Introducing Samye Institute's Vajrayana Membership

Ethics

Speaking Moderately and in a Gentle Way

As social beings, we humans learn from those around us. And because we don’t have fixed, unchanging solidity as beings, we make choices. We can

Not Being Influenced by Evil Companions

As social beings, we humans learn from those around us. And because we don’t have fixed, unchanging solidity as beings, we make choices. We can

Knowing mind

Knowing Mind

What is Dharma?…. Knowing Mind is Dharma When we hear the word dharma what do we think of? Often we think of sādhana practice, study, visualizations,

Meditation

Meditation: Not Just Sitting

Meditation certainly includes formal sitting practice, but we can appreciate that there is more to it than that! Here, Phakchok Rinpoche explains that meditation doesn’t

Ethical behavior

Ethical Behavior in Buddhism: The Virtues

Ethical behavior occupies a central role on the Buddhist path to awakening. Yet often, modern presentations of Buddhist teaching skip over these fundamental principles. In