mind nature

Chokgyur Dechen Shikpo Lingpa -

Jun 21, 2020

150th Parinirvāṇa Anniversary On June 22, 2020, we celebrate the anniversary of the renowned tertön (treasure revealer) Chokgyur Lingpa. About Chokgyur Dechen Shikpo Lingpa (Tib. མཆོག་གྱུར་བདེ་ཆེན་ཞིག་པོ་གླིང་པ་, Wyl. mchog gyur bde chen zhig po...

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Buddha Nature: Our Ground -

Sep 11, 2018

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 all sentient beings, the ground of the Buddha, the ground of all dharmas, and...

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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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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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Life Goes On -

Jan 15, 2018

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 ourselves of this fact....

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Perception: Understanding Its Power -

Dec 13, 2016

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 from first not knowing. Perception is the mind’s expression or its reflection. It does not...

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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 Mind: Mind Nature -

Nov 25, 2015

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 our true mind...

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Mind is the Key: Dharma Versus Non-Dharma -

Oct 21, 2015

When we turn our minds inward and investigate the core nature of our mind, what do we find? In this final audio clip, Rinpoche reminds us that this very mind nature is enlightenment. Mind nature remains full of all qualities...

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