Alan Pope talks about how we can learn to treat the obstacles on our path as our greatest blessings through skillful practice.
Holistic Living
The Buddhist path is incredibly complex – beautifully so – interweaving a multitude of components the way a great weaver threads thousands of strands of yarn to build a blanket.
Nine Yanas · Vajrayana
Phakchok Rinpoche reminds us that all of the Buddha’s teachings revolve around developing kindness.
Nine Yanas · Vajrayana
Trusting karma is something that many of us struggle with in our practice. But are we clear about what karma really means? Here, Phakchok Rinpoche reminds us that the Sanskrit word karma means “action.” We create karma when we act with our physical body or when we speak. However, it may not be so obvious that we create karma when we think as well.
Meditation · Nine Yanas
Who was the Buddha? We see the image so often these days and we may know some quotes attributed to him, but what do we really know about the historical Buddha? Why might his own story be relevant for us? Here, in an audio clip from a teaching given in Cooperstown, New York, Phakchok Rinpoche gives a short introduction.
Holistic Living · Meditation · Nine Yanas
Philosophy or religion? Which is Buddhism? It is a common question. You can find many people who offer very different opinions. What is Buddhism all about?