Interview: Tzu Chi embodies Charity through Compassion and Good Work

Interview with Tzu Chi and LA Yoga Magazine By Kelly Dunn aka (Krishna)

In Chinese, Tzu means compassion, and Chi relief.
The worldwide nonprofit spiritual organization Tzu Chi spreads a mission and a message.

In Southern California and beyond, the worldwide nonprofit organization Tzu Chi spreads the message that giving awakens kindness and love in our hearts. Master Cheng Yen is the founder and leader of the Tzu Chi Buddhist charity organization.

 

Over the past five decades, Tzu Chi has dedicated itself to the missions of disaster relief, charity, medicine, education, and humanistic culture. The focus of these is to offer material aid and psychological support to those in need, spiritual and moral guidance through education, in addition to protecting the environment and providing international disaster relief.

 

Wherever Tzu Chi goes, good health, peace and love follow closely. As part of their worldwide mission, they are hosting a series of inspiring evenings through the Charity Art Performance Tour. The tour will be coming to LA on October 1.

 

In Chinese, tzu means compassion, and chi relief. Tzu Chi’s mission includes eight categories called One step, eight footprints. Its mobile food pantry travels to impoverished communities in California weekly, benefiting 20,000 families annually.

 

Around 900 inmates have received spiritual support through books, magazines, and over 1,200 letters that were answered, offering guidance towards a meaningful life of helping others. A Tzu Chi principle is that illness, while creating pain, can become the root of poverty as well, which is why the organization makes it part of its mission to offer quality and free medical care.
The Compassionate History of Tzu Chi
The organization was founded when the devoted Buddhist nun, Dharma Master Cheng Yen, was moved by the pain and misery she saw around her. She made a powerful commitment to help the poor and relieve suffering.

 

She collaborated with five other female disciples and thirty housewives. In order to fund their work, the disciples made and sold baby shoes while the housewives set aside some of the money that they had for food. Their mandate: to help the poor and ill with love, joy, compassion.

 

The footprint of Tzu Chi’s work at the forefront of disaster relief and poverty reduction has spread throughout the world, reaching 94 countries. They have over 10 million volunteers and supporters worldwide, the volunteers serving with steadfast dedication, grateful for the opportunity to provide relief that people can always count on.
Sharing Charity through Art
In advance of the Thousands of Helping Hands Charity Art Performance Tour, we sat down with the Tzu Chi’s CEO, Dr. Han Huang, to learn more about this inspiring organization, its vision, and initiatives.

 

LA YOGA: We understand that businessman Stephen Huang was inspired to bring the work of Tzu Chi to the United States in part by Taiwan-based Master Cheng Yen‘s emphasis on work and self-sufficiency as part of a spiritual organization. This is demonstrated in how the organization was founded and operates, the fact that she built six hospitals in Taiwan, and spreads the message of service.

 

Tzu Chi: Yes, yes. I think most people are pretty amazed by that.

 

LA YOGA: Was Master Cheng Yen’s commitment to medical care inspired in part by what drew her to the dharma, her mother’s surgery, personal challenges, and her father’s death?

 

TC: We have to go back 50 plus years ago, when she, well there are a few things, a few reasons that she really wanted to set up the foundation. One of them is that she went to a local hospital, it was a hospital, but the scale was in no way comparable to what we have here.

 

She saw some sort of blood on the floor and then she asked around, “What happened? Why is there blood on the floor?” And then, this lady told her “There is a lady, she had a difficult time to deliver the baby.” There are some residents in the mountains in Taiwan, and it’s difficult for them to travel so they are carried down the mountain.

 

But then this lady had a hard time delivering her baby and she didn’t have the money to pay the required deposit, so the hospital refused to take care of her. Then they had to hand carry her back, which means that she would just die with the baby.

 

Master Cheng Yen heard this story and she was so shocked, and she asked, “How could this happen?” But it was a policy of the hospital at the time, and pretty much in all of Taiwan. She was afflicted with grief and sensed the importance of financial support in times of critical need. This incident turned into the catalyst that prompted her to set up a charity.

 

Master Cheng Yen established the Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation. Her dedication and determination to change medical care and her commitment to medical care is what drew her to the dharma.

 

Some other experiences that strengthened her commitment include when she witnessed the suffering of sickness and pain while caring for her debilitated brother in the hospital for months. When her mother needed a risky operation, she prayed and offered to give up years of her own life in exchange for her mother’s health. Her mother recovered without surgery.

