The following is an excerpt from a teaching by Jetsunma Ahkon Lhamo called “The Habit of Bodhicitta”
Basically what we have to do is, day by day in a gradual way, reinforce, develop and make larger the habit of loving. It is so mechanical,. You wouldn’t believe how mechanical it is. It’s like this: […]
The following is respectfully quoted from “The Words of My Perfect Teacher” by Patrul Rinpoche
1. Meditation on impartiality
Impartiality (tang nyom in Tibetan) means giving up (tang) our hatred for enemies and infatuation with friends, and having an even-minded (nyom) attitude towards all beings, free of attachment to those close to us and […]
The following is an excerpt from a teaching by Jetsunma Ahkon Lhamo called “Keeping Heart Samaya”
When we consider the student’s relationship with the teacher on this path, we are talking about very high stakes. We are not talking about a student-teacher relationship in order to get through a six week course. We are […]
By the time you have grown and begun to find your path, you have already lost yourself somewhere. You don’t understand yourself any more. You have already done things for which you do not forgive yourself. You have already substituted something else for the longing that you felt. You have already substituted something […]
In this excerpt from a teaching called The Dharma of Technology, Jetsunma is speaking to her students who had recently received the Rinchen Terzod from His Holiness Penor Rinpoche who conferred the Rinchen Terzod at Kunzang Palyul Choling in 1988
Do you remember in the empowerments in the Rinchen Terzod we had the […]
The following is an excerpt from a teaching by Jetsunma Ahkon Lhamo called “The Bodhisattva Ideal”
Is the Bodhisattva unafraid? Heck no! The Bodhisattva is afraid just like anyone else. Why not? Nobody wants to be challenged. Nobody wants to have difficulty or obstacles. Nobody wants to suffer. The Bodhisattva is not less afraid […]
The following is from a series of tweets by Jetsunma Ahkon Lhamo:
Sensitive people should protect themselves, not become hard and mean. We are all sensitive at the core.
We grieve for the feel of love, and yet we all avoid love with responsibility, just live fast? Doesn’t work.
At this time, […]
The following is respectfully quoted from “Perfect Conduct” with commentary by Dudjom Rinpoche:
4.b.3(b.4) Abandoning love:
The fourth is wishing that any sentient being should be separated from happiness and losing heartfelt love for them.
To wish any sentient being should be separated from happiness and to stop feeling heartfelt […]
The following is a YouTube Video teaching by Jetsunma Ahkon Lhamo:
From a series of tweets by Jetsunma Ahkon Lhamo originally tweeted on April 21, 2011:
For the last two to three days I’ve felt a change in the wind. As some of you know I have taken time off to heal. In these last days I realize I have not worked so hard at […]