Introducing Samye Institute's Vajrayana Membership

Practice Advice

Buddha Shakyamuni

The Essence of all the Buddha’s Teachings

Phakchok Rinpoche shares some words from the first chapter of the “Sutra of the Perfection of Wisdom in Eight-Thousand Lines” about the perfection of wisdom.

Jetsün Chökyi Drakpa Gyaltsen

Parting from the Four Attachments

On Guru Rinpoche Day, Phakchok Rinpoche shares Venerable Chökyi Drakpa Gyaltsen’s vision of Lord Manjushri with a condensation of the entire essence of the Causal

Lord Atisha

On the Union of Method and Wisdom

On this Guru Rinpoche day, Phakchok Rinpoche shares a few pithy quotes on the importance of uniting skillful means and wisdom.

The Mirror of Self-Reflection

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

Building Better Habits

On this auspicious full moon day, we look forward to the Tibetan Lunar New Year on March 3, 2022. As we do so, the team

Buddha Shakyamuni

Remembering the Three Trainings

Phakchok Rinpoche reminds us of the three main trainings the Buddha taught, which are a condensation of the entire Buddhadharma: the trainings of discipline, meditation,