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Instructor

Instructor
  • Phakchok Rinpoche (192)
  • Tulku Migmar Tsering (50)
  • Khenpo Gyaltsen (24)
  • Drupla Sherab Dorje (4)
  • Drupla Sonam Tsering (3)
  • David Shlim (1)
  • Drupla Opak (1)
  • Matthew Zalichin (1)
  • Oriane Lavole (1)
  • Shu-chin (Sophie) Wu (1)

Media Format

Media Format
  • Video
  • Audio

Languages

Languages
  • Tiếng Việt (16)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (12)
  • 简体中文 (12)
  • 繁體中文 (12)
  • ภาษาไทย (8)
  • Español (3)
  • Português (3)
  • Українська (2)

Pathway

Pathway
  • Path of Realization (183)
  • Path of Transformation (105)
  • Ground, Path, and Fruition (74)
  • Meditation (52)
  • The Foundation (48)
  • Mahayoga Practices (28)
  • Q&A with Phakchok Rinpoche (24)
  • Enhancing and Dispelling Obstacles (15)
  • Phowa and Amitabha Practices (15)
  • Compassion Training (9)

Teaching Venue

Teaching Venue
  • Ka-Nying Shedrub Ling Monastery (65)
  • Samye Hermitage New York (40)
  • Rangjung Yeshe Gomde Denmark (13)
  • Samye Malaysia (Guru Rinpoche Lhakang) (10)
  • Chùa Giác Ngộ (9)
  • Samye Vietnam (8)
  • Rangjung Yeshe Gomde UK (5)
  • Rangjung Yeshe Oddiyana (5)
  • Samye Ipoh (4)
  • Rangjung Yeshe Gomde Germany-Austria (3)
Teachings Order By
In this video, Phakchok Rinpoche chants the Swift Activity, a petitionary offering to the Dharma protectors composed by Chokgyur Dechen Lingpa.
In this video, Phakchok Rinpoche reviews the stages of training in compassion.
In this video, Phakchok Rinpoche explains how completion stage practice corresponds to the teachings of the sambhogakaya and belongs to Anuyoga.
In this video, Phakchok Rinpoche explains the benefits of development stage practice.
Malas have become so popular these days that many people are unaware of their deep spiritual meaning. In this video, Tulku Migmar explains everything that we might want to understand about using our mala correctly.
In this video, Phakchok Rinpoche answers a student's question about how our personal Dharma practice can help others.
In this video, Khenpo Gyaltsen continues his teachings on Samaya and reminds us that guarding the Vajrayana samayas ensures that the benefits of empowerment can unfold.
In this video, Tulku Migmar Tsering explains how repeated placement, the third stage of calm abiding meditation, works.
In the second part of his teaching on beginning a meditation practice, Tulku Migmar reminds us that having placed our mind, we will probably find the crazy elephant that begins to wander off in unexpected directions.
In this short video teaching, Tulku Migmar Tsering explains that meditation is a broad term encompassing many stages.
Calm Abiding Meditation
In this excerpt from a retreat teaching at Samye Hermitage New York, Tulku Migmar explains how we start to train with our breath and meditation through the practice of calm abiding meditation.
In this video, Khenpo Gyaltsen leads the Indonesian sangha and Zoom attendees through an explanation of the practice of Riwo Sangchö (sang offering). At the end of the explanation, he leads the group in the offering practice.
In this video, Phakchok Rinpoche comments on the first statement from the famous teaching known as Parting From the Four Attachments.
In this video, Phakchok Rinpoche points out how each of the four obscurations unfolds gradually.
In this video, Khenpo Gyaltsen offers teachings on pure perception and the Vajrayana samayas.
In this video, Phakchok Rinpoche recites and briefly introduces the Chants for the Meditation session, a selection of verses arranged by Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche.
In this video, Phakchok Rinpoche stresses the importance of practicing Riwo Sangchö to improve emotional imbalances and gather auspicious conditions.
In this video, Phakchok Rinpoche answers a student's question about transforming feelings of guilt and the fear of hurting others.
In this video, Phakchok Rinpoche explains that practice is the only path to liberation.
In this short video, Phakchok Rinpoche explains how important it is to gather auspicious conditions for realization.
In this video, Tulku Migmar explains the third of the inner preliminary practices, the mandala offering. In this practice, we are accumulating favorable conditions for realization.
Phakchok Rinpoche recently held a question and answer session with students of the Rigpa Shedra in Nepal. In this excerpt, Rinpoche explained how all Dharma practitioners need to divide their practice by practicing three pillars.
In this video, Phakchok Rinpoche responds to a student asking how best to serve a Vajrayana guru. The student asks if there is anything other than practice that one should offer.
In this excerpt from a question and answer session with students of the Rigpa Shedra, Rinpoche responded to a student's question about how to deal with fear or uncomfortableness when investigating the absence of self.
Phakchok Rinpoche recently held a question and answer session with students of the Rigpa Shedra in Nepal. In this excerpt, Rinpoche responded to a student's question about how to be a genuine person in today's confusing times.
Phakchok Rinpoche recently met with students of the Rigpa Shedra in Nepal. During the session, he was asked about attaining enlightenment by following another spiritual tradition.
Khenpo Gyaltsen led a two-part workshop in Thailand that was open to Zoom participants. In this workshop, Khenpo reminded participants of key points of contemplation of the four immeasurables. He also pauses several times in the workshop to allow time for these conceptual meditations.
