ethics

Remembering Kindness

Jun 20, 2017

Remembering the kindness of others is an important practice for all of us. We should not forget those many individuals who have been kind to us....

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Qualities of Good Human Beings

Jun 13, 2017

As we practice the Dharma teachings, we should always reflect on the qualities of good human beings. In this video teaching, Kyabgon Phakchok Rinpoche begins by reminding us that we all have pure...

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Buddhist Training Tools: Skillful Means

Mar 14, 2017

Buddhism offers us so many types of training tools.  In this video clip, Phakchok Rinpoche discusses the vast array of training tools that we can use to change our lives....

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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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Learning How to Improve

Dec 20, 2016

Learning how to improve helps us to ripen our Dharma practice. Phakchok Rinpoche reminds us of some simple reflections that can benefit practice in this video excerpt from a teaching given in...

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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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Advice from King Trisong Detsen for Responsible People

Oct 25, 2016

Advice from King Trisong Detsen for Responsible People King Trisong Detsen 8th Century Dharma King of Tibet and Disciple of Guru Rinpoche The king offered this advice for living a meaningful life to...

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What Tools Do We Need For a Meaningful Life?

Aug 9, 2016

Meaningful Life Meaningful life –what tools do we need to make our lives truly meaningful? What is important so that we can make the most of our precious human lives? Finally, how do...

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Buddhism: Philosophy or Religion?

Jul 19, 2016

Philosophy or religion? Which is Buddhism? It is a common question. You can find many people who offer very different opinions. What is Buddhism all...

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Life is Precious

Dec 20, 2015

Dear friends near and far Tashi Delek, Happy Guru Rinpoche Day. I’m back to send messages to all of my dharma brothers, sisters, and friends near and far. I just want to...

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