Introducing Samye Institute's Vajrayana Membership

Mind nature

Four Qualities of Mind: Mind Nature

Phakchok Rinpoche explains the purpose of our meditation practice. Here he stresses that we can familiarize ourselves through direct experience with the four qualities of

Buddha Nature: Where Is It?

When we hear that our innate nature is Buddha -nature, are we confident that it is so? How do we develop dignity–a sense of

Buddha Nature: Our Ground

Buddha-nature refers to the ground, the basic nature that we all share.  It is our “starting point”, so to speak. We refer to the ground

Things to Remember

Hoping you all are happy and healthy. Here’s a short message on this Guru Rinpoche Day: When you know there’s nothing more important than the

Genuine compassion

Genuine Compassion

Genuine compassion, Phakchok Rinpoche explains, is compassion free of any aggression. Moreover, that compassion does not have grasping. This compassion is much more gentle. Ultimate

Life Goes On

Regardless on who we are, or what our plans and goals are, life goes on. Phakchok Rinpoche, in this audio clip, suggests that we remind

Buddhist Training Tools: Skillful Means

Buddhism offers us so many types of training tools.  In this video clip, Phakchok Rinpoche discusses the vast array of training tools that we can use

Perception

Perception: Understanding Its Power

Perception has power and it can be surprisingly strong. Normally, perception and habits work together to create a mistaken view of our world.Perception always comes