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Focusing the Mind: Impossible Task?

Feb 19, 2018

As we begin to practice meditation, many of us experience doubts. One of the biggest questions is, "How can I concentrate? My mind gets distracted so easily!" We may blame the hectic pace of our modern lives, but Buddhist teachers...

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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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Three Pillars of Tibetan Vajrayana Practice

Dec 5, 2017

Phakchok Rinpoche advises listeners on the best way to enter the Tibetan Vajrayana path by relying on three pillars to build a strong...

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Learning Meditation: A Whole Package

Nov 5, 2017

The point of meditation is not to be calm. Instead, in this video teaching, Phakchok Rinpoche reminds us that the point of meditation is to change!...

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Inspiration for Our Meditation Training

Sep 22, 2017

Inspiration for our meditation training is a boost for our practice. We love to think we can be independent and do everything by ourselves, but is that really realistic? Do we have a good track...

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Mind: The First Mantra

Sep 5, 2017

"Mind" is the word we should recollect repeatedly and contemplate. The word "mantra" has one general meaning as an instrument of thought....

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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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Vision and Mission: Buddhahood Part 1

Aug 2, 2017

Vision and mission are terms we know well from our business and life planning. But often, when we begin to meditate, we don't have any sort of a vision....

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Understanding the Ground of Meditation

Jul 17, 2017

When we learn meditation, we need to start with the base, or ground. First, we should learn not just how to meditate, but also why we need to meditate....

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