Tukdrup Sampa Lhündrup

It is mentioned in the Lamrim Yeshe Nyingpo, The Gradual Path of the Wisdom Essence, by Guru Rinpoche that there are four levels of heart-practice or guru sadhanas:…

Dharani and Mantra

In Buddhist texts, we encounter two related but slightly different terms that refer to incantations or invocations associated with powerful properties. Dhāraṇī and Mantra both may involve the holding…

Going for Refuge in the Buddha

Going for Refuge: The Buddhist Context The practice of going for refuge is common to all schools and vehicles of Buddhism. Historically, in the India…

Great Cloud of Blessings

The Great Cloud of Blessings (Tibetan Wang Dü) is said to be a mind terma, revealed in the 19th century by the sublime Mipham Rinpoche. Phakchok Rinp…

Great Cloud of Blessings

The Great Cloud of Blessings (Tibetan Wang Dü) is said to be a mind terma, revealed in the 19th century by the sublime Mipham Rinpoche. Phakchok Rinp…