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The mood turns serious today. Observe protocol in everything you do. Stand when older people appear and shake everyone’s hand. Dress conservatively. It’s important to play your part to the best of your ability. Shakespeare said, “All the world’s a stage and all the men and women merely players. And one man in his time [...]

I Choose Enlightenment

I Choose Enlightenment

An excerpt from a teaching called How Buddhists Think by Jetsunma Ahkon Lhamo

People ask: “In your tradition, is Buddha like God?” No, Buddha is not like God. “Is Guru Rinpoche God?” No, Guru Rinpoche is not God. “Well, what do you call God in your tradition?” We don’t call anything God. There are [...]

Astrology

Good fortune comes early from a private source. Somebody does you a favor and walks off, leaving you surprised and happy. Pass it on to someone else when you get the chance. A message is uplifting and spirits are high. Men and women are in sync and children are good natured. It’s a favorable time [...]

Astrology

An interesting conundrum is happening today. You are under tremendous pressure and at the very same time under wonderful love aspects. It’s all a question of where you put your attention. Focus on inspirational matters, health issues and creative ventures and everything’s coming up roses! Focus on who is best, strongest or smartest and everything’s [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]

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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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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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