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 Vehicle of Sutra.
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 auspicious Treldha Tsechu, Phakchok Rinpoche shares with us four profound verses from the 5th chapter of introspection of Shantideva’s Bodhisattvacharyavattara to recall the kindness of the Buddha, of Guru Rinpoche and of the lineage masters who have transmitted the sacred Dharma to us.
Dear friends near and far, As always, I hope this message finds you well, healthy and happy. On this Guru Rinpoche day, I would like
Phakchok Rinpoche shares with us three verses of Dza Patrul Rinpoche with advice on how to tame our minds.
Phakchok Rinpoche shares a few fundamental points one needs to understand with regards to one’s Dharma practice.
Phakchok Rinpoche shares with us a few words from the Lamrim Yeshé Nyingpo which encapsulate the entirety of the paths of the three types of beings.
Phakchok Rinpoche shares a few verses of advice from Gendun Chopel that have a deep impact in transforming our ways of thinking.
Phakchok Rinpoche reminds us of the three main trainings the Buddha taught, which are a condensation of the entire Buddhadharma: the trainings of discipline, meditation, and wisdom.
Phakchok Rinpoche wishes everyone a happy 2022 and shares very useful advice from Dza Patrül Rinpoche for both mundane and spiritual activities.
Phakchok Rinpoche shares advice on the crucial importance of cultivating compassion for all beings from the Drukpa Kagyü master Gyalwa Götsang Gönpo Dorjé.