refuge

Three Modes of Faith, Bodhichitta, and Refuge -

Nov 17, 2018

Today, on Guru Rinpoche day, I’d like to share with you all a short instruction. There are three modes that pertain to what can be perceived. These are: apparent hidden extremely hidden...

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Developing Confident Faith -

Jun 29, 2017

Developing confident faith in the Buddha and the Dharma is crucial on the path. Confident faith means conviction based on wisdom and experience....

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Confidence with Compassion: Building Dignity -

Mar 30, 2017

Confidence with compassion is a key trait of a Buddhist practitioner. We often lack self-confidence and may blame external situations, such as public speaking or relationships. However, Phakchok Rinpoche says that if...

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Prostration: Why and How? -

Dec 15, 2015

Prostration: Not Just Custom In the Tibetan Buddhist tradition, prostration, or bowing, is an important element of practice, as it is in other Buddhist traditions. Each country and type of Buddhism may...

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Understanding the Fruition of Buddha – The Buddha as Refuge -

Nov 17, 2015

In this audio clip, Kyabgön Phakchok Rinpoche reminds us that we need to know who we are using as a model. Who or what is the true refuge object? True Refuge: Buddha...

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The Qualities of Taking Refuge -

Aug 25, 2015

Dear Friends Near and Far, I hope that this Guru Rinpoche Day email finds you all well and happy and that your dharma practice is flourishing. From this month onwards, in these emails...

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