Who do I think I am?

Who do you think you aren’t?

In my never ending journey of self-discovery and mastery, I have found many teachers.  Some of them appear in the form of a friend, a lover, a cat, an enemy, or actual teachers and professors.

My resolve is to have a total connection to the all, and let it express through me.

Here’s the list of my 3 main values.

Compassion

The student knows there is no wisdom without compassion.  Everything and everyone is interconnected, seeing oneself in others opens the gates toward love and understanding.

Equanimity

He who is grounded, rests in stillness, neither accepts, nor rejects life and its phenomena, builds the foundation that persists through and beyond time.

Discipline

The eternal student practices “beginner’s mind.”
He strives for wisdom arising independently from thought, with no attachment to prejudices, ideas, or beliefs.

I have been working with Luis for the past several months, and I am so glad I decided to give therapy another shot! Our meetings feel like friendly chats, and ...
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CA (24, F, Australia)
I have been working with Luis for the past several months, and I am so glad I decided to give therapy another shot! Our meetings feel like friendly chats, and I appreciate his company as we unpack and reframe some of the less-than-pleasant parts of my past. Luis has a special knack for gently pressing you to ask and answer the questions you may otherwise tend to avoid. Embracing the practice of leaning into these areas of resistance has been a huge game changer for me. I highly recommend reaching out to Luis if you find yourself compartmentalizing or avoiding uncomfortable truths. If you are ready to do the work, Luis is a great guide.
CA (24, F, Australia)
My time with Luis has provided another perspective on how to help approach my life challenges and too nurture an appreciation for myself as I work on them. His influence ...
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AJ (28, M, Australia)
My time with Luis has provided another perspective on how to help approach my life challenges and too nurture an appreciation for myself as I work on them. His influence in buddhism and encouragement of my goals provides me help beyond our meetings and I will be able to keep in practice for the rest of my life.
AJ (28, M, Australia)
Kashdaro is a wonderful friend and a very skilled healer and both things are related; he heals with the intimacy of friendship. Often times I have talked to him about ...
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SA (26, F, Mexico)
Kashdaro is a wonderful friend and a very skilled healer and both things are related; he heals with the intimacy of friendship. Often times I have talked to him about important subjects to me, and what I've found is a very refreshing and educated point of view but one that is also very connected, and comes from really listening and taking me into account. He is analytical but also sentimental, sentimental but also analytical. Kashdaro is also a great person to make plans with as he holds a down to earth and long term view, but at the same time one that is in touch with subtle and higher values and understandings. He has the ability and the habit of delving into profound subjects without forsaking the mundane and ordinary - and as a matter of fact connecting the latter to the former. In a casual way he is able to be a great influence to move forward. I very warmly recommend him.
SA (26, F, Mexico)
I’ve met Luis when I was at a very dark place. He was quick to identify my problems and provide alternative strategies to cope with them. In a short ...
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KC (34, F, UK)
I’ve met Luis when I was at a very dark place. He was quick to identify my problems and provide alternative strategies to cope with them. In a short time span I started to see the benefits of our sessions and feeling much better. He most definitely is at the top of his game. His intelligence, wisdom, and expertise, along with his compassion and humor make him an exceptional therapist. He made a transformational impact on my life for which I will be forever grateful for.
KC (34, F, UK)
I’ve been working with Luis Kashdaro for 5 months now and am in a much better place because of our relationship. His background in spirituality, Buddhism, and CBT has helped ...
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DB (29, M, USA)
I’ve been working with Luis Kashdaro for 5 months now and am in a much better place because of our relationship. His background in spirituality, Buddhism, and CBT has helped create a safe space for me to have conversations and process emotions. The book and at home exercises suggested in our sessions have paid dividends as well. I have a new perspective on my journey and would recommend Luis to anyone seeking guidance and direction.
DB (29, M, USA)
I can't say enough about Luis. I was in a severely dark and lonely place when I decided to start therapy with Luis. Through our four months together so far ...
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EG (32, M, USA)
I can't say enough about Luis. I was in a severely dark and lonely place when I decided to start therapy with Luis. Through our four months together so far he has become the most influential person of my year, and partnering with him has been one of the greatest decisions I've made in my life. Luis is incredibly empathetic, thoughtful, a great listener, and caring; he also challenges you, and encourages you to challenge yourself, he pushes you, yet holds you at the same time. I wouldn't be in the place I am (a great one!) if it weren't for Luis. Whether this you're looking for your first therapist -like I was- or your 50th, you are in great hands with Luis.
EG (32, M, USA)

Would you rather have total freedom or be a slave to the truth?

I enjoy reading religious texts and practicing the Dharma behind them.  Whenever I recite or listen to the Gita I get a sense of relief. 
Truth is always there accessible to me, at any time. 
Whenever I listen to the Lao tzu’s verses I recognize the same truth.
Even of these teachings I have to let go,
it all goes back to silence, the highest truth. 
It is my intention to reconnect with that silence and let it speak through me.

Are you doing IT? or Does IT do you?

Is it not always the father within that is doing the works?

 

 

“Why Subhuti? Because if a disciple still clings to the arbitrary illusions of form or phenomena such as an ego, a personality, a self, a separate person, or a universal self existing eternally, then that person is not an authentic disciple.”
– Diamond Sutra ch3. 

Even if I don’t have a physical school or an active community yet, I am still teaching and learning from my clients.  They all range from the ones struggling with addictions and trauma, to the ones who are quite advanced in their own path to mastery.  Nothing brings more satisfaction than hearing them reflect on all the progress they have made, how differently they feel, and how hopeful and excited they feel about their lives.  Every time they heal, move on, accomplish, achieve, integrate, and celebrate, I feel I am doing the very same thing myself.

Contact me!

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Phone

(720) 295-0507

Email

iam@kashdaro.com

Location

United States

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