Introducing Samye Institute's Vajrayana Membership

Motivation

spiritual loneliness

Avoiding Spiritual Loneliness

Phakchok Rinpoche encourages us to meditate correctly every morning. Don’t meditate like a dead tree! That means that we are approaching the session alone.

The Mirror of Self-Reflection

Phakchok Rinpoche shares a few fundamental points one needs to understand with regards to one’s Dharma practice.

What is Ritual?

What is Ritual?

What is Ritual? I’m Only Here For the Meditation Kyabgön Phakchok Rinpoche teaches and travels widely throughout the world.  On his tours, he often encounters

Training in Kindness

These days, in a busy and sometimes angry world, we often don’t observe a lot of kindness in our interactions. When we feel this way

Motivation: The Real Meaning of Bodhicitta

In this teaching, Phakchok Rinpoche challenges us to come to understand the correct motivation. “Motivation is a reflection of yourself”, he teaches. This shows how

Ground, Path, Fruition

Mahāyāna Practice Supports

As Vajrayāna and Mahāyāna practitioners we can regularly engage in self-reflection to check our progress.

We gradually train in understanding these crucial points to give our

Motivation

Motivation or Intention

Motivation or intention precedes any activity, even if we don’t realize or acknowledge it. According to traditional Buddhist teachings, the initial motivation really determines whether

Genuine Sincere Motivation

Genuine Sincere Motivation

In this teaching, Phakchok Rinpoche talks about how we can develop genuine, sincere motivation.