The following is respectfully quoted from “Enlightened Courage” by His Holiness Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche:
If I do not give away My happiness for others’ pain, Buddhahood will never be attained. And even in samsara, joy will fly from me.
Enlightenment will be ours when we are able to care for others as [...]
The following is respectfully quoted from “The Heart of Compassion” by His Holiness Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche:
ii. How to use humiliation on the path
The next section considers how we may deal with receiving humiliation in return for kindness.
Even if my peers or my [...]
Here is another excerpt from the first chapter of A Guide to the Bodhisattva’s Way of Life called “The Benefits of the Awakening Mind.” May these words written by Shantideva inspire all who encounter them.
How can I fathom the depths
Of the goodness of this jewel of the mind,
The panacea that relieves the world of pain
And is [...]
The following is respectfully quoted from “Enlightened Courage” a commentary by His Holiness Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche:
No evil is similar to anger, No austerity to be compared to patience.
Never give way to anger, therefore. Be patient–and, moreover, be grateful to someone who humiliates you, as they give you a precious opportunity [...]
The following is respectfully quoted from “How to Follow a Spiritual Master” as translated by the Ngagyur Nyingma Institute:
H. H. Pema Norbu Rinpoche, an emanation of Pundit Vimalamitra, was born in the twelfth Tibetan month of Water Monkey Year 1932 at Powo in Kham, Eastern Tibet. His father’s name was Sonam Gyurme and [...]
The following is a YouTube Video teaching by Jetsunma Ahkon Lhamo:
The following is respectfully quoted from “The Way of the Bodhisattva” by Shantideva as translated by the Padmakara Translation Group and published by Shambhala:
1. With joy I celebrate The virtue that relieves all beings From the sorrows of the states of loss, And places those who languish in the realms of bliss.
The following is respectfully quoted from “The Way of the Bodhisattva” by Shantideva:
15. Bodhichitta, the awakening mind, In brief is said to have two aspects: First, aspiring, bodhichitta in intention: Then active bodhichitta, practical engagement.
16. Wishing to depart and setting out upon the road, This is how the difference is conceived. The [...]
The following is an excerpt from a teaching by Jetsunma Ahkon Lhamo called “Essence of Devotion”
Before I even met His Holiness Penor Rinpoche, who told me I was a Buddhist—I didn’t know this—I had been teaching; and I had been teaching about compassion and the empty nature of phenomena and the empty nature [...]
The following is respectfully taken from “How to Follow a Spiritual Master” edited by Ngagyur Nyingma Institute.
The following story of King Tsangpa Lha (Brahma Deva) and his son Gyaltshab Dhampa provides insights into the way bygone great practitioners have followed and practiced with their own Masters. The Prince was seeking dharma teachings but [...]