Vajrayana

Riwo Sangchö – The Mountain Smoke Offering Accumulation (烟供前言+仁波切开示 中文)

Dec 9, 2020

  Click below to listen to the Chinese translation of Phakchok Rinpoche’s Riwo Sangchö Teaching Samye Institute · Phakchok Rinpoche – Riwo Sangcho Teaching – Chinese   We are joyfully announcing the global online accumulation Riwo Sangchö practice. The merit...

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Auspicious Global Sangha Accumulations of Merit During Bumgyur Dawa

Feb 25, 2021

On this first Guru Rinpoche Day of the Tibetan Iron Ox year, Phakchok Rinpoche and Samye joyfully announce a series of three global sangha accumulation of merit events. As these practices will occur during the first month of the lunar...

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Tsok Bum Series: Tsa Sum (The Three Roots)

Feb 7, 2021

On this first Guru Rinpoche Day of the Tibetan Iron Ox year, we are joyfully announcing the Tsa Sum (or: Three Roots) Tsok Bum. This will be the 8th and final tsok bum in the Samye Tsok Bum Series which...

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A Message from Phakchok Rinpoche in Celebration of the 100th Anniversary of the Birth of Kyabje Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche

Feb 6, 2021

Today, February 6, 2021, is the anniversary of Kyabje Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche, the great-grandson of the great treasure revealer, Chokgyur Dechen Lingpa. Rinpoche was an emanation of Nupchen Sangyé Yeshé, one of...

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Monthly 100,000 Feast Offerings (Tsok Bum)

Jan 7, 2021

Phakchok Rinpoche believes that the tremendous magnetizing power of these tsok bum will be particularly effective in this period of global pandemic and unrest. Tsok is a profound Vajrayana practice of offering that swiftly gathers the accumulations of merit and...

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An Offering of the Dharma and Introduction of Student Pathways from Phakchok Rinpoche and Samye Institute

Jan 1, 2021

Phakchok Rinpoche will offer a series of Dharma teachings over the course of the next month. As the teachers regularly remind us, the gift of the precious Dharma is the supreme offering as it alone unfolds the path to...

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Announcing a New Addition to the ‘Advice for Dying Practitioners’ Curriculum

Dec 11, 2020

All of us as practitioners often contemplate our own death, as well as the death of our fellow beloved sangha members.  The question often arises ”how do we best prepare for death”?  If the state of mind and heart are...

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Chokgyur Dechen Shikpo Lingpa

Jun 21, 2020

150th Parinirvāṇa Anniversary On June 22, 2020, we celebrate the anniversary of the renowned tertön (treasure revealer) Chokgyur Lingpa. About Chokgyur Dechen Shikpo Lingpa (Tib. མཆོག་གྱུར་བདེ་ཆེན་ཞིག་པོ་གླིང་པ་, Wyl. mchog gyur bde chen zhig po...

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Visualization: How and Why?

Mar 5, 2020

Visualization can seem unnecessarily complicated when we first encounter meditation instruction. But creating a mental image and using that as an object of our attention is an important technique on the Vajrayāna path. Here, Phakchok Rinpoche shares some brief instruction...

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