lineage masters

Practice Advice from the Third Phakchok Rinpoche, Chöying Lhündrup -

Aug 28, 2020

Dear friends near and far, As always, I hope this message finds you well, healthy and happy. For today’s Guru Rinpoche day, I would like to share with you the first part...

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Teachings on Mind Nature from Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche -

Aug 19, 2020

On this new moon day we celebrate the 100th anniversary of the birth of Kyapjé Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche by announcing the publication of a new volume of his teachings entitled “Vajra Heart...

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Supplication -

Jan 18, 2019

Supplication: The Real Meaning Supplication is a key element of Tibetan Buddhist Vajrayana practice. We’ve heard this over and over again, but what does it really mean? Phakchok Rinpoche  frequently explains that...

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Mahāsiddha Stories for Inspiration -

Nov 27, 2018

Mahāsiddha stories may inspire us throughout our practice of the Buddhist path because we hear how people from all walks of life, and all types of background became accomplished masters.  And often...

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Commemorating the Great Tertön Chokgyur Dechen Lingpa’s Parinirvāṇa -

Jun 25, 2017

Hello, very happy anniversary of great treasure revealer Parinirvāṇa. Today is the 5th month of Tibetan lunar calendar. And 1st day of the fifth...

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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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Persistence in Practice -

Dec 27, 2016

Persistence in practice is something we often don't talk much about. But being persistent can make a big difference in our progress on the path. Phakchok Rinpoche, in this video clip from a teaching in Taiwan, has some advice for...

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Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche – Parinirvāṇa Anniversary -

Feb 2, 2016

Each year, to commemorate the paranirvāņa of Kyabje Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche the Ngakso mending and purification practice is performed for one day at Ka-Nying Shedrub Ling monastery in Boudha, Nepal....

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Supplication: What and Why? -

Oct 22, 2015

Defining Supplication Kyabgön Phakchok Rinpoche often teaches us to supplicate the guru and the lineage masters repeatedly. Sometimes modern students have difficulties with this term “supplication” (tib. gsol ba ‘debs) or “petition”....

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Awakening -

Oct 9, 2015

Rinpoche addresses the issue of the difficulty of achieving enlightenment--or “waking up”. His answer may be startling--he says that it is actually very easy. He points out that it is our own mindset that creates problems. We develop the habit...

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