Guru Rinpoche Day Teaching

Phakchok Rinpoche sends out short teachings to all students via email on every Guru Rinpoche day.  These messages are composed with the aspiration to inspire students. Rinpoche often uses these teachings to answer frequently asked questions.  Also, he suggests topics that remind us to bring our minds home in the midst of our busy lives. Samye Institute maintains an archive of these teachings spanning the last 10 years. Click here to read more about Guru Rinpoche

Dodrupchen Rinpoché Tupten Trinlé Pelzang’s Vision of Zangdok Palri -

Nov 6, 2019

Dear friends near and far, As always, I hope this message finds you well, happy and healthy. For this month’s Guru Rinpoché day, I would like to share with you the short...

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The Visionary Journey of Shuksep Jetsün Rikdzin Wangmo -

Oct 8, 2019

Dear friends near and far, As always, I hope this message finds you well, healthy and happy. Today, I would like to share with you the account of the visionary journey to...

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Jikmé Tenpé Nyima’s pure vision of Zangdok Palri -

Sep 8, 2019

Dear friends near and far, As always, I hope this message finds you well, healthy and happy, at this end of summer. On this Guru Rinpoché day, I would like to share...

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Düdjom Lingpa’s Visionary Journey to Zangdok Palri -

Aug 10, 2019

Dear friends near and far, I hope this message finds you well, healthy and happy. Today, I would like to share with you the story of Düdjom Lingpa’s (1835-1909) visionary journey to...

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Do Khyentsé Yeshé Dorjé’s Visionary Journey to Zangdok Palri -

Jul 11, 2019

Dear friends near and far, First off, I hope you all are keeping healthy and in a happy state of mind. Today I would like to share with you the story of...

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Pema Lingpa’s Visionary Journey to the Copper-Colored Mountain -

Jun 12, 2019

Dear friends near and far, I hope this message finds you healthy and happy and more so flourishing in your Dharma practice. This month, I would like to share with you a...

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Ratna Lingpa’s Visionary Journey to the Copper-Colored Mountain -

May 14, 2019

Dear friends near and far, As always, I hope this message finds you well, happy and healthy. Today we will continue our accounts of great masters’ visionary journeys to Zangdok Palri with...

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Jamgön Kongtrul’s Visionary Journey to the Glorious Copper-Colored Mountain -

Apr 14, 2019

Dear friends near and far, As always, I hope this message finds you well, happy and healthy. This month I would like to continue with the accounts of great masters’ visionary journeys...

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Benefits of the Tenth Day of the Lunar Month -

Mar 16, 2019

Dear friends near and far, I hope this message finds you happy and healthy. On this second Guru Rinpoche day of the lunar year of the pig, I wish to continue introducing...

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The Nectar for the Ears of the Fortunate -

Feb 15, 2019

Dear Friends Near and Far, Losar Tashi Delek to you all. As always, I hope this letter finds you all happy and healthy. This Guru Rinpoche day letter being the first of...

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