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FOMO Got You Down? Try Sympathetic Joy

Dec 26, 2019

FOMO, or “fear of missing out,”  afflicts many of us more dramatically in our hyper-connected world than it did in the past. Thanks to constant connectivity, we are immediately aware of what...

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Meditating Without Judgment

Aug 14, 2017

Meditating without judgment means that we stop the inner, "How am I doing?" commentary. Don't we do this in most of our...

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Rhythm of Happiness General Talk (Part 3)

Feb 14, 2017

In this third part of the "Rhythm of Happiness" talk, Phakchok Rinpoche suggests additional mental training to support positive feelings toward...

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Reflect Without Judgment and Expectation

Sep 6, 2016

Reflect without judgment and expectation when you meditate. It is important and healthy not to judge yourself and not to compare yourself with...

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Have Patience with the Teachings!

Aug 30, 2016

Have patience with the teachings and with yourself. Phakchok Rinpoche gives advice that the proper attitude for receiving teachings is with an open...

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Judgment is Not Dharma

May 24, 2016

Judgment is a tricky thing for us to acknowledge. In November 2015, Phakchok Rinpoche taught at Ka-Nying Shedrub Ling Monastery. A major point of his teaching was on how we need to understand our...

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Contentment and the Mind

May 10, 2016

A key teaching of Buddhism is contentment. To understand what this means, we need to see our own experience. Contentment is a...

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Tolerance and Mind Training

Apr 26, 2016

Dharma practice means training our minds. What kind of mind training do we need as dharma practitioners? Tolerance...

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