Vajrayana

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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Magnetizing in Malaysia

Feb 25, 2020

The Kurukulle Puja, February 18, 2020 On Dakini Day, February 18th, four monks and about 24 dharma siblings gathered at the Guru Rinpoche Lhakang in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia for the first Kurukulle...

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Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche – Parinirvāṇa Anniversary

Feb 17, 2020

Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche and the Ngakso Pūjā 2020 Commemoration February 17 Each year, practitioners at Ka-Nying Shedrub Ling monastery in Boudha, Nepal, commemorate the parinirvāṇa of Kyabje Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche. Therefore they...

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The Visionary Journey of Shuksep Jetsün Rikdzin Wangmo

Oct 8, 2019

Today, I would like to share with you the account of the visionary journey to Zangdok Palri of one of the great female practitioners of the twentieth century, Shuksep Jetsün Rikdzin...

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Rituals at Tibetan Buddhist Dharma Centers

Oct 1, 2019

Rituals at Tibetan Buddhist Dharma Centers can delight, intrigue, and/or confuse newcomers. Here we offer some brief guidelines for the curious...

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Precious Presence: Orgyen Tobgyal Rinpoche’s Visit to Guru Rinpoche Lhakang in Malaysia

Sep 26, 2019

On September 15, 2019 Orgyen Tobgyal Rinpoche visited and blessed the Guru Rinpoche Lhakang at Putra Heights, Malaysia with his presence. We honor Rinpoche as a great preserver and guardian of the...

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Ngensong Dongtruk Puja–a Student’s Eye-View

Aug 28, 2019

Making an Auspicious Connection   As the third of the 2019 puja series, the Ngensong Dongtruk or “Dredger of the Lower Realms’ Depths” puja was held for three days from August 10th-12th...

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What Devotion Really Is, Part 3 – Infallibly Inseparable

Jul 23, 2019

By Erric Solomon   Infallibility of the Guru There seems to be a lot of talk in Buddhist blogs, magazines and in real-time lectures about what it means for a guru to...

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What Devotion Really Is, Part 2 – Cultivating Devotion and Sometimes Saying No

Jul 16, 2019

By Erric Solomon How to Cultivate Devotion In modern culture, we seem to have lost the traditional regard for our mentors. In the old days, you apprenticed to a trade. Your master...

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What Devotion Really Is, Part 1 – Devotion Beyond Concepts

Jul 9, 2019

By Erric Solomon What is devotion? Is there something about the guru/disciple relationship that makes it unsuited to the modern world? If this relationship is truly essential to swiftly making progress along...

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