Search Results for "shamata"

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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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Repeated Placement: Once Again Resting the Mind -

Nov 14, 2019

Repeated Placement is the third stage of our calm abiding meditation.  In shamata meditation, our practice proceeds gradually so that we are able to quickly recognize when our attention wanders off.  Here,...

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Continuous Placement in Meditation: Bring Back the Mind -

Nov 7, 2019

Continuous placement, or establishing continuity, is the second stage of calm abiding meditation.  When we practice calm abiding, or shamata meditation, we’re gradually retraining our minds.  In the second part of his...

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Everyone Can Meditate: Caring for Our Minds -

Oct 31, 2019

Everyone can meditate to care for our minds and to reduce suffering.  In this short video teaching, Tulku Migmar Tsering explains that meditation is a broad term encompassing many stages.  Classically we...

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Defining Dharma: The Three Steps -

Jan 12, 2016

Defining Dharma Phakchok Rinpoche gives a clear presentation of the core principles of the Dharma. In this audio teaching, he reminds us of the core principles –and asks us to use these...

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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 + Video -

May 9, 2014

Dear Friends Near and Far, 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

Dear Friends Near and Far, 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 points:...

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