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Osel Hita News
Occasionally Ösel shares his thoughts and experiences on his Facebook page. In this update, he pleads with us to shift our minds from oriented toward gaining wealth, self enjoyment and power, toward taking care of the earth and its inhabitants.
Today I woke up with a very strong feeling in my being. I felt that Mother Earth is suffering immensely and whatever we are doing every day, if it is not to help Earth get better, there won’t be a planet for us to live in 50 years from now. If these atrocities keep happening then we have no possibility of life, of practicing loving-kindness or Dharma. But worst of all, the opportunity for all the sentient beings who will be born in the future on this planet will become null.
The strong karma we are creating by egoistically focusing on wealth, self enjoyment, and power is keeping alive the ignorance in our beings. This karma is creating a vortex of energy which is drowning Planet Earth and everyone else. The planets may look lifeless from our perspective, but this is just like the perspective that bacteria and ameba have of our individual self. We are composed by millions of living organisms. They don’t understand what we are going through, but they are affected by our emotions and experiences even though they don’t know why or have the capacity to understand.
The main reason why I’m talking about this is because I saw it so clearly this morning. The doctor prescribed me a double dose of the strongest antibiotics due to an infection that suddenly appeared on my leg for no particular reason. After a week it kept growing, no clear cause of why it started, it just popped out by itself. Even with antibiotic cream it kept getting worse. The doctor said it is very dangerous if the infection gets into my bloodstream.
So I’ve been taking antibiotics for two days now and last night i had the two pills on an empty stomach. This morning i was so dizzy and weak, I couldn’t stand up. I felt that my little infection is so small compared to what happens every day on this planet just because people are chasing continuously after wealth, power and self-enjoyment. This is the direct cause of so much suffering everywhere, and I believe very strongly that each of us can make a huge difference if we just try to be more conscious of our actions and our thoughts. Personally i am thinking of studying permaculture and starting work for the planet. To sleep near the earth and be far from all these distractions and chaos created by society. It doesn’t make sense to burn down your own home while you are in the office struggling with what society expects of you. The true richness is inside of us, the true wealth is inside of us, the real understanding of what our potential is. We are not here to make money and pollute the planet, we are here to evolve and help the planet improve. Each individual has the power to do this, and it is our job to make this a reality. Already there are many people involved in this movement, and I really want to help this energy flower everywhere.
Thank you for participating and please keep up the good work.
Take care and Big love. osel
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Video of Tenzin Ösel Hita Offering Praise to Lama Zopa Rinpoche
Tenzin Ösel Hita’s Praise to Lama Zopa Rinpoche
Dearest spiritual friend and guide, Kyabje Zopa Rinpoche, you are so precious to us in so many different aspects. From so many angles in life, do you benefit us constantly with no break, no rest, no sleep.
Dear Lama Zopa-la, we are so grateful for your presence in this planet. We are so lucky to be able to share this space and time with you.
Since the beginning, you have dedicated your life fully to improving peoples’ spiritual lives, even though I’m sure you would love to spend many years in a Lawudo cave deep in meditation. Thank you so much for choosing to stay with us and guide us towards our inner potential.
We know how each and every action you do is dedicated to helping sentient beings – every thought, every breath; every sip of water you take is dedicated to sentient beings. We are so lucky to have you in our midst. You inspire us to be better people, and your presence gives us motivation to follow your example. You are constantly helping so many sentient beings from so many different dimensions. It is amazing to see your work in this world.
Please stay with us for as long as it takes all sentient beings to reach enlightenment. We are willing to follow your advice and work hard to accomplish your dreams, which, of course, are always focused on benefiting in the greatest way, in this life and the next.
We all thank you so much from the depth of our hearts; we wish you success in all of your vast visions present and future.
Lama Zopa-la please live a long life. And rest a bit when you can.
Thank you for guiding us relentlessly – without rest, without tiring.
Thank you for helping us purify, for sparking interest into investigating our own egos and ignorance.
Thank you for making us see how mistaken we are.
Please continue helping sentient beings, and live a long life, with no obstacles.
Thank you, Rinpoche, for your kindness and dedication.
We love you Lama Zopa-la.
Thank you so much.
The Lama Zopa Rinpoche Bodhichitta Fund recently offered US$14,463 for the roof repair of Tenzin Ösel Hita’s teacher, Geshe Gendun Chompel. Ösel requested that Lama Zopa Rinpoche help in this way because the roof was very old and extremely hot in the Summer, making it very difficult for anyone to remain inside.
Ösel is still taking teachings from Geshe Gendun Chompel, and said this about those teachings in 2013, “It is so wonderful to hear the Dharma in such simple and clear terms, while clearing so many doubts I’ve had during a long time of my life. Understanding the teachings without having to clarify with anybody but myself. I’m so grateful for the understanding and help I have received. Thank you for the time to find myself, thank you for the patience and dedication, dearest Gen-la. You are like my Father and Mother, and will always be in my heart.”
