The following is respectfully quoted from “Reborn in the West” by Vicki Mackenzie:
Before receiving her bodhisattva vows she had told Penor Rinpoche of her own vow that she was teaching to her students: ‘I dedicate myself to the liberation and salvation of all sentient beings. I offer my body, speech and mind in [...]
The following is a message from Gyaltrul Rinpoche to Jetsunma Ahkon Lhamo and her sangha given on November 11, 2011:
VGR to JAL 11.11.11
In November 2011 Venerable Gyaltrul Rinpoche offered the following spontaneous teaching about Jetsunma at a sangha gathering at Tashi Choling in Oregon.
Gyaltrul Rinpoche began by asking Jetsunma’s student who [...]
The following is respectfully quoted from “Naked Awareness” by Karma Chagme with commentary by Gyaltrul Rinpoche:
Homage to Avalokitesvara!
A rough explanation of actions and their consequences has been presented in the preliminaries to the instructions on the profound practical teachings of Avalokitesvara, but it is difficult to gain from that more than a [...]
The following is a YouTube Video of a message delivered to the sangha at Tashi Choling on November 5, 2011 when Venerable Gyaltrul Rinpoche attended tsog:
Used with permission of: mirrorofwisdomvideo.org.
The following is from a teaching given by Venerable Gyaltrul Rinpoche at Kunzang Palyul Choling:
We must take care not to fall prey to actually disbelieving the infallible truth of the law of cause and result, not to hold incorrect or wrong view, which would be again, thinking that there is no truth to [...]
The following is an excerpt from a teaching given by Venerable Gyaltrul Rinpoche at Kunzang Palyul Choling:
Today I’m going to give an overview of the preliminary practices and how to do them because there are many little children and maybe parents would like their children to learn some Dharma. I would imagine you [...]
The following is an excerpt from a public talk given by Venerable Gyaltrul Rinpoche:
What is the benefit of taking refuge in a great teacher such as Buddha? Why would we want to do that? Is it so we can become more worldly, have more worldly power and develop worldly qualities? Actually, it’s for [...]
In March of this year, Jetsunma Ahkon Lhamo received word that Orgyen Dorje Den was organizing the accumulation of 1,000,000 Vajrakilaya mantras for Venerable Gyaltrul Rinpoche. She immediately had the request posted on her blog, and students at her center, Kunzang Palyul Choling, contributed to this effort. Today word was received that this auspicious [...]
The following is from a public talk offered by the Venerable Gyaltrul Rinpoche
First of all, it’s important to understand that the term Buddhism means the inner pursuit, turning inside rather than outside. What we look at within ourselves is the nature of our own mind. We engage in the inner pursuit to root [...]
The following is an excerpt from Great Perfection Buddha in the Palm of the Hand a commentary by Gyaltrul Rinpoche:
The reason for taking refuge is based on the awareness of the precious human rebirth, on the awareness that, having attained the precious human rebirth, to waste it will be just like returning empty-handed [...]