Resources for Anyone
Regardless of our background, age, and way of life, all human beings long for true happiness, a sense of mental ease and well-being, and to be free from suffering. Here we share methods derived from 2,500 years of the Buddha’s teachings that can help us all to achieve spacious minds, a sense of ease, kind hearts, dignity, and deep contentment.
Samye Insititute offers short courses featuring Phakchok Rinpoche and contributing experts in mind and body training. These are open to all regardless of previous training or experience. Learn how to expand your mind and heart and care for your physical body to allow for greater ease.
Browse our selection of articles and short video or audio teachings to learn more about how our minds work. Phakchok Rinpoche, his instructors, and guest authors provide tips for dealing with common issues such as stress, anxiety, fear and boredom. We also feature tips on managing our negative emotions and developing more kind and loving hearts.
Noble Living, Noble Caring, Noble Dying
Noble Living, Noble Caring and Noble Dying describes the outlook we can bring to our human experience. This resource center is the result of many conversations with Phakchok Rinpoche, Tulku Migmar, and experts in the caring profession. We invite you to explore how our Buddhist practice informs our living, caring, and dying so that they are noble: filled with dignity and grace.
Radically Happy: A User's Guide to the Mind
Societal Human Values
Explore ancient wisdom based on the edict of the 7th century Tibetan Dharma King Songsten Gampo. These guidelines provide a template for engaging with others in a kind and compassionate manner.