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Marriage and Partnership Advice From 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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Belief in Dharma Practice

Jun 20, 2018

Belief in dharma practice is crucial.  Yet, often we approach our practice in a half-hearted or not fully committed manner.  Then, if we don't believe in what we are practicing, we may not recognize our own experiences on the path. ...

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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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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

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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Heart Advice from Kyabje Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche

May 23, 2010

Dear friends near and far 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...

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