Offerings

Tukdrup Barché Kunsel Shrine Diagram

Many students ask questions about how to set up a proper Tukdrup Barché Kunsel shrine for group practice or at home. Phakchok Rinpoche has kindly...
9 minutes

Accumulating Causes for Enlightenment

In this video teaching, Phakchok Rinpoche reminds us that the essence of our mind is already enlightened. Yet, even though our nature is pure, that...
9 minutes
Rituals at Tibetan Buddhist Dharma Centers

Rituals at Tibetan Buddhist Dharma Centers

Rituals at Tibetan Buddhist Dharma Centers can delight, intrigue, and/or confuse newcomers. Here we offer some brief guidelines for the curious onlooker....
water offerings

All About Water Bowl Offerings

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...
Offering water bowks

Offering Water Bowls as Material Offerings

Offering water bowls is an easy and pleasurable meritorious activity widely practiced in Tibetan Buddhism. Water's purity gives it great power....
What is Buddhism?

What Is Buddhism?

In this advice session with students, Phakchok Rinpoche explains that Buddhism encompasses a great deal. "Buddhism is everything!" he says....

Sang Pūjā – A Cleansing Smoke Offering Practice

Sang pūjā aids practitioners as a purification practice.  As we perform this ritual, we focus on removing the impurities in the mindstream of the practitioners...

Sampa Lhundrup Feast Offering and The Swift Accumulation of Merit

When we recite this text while making feast offerings it brings great benefit for ourselves and for others. This condensed text helps achieve good fortune....

Four Points to Apply to Your Life

What I'd like to mention in today's message are a few points that apply both to the mundane world and the spiritual path....