mind and body

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 Buddhist Dharma. And many other traditions also feature meditation.  Phakchok Rinpoche suggests that we need to approach practice gradually because most of us have a number of bad habits. First of all,...

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Shaking Off Tiredness: A Stretch for Meditation

Oct 12, 2017

Shaking off tiredness is an important technique for meditators to learn. Often we rise early to meditate and we may not be fully alert. Or, we may have worked hard all day and be exhausted when we start to sit....

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Vision and Mission: Buddhahood Part 2

Aug 7, 2017

Phakchok Rinpoche continues discussing the types of mind. Finally, he gives very detailed meditation instructions including tips on correct posture and eye...

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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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