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

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My Landline to the Universe

By Trina Otero Carlito is my bridge to the other side. He's my personal connection to the rest of the Universe. I have been thinking a lot since his passing. I have also felt an array of emotions that have led to spontaneous crying and then laughing. But they are just emotions flowing forth... I … Continue reading My Landline to the Universe

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

Growing Pains

by Trina Otero How arrogant of me to think I had fully evolved past some lessons. Yes, I've learned a great deal, and I am nowhere near where I used to be nor am I caged in Fear. But it is apparent that learning for my soul evolution will never end. Even when I'm beyond … Continue reading Growing Pains

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In Silence

My Indian brother complained today that he is the "silent type" after I expressed how excited I am to see him [when I visit him next year]. Destiny brought us to reunite in this life - I am so glad to have him as an amazing friend and "brother," and I know him so well … Continue reading In Silence