On the auspicious Treldha Tsechu, Phakchok Rinpoche shares with us four profound verses from the 5th chapter of introspection of Shantideva’s Bodhisattvacharyavattara to recall the
In this excerpt from “In the Footsteps of Bodhisattvas”, Phakchok Rinpoche discusses discipline, and how it is essential to a strong meditation practice.
Loving-Kindness or Metta is a deep, heart-felt wish that all beings have happiness, and have all the causes of happiness.
“Mindfulness is a mirror of our mind and motivation is a mirror of our dharma practice”.
Here we can understand motivation to mean tonglen–the development of
When we hear that our innate nature is Buddha -nature, are we confident that it is so? How do we develop dignity–a sense of
In this teaching, Phakchok Rinpoche challenges us to come to understand the correct motivation. “Motivation is a reflection of yourself”, he teaches. This shows how
Tulku Migmar explains in this video clip how we can begin to work with the profound practice of Tonglen. Moreover, he advises how we can
As Vajrayāna and Mahāyāna practitioners we can regularly engage in self-reflection to check our progress.
We gradually train in understanding these crucial points to give our
This article discusses the importance of our aspirations and motivations to truly benefit other sentient beings.
Exchanging self and others is the supreme method for building our bodhicitta. We develop this through a process called tonglen, or “sending and receiving”.