Introducing Samye Institute's Vajrayana Membership

Pure Perception

Four Qualities of Mind: Mind Nature

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

Purposeful Teachings

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

The Importance of Pure Perception

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Mending and Purification

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Buddha

Pure Perception and Discrimination

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

The Difference Between Mind and Wisdom

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.