In this video, Tulku Migmar Tsering introduces the uncommon preliminary practice of the meditation on Vajrasattva.
In this video teaching, Khenpo Gyaltsen explains the Four Immeasurables: Love, compassion, joy, and equanimity
In this video, Tulku Migmar Tsering introduces the four (or five) foundations of the preliminary practices, with a special emphasis on refuge, bodhicitta and prostrations.
In this video, Tulku explains why these foundational practices are more important than the main part of practice.
In this video, Khenpo Gyaltsen explains the practice of exchanging self and others as found in the Seven Verses of Mind Training and Shantideva's Bodhicaryāvatāra.
In this video, Khenpo Gyaltsen continues his teaching on Geshe Langri Thangpa's Eight Verses of Training the Mind.
In this teaching, Khenpo Gyaltsen explains how one gives rise to bodhicitta for the first time by means of the seven-part cause-and-effect meditation to generate bodhicitta that has not yet arisen.
In this teaching, Khenpo Gyaltsen explains the benefits of bodhicitta, the mind of awakening.
Instant Liberation
In this teaching, Phakchok Rinpoche recounts stories of Guru Rinpoche's magnificent activities to increase the faith and devotion of disciples.
Feast offerings are very important in the Vajrayāna tradition. Here, Phakchok Rinpoche describes the meaning and significance of this ritual practice.
In January, 2024, Khenpo Gyaltsen offered a two-part workshop on the Six Paramitas or Six Perfections at the Guru Lhakhang in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
In January, 2024, Khenpo Gyaltsen offered a two-part workshop on the Six Paramitas or Six Perfections at the Guru Lhakhang in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Phakchok Rinpoche continues his teaching on the four veils or four obscurations with the fourth veil. In Buddhist terminology, this is called the obscuration of habitual tendencies.
Mind training in the context of Mahayoga relates to the two stages of development and completion stages. When we talk about secret mantra teachings one must first have received any Vajrayana empowerment.
Phakchok Rinpoche taught in December 2023 in Taiwan, offering important advice from his recent book, Awakening Dignity. In this video, Rinpoche discusses how many people are searching for the meaning of life, and for unconditional love and acceptance. The way to gain this is to gain confidence and then dignity in one's inherently pure nature. With this transformation, one can become deeply satisfied.
In this teaching, Khenpo Gyaltsen explains that Tonglen is the mind training of giving and taking, and that this is one way of exchanging self and other.
Mind training in the context of Mahayoga relates to the two stages of development and completion stages. When we talk about secret mantra teachings one must first have received any Vajrayana empowerment.
In this video, Phakchok Rinpoche explains the third obscuration. This is usually called the "cognitive obscuration" but many of us don't understand what that means.
In this video, Tulku Migmar explains the function of the all-ground consciousness. The five sense consciousnesses derive from the all-ground consciousness.
In this video from a public audience in Taiwan in December 2023, Phakchok Rinpoche explains that we need to believe that our pure nature is uncreated and limitless and that meditation does not "produce" compassion, humbleness, or ease. These characteristics are all our nature.
Khenpo Gyaltsen wraps up his teaching on the Seven Verses of Mind Training by summarising how to take adversity into the path of enlightenment.
Five Negative Emotions
Five negative emotions cause us so many problems. In this audio clip, Phakchok Rinpoche explains how the Buddha taught about the mind and about actions. Rinpoche describes these five as they might arise in our daily lives. He also demonstrates how subtly these five negative emotions may influence our behavior.
In this video, Phakchok Rinpoche explains the second veil in his teaching on the four obscurations.
In the second part of this teaching, Khenpo Gyaltsen focused on Geshe Chekawa's instructions for training in Relative Bodhicitta. Within this text, the specific training that is explained is Tonglen, the practice of giving and taking.
In this video, Phakchok Rinpoche teaches the practice of Tonglen as a method to develop bodhicitta.
Tulku Migmar explains in this video clip how we can begin to work with the profound practice of Tonglen.   Moreover, he advises how we can incorporate this "Beginner Tonglen" within any of our meditation sessions.
In this video teaching, Khenpo Gyaltsen teaches on the Seven Points of Mind Training, written by Geshe Chekawa Yeshe Dorjé.
In this video, Khenpo Gyaltsen offers a short introduction to the Vajrayana samayas.
In this teaching, Phakchok Rinpoche stresses the pure nature of our minds. If we are interested in practicing meditation, we must understand our nature is pure. This teaching is in English with translation into Chinese.
Mindfulness means reminding ourselves about how to behave and think. Phakchok Rinpoche gives instructions on how to understand mindfulness as a whole package.
Extending mindfulness is a type of training. How do we maintain? Phakchok Rinpoche in this video explains that extending is a skill that we need to develop. We approach mindfulness like a runner training for a marathon. Slowly and gently we can extend our mindful time.
