El·e·na [el-uh-nuh, uh-ley-nuh; It. e-le-nah] /ˈɛlənə, əˈleɪnə; It. ɛˈlɛnɑ/ –noun a female given name, form of Helen // A proud student of His Eminence Tsem Rinpoche // Personal assistant with a BSc (Hons) Psych from Uni of Warwick // These are snapshots of my life, in words and pictures

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Painful memories come flooding back!

Oh yes.

(Taken with my iPhone) I love the way the spotlights make it look like you’re on the path to Vajrayogini, the final state of illuminating wisdom and compassion.

Today a real monk told me that I had helped him a lot and for the next few days, he would do special prayers for my long life, health and for the growth of my Dharma work. He said that as a monk, he has nothing else to give me apart from his prayers. As […]

If you offer up everything now, then you wouldn’t lose anything, but in fact gain everything… Freedom to ‘fly across the sky’ and anywhere you choose, like a Diamond Dakini, only comes from letting go of inner and outer possessions that aren’t ever permanent as we perceive mistakenly. Tsem Tulku Rinpoche

(Taken with Justin’s iPhone) I write a lot about what I like and don’t like, but I don’t write much about what I fear. I see fear as coming from two fronts, although essentially they all stem from the same thing – an ego and the wrong view that I exist in a permanent, unchanging […]

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