meditation and daily life

The Value of Life

Apr 15, 2016

Dear friends near and far I am wishing you all a Happy Guru Rinpoche Day. I would like to say a few messages to all of you. It is very important to...

Read More

Meditation Posture: Sharpness

Mar 7, 2016

In this video clip from Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts, Rinpoche answers a student’s question about why meditation posture...

Read More

Life is Precious

Dec 20, 2015

Dear friends near and far Tashi Delek, Happy Guru Rinpoche Day. I’m back to send messages to all of my dharma brothers, sisters, and friends near and far. I just want to...

Read More

How To Practice – Three Key Points For Lay Practitioners

Dec 1, 2015

We often request simple instructions for how to integrate practice with our busy modern lives. As lay practitioners, we have many demands on our time, and we can often feel frustrated or unsure of our priorities. Learn here how...

Read More

Knowing Dharma Is Nothing: Doing Dharma Is Something

Nov 10, 2015

If we actually “do Dharma” then we can learn how to turn our experience around. If we don’t do this, we are like someone who continues taking poison even though we know that the poison will harm us. Giving in...

Read More

No Excuses

Oct 22, 2015

Dear friends near and far Happy Guru Rinpoche Day. I am back again to remind all of my dharma brothers, sisters, and friends that life is short and sometimes challenging, so please...

Read More

Message From Bhutan Pilgrimage

Sep 23, 2015

Dear friends near and far I apologize for the lateness of this Guru Rinpoche Day email. We have been on a pilgrimage for the past week and have been unable to send...

Read More

Parting from the Four Attachments

Jul 23, 2015

Phakchok Rinpoche comments on the 12th century teaching by the great Sakya master. If you are attached to this life, you are not a true Dharma practitioner. If you are attached to saṃsāra, you do not have renunciation. If you are attached to...

Read More

Changing Perception

Apr 29, 2015

Phakchok Rinpoche relects upon his visit to Earthfire Wildlife Sanctuary and how it changed his perception of...

Read More