happiness

Who’s the White Guy? (part 1) -

Jun 15, 2018

About eighteen months ago, Rinpoche and I were giving a Radically Happy talk in San Francisco. Joshua, Rinpoche’s talented and capable assistant, worked with our hosts to arrange a worldwide stream of...

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Radically Happy: Introduction -

Jun 7, 2018

My phone was buzzing. So, I picked it up and saw it was Phakchok Rinpoche leaving me WeChats. For most of the last year he and I, with a lot of input...

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Rhythm of Happiness General Talk (Part 2) -

Feb 10, 2017

Rhythm can develop into a deeper practice with more complexity. In the second part of this talk, Phakchok Rinpoche explains how we may continue to...

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Rhythm of Happiness General Talk (Part 1) -

Feb 7, 2017

Phakchok Rinpoche introduces us to the rhythm of happiness. He teaches several exercises to help us bring that rhythm with us into our daily...

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Remember to Rejoice -

Sep 11, 2016

Dear Friends Near and Far, Hello, Happy Guru Rinpoche Day. I just want to remind you all that this year is specifically Guru Rinpoche’s year, and the day of the 10th of...

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The End of Competition -

Jul 14, 2016

Dear Friends Near and Far, Happy Guru Rinpoche Day! It is very important to appreciate our life, and you need to rejoice in other people’s success. We need to feel fortunate with...

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Radically Happy: Everyone Can Do It! -

Apr 22, 2016

Radically Happy Can meditation and compassion lead to happiness? It’s true that Buddhism speaks mostly about enlightenment. But without a solid foundation of contentment, basic sanity, and a decent self-image, you can’t...

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Sunshine -

Mar 11, 2014

Dear Friends Near and Far, I have been thinking of all of you, my dharma brothers and sisters. In our lives, we need the spiritual path, meaning we need to practice. So please, be happy in whatever it is that...

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Keys to Happiness -

Nov 6, 2012

Dear Friends Near and Far, Greetings to you all on this Guru Rinpoche Day. I hope you’ve all been healthy and happy. We all want to be happy. This is our fundamental...

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Practicing Kindness -

Mar 3, 2012

Dear Friends Near and Far, I hope you’ve all been healthy and happy. It’s been two months since our last connection, and for those of you who noticed that I didn’t drop...

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