What is Craving? How My Dreams & Research Led Me to a Profound Message About Awareness

By Trina Otero om ajnana-timirandhasya jnananjana-salakaya caksur unmilitam yena tasmai sri-gurave namah [I was born in the darkest ignorance, and my spiritual master opened my eyes with the torch of knowledge. I offer my respectful obeisances unto him.] "The Noble Truth of the Origin of Suffering is craving. We need to point out that this word … Continue reading What is Craving? How My Dreams & Research Led Me to a Profound Message About Awareness

lovers in unity

Craving Control Poisons the Soul

Truth? Everybody has theirs, or so they believe. Where it appears to be couples dancing, there is but a single dancer who hasn't only enchanted the crowd with a rhythm shrouded in mystique, but imprinted on their fantasies as well. Craving control we protect these fantasies from interruption, and that one dancer is forgotten, that … Continue reading Craving Control Poisons the Soul

How to Destroy the Child’s Mind

By Trina Otero It's so interesting to see the lives we lead. As I stare at an 8-year-old girl I see how We are born into a complicated Web, created by our parents and those before us. And from the moment We arrive here we are subconsciously taught that We have no say, power, right, … Continue reading How to Destroy the Child’s Mind

Learning a New Language – Don’t Let Ignorance Discourage You

By Trina Otero Ok, this is the "let's keep it real" hour. I usually post positive, uplifting pieces, because, well, that's just me. I know that I don't really write about personal things on here, but I feel like this is a topic that MANY can and will understand. Learning another language. I'm just going to … Continue reading Learning a New Language – Don’t Let Ignorance Discourage You

Why Don’t You Date White Men?

By Trina Otero Originally written Thursday, September 18, 2008. I'm about to write an account of what happened to me a few weekends ago, and I want to say that I can only give my side of the story as accurately as I possibly can. Also, I already understand that I experienced and have been … Continue reading Why Don’t You Date White Men?