His Holiness the Dalai Lama visited FPMT International Office on Friday, May 10, prior to speaking at Maitripa College’s graduation ceremony. During the visit to International Office, His Holiness had a tour of the offices and was offered a body, speech, mind mandala by Tenzin Ösel Hita.
A short video clip was captured of this moving mandala offering.
Lama Zopa Rinpoche, who was unable to be in Portland, sent His Holiness a letter and a video offering.
Ösel also gave a talk to participants of the North American Regional Meeting which was taking place at Maitripa College during the same weekend.
Please enjoy Tenzin Ösel Hita speaking to participants of the annual lam-rim course at Kopan Monastery in November-December 2012.
“Lam-rim is the basis of Dharma. If you can get a good understand of lam-rim then you have enough for your whole life time. That is why this November course is very important. It is historical. Keep that in mind and try not to get stressed. Keep a light-hearted, light mind.”- Tenzin Ösel Hita, Kopan Monastery, November Course 2012.
Time passes and already it has been another year gone – 29 years since Lama Yeshe passed away – and we keep evolving in a very healthy and organic way. I’m very happy and full of admiration for the whole FPMT family. This year is strong and we are here to bring about a magical change to this planet and its inhabitants by making available a series of ideologies, philosophies, motivations on true living and a way of life that helps awaken that inner self we all talk about.
Please keep your focus as much as you can in your everyday life; every moment we have, every aspect of life is essential for our evolution. Keep the joy in your heart and spread the positive vibes. Point your path to awakening this child in each and every one of us.
Thank you very much and take care everyone.
These days I’m at Sera Monastery studying with my dear Gen-la (Teacher) Geshe Gendun Choephel. It is so wonderful to hear the Dharma in such simple and clear terms, while clearing so many doubts I’ve had during a long time of my life. Understanding the teachings without having to clarify with anybody but myself. It has been 10 magical days here, and another week to go! I’m so grateful for the understanding and help I have received.
Thank you for the time to find myself, thank you for the patience and dedication, dearest Gen-la. You are like my Father and Mother, and will always be in my heart.
Estos dias estoy en el Monasterio de Sera estudiando con mi querido Genla (Maestro) Genshe Gendun Choephel. Está siendo maravilloso escuchar el Dharma en unos términos tan simples y comprensibles, mientras se me aclaran muchas dudas que he tenido durante mucho tiempo de mi vida. Entendiendo las enseñanzas sin tener que clarificar con nadie mas que mi mismo.
Han sido 10 dias mágicos aquí, ¡¡Y me queda otra semana todavía!! Estoy tan agradecido por la comprension y ayuda que he recibido.
Gracias por el tiempo para encontrarme a mi mismo, gracias por la paciencia y dedicación queridísimo Genla. Eres como mi Padre y Madre, y siempre estas en mi corazón.
Occasionally Ösel shares his thoughts and experiences on his Facebook page. In this update, he gives us a some wisdom to consider in the face of the changing year.
Times are changing and so are we. It is not new, for we all have been changing since the moment we came to existence, and much before that.
Give yourself time and space, think less, breathe deeply, feel your body, sense our vibration, and be your true self who is inside of you and always aware.
Enjoy the elevation of consciousness, the alignment of the planets is a special occasion, and a time for celebrating, rejoicing and enforcing our moral code/conduct. Even though this is an amazing time for all of us, we should treat every moment like that. In this way, we can achieve a continuous flow of wellbeing in our existence.
Enjoy the next three days, and if some disaster does happen in some part of the world, let us pray for their wellbeing in this and many lives.
Let us together be attuned with a higher level of frequency in relation to all the positive emotions and energies; in such a way that it affects the whole collective memory of the entire planet. Take care and be love, family.
Occasionally Ösel shares his thoughts and experiences on his Facebook page. In this update, he gives us a potent reminder about how special each day is.
Today is such an amazng day because it is 12-12-12! But apart from that, it is still an amazing day! Why? Because we’re alive! Just like every day! If we meditate every day like today, then every day is amazing!
So don’t wait for a special date, just being the self is enough to call it a special day. Big love, Family! Wish you all the best, don’t worry, be happy and love every moment, because it is magic!
Hoy es un dia increíble! Porque es el 12-12-12! Pero aparte de eso, aun así es un día increíble!! Porque estamos vivos! como cada día!! Si meditamos cada día como hoy, entonces cada día es maravilloso!
Así que no espereis para una fecha especial, solo siendo el Ser, es suficiente para llamarlo un día especial. Grande amor familia!! Deseando a todos lo mejor, no os preocupéis, sed felices y amad cada momento, porque es magia!
A new film by Osel Hita and Matteo Passigato, Being Your True Nature, will be available for viewing on December 8, 2012. Filmed in France in August 2011, Being Your True Nature introduces a new form of education, Universal Education, that enables people of all ages, cultures and traditions to lead a happy and meaningful life and be of service to others.
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