compassion

Transforming Anger into Strength

Feb 28, 2017

Transforming anger is a skill we can all work to achieve. We often feel that we have the right or to be angry, but anger does not solve our...

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Practicing Mahāmudrā Requires the Desire to Change

Nov 10, 2016

Here he reminds us that if we remember the goal of our practice, we should achieve the goal. And genuine compassion and devotion can bring us rapid...

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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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Avoiding Spiritual Loneliness

Aug 23, 2016

Phakchok Rinpoche encourages us to meditate correctly every morning. Don’t meditate like a dead tree! That means that we are approaching the session...

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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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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

As Buddhist practitioners, essentially the two qualities we are striving to develop are wisdom and compassion; wisdom and compassion that are as vast and unmovable as the sky, as stable as a mountain, and as bright as the...

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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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