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Checking Our Capacity

On the occassion of the birthday of our precious Mahaguru Padmasambhava, Phakchok Rinpoche shares with us Guru Rinpoche's profound teaching from the "Sang-Ngak Lamrim," as...

The Importance of Daily Practice and Bodhisattva Action

We are happy to announce that Phakchok Rinpoche will visit Dharma Zen Center in downtown Los Angeles to teach on “The Importance of Daily Practice…

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Compassion and Meditation

Phakchok Rinpoche will teach on "Compassion and Meditation" to the Malaysian sangha....
Jetsün Chökyi Drakpa Gyaltsen

Parting from the Four Attachments

On Guru Rinpoche Day, Phakchok Rinpoche shares Venerable Chökyi Drakpa Gyaltsen's vision of Lord Manjushri with a condensation of the entire essence of the Causal...
Courtesy of Schechen Monastery

Key Words of Advice from Dza Patrül Rinpoche

Phakchok Rinpoche wishes everyone a happy 2022 and shares very useful advice from Dza Patrül Rinpoche for both mundane and spiritual activities....

How to Meditate in Difficult Times

Samye Institute is pleased to announce that Tulku Migmar Tsering will generously share his teachings on the topic of “How to Meditate in Difficult Times”…

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Phakchok Rinpoche in Radically Happy

What Can We Do If We Really Start to Freak Out? (Part 2 – Creating Space with Phakchok Rinpoche)

Phakchok Rinpoche teaches how to create space to feel more calm and lose fear, as well as slow down the loop of negative thoughts....

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...
Self-reflection

Self-Reflection on the Spiritual Path

We're busy people and have lots of responsibilities and activities, so often we may forget to engage in self-reflection.  But, we may want to look...
Experience opens understanding

Experience Opens Understanding

How do we begin Buddhist practice? We can first listen to explanations from a qualified teacher, and take time to reflect on what we have...
Learning Buddhadharma

Learning Buddhadharma: The Essence

Learning Buddhadharma can be done in a number of ways. Especially in these modern times. We can go to retreats, listen to teachings, take courses,...
Calm Abiding Meditation

Calm Abiding Meditation

Calm abiding meditation forms the backbone of Buddhist meditation practice. Without developing a solid foundation in this core practice, we will not be able to...