In this video, Tulku Migmar explains how our samsaric mind is the very origin of cyclic existence.
Phakchok Rinpoche concludes his discussion of the different types of mind by giving a very detailed meditation instructions including tips on correct posture and eye position.
Vision and mission
Phakchok Rinpoche continues discussing the types of mind.
Vision
Vision and mission are terms we know well from our business and life planning. But often, when we begin to meditate, we don't have any sort of a vision.
In this video teaching, Tulku Migmar Tsering explains about the importance of motivation and the need to abandon clinging.
In this video, Tulku Migmar asks us to look closely at our own life experiences. Can we see how we change our relationships with sentient beings throughout our lives?
Phakchok Rinpoche, in a teaching given in 2023 at Samye Hermitage New York explains the relevance of Guru Rinpoche.
In this video, Phakchok Rinpoche offers four simple exercises that we can practice in our daily lives.
In this teaching, Phakchok Rinpoche reminds us that all of the Buddha's teachings revolve around developing and training in kindness.
Tulku Migmar Tsering continues his introduction to how we can cultivate loving-kindness.
In this video teaching, Tulku Migmar explains how training the mind begins with the question, "What is mind?"
In this teaching, Tulku Migmar Tsering reminds us to set our motivation before engaging in any Dharma activity such as listening to the Dharma.
In this teaching, Tulku MIgmar explains the benefits of recalling the kindness of our mothers as an example of compassion.
Understand Ignorance
in this video teaching, Tulku Migmar Tsering explains why we need to understand ignorance.
Buddha-nature
In this video, Tulku Migmar Tsering introduces the concept of Buddha-nature using a series of traditional examples.
In this teaching, Phakchok Rinpoche discusses the 8 points of advice from the great Khenpo Shantarakshita.
In this video, Phakchok Rinpoche explains how a belief in karma helps us maintain an ethical buffer zone.
In this very short video teaching, Rinpoche explains how mindfulness is understood in the Vajrayana tradition.
In this excerpt from his teachings on compassion at Samye Hermitage New York, Tulku Migmar reminds us of the seven steps to cultivate compassion.
In this teaching, Tulku MIgmar underlines the importance of knowing what causes suffering. Only by appreciating what brings uneasiness and pain for ourselves and others can we authentically develop compassion.
In this teaching, Phakchok Rinpoche stresses the importance of acknowledging our knots in order for the Dharma to be able to transform us.
In this video, Phakchok Rinpoche introduces "no-oxygen breathing", a simple technique for reducing our anger.
In this video teaching, Phakchok Rinpoche emphasizes two key points for correctly understanding Vajrayana teachings.
In this video teaching, Phakchok Rinpoche makes the point that it is not helpful to jump around from one practice to another when engaging in Vajrayana practice. Taking it slowly with Vajrayana means following the pathway as laid out by Guru Rinpoche.
In this video, from a question and answer session at Samye Barcelona, Phakchok Rinpoche discusses how we gradually develop faith and trust.
In this video, Phakchok Rinpoche demonstrates how 5 minutes of breathing exercises can calm the mind and the emotions.
In this video from a public teaching in Barcelona, Spain, Phakchok Rinpoche outlines the ideas presented in his book, Awakening Dignity.
connecting with vajrayana
Connecting with Vajrayana, Phakchok Rinpoche explains, means starting from the ground of recalling our pure nature In this video, Rinpoche explains the difference between believing and gaining practice experience.
In this teaching, Tulku Migmar explains the stages of preparation for the Trinlé Nyingpo practice.
In this short clip, Phakchok Rinpoche gives direct advice on how to reflect on success.
We can learn how to deal with job-dissatisfaction and work-related stress. In this video, Tulku Migmar reminds us that we often blame the boss or our co-workers for bad situations. Often we make judgments quickly and misinterpret situations. And if we are working virtually, opportunities for misreading the room are even greater! But we don't usually consider the possibility that we are creating our own job unhappiness and dissatisfaction.
In this video teaching filmed in summer 2013 at Samye Hermitage New York, Phakchok Rinpoche advises us how not to be shaken by obstacles.
Prostrations are a way of paying respect as well as a mindfulness practice. In this video filmed at Samye Hermitage New York in 2015, Tulku Migmar discusses the purpose of prostration and demonstrates three different techniques.
In this video teaching, Tulku Migmar Tsering explains the significance of compassion in Mahayana Buddhism.
In this teaching, Tulku Migmar Tsering, with characteristic humor and simple examples, answers some frequently asked questions for Vajrayana practitioners and explains the Dakini priciple in Tibetan Buddhism.
In this excerpt from a Zoom teaching to the Vietnamese sangha, Phakchok Rinpoche reminds us of the three crucial elements that make our practice holistic and beneficial for ourselves and others.
laziness
In this video teaching, Phakchok Rinpoche explains how the spiritual path is just like exercising our physical body.  We need to stop complaining—and just do some practice.