Enhancing and Dispelling Obstacles

Many outer, inner, and secret levels of obstacles will appear in our practice. The Vajrayana tradition has many methods to overcome and dispel these obstacles. Moreover, there are countless tools to enhance, ease and improve our practice. This page collects Samye Institute’s teachings on these practices from the Vajrayana Membership.

Video Teachings

12 minutes

Obstacles and Unsteadiness as Aspirations and Spiritual Fuel

Phakchok Rinpoche
In this video teaching filmed in summer 2013 at Samye Hermitage New York, Phakchok Rinpoche advises us how not to be shaken by obstacles....
video
12 minutes
15 minutes

Vajrayana Wealth Practices

Phakchok Rinpoche
Phakchok Rinpoche led a Lama Norlha puja during his Vietnam teaching tour and shared teachings on wealth practices, generosity, and removing obstacles through confession....
video
15 minutes
2 minutes

Benefitting Others with Vajrayana Practice

Phakchok Rinpoche
Phakchok Rinpoche explains that our practice positively impacts every being we encounter, due to our deep connections....
video
2 minutes
Liberation Upon Hearing
8 minutes

A Liberation Upon Hearing, Part 13: Dedicating Merit for Others

Phakchok Rinpoche
Liberation upon hearing is a powerful method for offering merit to the deceased. Phakchok Rinpoche talks about how to develop certainty in the benefit our...
video
8 minutes
11 minutes

Teaching on Sur Offering

Tulku Migmar Tsering
Tulku Migmar Tsering demonstrates the correct way of practicing the white and red Sur offering....
video
11 minutes
5 minutes

The Yeshe Tsogyel Aspiration Prayer

Phakchok Rinpoche
In this teaching, Phakchok Rinpoche teaches on the famous Yeshe Tsogyel Aspiration Prayer, describing the miraculous activities of Guru Rinpoche in Tibet....
video
5 minutes

Audio Teachings

19 minutes

Feast Offerings: Skillful Means in the Vajrayāna

Phakchok Rinpoche
Feast offerings are very important in the Vajrayāna tradition. Here, Phakchok Rinpoche describes the meaning and significance of this ritual practice....
audio
19 minutes
7 minutes

The Prayer of Kuntuzangpo (Kunzang Mönlam)

Tulku Migmar Tsering
Tulku Migmar recites the Kunzang Mönlam, a renowned Dzogchen aspiration prayer....
audio
7 minutes

Articles

Integrating Your Practice: Advice from Phakchok Rinpoche

Phakchok Rinpoche provides practical experience on how we can structure our Vajrayana practice....

Practice Companions

Enhancing and Dispelling Obstacles · Vajrayana
Enhancing and Dispelling Obstacles · Vajrayana
Enhancing and Dispelling Obstacles · Vajrayana