New ‘Other Languages’ website section and announcement for Dharma translators

Recently, due to several requests by people from non-English speaking countries wishing to translate the texts into their own languages, am happy to announce a new section on the website for translations into other languages. The first translation is a Russian version of the 8th Karmapa's 'One Day Meditation on Bodhicitta' (Russian here, English original… Continue reading New ‘Other Languages’ website section and announcement for Dharma translators

Tantric Buddhism, vows, sex and women – the importance of love, respect and consent

  'Only the united beat of sex and heart together can create ecstasy.'-Anais Nin This article is an attempt to clarify some of the information and misunderstandings surrounding monasticism, sex, women, consorts in Vajrayana (or Tantric) Buddhism.  The first half discusses the monastic vows and rules on sexual relations, the role and meaning of a consort, and… Continue reading Tantric Buddhism, vows, sex and women – the importance of love, respect and consent