Understanding mind

Practicing Dharma: Continuous Journey -

Feb 28, 2019

Practicing Dharma Authentically Means Commitment When you really want to practice Dharma you want to carry on until you die, there is no stopping. Dharma practice is a continuous journey–of course we...

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Knowing Mind -

Feb 12, 2019

What is Dharma?….Knowing Mind is Dharma When we hear the word dharma what do we think of? Often we think of sādhana practice, study, visualizations, meditation, etc. But what is the real meaning of...

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Buddhist Science of Mind -

Jan 10, 2019

Science of mind occupies a great deal of attention in Buddhist philosophy.  This is not some new development; ancient Buddhist texts include major treatises investigating the mind.  In this audio teaching, Khenpo...

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Dharma : Understanding Mind -

Jun 27, 2018

Dharma means understanding mind–our own mind– and how it functions.  What do we understand by this term?  Scholars and meditation masters remind us that the word Dharma has 10 meanings.  But, when...

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Meditation: Not Just Sitting -

Mar 27, 2018

Meditation certainly includes formal sitting practice, but we shouldn't think it stops there. Here, Phakchok Rinpoche explains that meditation doesn't just mean sitting on a cushion and watching our breath. Nor does it mean just practicing whatever specific instruction you...

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Transformation and Seeing Mind -

Mar 13, 2018

Transformation is something that many of us seek. Some of us might attend a talk about meditation or mindfulness if we think it leads to positive change. But when we first hear the word "dharma," we might not have any...

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Focusing the Mind: Impossible Task? -

Feb 19, 2018

As we begin to practice meditation, many of us experience doubts. One of the biggest questions is, "How can I concentrate? My mind gets distracted so easily!" We may blame the hectic pace of modern life, but Buddhist teachers have...

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Building Routine -

Jan 29, 2018

Building routine helps us carry our practice throughout our daily life. Family and work are both very important in our lives. But first, we need to know how to take care of ourselves. In this audio excerpt, Phakchok Rinpoche gives...

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Life Goes On -

Jan 15, 2018

Regardless on who we are, or what our plans and goals are, life goes on. Phakchok Rinpoche, in this audio clip, suggests that we remind ourselves of this fact....

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Handling Habits -

Oct 24, 2017

Handling our habits is a crucial practice for meditators. How does a beginning meditator...

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