Buddhist Philosophy

Phakchok Rinpoche and senior instructors offer weekly audio, video or written wisdom teachings. You can check your understanding with reflections or practice exercises. Browse by topic and level according to your interest.

Four Key Points to Improve Your Practice -

Aug 17, 2015

Four Key Points to Improve Your Practice - Phakchok Rinpoche shares the classic example of how to approach practice, emphasizing four key...

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How to be Like a Lion, Not Like a Dog -

Aug 15, 2015

What does it mean to be weak? What does it mean to be like a lion instead of a dog? How do we learn to look at our mind, our...

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Parting from the Four Attachments -

Jul 23, 2015

Parting from the Four Attachments. In this clip, Kyabgön Phakchok Rinpoche comments on the 12th century teaching by the great Sakya...

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Reflections Upon Wakening -

Jul 17, 2015

Phakchok Rinpoche shares with us some key reflections to start your day with, their importance and the benefits they will bring to your...

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The Importance of Accumulating Merit -

Jun 25, 2015

Phakchok Rinpoche shares a reminder on the importance of and shares a review method relating to the first of the two accumulations: accumulating...

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How and Why to Develop Certainty -

Jun 22, 2015

Phakchok Rinpoche shares advice on how to develop certainty in our practice and reminds us how advises on how to practice in a truly authentic...

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Changing Perception -

Apr 29, 2015

Phakchok Rinpoche relects upon his visit to Earthfire Wildlife Sanctuary and how it changed his perception of...

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Motivation, Aspiration, Devotion -

Apr 23, 2015

In this video teaching, Phakchok Rinpoche shares with us the importance and relationship between motivation, aspiration and...

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Balancing Family Life and Meditation Practice -

Apr 23, 2015

Family Life: Opportunities for a Buddhist Practitioner Family life may sometimes seem so far away from Buddhist practice.  Don’t meditators all run away from families and sit in forest huts or on...

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