Happy Summer Solstice!

We are blown to our next experience by the winds of our karma

“When the winds of karma blow…
we have no freedom to remain, and no choice about where to go…
We must go wherever our karma takes us,” and experience whatever awaits us.

Geshe Kelsang Gyatso

Tokyo, Japan on June 19th, 2012.
by Franck Robichon / EPA

6 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Jas Baku
    Jun 21, 2012 @ 22:45:02

    A day of torrential rain finished with high winds.
    mmm 🙂 summertime in Britain.



  2. Jinxy
    Jun 22, 2012 @ 00:03:40

    See? ‘Karma’ means ‘no choice’! That lady didn’t choose for her brolly to break, did she?!
    The ‘winds of her karma blew’ her to that experience.



  3. Jacquie
    Jun 22, 2012 @ 15:40:17

    Mmmmm – I have the firm belief that summer will come eventually! x



  4. mummaz
    Jun 24, 2012 @ 13:06:15

    The sun is out, the sky is blue—-black clouds are rolling over to put the spoilers on it. I have`nt put my winter woolies away yet.



    • Jas Baku
      Jun 24, 2012 @ 19:12:42

      No, I haven’t either. (Mind you, the heating’s still on coz the flat’s so draughty!)
      It’s a good one to contemplate tho. Geshe Kelsang uses the black clouds in a blue sky analogy to show how our minds (sky) are big enough to allow negative minds (clouds) to pass through them, without needing to disturb us further.



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