Bell and Dorje: Understanding Ritual Objects
In the Vajrayana context, practitioners utilize the bell and dorje as important symbolic ritual items. At the outer level, these two implements represent the indivisibility of means (vajra) and the wisdom recognizing emptiness (bell).
Malas as Samaya Substance
Malas have become so popular these days that many people are unaware of their deep spiritual meaning. Phakchok Rinpoche often teaches that we should regard our malas as our best friends in reminding us to practice.
Managing Sadhana Practice Skillfully
Managing sadhana practice is a big issue for many students. We may have received a number of empowerments and practices. We then may become confused.