emotions

Understanding Our Negative Emotions -

Sep 4, 2018

Understanding negative emotions involves looking at our own thoughts honestly. As we observe, we notice countless negative habits that pop up one after another. Classic Buddhist teaching groups these into six main categories of negative emotions. Recognizing these and applying...

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Understanding Emotions: Benefit of Meditation -

Aug 14, 2018

Understanding emotions are the first step toward overcoming our basic ignorance. In this video clip, Phakchok Rinpoche shares his personal experience of coming to grips with his emotions. He describes the strong emotions of his teenage years, and explains the...

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Taming Our Minds: Advice for Modern Buddhists -

Nov 28, 2017

Taming our minds remains the most important lesson taught by the Buddha. We really need to understand that the Buddha taught everything so we can understand and tame our...

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Questions on Karma: Choosing Not to Swing -

May 2, 2017

Our minds swing back and forth crazily without any stability. That is the "swing" of karma. If we don't "swing" with karma, it cannot do anything to...

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Reducing Ego: A Practical Method -

Jun 8, 2016

We hear a lot about reducing ego in Buddhist teachings.  But we often don't know how to go about this. Here Rinpoche gives practical advice on how to go reducing ego.  We can work on reducing ego directly or...

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