The following is an excerpt from a public talk by His Holiness Khenpo Jigme Phuntsok:
There are three major world religions and countless minor religions, spiritual pursuits that are available in this world which we should actually embrace in this lifetime. It doesn’t really matter which one one embraces in terms of the point that is […]
The following is from a series of tweets by Jetsunma Ahkon Lhamo:
Many of us remember a song recorded by I think- Dionne Warwick called “What the World Needs Now” (is Love Sweet Love) many years ago. The song is now thought of as “pretty”, but too old to be current. And Ms. Warwick’s voice – […]
The following is from the From the Nam Cho Ngondro, The Great Perfection – Buddha in the Palm of the Hand
“From attachment, hatred and delusion, non-virtuous karma is generated. All suffering arises from non-virtuous karma.”
Renounce killing; protect the lives of others
Renounce taking what is not given
Give up sexual misconduct; practice […]
The following is an excerpt from a teaching by His Holiness Penor Rinpoche on Mediation, reprinted here with permission from Palyul Ling International:
The Bodhicitta we can generate right now, however vast, is beneficial. In the future, when one attains Enlightenment, according to the vastness of that Bodhicitta, that many sentient beings can benefit and liberate […]
The following is an excerpt from a teaching by His Holiness Penor Rinpoche called “Meditation”
The samsaric sufferings we experience are the result of non-virtuous actions of the body, speech and mind. For example, if somebody performed a negative action, such as killing, for instance, then the result based on that action, the reaction or its […]
The following is an excerpt from a teaching by His Holiness Penor Rinpoche on Meditation, reprinted here with permission from Palyul Ling International:
In this world, as we were born as human beings, we need to have something beneficial that we can do. In general, we have some kind of activity by which to earn our […]
From a series of tweets by Jetsunma Ahkon Lhamo:
Ngundro, or preliminary practice consists of several parts:
Refuge, or entering the gate of protection of the “three precious ones” – the Buddha, Dharma and Sangha.
Bodhicitta, the practice of the six perfections and the generation of the aspiration to realize Enlightenment.
The offering of the Mandala, the accumulation of […]
In this excerpt from a teaching called Bodhicitta, Jetsunma speaks to her students about her recognition by His Holiness Penor Rinpoche.
The person who is practicing needs to be able to distinguish between a diamond and a rhinestone. You have to know the miraculous really exists and you have to have faith in it. Sentient beings […]
From a series of tweets by @jalpalyul on December 2, 2010
Homage to the Buddhas and Bodhisattvas! Gathering all virtue and merit from the three times, this I offer in a beautifully arranged Mandala; a splendid array of jewels, nectar, medicines, and song. Please allow me to speak in such a way as to bring benefit […]
Dharma and Buddhist teachers should unite in giving, and support each other. A true Dharma teacher will unceasingly give to other people and to one another, support. Any Dharma is good if it is pure in intention.
If we develop a good heart, we will progress to true compassion and awaken Bodhicitta. This is the way […]