mind nature

Buddha Nature: Our Ground -

Sep 11, 2018

Buddha Nature: Our Common 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 of...

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Things To Remember -

Jun 23, 2018

Dear Friends Near and Far, 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 mind, then...

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Chokgyur Dechen Shikpo Lingpa -

Jun 14, 2018

Chokgyur Dechen Shikpo Lingpa Parinirvāṇa On June 14, 2018, the community of Ka-Nying Shedrub Ling Monastery performs a puja to commemorate the anniversary of Chokgyur Lingpa.   Chokgyur Dechen Shikpo Lingpa (Tib. མཆོག་གྱུར་བདེ་ཆེན་ཞིག་པོ་གླིང་པ་,...

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Genuine Compassion -

May 14, 2018

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 or genuine compassion does not have the thought, "I need to save real sentient beings."...

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Mending and Purification -

Jan 26, 2018

Dear Friends Near and Far, Happy Guru Rinpoche Day! When this message lands in your inbox, you receive the notification and you move on forward to open it, I hope that you...

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Learn to Meditate: It is Simple! -

Apr 18, 2016

You should learn to meditate".  We hear this frequently.  How do we learn to meditate? What does it really mean?  What are we supposed to be doing when we meditate?  Maybe we have even tried to meditate before, but we got...

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Four Qualities of our Mind: Mind Nature -

Nov 25, 2015

In this teaching from the August 2015 Introductory talk at the Mahāmudrā retreat at Rangjung Yeshe Gomde Cooperstown, Kyabgön Phakchok Rinpoche explained the purpose of our practice of meditation. Here he stresses...

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Mind is the Key: Dharma Versus Non-Dharma -

Oct 21, 2015

Understanding Mind: Key to All Phakchok Rinpoche reminds us again and again to remember one crucial point; our mind is the key thing we need to understand. In these short audio clips...

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Kalpas Of Merit In One Moment -

Sep 16, 2015

  Seeing Mind Nature In this audio clip, Phakchok Rinpoche assures us that enlightenment is possible. Actually, there is a thin line dividing buddhas and sentient beings. So, the difference between buddha...

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Nature of the Mind -

Jul 29, 2012

Dear Friends Near and Far, I hope you have all been happy and healthy. I am keeeping well and writing to you all from Cooperstown, Upstate NY. I am here at our retreat center leading a retreat and we just...

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