Vajrayana

New Translations of the History of the Jarung Kashor Stūpa -

Jan 10, 2018

Dear Dharma friends near and far, It is with great joy that we announce that the full English translation of the History of the Jarung Kashor Stūpa, otherwise known as the Boudhanath...

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Healing Mantra and the King of Bliss -

Dec 28, 2017

Happy Guru Rinpoche Day to friends near and far. In this last video of the Tukdrub Barché Künsel series, Phakchok Rinpoche introduces the King of Great Bliss, Dechen Gyalpo. Furthermore, Rinpoche shares a mantra which has a three-fold purpose for...

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Malas: Buddhist Prayer Beads -

Dec 11, 2017

Malas : What are malas? Why and how do Buddhists use them? Malas are found throughout Indian traditions. The Sanskrit word mālā means garland–flowers were traditionally strung together on a continuous loop or thread. When we speak about Buddhist malas we...

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Three Pillars of Tibetan Vajrayāna Practice -

Dec 5, 2017

Phakchok Rinpoche advises listeners on the best way to enter the Tibetan Vajrayāna Buddhist path by relying on three pillars to build a strong...

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Protection Chakras and Prayers -

Nov 28, 2017

Happy Guru Rinpoche Day! In today’s video, Phakchok Rinpoche introduces Raksha Tötreng, the manifestation of Guru Rinpoche who is known to protect against uncertain time of death. Related with this, Rinpoche explains the importance of wearing protection chakras and requesting...

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Multiplying Effects: 5 Ways of Multiplying Merit -

Nov 8, 2017

Practitioners should take advantage of all opportunities to increase the accumulation of merit easily and swiftly. We need to know how to magnify our virtues. Phakchok Rinpoche reminds us regularly that we need to consistently accumulate merit....

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Gaining the Blessings of the Guru -

Oct 30, 2017

Today’s video features Kalden Drendze, and is a continuation of the Twelve Manifestations of Guru Rinpoche series. Here, Phakchok Rinpoche shares a very concise method for gaining accomplishment in the practice through a simple...

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Taming Our Fears -

Sep 30, 2017

Dear Friends Near and Far, Hello.  Happy Guru Rinpoche Day. Today we continue in the Twelve Manifestations of Guru Rinpoche series.  Within the series, we are now at number nine, the manifestation...

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Transforming Negative Appearances -

Aug 31, 2017

Dear Friends Near and Far, Hello. Happy Guru Rinpoche Day. Today I want to talk about the manifestation of Guru Rinpoche in Tukdrub Barché Kunsel, called Dzutrül Duchen—the Great Powerful Magical Master,...

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Ritual Dance: Tibetan Buddhist ‘cham -

Aug 27, 2017

Ritual dance performances occur on special days in the Tibetan calendar, particularly around the new year, and are an important way of transmitting the Dharma....

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