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
Guru Rinpoche Day Teachings
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.
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
Phakchok Rinpoche speaks about Guru Devotion, which comes down to love, a fundamental feeling in all our main practices; and so, to cultivate Guru devotion,
Phakchok Rinpoche shares some words from the first chapter of the “Sutra of the Perfection of Wisdom in Eight-Thousand Lines” about the perfection of wisdom.
Phakchok Rinpoche shares with us two stanzas from the Samadhiraja Sutra to realize the qualities of the Buddha and, thus, the qualities of our own
On Guru Rinpoche Day, Phakchok Rinpoche shares Venerable Chökyi Drakpa Gyaltsen’s vision of Lord Manjushri with a condensation of the entire essence of the Causal
On the auspicious Treldha Tsechu, Phakchok Rinpoche shares with us four profound verses from the 5th chapter of introspection of Shantideva’s Bodhisattvacharyavattara to recall the
On this Guru Rinpoche day, Phakchok Rinpoche shares a few pithy quotes on the importance of uniting skillful means and wisdom.
Phakchok Rinpoche shares with us three verses of Dza Patrul Rinpoche with advice on how to tame our minds.