 

Master Cheng Yen’s spiritual calling intensified when her father died and she was left bereaved and full of questions about the meaning of life. The shock and trauma of her father’s death marked a turning point in her life. She began to search for the truths behind life and death, and often visited a Buddhist temple in her hometown to study the Buddhist sutras and to seek answers to her questions.

 

After her father’s death, she ran away from home to become a Buddhist nun, needing to expand the love for her family to all of humanity. The conditions there were harsh, but her commitment to the Dharma only grew stronger. Her auspicious first contact with Buddha Dharma at this crucial moment offered the wisdom and guidance she was seeking.
Tzu Chi Spreads the Dharma through Compassionate Action
LA YOGA: It sounds like these experiences strengthened her resolve to focus on healthcare as a means of reducing suffering and making a difference. It looks like healthcare is one of the missions of Tzu Chi in the US. What are some of the ways in which this commitment is implemented?

 

Tzu Chi: In 1993 we had the first clinic, a free clinic in Alhambra, not far from where we are speaking now in El Monte. If patients can prove that their monthly income is below the federal poverty line, they are qualified to receive free medical and dental care. We decided to do a health fair in San Bernardino.

 

From that we expanded and we developed a portable unit for dental care. We developed a dental bus with two dental chairs, X-rays, everything that a dentist would need. You could even do some light surgery in the van. This progressed from supporting a Dental Van to offering a Vision Van with same-day glasses.

 

We have a program called See 2 Succeed which is a collaboration of community partners such as, Kaiser Permanente, CalViva Health, Health Net, Eye-Q Center, and many more. Tzu Chi’s Vision Mobile Clinic is serving 10 school districts in Fresno County with the support of community grants and in-kind support.

 

LA YOGA: What are some of the reasons why people volunteer for Tzu Chi and do you have any stories about the impact of this work on the volunteers themselves?

 

Tzu Chi: I think they volunteer for the Foundation because we are a faith-based foundation. There is a philosophy behind volunteering. Our volunteers came here to Tzu Chi not just to help; they also want to learn and improve their lives. Some of our volunteers, volunteer with their kids from when they are in primary school until they are teenagers.

 

The work they do has an impact on their own lives. For example, a group traveled across the border to Tijuana to volunteer for our health fair, and when they came back their attitude completely changed. Now they appreciate everything they have.

 

LA YOGA: Oh they’re in gratitude.

 

Tzu Chi: Yes, and the parents are very happy about it because somehow through this opportunity of volunteering the kids learn that the most important thing is to really appreciate everything that you have. The kids especially learn this through volunteer work.

 

LA YOGA: We understand that Tzu Chi USA began by mobilizing volunteers, then hosting tea parties where they could share their thoughts, experiences, and joy of volunteering. The events quickly inspired the creation of additional chapters gaining supporters.

 

Today, Tzu Chi USA has more than 60 service centers, with over 100,000 volunteers working to make a difference in their communities. It sounds like the movement has gained traction with the Chinese and Taiwanese communities in the US. How is Tzu Chi reaching beyond their roots to connect with a wide variety of people?

 

Tzu Chi: Yes, that’s a very good question. That’s the thing that I am trying to work on now. I think every foundation has its history, its story to being with. But I think it’s time that we should think about how we invite more people to participate.

 

We want to reach out to people who are looking for a philosophy, message, and work that involves the mind, body, and spirit. We are spreading our vision and message through publications such as LA Yoga and other media and talk radio, sharing the spirit of Tzu Chi, which inspires the heart, encourages putting compassion into action, and advocates giving as a way of life.
LA YOGA: In addition to the initiatives such as the Back To School Kick- Off, what are some other Southern California-based programs run by Tzu Chi?

 

Tzu Chi: Some of the other Southern California-based programs run by Tzu Chi include individual aid cases, disaster relief, Happy Campus Program, mobile food pantries, free medical services, job referrals, charity distributions, character education, and scholarships. There is a lot of variety in the work that we do.

 

LA YOGA: You mentioned being a faith-based organization and one focused on body, mind, and spirit. What are some of the teachings that are integral to the organization and the mission?

 

Tzu Chi: Gratitude, Respect and Love. Especially Love.

 

We are a foundation based on love, and encourage people to take care of others, and to give without asking for anything in return.

 

LA YOGA: Does Master Cheng Yen share dharma teachings with her students and members of the organization?

