Developing Pure Perception: How to Begin? -

Oct 11, 2016

Pure Perception: Fake It Until You Make It! In February 2016, Phakchok Rinpoche answered a student question about pure perception. If we have not yet developed true pure perception, is it okay...

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The Great Accomplishment of Guru Padmasambhava -

Aug 13, 2016

Dear Friends Near and Far, Happy Guru Rinpoche Day to all of you! Right now I am in Bhumthang, Bhutan at the great Gyalwa Longchenpa’s seat in Tharpaling. Today, we are just...

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Practice This Saga Dawa Month -

May 15, 2016

Dear Friends Near and Far, I am sending you many happy wishes for Guru Rinpoche Day. This Saga Dawa month is a very important month. Please practice well. I’m going to focus on...

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The Root of Omniscience -

Jan 19, 2016

Dear Friends Near and Far, A few days ago, I was reading this great Khadampa text, and in there are some questions and answers where the students ask the teacher and the...

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The Illuminating Sun of Wisdom -

Jun 26, 2015

Dear Friends Near and Far, When the sun rises, it dispels the darkness so we can see things clearly. Wisdom, or insight (Prajñā) is like the sun, because it enables us to...

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Compassion in Action -

May 28, 2015

Dear Friends Near and Far,

We are trying our best over here in Nepal. Thank you all so much for your support. On this Guru Rinpoche day I would like to remind you of a few things. Through the earthquake relief...

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Nepal Earthquake -

Apr 28, 2015

Dear Friends Near and Far,
As you all know, on Saturday Nepal suffered a devastating earthquake that took the lives of thousands of people and has left many tens of thousands of others destitute, vulnerable, and filled with fear. Fortunately, our...

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Quotes from the King of Samādhi Sūtra -

Jan 29, 2015

Dear Friends Near and Far, I hope you are all well wherever you may be. On this precious Guru Rinpoche Day, the first in 2015, I would like to share with you all some quotations from The King of Samadhi...

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Keeping up the Practice -

Dec 1, 2014

Dear Friends Near and Far, On this Guru Rinpoche day, I would like to first share with all of you that I think it is very important to have a balance of dharma practice. We must consider our lack of practice,...

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Four Qualities of Compassion + Video -

Jun 8, 2014

Dear Friends Near and Far, These days we often mistake what it’s meant to be a dharma practitioner. The heart of the buddhadharma is to tame one’s own mind, so a dharma practitioner is someone who is able to do...

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