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Astrology for 9/30/2016

9/30/2016 Friday by Norma

An odd circumstance occurs where a cheerful partnership crosses the line and gets into trouble. Are you so in love that you make a spectacle of yourself, expressing affection inappropriately? You will be corrected! Behave yourself in public today, too much fun will get you into trouble. Sadly, […]

Why I Chose Buddhism

Why I Chose Buddhism

HH Penor Rinpoche & Jetsunma in 1985

An excerpt from a teaching by Jetsunma Ahkön Lhamo

I never cease being surprised when someone is personally challenged by my path, especially since I never try to convert them.  I don’t understand why it should bother one person what religion another person practices.  Or how one person can […]

Turning On the Light

Turning On the Light

The following is an excerpt from a teaching by Jetsunma Ahkon Lhamo called “Commitment to the Path”

Lord Buddha teaches us that we are wandering in cyclic existence, and that cyclic existence is tricky.  We are taught that cyclic existence is like that room full of furniture, full of obstacles.  You have to get through it, […]

Astrology for 9/29/2016

9/29/2016 Thursday by Norma

Happiness is a function of partnership these days: people are having a wonderful time together, blossoming and expanding as new plans are developed. At the same time, alliances that are not supportive come apart under this aspect. If a relationship disintegrates, be grateful, it wasn’t mutually supportive or based […]

Prayer to His Holiness Karma Kuchen

From a series of tweets by Jetsunma Ahkon Lhamo while at Palyul Ling Retreat Center in Upstate New York:

To the victorious Guru Karma Kuchen I pray – for the sake of beings in these degenerate times, ascend the Lion Throne of Palyul fully endowed with every strength and virtue! May we who long for your […]

Heart Teaching by His Holiness Penor Rinpoche: YouTube Video

The following is a video teaching given by His Holiness Penor Rinpoche at Palyul Ling New York Retreat in 2005:

Hope for All

The following is from a series of tweets by Jetsunma Ahkon Lhamo:

It is going well here, I’m still in NY, happy and meditating. It is so lovely here. The Lamas are teaching, so the students are doing well.

Here we try not to gossip or make bad feelings, or divide the Palyul sangha. When His Holiness […]

Heart Teaching from Palyul Ling in Upstate New York

The following is a teaching offered by Jetsunma Ahkon Lhamo at Palyul Ling in upstate New York on July 29th, 2012:

 

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You can download an mp3 file of the teaching here:

Kindness is The Way

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Kindness is The Way

The following is from a series of tweets by Jetsunma Ahkon Lhamo:

Last evening I taught my class at Palyul Ling. Lots came and lots tuned in from around the world. I enjoyed it and tears of love were everywhere! I hope you tuned in, and if not it is still up on line on U-stream, or you […]

Jetsunma Ahkon Lhamo to Teach at Palyul Ling

Jetsunma Ahkon Norbu Lhamo has been invited to teach at the Palyul Retreat in Upstate New York on July 29th at 7pm, joining His Eminence Gyangkhang Rinpoche, His Eminence Mugsang Rinpoche, Khenchen Pema Sherab, Khenchen Tsewang Gyatso, Tulku Ajam, Tulku Dawa Gyalpo and Khenpo Tenzin Norgay who are leading the retreat this summer.

The retreat is […]

Qualities of the Lama

The following is an excerpt from a teaching by His Holiness Penor Rinpoche called “Guru Yoga” reprinted here with permission from Palyul Ling International

The teachings we know of as Buddhism were first taught by the Buddha Sakyamuni. These teachings have been maintained by a lineage of living transmission up to the present day by those […]

The Importance of Oral Transmission

The following is an excerpt from a teaching by His Holiness Penor Rinpoche called “Guru Yoga” – reprinted here with permission from Palyul Ling International

Regardless of the particular level of teaching or practice that we are discussing in the Buddhist tradition, whether it be Hinayana, Mahayana or Vajrayana, the process of spiritual development is one […]