Mahamudra

Late Summer Reflections -

Aug 29, 2019

The Beauty of Simplicity:  Mahamudra Retreat with Tulku Migmar Tsering at Gomde Cooperstown (July 2019) It is the first evening of the Mahamudra retreat at bucolic Rangjung Yeshe Gomde, and a dozen...

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Meditation: Three Steps of Correct Preparation -

Mar 30, 2019

Learning meditation requires both study and actual practice. A correct preparation before starting a meditation session is important if we want to experience authentic results. In this audio excerpt from an introductory...

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Announcing Path Of Meditation Level II -

Mar 15, 2019

Samye Institute is delighted to announce the roll-out of our home-study program for the Path of Meditation Level II. This online course continues on from our popular Path of Meditation Level I....

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Three Pillars of Tibetan Vajrayāna Practice -

Dec 5, 2017

Phakchok Rinpoche advises listeners on the best way to enter the Tibetan Vajrayāna Buddhist path by relying on three pillars to build a strong...

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Let the Dharma Resonate: Be Decisive! -

Jan 17, 2017

Let the Dharma resonate fully. What does this mean? In this audio teaching from 2016, Phakchok Rinpoche explains what it means to let the Dharma resonate. Resonate has so many different meanings....

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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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Meditation: The Power of Transformation -

Dec 6, 2016

Transformation can come about through meditation because meditation has many aspects. It’s more than you think! And, meditation is actually transformation. In this audio teaching, Phakchok Rinpoche explains how we may be...

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Truly Understanding the Five Poisons -

Nov 29, 2016

Truly understanding the five poisons, also known as the five negative emotions, is a crucial step on our path. In this audio teaching, Phakchok Rinpoche reminds us that it is not enough...

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Practicing Mahāmudrā Requires the Desire to Change -

Nov 10, 2016

Here he reminds us that if we remember the goal of our practice, we should achieve the goal. And genuine compassion and devotion can bring us rapid...

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Reflection: Importance of Motivation -

Nov 3, 2016

Asking Why Whatever it is we do, it’s very important to know why we are doing it. In this audio clip, from September 2016, Phakchok Rinpoche talks about the importance of motivation for...

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