Mahayana

Integrating Dharma into Daily Life -

Oct 10, 2017

Integrating Dharma into our daily activities means that Dharma serves a deep purpose. When we integrate Dharma successfully, it becomes truly functional. Here, Phakchok Rinpoche reminds Buddhist practitioners how to apply Dharma throughout our...

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Vision and Mission: Buddhahood Part 2 -

Aug 7, 2017

Now, in Part Two, Rinpoche continues discussing the types of mind. Finally, he gives very detailed meditation instructions including tips on correct posture and eye...

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Vision and Mission: Buddhahood Part 1 -

Aug 2, 2017

Vision and mission are terms we know well from our business and life planning. But often, when we begin to meditate, we don't have any sort of a vision....

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Life-Release -

Jul 27, 2017

Life-release, or the saving of animals destined for slaughter, is practiced throughout the Buddhist world. All schools of Buddhism encourage followers to not only refrain from harming beings, but also to actively save...

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Qualities of a Dharma Teacher -

May 28, 2017

We might believe that choosing a Dharma teacher is a matter of finding someone famous. Perhaps we decide to follow someone who has written a lot of books. Or, maybe our friends or colleagues...

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Bodhicitta Aspiration and Application -

May 9, 2017

Bodhicitta of aspiration means the to wish to benefit beings and for all beings to be enlightened. Application means integrating that with everything we do....

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Renunciation for Householders: Detachment with Responsibility -

Apr 4, 2017

Renunciation is a big topic in Buddhist teachings. In this audio teaching, Phakchok Rinpoche responds to questions submitted by students about issues we face with our practice. This segment addresses the issue...

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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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Three Key Steps for a Meditation Session -

Oct 18, 2016

  Three key steps can improve your meditation sessions and ensure that your practice is meaningful. In this audio clip from a retreat in Hong Kong, Phakchok Rinpoche reminds students to always...

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The Essences of the Three Vehicles -

Oct 11, 2016

Dear Friends Near and Far, Happy Guru Rinpoche Day. Today I would like to speak on the essences of the three vehicles to remind all of you, as we are all kind...

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