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Ngensong Dongtruk Puja–a Student’s Eye-View -

Aug 28, 2019

Making an Auspicious Connection   As the third of the 2019 puja series, the Ngensong Dongtruk or “Dredger of the Lower Realms’ Depths” puja was held for three days from August 10th-12th...

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Long and Meaningful Life -

Feb 25, 2018

Dear Friends Near and Far, Happy Guru Rinpoche Day!I am at present presiding over the Tsekar “White Amitayus” Drupchen here at our Ka-Nying Shedrubling Monastery in Boudhanath. It is a five family...

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Multiplying Effects: 5 Ways of Multiplying Merit -

Nov 8, 2017

Practitioners should take advantage of all opportunities to increase the accumulation of merit easily and swiftly. We need to know how to magnify our virtues. Phakchok Rinpoche reminds us regularly that we need to consistently accumulate merit....

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Offering Water Bowls as Material Offerings -

Jul 7, 2017

Offering water bowls is an easy and pleasurable meritorious activity widely practiced in Tibetan Buddhism. Water's purity gives it great...

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Motivation and Excitement -

Apr 18, 2017

Motivation and Excitement: Learning to Distinguish We need to check our motivation carefully. This is a teaching we often receive, but do we hear or practice it? That’s why Phakchok Rinpoche asks us to...

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Three Things -

Jun 14, 2016

Dear Friends Near and Far, Happy Guru Rinpoche Day to all of you. I am going to take this opportunity to remind all of my Dharma brothers and sisters who are on...

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Guru Rinpoche’s Year -

Mar 18, 2016

Dear Friends Near and Far, I want to first say that this year is a very important special year of the monkey, which is Guru Rinpoche’s year. And each tenth day of...

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The Root of Omniscience -

Jan 19, 2016

Dear Friends Near and Far, A few days ago, I was reading this great Khadampa text, and in there are some questions and answers where the students ask the teacher and the...

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The Qualities of Taking Refuge -

Aug 25, 2015

Dear Friends Near and Far, I hope that this Guru Rinpoche Day email finds you all well and happy and that your dharma practice is flourishing. From this month onwards, in these emails...

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Multiplying Month Video -

Feb 28, 2015

Dear Friends Near and Far,

I hope you are all well and happy and have been able to find time to practice today.
This precious Guru Rinpoche Day falls in what is called 'the multiplying month' according to the...

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