 

Tzu Chi: Yes. Every day in the morning, she offers a sutra teaching. You can listen online here.

 

You can watch Tzu Chi Teachings related to the spirit of gratitude here.

 

LA YOGA: Is there any emphasis placed on a daily or personal practice? How is the charity work influenced by the dharma teachings?

 

Tzu Chi: It is a daily practice. Here is a typical example how our charity work is influenced by dharma, say when we do disaster relief. We will give those impacted some blankets typically because the weather is cold, and then we give them some kind of emergency financial aid, ($300 or $500 depending on the size of the family), and perhaps a hot meal, or some kind of easy to eat nutritious food.

 

But the manner in which we offer this aid is integral to our practice. The typical way our volunteers deliver items to people is to hand things to them with a 90 degree bow. Through this gesture, we want demonstrate our respect.

 

We want to show that people care, we care. We want to send the message to people not to give up because a lot of people care, we don’t even know who you are but we’re here! We want to give the message, “Don’t give up, just keep going, we know that you are suffering and we do what we can do to help. The point is you, don’t give up, because we don’t give up, so you don’t give up, just keep going, you’ll be fine.” Hopefully by doing that we encourage and inspire people.
Tzu Chi’s Thousands of Helping Hands Charity Art Performance
LA YOGA: Los Angeles hosts the Charity Arts Performance on October 1. What is the connection of the upcoming Charity Art Performance series with the mission of the organization?

 

Tzu Chi: The Thousands of Helping Hands Charity Art Performance features the astonishing artistry of the world-renowned China Disabled People’s Performing Art Troupe ( CDPPAT ).
Tzu Chi: They may be visually, hearing, or physically impaired, but they’re able to move, dance, keep a rhythm, and do so much more because of how they inspire others. The message here is that “Everybody can contribute.” Hopefully this can serve as an inspiration to everyone.

 

The world can use more helping hands to join together and do good deeds on behalf of those in need in their communities and beyond.

 

Right now, Tzu Chi has truly taken the suffering resulting from Hurricane Harvey to heart. We mobilized an extensive disaster relief mission for this catastrophe, which has begun, and will continue for some time.
But then Hurricane Irma appeared on the horizon. Our mission will simply embrace this disaster as well.
When it comes to love, there are no boundaries, no limits, and no obstacles that can’t be overcome. That’s what every Tzu Chi volunteer believes and practices daily. In a way, we’re planting seeds of compassion in each aid recipient too – because we have seen how those who receive unconditional love, are then motivated to give and to pass it on to others. It’s a beautiful thing, it really is.
Let’s come together and do more for society! May these two hands that we each possess, and our activities, help others. It feels great, and what greater meaning is there to life, than that – being of benefit to others.
LA YOGA: We are inspired by the mission and work of Tzu Chi. Please support this work by attending the Charity Art Performance to celebrate and support.

 

To learn more about the Tzu Chi Foundation click here

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love, #krishna

Protective Blessings to Everyone during this time of Natural Disaster 

Concerned for our friends in Mexico after the earthquake and all in the path of Hurricane Irma. 

Mexico rocked by HUGE earthquake:  32 people have been killed after an 8.2-magnitude earthquake struck 60 miles off the southern coast of Mexico, sparking tsunami warnings across the world while Hurricane Irma clobbers neighbouring Caribbean islands as it heads towards Florida. 

We also send healing vibes to the recovery in Texas from Hurricane Harvey. 

To La Tuna Wildfire in Southern California Stay safe to everyone in the vicinity and near the Oregon and Northwest California wildfires plus forest fires ravaging Washington, Oregon, and California. Sending healing vibes… 
To Healing,

#krishna 

How To Use a Crystal Ball

Fortune Teller and Crystal Ball go together. It’s the stereotypical image of a fortune teller a woman in a headscarf, waving and placing her hands over a crystal ball conjuring images of that tall, dark, and handsome soulmate– but a crystal ball is still to this day a very useful tool to have in your intuitive psychic box. Crystal ball gazing is accessible to everyone, and although challenging at first, it’s definitely something which improves with practice.

Choosing a Crystal Ball
Most crystal balls are made of glass, but you could be surprised to know that a good crystal ball doesn’t have to be clear – you can also use a crystal ball made of amethyst, smokey quartz or any other gemstone of your choice. You might wonder, how does this work, when you’re suppose to see images in a crystal ball? Well, it works because the images you see will be in your third eye or mind’s eye, not in the crystal ball itself . The crystal ball is a tool for focusing your mind and freeing your third eye.

