Buddha

Tathāgata: “Thus-Gone, Thus Come” -

Aug 13, 2019

Tathāgata: What’s in a Name? Tathāgata, is both a Pali and Sanskrit term that is the first of ten epithets for the Buddha. The ancient Sanskrit thesarus, the Nāmaliṅgānuśāsanam or Amarakośa  Tib....

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Remembering the Buddha on Saga Dawa Duchen -

Jun 7, 2019

May everyone who sees a Buddha image, hears the Buddha’s name, or the dhāraṇī –or recalls his qualities– embark on the path to complete and perfect enlightenment! Remembering the Buddha, on Saga Dawa...

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Buddha: The Awakened -

Feb 11, 2019

Buddha (Tibetan sang rgyas) “The Awakened” Buddha is an example in the classical language of Tibet, of a word conveying deep meaning. The study of grammar allows us to investigate the construction...

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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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Understanding the Fruition of Buddha – The Buddha as Refuge -

Nov 17, 2015

In this audio clip, Kyabgön Phakchok Rinpoche reminds us that we need to know who we are using as a model. Who or what is the true refuge object? True Refuge: Buddha...

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