• In the Footsteps of Bodhisattvas (Summer 2021)

    • 23 Modules
    • 55 Students Enrolled
    • Lifetime Access

    This 14-week course will guide participants through the concepts and practices given in Phakchok Rinpoche’s In the Footsteps of Bodhisattvas. We will become familiar with the view, meditation, and conduct of a bodhisattva and explore how bodhisattva training in its myriad forms lays the foundation for the dawning of genuine samadhi. We will also explore how the practices of the Samadhi Raja Sutra fit within the context of Vajrayana practice. Each week, in addition to …

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    • $108.00
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  • In the Footsteps of Bodhisattvas (Winter 2020)

    • 22 Modules
    • 103 Students Enrolled
    • Lifetime Access

    Please Note: This live-seminar course has ended. Registration will open June 1, 2021, for our next session exploring this text over 14 weeks . The first session will be on June 20, 2021. This 14-week course will guide participants through the concepts and practices given in Phakchok Rinpoche’s In the Footsteps of Bodhisattvas. We will become familiar with the view, meditation, and conduct of a bodhisattva and explore how bodhisattva training in its myriad forms …

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  • The Path of Meditation Level Two

    • 28 Modules
    • 55 Students Enrolled
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    This Path of Meditation Level II home practice support program follows the time-honored tradition of the great Mahāmudrā masters of the past, progressing in a step-by-step system to lead countless practitioners to the natural state. Through these methods, we gain certainty in buddhanature as both the ground and the fruition of our practice.

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  • Tibetan for Practitioners

    • 69 Modules
    • 235 Students Enrolled
    • Lifetime Access

    Acquire basic Tibetan language skills so you can better engage with your daily recitations and visualizations! Samye Institute’s Tibetan for Practitioners home study program is designed for practitioners who wish to be able to read their practice texts directly in Tibetan, pronounce them correctly, and acquire some general knowledge of the language as well as key dharmic vocabulary. Many Tibetan lamas, including Phakchok Rinpoche, encourage their students to chant their practice texts in Tibetan. However, …

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    • $49.00
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  • Mobility for Meditators

    • 6 Modules
    • 113 Students Enrolled
    • Lifetime Access

    Many people experience physical discomfort when they begin to meditate. As with any new activity, we need approach it gently and with an open mind. We aim for regular, consistent practice and slowly develop more ease and openness in both body and mind.

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  • Training the Mind: An Introduction

    • 35 Modules
    • 279 Students Enrolled
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    Training the mind brings a number of benefits to our hectic lives.  In this short support program, Kyabgön Phakchok Rinpoche instructs us in a step-by-step approach to working with our own minds.  We begin observing and working with our usual mental processes.  Here, Rinpoche refers to our customary state of mental activity as “active mind”.  We know that our minds are very busy. And particularly in the last decade, our constant busyness has increased with our use of technology.  Our minds flicker here and there, reacting to all sorts of stimuli. Instinctively, we may know that we need to change something, but how do we go about that?

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  • The Concise Sang Offering: Practice Support Program

    • 16 Modules
    • 206 Students Enrolled
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    This Concise Cleansing Offering (Sang) support program offers video and audio teachings on making fragrant smoke offerings. Here you can discover the hows and whys of this profound practice belonging to the Lamé Tukdrup Barché Künsel cycle.

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  • The Noble Wisdom of the Time of Death Sutra

    • 66 Modules
    • 227 Students Enrolled
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    The Noble Wisdom of the Time of Death is a Mahāyāna sūtra taught by Buddha Śākyamuni. In this brief text, the Buddha gives pith instructions on the mind. Phakchok Rinpoche teaches this text frequently as it offers clear advice on key points of practice.

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  • Yoga Āsanas for Sitting Meditation

    • 20 Modules
    • 292 Students Enrolled
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    Do you think that you can’t really meditate because it is physically difficult? Or do you find yourself fidgeting constantly, or experiencing pain when meditating? These classic yoga positions are specifically designed to aid meditators sit more comfortably. And, if you carry less tension in the body, your mind will also relax. That relaxation enables you to experience more enjoyable meditation sessions.

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  • Tukdrub Barché Kunsel Ngöndro: The Four Foundations

    • 36 Modules
    • 171 Students Enrolled
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    The Four Foundations, or Ngöndro practice is the gateway to the Traditional Vajrayāna Path. In this course, Phakchok Rinpoche and senior instructors provide detailed explanations and commentary on each practice according to the Tukdrup Barché Künsel ngöndro.

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    • $108.00
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