Mahayana

Five Finger Motivation -

Aug 21, 2015

As Mahāyāna Buddhist practitioners, we are repeatedly encouraged to check our motivation. All the great masters teach that we should begin each practice session by taking a few moments to check our minds. In this audio clip, Rinpoche shares a...

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The King of Samādhi -

Jul 26, 2015

Dear Friends Near and Far, On this Guru Rinpoche Day that marks the anniversary of Guru Rinpoche’s birth, I would like to share some lines from The King of Samādhi Sūtra. The King of Samādhi Sūtra was...

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Parting from the Four Attachments -

Jul 23, 2015

Parting from the Four Attachments. In this clip, Kyabgön Phakchok Rinpoche comments on the 12th century teaching by the great Sakya...

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Reflections Upon Wakening -

Jul 17, 2015

Phakchok Rinpoche shares with us some key reflections to start your day with, their importance and the benefits they will bring to your...

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The Importance of Accumulating Merit -

Jun 25, 2015

Phakchok Rinpoche shares a reminder on the importance of and shares a review method relating to the first of the two accumulations: accumulating...

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Compassion in Action -

May 28, 2015

Dear Friends Near and Far,

We are trying our best over here in Nepal. Thank you all so much for your support. On this Guru Rinpoche day I would like to remind you of a few things. Through the earthquake relief...

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Quotes from the King of Samādhi Sūtra -

Jan 29, 2015

Dear Friends Near and Far, I hope you are all well wherever you may be. On this precious Guru Rinpoche Day, the first in 2015, I would like to share with you all some quotations from The King of Samadhi...

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Sunshine -

Mar 11, 2014

Dear Friends Near and Far, I have been thinking of all of you, my dharma brothers and sisters. In our lives, we need the spiritual path, meaning we need to practice. So please, be happy in whatever it is that...

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Aspiration -

Sep 14, 2013

I am writing to you on this Guru Rinpoche day from Nepal where I am overlooking the blessed Buddha’s stupa at Boudhanath. Due to some personal things, I have cancelled a few of my planned trips and am unexpectedly back...

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Meditative Concentration -

Mar 6, 2009

Dear dharma students, friends, brothers and sisters, First off, I would like to deeply apologize for my very long silence. It was in part because of my busy schedule, long hours of...

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