On this Guru Rinpoche day, I would like to share with you all some of Guru Rinpoche’s precious pith instructions, from the fourth chapter of the Dispeller of All Obstacles (Tukdrup Barché Künsel), “Quintessential, All-Embracing Wisdom” (Yangtik Yeshé Zangtal).
Phakchok Rinpoche answers a student question and discusses how we can relate to Guru Rinpoche in our own practice.
In this video, Rinpoche explains the four components of authentic devotion, and shows us how we can develop this sense through practice.
Phakchok Rinpoche discusses the nature and origin of the Vajrayana, its transmission to Tibet, and its subsequent promulgation throughout the broader Himalayan region and throughout the world
Phakchok Rinpoche continues his detailed teachings on the Yeshé Zangthal by concluding his discussion of the preliminary practices (Ngöndro) by talking about the importance of supplicating during Guru yoga.
Phakchok Rinpoche discusses the prelimaries (Ngöndro) that precede Mahayoga practice.
Tibetan Buddhist empowerment may seem very mysterious and like a grand performance. And there is a lot of misunderstanding about what it means to receive an empowerment.
Phakchok Rinpoche begins his teaching series on the Yeshé Zangthal by introducing the context of this profound tantra.
On the first Guru Rinpoche day of 2023, Phakchok Rinpoche shares Lord Gampopa’s words summarizing the ground, path and fruition.
Since today is such a special and auspicious day, I thought to say little about “Lamey Naljor” or Guru Yoga, which is the practice of merging your mind with the wisdom mind of the guru.