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Buddha Nature: Our Ground -

Sep 11, 2018

Buddha Nature: Our Common Ground Buddha Nature refers to the ground, the basic nature that we all share.  It is our “starting point”, so to speak. We refer to the ground of...

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Impermanence and Freedom -

Mar 7, 2018

Khenpo Gyaltsen knows that discussions of impermanence can cause strange reactions. Our nature is impermanent. There is no reason to feel unhappy about it. We see it all around us in small things, don't...

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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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Ego -

Sep 25, 2012

Dear Friends Near and Far: I hope you have all been happy and healthy. I am in Guadalajara, Mexico preparing for today's Guru Rinpoche Day's feast offering. I am going to keep each and everyone of you in my mind...

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Genuine Devotion -

Mar 15, 2011

Dear All Near and Far, I hope you have all been happy and healthy. I’m writing to you all from Ka-Nying Shedrub Ling Monastery where we are performing the annual Tsekar (White...

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Three Chakras (Wheels) -

Jun 21, 2010

Dear All, It is evening here in Boudhanath, Kathmandu and I’m sitting on my bed, drinking tea, and watching the World Cup: the first half of Chile versus Switzerland. Deliciously lost in...

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Three Levels of Patience -

Oct 9, 2008

Hello everybody, Today my topic is the sixth chapter of The Way of the Bodhisattva, and I would like to talk about the three different levels of patience. The first level of...

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