Introducing Samye Institute's Vajrayana Membership

Noble caring

Medicine Buddha Visualization and Mantra

Medicine Buddha, or Bhaiṣajyaguru visualization has been practiced in many forms of Mahayana and Vajrayana Buddhism. According to the Mahayana Bhaiṣajya-guru-vaiḍūrya-prabhā-rāja Sūtra, the bodhisattva Bhaiṣajyaguru

Motivation and Dharma as Medicine

In this short clip, Rinpoche responds to a question asked about how to view and implement our motivation into practice. Rinpoche uses the analogy of

Conversation: Pure Motivation

Our Noble Living, Noble Caring and Noble Dying team here discusses the importance of pure motivation when care-giving. If we spend some time to consider

Noble Caring and Compassionate Heart

Phakchok Rinpoche explained compassion in the following way: In Tibetan, the word for compassion, nying je (snying rje), means “noble heart”. It refers to our own heart and