Translation:

Belonging in Shambhala, April 2, 2021

Connections

Looking for sangha as a start and practice together.

Our root teacher has shown us the way – whether abandoned or abandoning.

Zoom helps with longing and belonging.

I recognise the sadness of being cut off, but I lose it as soon as we start talking. This re-establishes the connection.

Challenges

One feels the political pressure to be loyal and not have any doubt. But at the same time it feels really conflicted.

It’s a shadow of what it was.

Looking Forward

Sad, but growing up. That’s what we have to do.

I feel I’m being tempered like steel in the fire, seeing more clearly and having to let go of an idealised view.