accumulating merit

What is Ullambana: The Hungry Ghost Month? -

Aug 22, 2019

In Chinese culture, commonly known as the Hungry Ghost Festival, the practice of burning extensive offerings made of joss papers to appease hungry ghosts still exists today. Growing up in Chinese communities,...

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Bumgyur Dawa: Month of Miracles and Merit -

Feb 4, 2019

Bumgyur Dawa: Opportunity to Accumulate Vast Merit Bumgyur Dawa is the Tibetan term for a month where karmic actions are multiplied by 100,000. The first fifteen days of the first month of...

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Accumulating Causes for Enlightenment -

Feb 9, 2018

In this video teaching, Phakchok Rinpoche reminds us that the essence of our mind is already enlightened. Yet, even though our nature is pure, that does not imply that we then need to do nothing. We need to accumulate...

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Mahāyāna Teaching: The King of Aspiration Prayer: Part Three -

Jan 10, 2018

In this final teaching, Phakchok Rinpoche reminds us that we can do this aspiration prayer as often as we...

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Mahāyāna Teaching: The King of Aspiration Prayer Part Two -

Jan 5, 2018

In the second teaching, Phakchok Rinpoche continues his commentary on the text. He emphasizes that although this aspiration prayer is very ancient, we can see that it is very practical and applicable in our daily...

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Let the Dharma Resonate: Be Decisive! -

Jan 17, 2017

Let the Dharma resonate fully. What does this mean? In this audio teaching from 2016, Phakchok Rinpoche explains what it means to let the Dharma resonate. Resonate has so many different meanings....

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Practicing Mahāmudrā Requires the Desire to Change -

Nov 10, 2016

Here he reminds us that if we remember the goal of our practice, we should achieve the goal. And genuine compassion and devotion can bring us rapid...

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Sang Pūjā – A Cleansing Smoke Offering Practice -

Feb 3, 2016

Sang pūjā is a profound Vajrayāna offering practice. The word Sang in Tibetan has the meaning of remove, take away; purified, cleared, cleansed and awakened. Purification and Offering Sang pūjā aids practitioners...

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Finding An Authentic Teacher: Importance of Aspiration -

Oct 13, 2015

What defines an authentic spiritual teacher? How can one connect with a genuine teacher? Learn how not to waste time! In the first portion of this audio, recording Phakchok Rinpoche responds to...

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Kalpas Of Merit In One Moment -

Sep 16, 2015

  Seeing Mind Nature In this audio clip, Phakchok Rinpoche assures us that enlightenment is possible. Actually, there is a thin line dividing buddhas and sentient beings. So, the difference between buddha...

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