Mahayana

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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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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Avoiding Spiritual Loneliness -

Aug 23, 2016

Phakchok Rinpoche encourages us to meditate correctly every morning. Don’t meditate like a dead tree! That means that we are approaching the session...

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What is a Good Practitioner? -

May 30, 2016

What is a good practitioner? What are the signs? How can I check my meditation practice? We may wonder if our meditation is going well. Here Tulku Migmar explains that it is easy to recognize a good...

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Understanding the Fruition of Buddha – The Buddha as Refuge -

Nov 17, 2015

It may be helpful to remember that reflection on the qualities and the form of the Buddha has been a traditional meditation technique and can be of great benefit. Buddhist masters often suggest that we focus on particular features as...

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Mahamudra Level One – Question and Answers with KPR – October 2015 -

Oct 16, 2015

This month, as a means to stay closer to his students, Kyabgon Phakchok Rinpoche invited his students from all around the world to ask questions relating to Mahamudra – The Path of...

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Becoming an Authentic Practitioner -

Sep 29, 2015

If we remember two points, we can be a more authentic dharma practitioner. First, in every session, and multiple times during the day we can reflect on our motivation for practice. Specifically, as Mahayana practitioners, we aim for the motivation...

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Practice Challenges Advice -

Sep 16, 2015

Practice Challenges and Difficulties Practice challenges arise for all of us.  And we all face difficulties in managing our lives and practice.  Phakchok Rinpoche regularly encourages his students from all around the...

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