Wesak – Buddha’s birthday

On this day, devotees honor the birth, enlightenment, and death of the Buddha. The celebration includes practices of Giving, Virtue, and Cultivation, as well as “the doing of good and meritorious deeds.”  THE ANCIENT TRADITION of Wesak has gained additional layers of meaning in esoteric societies. The website of the Lucis Trust (established by theosophy teacher Read more about Wesak – Buddha’s birthday[…]

Early Summer

From Beltane 1st May, or shortly after as the heat waves catch up with the increased light waves (14th May), until Lammas 1st August, we move into early summer. ”In the western world, we are familiar with the four seasons – spring, summer, autumn and winter. However, in the Taoist understanding of time and change Read more about Early Summer[…]

Wisdom

The tao – only 3 things to teach simplicity, patience, compassion Wis-dom In the domain/land/region/home/place/area  of wis Wis – Viss / vision / seeing / knowing / understanding  Seeing the big picture Definitely, for me, has a compassionate aspect under-standing Old English wis “learned, sagacious, cunning; sane; prudent, discreet; experienced; having the power of discerning and judging rightly,” (good Read more about Wisdom[…]