Vajrayana

Maṇi Wheels Spreading the Dharma -

Aug 20, 2017

When we spin maṇi wheels in a clockwise direction, rolls of paper (or film) printed with mantras spin. In this way, we are turning the wheel of the Dharma for the benefit of sentient beings and accumulating...

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Meditating Without Judgment -

Aug 14, 2017

Meditating without judgment means that we stop the inner, "How am I doing?" commentary. Don't we do this in most of our...

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Making Peace and Purifying Our World -

Aug 2, 2017

For today's message, Phakchok Rinpoche offers insight into Kyepar Pakpey, the seventh manifestation of Guru Rinpoche. At the heart of this practice is making peace with all sentient beings and showing respect for the environment and those beings and aspects...

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Receiving Tibetan Buddhist Empowerment -

Jul 24, 2017

Tibetan Buddhist empowerment may seem very mysterious and like a grand performance. And there is a lot of misunderstanding about what it means to receive an empowerment....

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Prayer Flags -

Jul 20, 2017

Prayer flags have now become very popular throughout the world. What is their history and...

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All About Water Bowl Offerings -

Jul 13, 2017

Water offerings are a tradition was accepted by the masters of the past as a practice unique to Tibet. It is the most common offering of Tibetan...

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The Importance of Failure -

Jul 3, 2017

Dear Friends Near and Far, Hello. Happy Guru Rinpoche Day again. Today I want to share with you the sixth of the Twelve Manifestations of Guru...

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Developing Confident Faith -

Jun 29, 2017

Developing confident faith in the Buddha and the Dharma is crucial on the path. Confident faith means conviction based on wisdom and experience....

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Commemorating the Great Tertön Chokgyur Dechen Lingpa’s Parinirvāṇa -

Jun 25, 2017

Hello, very happy anniversary of great treasure revealer Parinirvāṇa. Today is the 5th month of Tibetan lunar calendar. And 1st day of the fifth...

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Remembering Kindness -

Jun 20, 2017

Remembering the kindness of others is an important practice for all of us. We should not forget those many individuals who have been kind to us....

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