Buddhist practice

The Dawn of Dharma in Seville, With Online Teachings by Phakchok Rinpoche

Mar 12, 2021

Samye Institute’s Dharma Stream, the online program created by Phakchok Rinpoche, has started a new group in Seville, Andalusia’s capital city in Spain, organized and sponsored by the Asociación Bodhicitta Escola de...

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Sustain the Treasure of Samadhi

Oct 26, 2020

Phakchok Rinpoche shares a little bit of his new book, "In the Footsteps of Bodhisattvas", in which he teaches how the essence of meditation naturally arises when we properly line-up the right conditions within our...

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The Importance of Dignity

Jul 29, 2020

On the auspicious day of the birthday of Maha Guru Padmasambhava, Phakchok Rinpoche reminds his students about the importance of developing...

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Ullambana: The Hungry Ghost Month

Aug 22, 2019

What is Ullambana, or the Hungry Ghost Month? In Chinese culture, commonly known as the Hungry Ghost Festival, the practice of burning extensive offerings made of joss papers to appease hungry ghosts...

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What Devotion Really Is, Part 3 – Infallibly Inseparable

Jul 23, 2019

By Erric Solomon   Infallibility of the Guru There seems to be a lot of talk in Buddhist blogs, magazines and in real-time lectures about what it means for a guru to...

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A Garland of Protection

Jun 20, 2019

By Chou Chuen Perfectly Enlightened Mother, please protect us beginners on the Path! Sipping coffee and museum hopping in London with a monk that I barely knew. That was how my journey...

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New Ebook: A Glimpse of Buddhadharma, 2nd Edition by Phakchok Rinpoche

Jun 11, 2019

We rejoice in sharing the news that Lhasey Lotsawa has released a newly revised edition of A Glimpse of Buddhadharma.  In this volume, Phakchok Rinpoche offers a broad introduction to the key...

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Announcing Samye Institute’s Noble Living, Noble Caring, Noble Dying Support Program

Mar 1, 2019

Dear Friends, We are excited to announce the debut of our new support program, Noble Living, Noble Caring, Noble Dying.   Most of us will receive care and give care to others...

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Experience Opens Understanding

Dec 11, 2018

How do we begin Buddhist practice? We can first listen to explanations from a qualified teacher, and take time to reflect on what we have heard--trying to understand a little more. Then, after a lot of studies we then gradually...

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Learning Buddhadharma: The Essence

Oct 30, 2018

Learning Buddhadharma can be done in a number of ways. Especially in these modern times. We can go to retreats, listen to teachings, take courses, and of course read lots of books. Phakchok Rinpoche reminds us here, however, that learning...

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