Tulku Migmar Tsering

Repeated Placement: Once Again Resting the Mind

Repeated Placement is the third stage of our calm abiding meditation.  In shamatha meditation, our practice proceeds gradually so that we are able to quickly...

Cultivating New Habits for Busy Minds

When we hear the word "meditation" we may think that we can't keep still for an hour and be calm.  But, as Tulku Migmar as...

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...
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
Perception

Perception: Understanding Its Power

Perception has power and it can be surprisingly strong. Normally, perception and habits work together to create a mistaken view of our world.Perception always comes...

Defining Dharma

Defining Dharma is an important place to begin. First, we must know about Dharma and then about meditation. Dharma means the transformation of our mind....
Sādhana Practice
2 minutes

Managing Sadhana Practice Skillfully

Managing sadhana practice is a big issue for many students. We may have received a number of empowerments and practices. We then may become confused....
2 minutes
Good practitioner

What is a Good Practitioner?

What is a good practitioner? What are the signs? How can I check my meditation practice? We may wonder if our meditation is going well....
Brain-jam

Clear “Brain-Jam” with Meditation

Why begin your day with meditation? It is the best antidote for "brain-jam." Tulku Migmar Tsering is known for giving very practical advice......
habit

Training the Mind: Small Steps in Mindfulness

What do we really mean when we speak of mind training? It can sound very complicated and too much for us to handle, but we...