Introducing Samye Institute's Vajrayana Membership

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The Buddha-image from Rigpa

The Qualities of the Buddha

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

The Mirror of Self-Reflection

Phakchok Rinpoche shares a few fundamental points one needs to understand with regards to one’s Dharma practice.

The Paths of the Three Types of Beings

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

Losar: Tibetan New Year

Losar literally means ‘New Year’ in Tibetan. Tibetans celebrated a New Year harvest festival prior to the introduction of Buddhism into Tibet. Many elements of

Buddha Shakyamuni

Remembering the Three Trainings

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,

On the Importance of Compassion

Phakchok Rinpoche shares advice on the crucial importance of cultivating compassion for all beings from the Drukpa Kagyü master Gyalwa Götsang Gönpo Dorjé.

Courtesy of Schechen Monastery

Dza Patrül Rinpoche’s Heart Advice

Phakchok Rinpoche reminds us a few verses of advice from the great nineteenth century non-sectarian Dzokchen master, Dza Patrul Rinpoche.

Lake Dhanakosha

The Heart Essence of Padmasambhava

On this special day of the monkey month, we celebrate the birth of our Precious Maha Guru within a lotus blossom on Lake Dhanakosha. Phakchok