Mind and body

Care-taking rLüng During Long Practice Hours -

Apr 29, 2019

By Dr. Tawni Tidwell   It is important to recognize that extended practice can proliferate and aggravate rlüng (lōōng). As we remember from our introductory blog post, rlüng are the coarse and subtle winds...

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Ayurveda: The Five Elements and Interconnection -

Feb 5, 2019

Ayurveda: Introduction to the Five Elements and Interconnection Ayurveda is an ancient healing system with its roots in India. Samye Institute’s guest author, Diana Carey developed an interest in Yoga, meditation and Ayurveda...

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Tibetan Medicine: An Introduction -

Feb 4, 2019

Some Thoughts on the Relationship of Buddhism & Tibetan Medicine by Anasuya Weil, Menpa, M.S., L.M.T.   Tibetan Medicine: Dharma and Medicine in Tandem Tibetan medicine as a healing modality is unique in...

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Healing Practices from Tibetan Buddhism -

Dec 18, 2018

Healing practices perform an important function for practitioners. Physical health situations can make our lives more stressful and difficult to manage.  And we often ask the Rinpoches and lamas what  spiritual practices...

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Practicing Meditation: Three Main Points -

Aug 21, 2018

Practicing meditation is a key point of applying the Buddhist Dharma. And here, Phakchok Rinpoche explains, we need to approach Dharma practice gradually because most of us have a number of bad habits. First of all, we tend to get...

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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...

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