uniting WITH consciously. AS all that is not yet loved, is loved within you.
Remembering Venus ~ LOVE is what this is all about.
This is your RESET and your Ascension experience!
The shift in each being is to the awareness of what they ARE. The power of creation is PURE LOVE and it is the substance of creation itself.
IN this Love We activate you now! Feel through your HEART and receive now ❤
Welina mai a Hau’ōli Aloha Pō’alima a me nā kānaka! ‘Ua maikā’i ī nō pule kikipani me ‘ohana a me nā hoaloha. Ō kā maluhia nō me ‘oe.
Warmest greetings and Happy Aloha Friday, People! Have a great weekend with family and friends. Peace be with you.
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Lunar Eclipse in Cancer
January 10 2020 is a full Moon eclipse in Cancer. Water sign Cancer rules the 4th house of home and family. This eclipse is time to shine light on your home and living situation, to focus on self care, and care of family. Cancer is the astrology that rules the Moon, making this full Moon easier to get in touch with feelings. The full Moon eclipse trines Neptune in Pisces for increased sensitivity and imagination.
The full Moon eclipse is opposite the Sun, Mercury, Jupiter, Saturn, and Pluto all in Capricorn. Earth sign Capricorn rules the 10th house of work and career. So there could be a question of how to balance Cancer nurturing with Capricorn career obligations. People could be carrying too many burdens, or the burdens of others, especially now during the peak of Ox lunar month.
Slow, strong, and steady is how…
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