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Marriage and Partnership advice from Kyabgön Phakchok Rinpoche -

Nov 12, 2019

Marriage and Partnership as Dharma Practice Marriage and partnership can be a particularly fertile ground for practice.  Here sangha members Diana Carey and Jesper Skovlund generously share the marriage advice offered by...

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Generosity: Practicing the Pāramitās in Daily Life: Part Two -

Sep 12, 2019

Generosity practice is the first of the six transcendental perfections, or pāramitās. We practice generosity when we have the intention, and then the confidence to follow through, to give people what they...

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Being Confident and Decisive -

May 20, 2018

Phakchok Rinpoche observes that many Dharma students these days are not decisive. Why aren't we more decisive?  Because we lack confidence.  We need to develop a sense of dignity and force inside ourselves. We may have many excellent qualities--we are...

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Confidence with Compassion: Building Dignity -

Mar 30, 2017

Phakchok Rinpoche says that if we really examine ourselves, we can learn how to develop stable confidence. The good news is that as practitioners we can easily train in developing confidence, also known as dignity. He notes that every single...

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The Principle of Trust -

Jan 7, 2017

Dear Friends Near and Far, Hello everyone again! Happy Guru Rinpoche Day. This is the third message in my Guru Rinpoche Twelve Manifestations series. In the Tukdrub Barché Künsel, Guru Rinpoche’s first...

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Building Dignity through Supplication -

Sep 20, 2016

Building dignity through supplication may sound contradictory. In the Vajrayana path, however, supplication is continually emphasized. Why is this...

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The Three Qualities -

Aug 26, 2012

Dear Dharma Brothers and Sisters, I hope you have all been happy and healthy. I have been well and busy hopping from one city to another on the eastern coast of United States. I started out this morning at the...

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Heart Advice from Kyabje Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche -

May 23, 2010

Dear Dharma Friends, First off, my deepest apologies for my very long silence. I hope you’ve all been happy and healthy. At the moment, I’m traveling between cities and today being Guru...

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