Dharma

Learning Buddhadharma: The Essence -

Oct 30, 2018

Learning Buddhadharma can be done in a number of ways. Especially in these modern times. We can go to retreats, listen to teachings, take courses, and of course read lots of books. Phakchok Rinpoche reminds us here, however, that learning...

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Defining “Dharma”: Method and Wisdom -

Sep 25, 2018

We have a lot of negative emotions, don't we? And traditionally, Buddhist teachers explain that the antidote for our negative emotions is the application of the Dharma. Defining what we means by Dharma thus becomes crucial. Implementing, or putting into...

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Meditation: Not Just Sitting -

Mar 27, 2018

Meditation certainly includes formal sitting practice, but we shouldn't think it stops there. Here, Phakchok Rinpoche explains that meditation doesn't just mean sitting on a cushion and watching our breath. Nor does it mean just practicing whatever specific instruction you...

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Transformation and Seeing Mind -

Mar 13, 2018

Transformation is something that many of us seek. Some of us might attend a talk about meditation or mindfulness if we think it leads to positive change. But when we first hear the word "dharma," we might not have any...

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Distilling the Dharma – Three Core Principles -

Mar 9, 2017

Distilling the Dharma into three core principles is an important teaching for us as we begin to learn about Buddhism. Likewise, it can be a timely reminder for all practitioners already on the path....

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Judgment is Not Dharma -

May 24, 2016

Judgment is a tricky thing for us to acknowledge. In November 2015, Phakchok Rinpoche taught at Ka-Nying Shedrub Ling Monastery. A major point of his teaching was on how we need to understand our...

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