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Nine Yanas

Nov 1, 2020

A Gradual Path of Study & Practice Students join the Nine Yanas program and approach Vajrayana more gradually through more intensive study and contemplation. The first Six Yanas of the program include teachings, contemplation, and reflection exercises that unfold gradually. Within these three...

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How to Be Pure

Jun 30, 2020

Phakchok Rinpoche talks about the quality of having a calm, relaxed mind state and being content. In order to have contentment, one needs to meditate with dignity. Rinpoche also highlights the importance of choosing proper role models to inspire us...

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Saga Dawa

Jun 1, 2020

Today’s Guru Rinpoche day is very special, because it falls within the month of Saga Dawa. In the Tibetan tradition, Saga Dawa is the month during which the Buddha was born, attained enlightenment, and passed into nirvana. For this special...

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Everyone Can Meditate: Caring for Our Minds

Oct 31, 2019

Tulku Migmar explains that Mindfulness is an exercise everyone can practice, notwithstanding their religion or...

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Defining Dharma: The Three Steps

Jan 12, 2016

Dharma means simply not doing bad actions, doing good actions, and taming or transforming the mind....

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Mahamudra Retreat: Amrita of Essential Accomplishment

Sep 15, 2015

Our teacher, the precious Buddha, taught a great variety of different paths and gave many different teachings. One of these was Mahamudra, the Great Seal, the essence and peak of all dharma teachings, the supreme path of practice which leads...

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The Illuminating Sun of Wisdom

Jun 26, 2015

As Buddhist practitioners, essentially the two qualities we are striving to develop are wisdom and compassion; wisdom and compassion that are as vast and unmovable as the sky, as stable as a mountain, and as bright as the...

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The Four Dharmas of Gampopa

May 9, 2014

Firstly, on this Guru Rinpoche Day, I would like to share a personal video message. Secondly, I would also like to share some points on The Four Dharmas of Gampopa, also known as The Four Dharmas of...

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Four Simple and Practical Points

Nov 12, 2013

With warm greetings to you all this wonderful Guru Rinpoche Day of the ninth Tibetan month, today I would like to share four simple and practical...

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Wisdom of Passing Sutra

Jun 18, 2013

Inspired by this special month and anniversary, I would like to share with you a short excerpt from a text entitled The Sage Who Dispels the Mind’s Anguish by the late Dilgo Khyentsé Rinpoche. In this short, pithy text Rinpoche...

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