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Nov'18

Exchanging Self and Others: Building Bodhicitta Part Two

Exchanging self and others is the supreme method for building our bodhicitta. We develop this through a process called tonglen, or …

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Nov'18

Building Bodhicitta: Part One

As Buddhist practitioners, we begin by always bringing our practice to our own mind,  and our own level of experience–regardless of …

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Nov'18

Ground, Path, Fruition : Applying Buddhist Teachings Holistically

Ground, Path, Fruition are standard categories for describing Buddhist practice.  But when we hear these terms, what do they mean to …

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Oct'18

Renunciation: Wake-up Call

Renunciation: Advice for Serious Buddhist Practitioners Renunciation is fundamental to the Buddhist path, and all schools of Buddhism in the three …

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16

Oct'18

Trusting Karma

Trusting karma is something that many of us struggle with in our practice. But are we clear about what karma really means? Here, Phakchok Rinpoche reminds us that the Sanskrit word karma means "action." We create karma when we act with our physical body or when we speak. However, it may not be so obvious that we create karma when we think as well.

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Sep'18

Buddha Nature: Our Ground

Buddha Nature: Our Common Ground Buddha Nature refers to the ground, the basic nature that we all share.  It is our …

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Jul'18

Self-Confidence

Self-confidence can be a trait that we wish we had, but many of us may feel unsure of ourselves. At first glance, it might seem rather paradoxical to worry about self-confidence as we often hear about emptiness of self in Buddhist philosophy. However, we need self-confidence so that we can function in our regular daily actions in the world. Moreover, and most importantly, we need self-confidence in our own nature and in our practice.

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Jul'18

Just Be Kind!

Just be kind! Phakchok Rinpoche observes that as he travels around the world, he finds that many of us have forgotten this basic skill. Basic, simple kindness seems to be disappearing. This simple kindness doesn't belong to any religion or belief set. We can remind ourselves, again and again, to just be kind to each other. Rinpoche advises us to adopt this important motivational slogan as a regular mantra.

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Jul'18

Improving Ourselves on the Buddhist Path

Improving ourselves, or making progress, while practicing the Buddhadharma should be a natural outcome.  Phakchok Rinpoche observes that we practice correctly …

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May'18

Being confident and decisive

Be decisive! These days, we all have access to lots of teachings and spiritual guidance.  We can quickly find Buddhist as …

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