compassion

Are You on the True Path?

Feb 20, 2013

In the past few evenings of the drupchen, I have been re-reading some of the great texts of Shechen Gyaltsab, Pema Namgyal, and in particular, the "Advice from Old Vijaya" which never fails to inspire...

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Pith Instructions

Dec 22, 2012

I am going to say few things candidly on today’s Guru Rinpoche Day. Your beliefs don’t make you a better person, your behavior does. Your mind training doesn’t matter when you don’t have compassion. Your meditation doesn’t matter when you...

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Ego

Sep 25, 2012

For today's Guru Rinpoche Day, I would like to share with you a key that helps unlock the root of all hope and fear. To really understand the dharma, to practice the dharma, and to apply the dharma, you really...

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The Three Qualities

Aug 26, 2012

Whether in your mundane life or your spiritual, always remind your self of the three qualities: Intelligence and wisdom in your brain, compassion in your heart, and dignity and confidence in your...

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Practicing Kindness

Mar 3, 2012

Today I want to relay to you all the importance of practicing kindness. Actually what is kindness? Kindness is the basis of happiness. Kindness is the basis of the life we live. Kindness is the basis of the...

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Five Levels of Motivation

Jan 3, 2012

Today being the first Guru Rinpoche Day message of the year 2012, I would like to share with you a teaching given by Nyoshul Khen Rinpoche many moons ago in Bhutan, perhaps the most memorable time of my...

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Random Acts of Kindness (Wisdom and Compassion)

Dec 4, 2011

Whether we are a practicing Buddhist or in some way associated with some element of practicing Buddhism, we can sometimes get so caught up in “doing something Buddhist” to a point where we even forget the ground on which we...

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Keys to Happiness

Nov 5, 2011

We all want to be happy. This is our fundamental aim in life, right? But often we find it difficult to achieve. When we don’t know how to deal with our own emotions and our mind, life can become very...

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Nyoshul Khen Rinpoche

Aug 8, 2011

My teachings today will be the heartfelt teachings from my loving Guru, secret Yogi, Nyoshul Khen Rinpoche. He said, remembering our motivation is most important, and that the five fingers of the hand can be used to represent our...

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Genuine Devotion

Mar 15, 2011

The most important auspicious circumstance for practitioners to realize the correct view of emptiness is generating complete non-judgmental and genuine devotion to all the enlightened ones, and by cultivating unbounded and unfabricated compassion for all sentient...

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