Mindfulness

Inside the Radically Happy book -

Jan 18, 2019

In this video, Phakchok Rinpoche and I describe how our new book can positively impact your life. Transform you mind and change the world! Feel free to throw tomatoes, accolades or ask...

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Calm Abiding Meditation -

Sep 25, 2018

Calm abiding meditation forms the backbone of Buddhist meditation practice. Without developing a solid foundation in this core practice, we will not be able to settle our minds. Traditionally, we spend months or years learning, practicing, and experiencing the results...

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Why Did We Write Radically Happy? -

Sep 4, 2018

A couple of months ago I blogged about how I met Rinpoche. We left off with my wife and I riding off into the sunset, disappearing into retreat. After leaving retreat, I...

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How to Thrive in the Midst of a Hectic Day? The Magic of Many Practices -

Jul 21, 2018

It’s clear that to learn to cope, grow and thrive, we need a few different strategies, which means we need to combine a variety of practices that help us get used to being fully present in the face of whatever...

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Letter from my Guru -

May 24, 2018

Dear friends Near and Far, I would like to share this message with you all for today’s Guru Rinpoche Day. My son, you need to understand the dharma that I taught you....

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Believing Karma -

Dec 22, 2017

Believing karma, cause and effect, makes us authentic practitioners. Here, Phakchok Rinpoche speaks very directly to our cynicism and doubts. He says frankly that we need to believe in karma and in past and future...

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Buddhist Vision: Enlightenment! -

Nov 15, 2017

When we practice meditation, we should have a vision. And our vision should really be vast. We practice to awaken to become...

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Mindfulness Means Reminding -

Oct 30, 2017

Mindfulness means reminding ourselves about how to behave and think. Phakchok Rinpoche gives instructions on how to understand mindfulness as a whole...

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Vision and Mission: Buddhahood Part 2 -

Aug 7, 2017

Now, in Part Two, 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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Fairness and Compassionate Complaining -

Apr 25, 2017

When is complaining appropriate? Our sense of what is fair can often be mixed with self-righteousness or anger. We should use...

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