Balance

The Paramita of Patience and Caring For People with Dementia

In this article, Andrea Sherman shows how commitment to the paramita (perfection) of patience can be an antidote to anger and frustration when we care...
Tibetan Medicine Basics

Tibetan Medicine Tools for Trying Times

During these stressful times, Tibetan Medicine may offer us some tools for bringing our body and mind into balance. Our sangha member and Dakini Doctor,...
Seasonal Influences

Seasonal Influences on Health: Recommendations for the Freeze of Winter

Tawni Tidwell shares some wisdom from the Tibetan Medicine tradition in cultivating balance during the winter months....

Mental Maintenance Creates Stability

"Mental Maintenance" means working with our own minds. Anxiety, depression, and stress can affect anybody.  First, we need to take care of our actual physical...
Fourfold Cooling Method

Fourfold Cooling Method

Tibetan medicine calls for specific seasonal behavior.  The seasons can be divided either by equinox and solstice, the four seasons as we do in the...
Tibetan Medicine

Tibetan Medicine: An Introduction

Some Thoughts on the Relationship of Buddhism & Tibetan Medicine Tibetan Medicine: Dharma and Medicine in Tandem Tibetan medicine as a healing modality is unique…

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Knowing when to rest

Knowing When To Rest

What does it mean to rest? As a working mother of two young children learns how to integrate practice into her daily life, she also...
Buddhist Parents

Advice for Buddhist Parents

Buddhist parents sometimes ask how best to apply the teachings when relating in their family life. In this short audio teaching, Phakchok Rinpoche shares some...

Be Gentle with Yourself!

In this video instruction, Phakchok Rinpoche responds to a student's question about thoughts arising during four foundations practice sessions. Rinpoche advises the student to look...

Transforming Negative Appearances

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,…

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Sense of Balance

Sense of Balance

When we interact with our partners, our parents, our children, and our extended family, we should always switch our perspective back and forth between ourselves...

Sharing our Practice with Family and Friends

How do we skillfully share our understanding and our practice? Phakchok Rinpoche here shares some suggestions after years of working with students from many cultures....