pure perception

Purposeful Teachings

Mar 7, 2019

Every one of the Buddha's teachings has a purpose--each one suits the needs of a particular person. When we examine a teaching, we should ask if it is relevant, or...

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The Importance of Pure Perception

Mar 26, 2018

Happy Guru Rinpoche Day to you all and I hope this message finds you all happy and healthy. This particular Guru Rinpoche Day is a special one​ as​ it falls on the 2nd Ngakso Drupchen held annually. The ​first ​​​is...

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Mending and Purification

Jan 26, 2018

Dear friends near and far Happy Guru Rinpoche Day! When this message lands in your inbox, you receive the notification and you move on forward to open it, I hope that you...

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Developing Pure Perception: How to Begin?

Oct 11, 2016

Pure Perception: Fake It Until You Make It! In February 2016, Phakchok Rinpoche answered a student question about pure perception. If we have not yet developed true pure perception, is it okay...

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Pure Perception and Discrimination

Jun 21, 2016

In this video clip, Rinpoche answers a practical question about pure perception. Does pure perception mean that we have no discrimination? Does it mean that we do not speak...

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Four Qualities of Mind: Mind Nature

Nov 25, 2015

Phakchok Rinpoche explains the purpose of our meditation practice. Here he stresses that we can familiarize ourselves through direct experience with the four qualities of our true mind...

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The Difference Between Mind and Wisdom

Oct 17, 2010

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...

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