negative emotions

Reducing Negative Emotions: The Power of Meditation -

Sep 3, 2019

Reducing Negative Emotions: Correct Meditation In this video clip, Phakchok Rinpoche reminds us that a measure of our own meditation practice is how much we are reducing negative emotions. We can see...

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Self-reflection on the Spiritual Path -

Dec 26, 2018

Self-reflection is crucial for humans to flourish–both on the mundane and on the spiritual path.  Phakchok Rinpoche teaches here in an excerpt from a recent visit to Gomde Austria, making the point...

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Understanding Our Negative Emotions -

Sep 4, 2018

Understanding negative emotions involves looking at our own thoughts honestly. As we observe, we notice countless negative habits that pop up one after another. Classic Buddhist teaching groups these into six main categories of negative emotions. Recognizing these and applying...

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Rhythm of Happiness General Talk (Part 2) -

Feb 10, 2017

Rhythm can develop into a deeper practice with more complexity. In the second part of this talk, Phakchok Rinpoche explains how we may continue to...

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Cultivate Humility and Avoid Pride -

Apr 11, 2016

In our competitive modern lives we are not often encouraged to cultivate humility. Instead, we are often told that we must "blow our own horn"...

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Sunshine -

Mar 11, 2014

Dear Friends Near and Far, I have been thinking of all of you, my dharma brothers and sisters. In our lives, we need the spiritual path, meaning we need to practice. So please, be happy in whatever it is that...

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The Difference Between Mind and Wisdom -

Oct 17, 2010

Dear Everyone, Today I thought I’d answer a question that I get asked quite frequently by students: the difference between the mind section and the wisdom section. In the mind section, the...

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