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Knowing Mind

Feb 12, 2019

What is Dharma?…. Knowing Mind is Dharma When we hear the word dharma what do we think of? Often we think of sādhana practice, study, visualizations, meditation, etc. But what is the real meaning...

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Buddhist Science of Mind

Jan 10, 2019

Science of mind occupies a great deal of attention in Buddhist philosophy. This is not some new development; ancient Buddhist texts include major treatises investigating the mind. So, when we begin investigating the mind scientifically, we need to ask...

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Learning Buddhadharma: The Essence

Oct 30, 2018

Learning Buddhadharma can be done in a number of ways. Especially in these modern times. We can go to retreats, listen to teachings, take courses, and of course read lots of books. Phakchok Rinpoche reminds us here, however, that learning...

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Overcoming Resistance to Meditation

Sep 18, 2018

Overcoming resistance means understanding our own behavior and habits.  And many of us have patterns of laziness or of rebelling against rules and regulations.  So, when we are beginning a meditation practice, we can explore overcoming resistance. We observe how...

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What is Radically Happy?

Aug 26, 2018

What Radically Happy is in less than 90 seconds! Order your copy of Radically Happy via Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Indiebound or wherever good books are sold. Phakchok Rinpoche and Erric Solomon have collaborated on Radically...

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Do We Need to Meditate?

Jul 18, 2018

Do we need to meditate? And if so, why? Is there a real benefit from meditation? In this video teaching, Phakchok Rinpoche answers with an emphatic "Yes!" If we actually practice mediation, Rinpoche observes, we go beyond the theory and...

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Dharma : Understanding Mind

Jun 27, 2018

Dharma means understanding the mind--our own mind-- and how it functions. When we hear the word "Dharma" we can realize that we are engaging in a new process of examination.  Instead of looking outward, we are turning the focus inward...

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Real Kindness: No Agenda

Jun 1, 2018

Real kindness means that you aren't looking for praise or thanks. We don't attach strings to that kindness--we act kindly without expectation. Agenda-free kindness doesn't look for something in return. And, on a spiritual level, this pure kindness doesn't include...

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Five Negative Emotions

Apr 3, 2018

Five negative emotions cause us so many problems. In this audio clip, Phakchok Rinpoche explains how the Buddha  taught about the mind and about actions. Rinpoche describes these five as they might arise in our daily lives. He also demonstrates how...

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Transformation and Seeing Mind

Mar 13, 2018

Transformation is something that many of us seek. Some of us might attend a talk about meditation or mindfulness if we think it leads to positive change. But when we first hear the word "dharma," we might not have any...

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