Mention creativity, and what comes to mind? For many of us, creativity is the province of someone with a singular gift toiling away in service to their art. From this perspective, creativity is a solitary endeavor—the struggle of the individual to express their distinctive vision to the world.
But what if we looked at creativity through a wider lens, as a dynamic force that animates us and connects us with every being on the planet? From this perspective, creativity is not just a spark igniting the fire of inspiration. It is a way of living spontaneously from the sacred space within us—from the source of infinite potential and positive qualities, such as love, compassion, and joy.
Expression in any voice, any form that emerges from this core, has the power to heal us and benefit others. The heart of creativity is being of service.Acclaimed author and meditation master Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche draws on the ancient wisdom of the Tibetan Bon Buddhist tradition to guide us in developing the ability to show up fully for our lives and clear whatever blocks us from expressing our creative gifts for the greatest good.
Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche is a widely respected author and teacher with students around the world. He is renowned for his deep wisdom and clear, engaging style, as well as his ability to make ancient Tibetan Bon Buddhist teachings accessible to Westerners and relevant to their lives. He founded the 3 Doors meditation program to explore the transformative power of meditation (www.the3doors.org).Tenzin Rinpoche is the spiritual director of Ligmincha International, an organization dedicated to preserving Bon Buddhist Wisdom. The author of such books as Awakening the Sacred Body, Awakening the Luminous Mind, and The True Source of Healing, he lives in California with his wife and son. You can visit him online at www.ligmincha.org or connect with his teachings on his Facebook page.
"Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche is a master at translating advanced teachings from the dzogchen path of Bön Buddhism into readily usable tools. In Spontaneous Creativity
, he gives us access to powerful practices for inquiring deeply into our own nature and awakening our creativity for the good of ourselves and the world."
— Alberto Villoldo
, best-selling author of One Spirit Medicine
and The Heart of the Shaman