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Tibetan Medicine: An Introduction -

Feb 4, 2019

Some Thoughts on the Relationship of Buddhism & Tibetan Medicine by Anasuya Weil, Menpa, M.S., L.M.T.   Tibetan Medicine: Dharma and Medicine in Tandem Tibetan medicine as a healing modality is unique in...

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Knowing When To Rest -

Nov 15, 2018

What does it mean to rest? As a working mother of two young children learns how to integrate practice into her daily life, she also discovers the importance of this simple...

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Advice for Buddhist Parents -

Aug 7, 2018

Buddhist parents sometimes ask how best to apply the teachings when relating in their family life. In this short audio teaching, Phakchok Rinpoche shares some practical advice for Buddhist...

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Transforming Negative Appearances -

Aug 31, 2017

Dear Friends Near and Far, Hello. Happy Guru Rinpoche Day. Today I want to talk about the manifestation of Guru Rinpoche in Tukdrub Barché Kunsel, called Dzutrül Duchen—the Great Powerful Magical Master,...

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Sense of Balance -

May 30, 2017

When we interact with our partners, our parents, our children, and our extended family, we should always switch our perspective back and forth between ourselves and others. This helps us maintain a balance. This sense of balance reduces the likelihood...

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Sharing our Practice with Family and Friends -

May 23, 2017

How do we skillfully share our understanding and our practice? Phakchok Rinpoche here shares some suggestions after years of working with students from many...

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Taming the Maras -

May 5, 2017

Dear Friends Near and Far, Today I want to return to the Twelve Manifestations of Guru Padmasambhava. Removing obstacles, are important. So Guru Rinpoche manifested as Dükyi Shechen, which means “taming the maras.” Dükyi Shechen is the manifestation of Vajra...

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Balancing Dharma and Life Through Kindness -

Jan 23, 2017

Balancing Dharma and life can be difficult to do well. Phakchok Rinpoche understands that many of us have a spiritual practice and life...

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Radically Happy: Everyone Can Do It! -

Apr 22, 2016

Radically Happy Can meditation and compassion lead to happiness? It’s true that Buddhism speaks mostly about enlightenment. But without a solid foundation of contentment, basic sanity, and a decent self-image, you can’t...

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How To Practice – Three Key Points For Lay Practitioners -

Dec 1, 2015

Three Key Points For Lay Practitioners   Lay Practitioners: Competing Time Demands We often request simple instructions for how to integrate practice with our busy modern lives. As lay practitioners, we have...

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