spiritual practice

Even During Lockdown, The Dharma Keeps Spreading -

Jun 12, 2020

by Marcela Lopez An Auspicious Beginning In this special month of Saga Dawa, the dharma keeps spreading, despite people having to stay home. For instance, on May 30th, the first Dharma Stream...

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Relying on the Four Immeasurable Qualities During a Pandemic: Part 4 Immeasurable Sympathetic Joy -

May 5, 2020

By Erric Solomon The practice of the Four Immeasurable Qualities—Equanimity, Loving-Kindness, Compassion, and Sympathetic Joy— is common to all Buddhist traditions of practice. For our great tradition of Mahayana, they are the foundation...

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Relying on the Four Immeasurable Qualities During a Pandemic: Part 3 Immeasurable Compassion -

Apr 23, 2020

By Erric Solomon The practice of the Four Immeasurable Qualities—Equanimity, Loving-Kindness, Compassion, and Sympathetic Joy— is common to all Buddhist traditions of practice. For our great tradition of Mahayana, they are the...

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Relying on the Four Immeasurable Qualities During a Pandemic: Part 2 Immeasurable Loving-Kindness -

Apr 16, 2020

By Erric Solomon The practice of the Four Immeasurable Qualities—Equanimity, Loving-Kindness, Compassion, and Sympathetic Joy— is common to all Buddhist traditions of practice. For our great tradition of Mahayana, they are the...

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Relying on the Four Immeasurable Qualities During a Pandemic: Part 1 Immeasurable Equanimity -

Apr 9, 2020

By Erric Solomon During turbulent periods of crises, I find it really helpful to go to the heart of the teachings of the Buddhadharma. By remembering to bring forth the essential teachings...

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Sitatapatra, the White Umbrella puja -

Jan 14, 2020

Chapagaun 2019 The Sitatapatra puja that took place the past December 23 to 25th, marked the end of the cycle of pujas in 2019 in the Do-ngak Nyida Zungdrel Sherab Raltri Ling...

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Experience Opens Understanding -

Dec 11, 2018

Experience opens understanding of the Buddha’s teaching, the Dharma, in a different way than simply hearing many teachings.  Here, in this audio recording from a September 2018 teaching in Gomde, Austria, Phakchok Rinpoche...

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Being Confident and Decisive -

May 20, 2018

Be Decisive! These days, we all have access to lots of teachings and spiritual guidance. We can quickly find Buddhist as well as other spiritual teachings with a quick internet search. We...

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Are You on the True Path? -

Feb 9, 2014

Dear Friends Near and Far, What I would like to share with you on this auspicious Guru Rinpoche day is a short contemplation on the importance of balance. In life, one of the most important things I think is balance,...

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