February 15, 2019
Dear Friends Near and Far, Losar Tashi Delek to you all. As always, I hope this letter finds you all happy and healthy. This Guru Rinpoche day letter being the first of …Read more
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Phakchok Rinpoche sends out short inspiring teachings to all students via email on every Guru Rinpoche day. Rinpoche often uses these teachings to answer frequently asked questions. Also, he suggests topics that remind us to bring our minds home in the midst of our busy lives.
January 16, 2019
Dear Friends Near and Far, Greetings to you all on this first Guru Rinpoche Day letter of the year 2019 and the last of the lunar year of the Dog! As …Read more
"The cord of life is as fragile as a rope of straw, on which two mice—day and night—do gnaw, and with each and every moment that goes by, our meeting with Death, the enemy, draws nigh."
Translated by: Tenzin Jamchen (Sean Price)
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