Buddhist meditation

Who Was the Buddha? -

Apr 28, 2018

Who was the Buddha? We see the image so often these days and we may know some quotes attributed to him, but what do we really know about the historical Buddha? Why might his own story be relevant for us? Here,...

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Unselfish Meditation -

Apr 17, 2018

When we practice meditation, we should aim for unselfish meditation. That means we need to learn how to set our motivation. In this audio teaching from a teaching in Malaysia, Phakchok Rinpoche discusses how to generate proper...

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Belief Through Practice -

Apr 10, 2018

Belief or faith can mean different things depending on the context. Without any investigation, we may think that belief implies a blind, almost ignorant attitude. In this audio teaching, Phakchok Rinpoche discusses his own belief in the Buddha's teaching and...

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Failure: Learning from Our Mistakes -

Nov 19, 2017

Failure is something we usually try to avoid at all costs. One main reason we fail -- both in mundane and spiritual life -- is we lack...

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Buddhist Vision: Enlightenment! -

Nov 15, 2017

When we practice meditation, we should have a vision. And our vision should really be vast. We practice to awaken to become...

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Learning Meditation: A Whole Package -

Nov 5, 2017

The point of meditation is not to be calm. Instead, in this video teaching, Phakchok Rinpoche reminds us that the point of meditation is to change!...

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Handling Habits -

Oct 24, 2017

Handling our habits is a crucial practice for meditators. How does a beginning meditator...

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Skillfully Sharing Meditation -

Oct 3, 2017

Skillfully Sharing Meditation: Coaching Others Skilfully sharing meditation and its benefits presents us with some challenges. On one hand, we want our family and friends to experience the benefits of meditation. But,...

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Understanding the Ground of Meditation -

Jul 17, 2017

When we learn meditation, we need to start with the base, or ground. First, we should learn not just how to meditate, but also why we need to meditate....

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Can’t I Just Meditate? Why We Need Skillful Means -

Feb 21, 2017

Meditate Using Skillful Means Can’t I just meditate? Do we really need to engage in ritual practice? In these modern times, this question arises frequently. Silent, formless meditation seems to be more...

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