 

Choose a crystal ball which appeals to you, but make sure it’s not too small. Bigger is definitely better, as it’s easier to concentrate. When you get your first crystal ball home, it’s a good idea to gently wash it in mild soapy water, just to clean away any excess energies. From this point on, only you handle it, and store it safely away when not in use.

Setting the Scene
In order to use the crystal ball, you need a quiet space where you will not be interrupted. If you already have a space for meditation, that would be best. Some people like to set the scene by cleansing the room with a smudge sage stick first, burning incense, lighting a candle, or playing spiritual music.

 

Starting to Gaze
When you are ready, Relax and hold hold the crystal ball for just a moment. When you have a specific question in mind, ask it in your mind now, or ask for you to be shown whatever will be helpful to you at this time.

Then place the ball onto its stand, or onto a dark cushion or cloth. And gaze. Literally.

Gaze and stare at the ball intently. Try not to blink or to look away. Hold your gaze. If you’re good at the Magic Eye pictures, you’ll be great at crystal gazing! It may take some time, but eventually you will get the hang of it.

Remember – these images are in your mind, clairvoyant images in your third eye, not in the crystal ball itself.

 

Interpreting What You Saw
Most crystal ball images are symbolic. If you saw a boat, what might that mean, given your current situation? If you saw the color purple, how does that apply? If you saw a name, do you know that person? Interpreting the images can be as tricky as getting them in the first place, but trust the process and this does become easier, you will find that images come faster, and are more relevant to your question and much more simple to interpret.

love, #krishna

 

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Grief and Loss: Dealing with Special Days

Birthdays, death days, holidays, and anniversaries–they can be hard to handle when our loved ones have passed on. Most of us don’t know what to expect on these days when they start creeping up. Will it be a day of remembering our loved one? Will it be a day of remembering the pain of their loss? Can any holiday ever feel the same again?
We’ve learned a few things that have helped us, and we hope they may be helpful to you.

 

The first year’s birth/death/anniversary/holidays are usually the most difficult. 

Because we don’t know what to expect, they can seem overwhelming as they approach for the first time. We may want to feel a certain way but discover we feel completely different when the day’s finally arrived. We may place heavy expectations for that day and find our expectations aren’t met. We might be feeling like, “Who am I now that my loved one is gone, and how do I handle this anniversary?” Or, we may expect to feel deep sorrow and be surprised to feel “fine,” which can sometimes lead to unwanted feelings of guilt. Others may feel the opposite-wanting to completely check out, to not even celebrate at all. Honor their memory, & honor yourself for carrying on.

 

Time helps, but there’s no set time limit for grief.

Many people are told that the grieving process should be for “x” amount of months or weeks, but that’s not how grief works. There is no time limit, and the duration of grief really depends on many other factors–like how the person died and what your relationship was like before they died.

 

Remembering is good. 

Remember the good times. Remember what you loved most about them. Remember their strengths. Often, on the birth or death day of our loved ones we have a family gathering and remember them by sharing memories. It’s good to remember.

 

Let yourself feel about and experience birthdays, death days, holidays, or anniversaries however you feel is best.

There is no right or wrong when it comes to these special days. Sometimes, it’s healthier to cry. Sometimes, its healthier to laugh and celebrate and sometimes it’s healthier to look ahead and plan the day. Do what works for you and for the time of your progression through grief.

 

Honor your loved one and Honor yourself for carrying on. 

As the years progress, it becomes less about what we have lost and more about who they were, what they have taught us, and what we can leave behind in honor of  them. We can carry on. We can learn from their lives and grow. Then, we can share that growth with others.

 

That’s one of the best ways we can honor our loved ones who have passed on, to learn from them and then to share what we have learned; to let their legacy be one of peace, of hope, of peace, of compassion, and great love.

love, #krishna

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How Do You Tell Someone Your Husband is a Sociopath?

What do you say to people who want to know… Why you left? What happened? Do you miss him or her? What happened in your marriage? And How do you cope when a loved one has a serious mental illness and chooses to do nothing about it because they think that there is nothing wrong with themselves? These are the questions that can not be answered and this is why many go along suffering in silence.

