Supplication

Five Ways of Practicing Guru Yoga

Since today is such a special and auspicious day, I thought to say little about “Lamey Naljor” or Guru Yoga, which is the practice of...
spiritual loneliness
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Avoiding Spiritual Loneliness

Phakchok Rinpoche encourages us to meditate correctly every morning. Don’t meditate like a dead tree! That means that we are approaching the session alone....
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Building Dignity Through Supplication

Building dignity through supplication may sound contradictory. In the Vajrayana path, however, supplication is continually emphasized. Why is this so?...
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Guru Rinpoche with two of his heart disciples.

Khandro Yeshé Tsogyel’s Prayer to Guru Rinpoche

For this Guru Rinpoche day, I would like to share with you Khandro Yeshé Tsogyel’s supplication to the Great Guru, or Mahā Guru, Padmasambhava. Yeshé...
Guru Rinpoche with two of his heart disciples.

Princess Mandarava’s Prayer to Guru Rinpoche

Phakchok Rinpoche shares a supplication from Princess Mandarava to Guru Rinpoche in order to inspire us in our devotional practice....
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Birth of Guru Rinpoche

Phakchok Rinpoche shares stories of the miraculous birth of Guru Rinpoche, the Lotus-born Master of Uḍḍiyāna....
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What Can We Do If We Really Start To Freak Out? (Part 1 – Relying on the Love of the Buddhas)

Guru Padmasambhava as the guru we can all call out and supplicate in times of freaking out....
Learning Meditation
Path of Transformation

Meditation: Correct Preparation in Three Steps

Learning meditation requires both study and actual practice. Correct preparation before starting a meditation session allows us to experience authentic results...
Supplication

Supplication

Supplication: The Real Meaning Supplication is a key element of Tibetan Buddhist Vajrayana practice. We’ve heard this over and over again, but what does it…

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Student Reflections on Supplication

Eleven of our sangha members share their thoughts, experience and reflections on the practice of supplication....

Gaining the Blessings of the Guru

Today’s video features Kalden Drendze, and is a continuation of the Twelve Manifestations of Guru Rinpoche series. Here, Phakchok Rinpoche shares a very concise method...
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Remembering Kindness

Remembering the kindness of others is an important practice for all of us. We should not forget those many individuals who have been kind to...