dharma practice

Vision and Mission: Buddhahood Part 1

Aug 2, 2017

Vision and mission are terms we know well from our business and life planning. But often, when we begin to meditate, we don't have any sort of a vision....

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What Is Buddhism?

Jul 6, 2017

In this advice session with students, Phakchok Rinpoche explains that Buddhism encompasses a great deal. "Buddhism is everything!" he...

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Six Stains of the Listener

Jun 15, 2017

Buddhist teachers describe 14 types of mistaken conduct, including six stains. We are instructed to avoid these mindsets when listening to the Dharma....

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Three Defects of the Vessel

Jun 8, 2017

Three defects of the vessel are explained in traditional Buddhist teachings as something students should avoid. For a Dharma student, correct conduct brings a tremendous advantage....

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Dharma Student Qualities: How to Listen

Jun 1, 2017

Classic Buddhist texts discuss how to be the best type of Dharma student. Once we know the proper approach for a Dharma student, we can make swift...

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Applying a Teacher’s Practice Advice

May 16, 2017

Applying a teacher's practice advice may seem to be something we all wish to do. We ask questions and we may get some very profound answers. But sometimes, we don't really know how to actually follow the advice we're given....

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Balancing Dharma and Life Through Kindness

Jan 23, 2017

Balancing Dharma and life can be difficult to do well. Phakchok Rinpoche understands that many of us have a spiritual practice and life...

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Finding a Genuine Way

Jan 3, 2017

Finding a genuine way to practice is quite easy to talk about, Phakchok Rinpoche teaches. But, he warns us that it is actually quite difficult to do. Finding a genuine way can be very challenging. What we really need...

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On-line “Inspire Yourself” Guru Rinpoche Practice

Nov 23, 2016

Inspire yourself! Join your global sangha in Guru Rinpoche practice. HE Tsikey Chokling Rinpoche,  a reincarnation of Chokgyur Lingpa himself, has graciously agreed to bestow the empowerments of The Tukdrub Barché Kunsel cycle in Guru Rinpoche Year. The empowerments begin...

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Defining Dharma

Nov 22, 2016

Defining Dharma is an important place to begin. First, we must know about Dharma and then about meditation. Dharma means the transformation of our...

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