 

Relationships can be wonderful but challenging under the best of circumstances. Many times, the partner without a diagnosed disorder or left untreated can become even more complex. When two people get married, they make vows to love each other for better or for worse, but what about when “worse” becomes too much to bear? When you suspect that your husband is a sociopath, you certainly have cause for concern as well as grounds for divorce. Being married to someone who is a sociopath can be quite the charmer in pursuing what they want. A man who is truly a sociopath is bound to be a charmer. According to The Hare Psychopathy expert, Robert Hare, a true sociopath is manipulative and cunning. They are also normally intelligent people who have a way of getting out of trouble, getting what they want and appearing and acting normal, for the most part. Only a mental health professional can diagnose a sociopath. In the meantime, if your husband is displaying the signs of a sociopath, it is best to get out of his way and encourage him to seek help for his problem. With a major in psychology none of these behaviors are shocking or foreign and as one adjusts to the emotions and stresses of loving someone with a serious mental illness, it’s important to identify sources of support. Often, some of the best support comes from others who are in your shoes. Consider joining a support group to meet others experiencing similar challenges. To find such a group, ask your community mental health agency, or contact your local chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI). Participating in family programs, in which you participate in education and treatment sessions with your loved one, can also be beneficial. That is only if your loved one is “willing” to face treatments. Most importantly is learning how to cope.

 

When you discover a loved one is ill, and chooses to deny, it’s often hard to focus your attention on anything else. But it’s important to take care of your own needs. Making time to do things you enjoy will help you keep your stress levels in check. You’ll be better able to support your loved one if you take steps to maintain your own physical, emotional and mental health.

 

Serious mental illnesses often present logistical challenges as well as emotional ones. A sociopath also known as antisocial personality disorder, these individuals may date someone who is wealthy, has great job connections or is a means to obtaining something desirable.

 

They do not relate to someone on a human level and to these individuals people are like pieces on a chessboard that are moved around to achieve a more advantageous position or are eliminated.

 

Sociopaths enjoy the sense of power and control over others. They particularly are cruel to vulnerable people and feel no remorse for their action. A spouse experiences coldness, and gaslighting. You’ve probably heard the term floating around but what is gaslighting, really? In short, it’s covert and acts as an undercover relationship manipulation that turns into a total mindgame.  If your partner is making you feel crazy and accusing you of being too sensitive to make the “crazy” label stick, do not ignore your intuition because the problem might not be all in your head. Gaslighting is a form of emotional abuse in which the one doing it tries to get power over his or her victim by making them think they are crazy, out of sorts and off. The gaslighter lies, manipulates and questions the other person for control. And though it can happen with your husband, boss, a parent or friends, it’s most common in romantic relationships. In male-female couples, it’s often the man in the abuser role and the woman as the co-dependent victim, but it can work the other way around too. These can be dangerous marital partners but the question still remains… How do you tell someone this?

 

Serious mental illnesses often have a biological component. They are not the result of bad parenting, and they probably couldn’t have been prevented by anything that you, as a spouse, friend or family member, might have done differently.

 

Grief is common. It’s not abnormal to feel ashamed, or hurt, or embarrassed by a spouse whose behaviors can be difficult to understand and deal with. Many people also feel anger at the circumstances and though it may not be logical, loved ones often engage in some degree of self-blame. Such feelings of shame and anger also go hand-in-hand with feelings of guilt.

 

 

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Sociopaths lack a moral compass. They do not take responsibility for their actions. If you feel hurt, then that is your problem, not their concern. They commit verbal, emotional, and psychological abuse, since nothing is their fault and keep physical abuse out of the picture because physical abuse isn’t invisible the other forms are to the public eye but not behind close doors.

When troubled fiances occur, and other issues, sociopaths quickly tell you these happened because of your failings. You may start believing that you are worthless or incapable of handling the simplest of things. They want you to feel weak and stupid so that you are easy to manipulate.

 

The most difficult truth to hear is that Sociopaths are not going to be monogamous. They see themselves as victims when not everything is going their way. They place the blame on others and this includes you too. They blame co-workers or the boss for them not succeeding career wise or may state that you are dragging them down socially.

 

Not everyone who lives a double life is a sociopath. Some people, like spies and undercover cops, are doing their jobs. But for all those people who don’t have a legitimate reason for creating an alternate existence.. why do they do it?

