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The Damdzin Namtrul

An interactive guide to the famous prayer to the Chokling Tersar lineage masters....

Integrating Your Practice: Advice from Phakchok Rinpoche

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

Phakchok Rinpoche Answers Questions on Vajrayana Practice

In this teaching, Rinpoche answers a series of student questions about Vajrayana practice....

Eight Essential Points for Every Practice Session

In this document, Phakchok Rinpoche shares the eight essential points to hold in mind for any meditation session. ...

The Fourteen Root Samayas

Phakchok Rinpoche would like to share this document with all his Vajrayana students so they may regularly reflect on the fourteen root Samayas, the life-essence...
Multiplying
9 minutes

Multiplying Effects: Five Ways of Multiplying Merit

Practitioners should take advantage of all opportunities to increase the accumulation of merit easily and swiftly. We need to know how to magnify our virtues....
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9 minutes

What Devotion Really Is, Part 3 – Infallibly Inseparable

There seems to be a lot of talk in Buddhist blogs, magazines and in real-time lectures about what it means for a guru to be...

What Devotion Really Is, Part 2 – Cultivating Devotion and Sometimes Saying No

In modern culture, we seem to have lost the traditional regard for our mentors. In the old days, you apprenticed to a trade. Your master...

What Devotion Really Is, Part 1 – Devotion Beyond Concepts

What is devotion? Is there something about the guru/disciple relationship that makes it unsuited to the modern world? If this relationship is truly essential to...
26 minutes

Bell and Dorje: Understanding Ritual Objects

In the Vajrayana context, practitioners utilize the bell and dorje as important symbolic ritual items. At the outer level, these two implements represent the indivisibility...
26 minutes
Malas

Malas as Samaya Substance

Malas have become so popular these days that many people are unaware of their deep spiritual meaning. Phakchok Rinpoche often teaches that we should regard...
5 minutes

Mahāsiddha Stories for Inspiration

Mahāsiddha stories may inspire us throughout our practice of the Buddhist path because we hear how people from all walks of life, and all types...
5 minutes