karma

Trusting Karma -

Oct 16, 2018

Trusting karma is something that many of us struggle with in our practice. But are we clear about what karma really means? Here, Phakchok Rinpoche reminds us that the Sanskrit word karma means "action." We create karma when we act...

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Focusing the Mind: Impossible Task? -

Feb 19, 2018

As we begin to practice meditation, many of us experience doubts. One of the biggest questions is, "How can I concentrate? My mind gets distracted so easily!" We may blame the hectic pace of modern life, but Buddhist teachers have...

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Believing Karma -

Dec 22, 2017

Believing karma, cause and effect, makes us authentic practitioners. Here, Phakchok Rinpoche speaks very directly to our cynicism and doubts. He says frankly that we need to believe in karma and in past and future...

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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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Questions on Karma: Choosing Not to Swing -

May 2, 2017

Our minds swing back and forth crazily without any stability. That is the "swing" of karma. If we don't "swing" with karma, it cannot do anything to...

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Good Karma: Motivation to Practice Dharma -

Oct 4, 2016

Good karma is a popular phrase these days. Here in a video from a teaching given in Brazil, Phakchok Rinpoche explains it in a specific...

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The Importance of Sincerity on the Path -

Feb 13, 2016

Sincerity on the Path: Knowing What We Need to Transform Phakchok Rinpoche here discusses the importance of knowing our own minds. We need to know what we have to transform–only then we...

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The Eight Faults -

Oct 6, 2011

Dear Friends, Near and Far, Greetings to you all from the Kathmandu Valley. By the time you receive this mail from me, many of you will be getting ready to go to...

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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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