June 1, 2020
Wonderful advice with key points to remember during the month of Saga Dawa.Read more
Societal Human Values Series #5 by Hilary Herdman Tibetan Emperor Songtsen Gampo, (Srong-brtsan-sgam-po), reigned 629-650 CE. Among his many achievements, he promoted a moral...
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Samye Institute presents on-line and live teachings, instruction, and events derived from authentic Buddhist wisdom traditions. On this on-line platform, individuals seeking answers as to how to live a meaningful life can explore how to work with their minds. Additionally, Buddhist practitioners, both newer and long-term students, will find resources here to support their study, reflection, and meditation. Here you may find teachings on working with the emotions and the mind, introduction to meditation, training in compassion, Mahāmudrā meditation, and special practices unique to our tradition. Our aspiration is to offer tools and training to enable practitioners of all levels to practice authentically and confidently.Learn More
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.
May 2, 2020
Dear friends near and far, As always, I hope this message finds you well, healthy and happy. On this Guru Rinpoche day, I would like to share with you some advice about …Read more
April 3, 2020
Dear friends near and far, I hope this message finds you well, healthy and happy, and that you are all staying safe. On this Guru Rinpoche day, I would like to tell …Read more
“Monks, life is appealing, singled out, considered valuable, pleasant, and highly appreciated by everyone. Life, however, ends in death. Monks, death is neither appealing, nor is it singled out, considered valuable, pleasant, or highly appreciated by anyone.”
Translated by: Sakya Pandita Translation Group
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