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.

Becoming an Authentic Practitioner. -

Sep 29, 2015

  In this audio clip from an extended Question and Answer session in February, 2015 in Nepal, Rinpoche responds to a question that many of us often pose. How do we become...

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The Benefits of Sadhana Practice -

Sep 22, 2015

In this audio clip from February 2015 in Nepal, a student asks Phakchok Rinpoche about the benefits of practicing according to this type of ritual...

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Kalpas Of Merit In One Moment -

Sep 16, 2015

  Seeing Mind Nature In this audio clip, Phakchok Rinpoche assures us that enlightenment is possible. Actually, there is a thin line dividing buddhas and sentient beings. So, the difference between buddha...

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Practice Challenges Advice -

Sep 16, 2015

Practice Challenges and Difficulties Practice challenges arise for all of us.  And we all face difficulties in managing our lives and practice.  Phakchok Rinpoche regularly encourages his students from all around the...

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Sampa Lhundrup Feast Offering and The Swift Accumulation of Merit -

Sep 15, 2015

This special teaching is a profound condensation of many important practices. Within this very short text we find the bodhisattva’s practice of generosity, mandala offerings, guru yoga.  Additionally, we practice confession, and...

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Interview with Phakchok Rinpoche: Sādhana Ritual and the Vajrayana Path. -

Sep 8, 2015

In this interview, Rinpoche shares the importance of Sādhana Ritual as the key method to bring about wisdom on the path of Vajrayana. Rinpoche la, We are now in the 6th year...

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Five Finger Motivation -

Aug 21, 2015

Five Finger Motivation Five finger motivation is a method Phakchok Rinpoche learned from his own meditation teacher, Nyoshül Khenpo Rinpoche. These instructions are therefore very precious.  Such personal advice can really make...

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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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