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Samye Institute

Providing authentic teachings of the Buddha to students worldwide.

Samye Institute includes both on-line and live teachings, instruction, retreats, and events derived from authentic Buddhist wisdom traditions. On the 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.

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Online programs

Samye Institute offers home study courses based upon genuine Dharma teachings passed down from master to master…

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New! Radically Happy Blog   

Phakchok Rinpoche and Erric Solomon have collaborated on Radically Happy: A User’s Guide to the Mind. The book will be released on October 16, 2018! Many people have questions–what does the book discuss? What does the title mean? In this regular blog feature, co-creator, Erric Solomon shares more about how to be Radically Happy!

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Sharing Practice Blog   

This month we explore the Four Mind-changings. This practice is the foundation of the entire Vajrayana path. Great masters of the past relied on these contemplations as a source of inspiration and renunciation. Read what your dharma friends are saying about this practice and contribute your own insights and questions.We also encourage you to discuss these topics in your Dharma Stream or center meetings.

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Wisdom Blog   

Archive of Short Teachings and Advice

The Wisdom Blog section contains advice and instruction from Rinpoche and his senior instructors. Each of these short reminders contains essential guidance…

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Guru Rinpoche Day Teachings   

Things To Remeber

When you know there’s nothing more important than the mind, then you can turn your mind towards the Dharma at that moment.
When you base your practice on bodhicitta, then your practice becomes the path…

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Video teachings directly from Phakchok Rinpoche

Dharma-stream is a series of regular video teachings directly from Phakchok Rinpoche, designed to be viewed in a group setting…

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