 

Sociopaths are social predators who live their lives by exploiting others. When they live double lives, the prime reason is because it enables them to exploit multiple people simultaneously. This is especially true of the parasites that sponge off of their romantic partners. I’ve heard of many, many cases in which sociopaths, both male and female, are involved with two, three or even more romantic relationships at once, and taking from all of their partners- money, sex, cars, entertainment, reputation, and essentially they are looking for supply, the more sources of supply they have, the better. Another reason for double lives is the promiscuity of sociopaths. Most sociopaths have a high appetite for sex, amazing stamina, and get bored easily. Consequently, what they really want in their sex lives is variety. So they hook up with a variety of people, in a variety of places, and engage in a variety of sex acts.

 

Often, however, they don’t bother to tell the truth about what they’re doing. The sociopaths simply pursue their sexual agendas with multiple people, but keep everyone separate. Sometimes this involves elaborate ruses and manipulation.

 

Since they perceive themselves as perfect, there is no need for therapy. You cannot fix something that is not broken, in their eyes. They are not open or amenable to marital counselling. If you do manage to get them to attend, they may try to team up with the counselor to point out those problems are your fault. A sociopathic spouse can appear very sincere and are excellent at acting. They will lie about their infidelities even when you have hard evidence proving it to be true.

 

Two classic films on this theme with a sociopath is 1944’s “Gaslight” with Ingrid Berman and 1960’s “Midnight Lace” with Doris Day in London. Watch it when you can, a spouse who is a sociopath is not going to change.

 

According to psychopath expert and author of “Without Conscience,” Robert Hare suggests that all psychopaths act impulsively and without thinking at times. They are unlikely to spend much time weighing the pros and cons of a course of action or considering the possible consequences,” he says. ” ‘I did it because I felt like it,‘ is a common response.” He also suggests that this impulsive nature will cause them to change their plans often as well, as they don’t give too much of a thought to how their current plans will affect their future. This may include making decisions about the household or even spending money from your joint account without accounting for it.

 

If your husband is, in fact, a sociopath, he is bound to display violent tendencies in bursts. He may tantrum into fits of rage and then appear like nothing happened and true sociopaths are difficult to treat and are not quick to sincerely seek treatment on their own.

 

It is a decision that you have to make about whether to stay or go. Taking your time getting to know someone and seeing how they treat others can lessen the chance of getting entangled with a sociopath. So the question still remains… and recovery for the target, can be long and challenging.. In the meantime, the sociopaths simply move on to another life.

 

As it is suggested to ask yourself what lessons you are being offered in the situation and if you are learning them well? How are you responding to the challenges of your life? And to keep in mind that we choose partners that will challenge us to grow and this is no exception. Understanding is better than ignoring the reality and the truth is that if two people love one another and are willing to make things work, they can with good process and impeccable communication.

To healing, #krishna

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Pairing Pasta with Sauce | Bon Appétit

Matching pasta shapes to sauces play a bigger part in sauce pairings. Choosing the right pasta depends on the topping. 

Tubular shapes like penne and ziti are perfect with thick sauces 

Wide, flat pastas like pappardelle are ideal for soaking up creamy sauces, the wider the noodle, the heavier the sauce.

Long, round pastas like spaghetti are best with olive oil- and tomato-based sauces. 

Chunky vegetable sauces absolutely go better with short pastas 

Choosing a pasta shape to suit the nature of your sauce makes a big difference to the finished dish. 

love, #krishna 

Flowing Path 

As you embrace an accurate, eternal and vibrationally oriented understanding of your life here, life eases up and becomes a doorway of allowing more of your expansiveness to flow into and infuse your humanity. 

Ease is fun. It feels good, reflects the power that is yours. Ease is possible because of who you truly are. When you allow yourself the lined up pathway, you feel ease and you feel a feeling of who you really are which is a quality of flow. 

Flowing, elaborating, creative, expressive, powerful pure energy. Even in embodiment that’s still who you are, although your experience may give you an indication that you’re a body or you’re a person. Who you really are is essence plus consciousness. You are eternal consciousness. 

As a human being, who you truly are is the consciousness, the free flowing pure powerful energy that is present and gives aliveness to the experience of you in this body.
love, #krishna 

Kundalini Memory Seed Atom 

As we walk on life’s path, gradually beginning to integrate your own new Divine Blueprint, via the Kundalini Memory Seed Atom, which has been stored within your Root Chakra throughout your many human lifetimes. 

As your radiance expands and grows more powerful and far-reaching, you, along with other Light Workers, will become a unified force that will not be denied and is a force for transformation and change of the highest order.

Be you and bold in your vision. See what is right in your world, reinforcing the Love/Light that dwells within each and every person you meet.