Self-reflection

Finding An Authentic Teacher: Importance of Aspiration -

Oct 13, 2015

What defines an authentic spiritual teacher? How can one connect with a genuine teacher? Learn how not to waste time! In the first portion of this audio, recording Phakchok Rinpoche responds to...

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Parting from the Four Attachments -

Jul 23, 2015

Parting from the Four Attachments. In this clip, Kyabgön Phakchok Rinpoche comments on the 12th century teaching by the great Sakya...

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How and Why to Develop Certainty -

Jun 22, 2015

Phakchok Rinpoche shares advice on how to develop certainty in our practice and reminds us how advises on how to practice in a truly authentic...

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Four Points & Dusum Sangye Supplication -

Sep 4, 2014

Dear Friends Near and Far, I hope today’s message finds you all happy and healthy. I am in the car at the moment on the way from New York City to Martha’s Vineyard. There are four points I would like...

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Conduct and Virtue -

Jul 18, 2013

Dear Friends Near and Far, As always, I hope you have been well and happy this past month. Today on the Guru Rinpoche day of the sixth Tibetan month, which marks the anniversary of Chökhor Duchen (the first teaching of...

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Wisdom of Passing Sutra -

Jun 18, 2013

Dear Friends, I hope you have all been healthy and truly happy this past month. As many of you probably know, the previous month in the Tibetan calendar was Saga Dawa, which...

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Root Tantra of Manjushri -

Aug 19, 2010

Dear Dharma brothers and sisters, It’s a pleasure to be writing you on this Guru Rinpoche Day. I’ve been on the road for the past few days driving from Cooperstown, NY through...

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Selflessness -

Jul 31, 2009

Hello Everyone, I hope you’ve all been well, happy and healthy. I want to again remind you all to take a moment to reflect on your lives. And as you go on,...

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Vigilant Introspection -

Sep 10, 2008

My dear dharma brothers and sisters, I hope this email of mine finds you all well and happy. Today being Guru Rinpoche Day, I would like to share a few things with...

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