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 […]
An excerpt from a teaching called How to Pray by Being by Jetsunma Ahkon Lhamo
As we realize that others need our help, we begin to heed their calls. We begin to turn to what is real, what is profound—the brilliance of the great bodhicitta. The great bodhicitta is the first movement from the […]
The following is an excerpt from a teaching by Jetsunma Ahkon Lhamo called “Faults of Cyclic Existence”
Today then I will talk about something that is necessary as a foundational understanding in order to begin the Buddhist path. In order to understand what the Buddha is talking about, in order in fact to begin […]
OM MANI PADME HUM
A Teaching by Jetsunma Ahkön Lhamo
In order to understand the Buddha’s teachings one has to understand cause and effect relationships, and in order to understand cause and effect relationships, one has to understand the two extremes of eternalism and nihilism. In this nation we […]
The following is an excerpt from a teaching by Jetsunma Ahkon Lhamo called “This Time is Radical”
I’ve been watching my own patterns, and I’m going to share with you my great ‘Aha!’ I realized recently in my own practice that for the past few years, unbeknownst to myself (although maybe on some […]
The following is an excerpt from a teaching called “The Antidote to Suffering” by Jetsunma Ahkon Lhamo:
The basic beliefs are the foundational viewpoint that will encourage you to keep practicing, most especially the idea of compassion. I don’t think that there is ever a time on your path when this becomes no longer […]
The following is an excerpt from a teaching by Jetsunma Ahkon Lhamo offered during a “Good Heart Retreat”
When I start to talk about all of this, it seems like I’m saying, “Okay, go do this, and go do that.” Please don’t hear it that way. I wish that there was some way you […]
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 an excerpt from a teaching by Jetsunma Ahkon Lhamo:
I would like to show you one more technique that you can use. This is a very common technique. It’s a sending and receiving, but with a slight variation.
The first time that I met His Holiness Penor Rinpoche, this was the […]
The following is a video teaching recorded live at Kunzang Palyul Choling:
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