• News

    Real Love/Essence Love: A Conversation

    April 12, 2018
    Tsoknyi Rinpoche and Sharon Salzberg will be discussing this topic at the Festival of Faiths in Lousville, Kentucky, on April … READ MORE

  • [Watch Rinpoche Fully Being Video]

    Fully Being: an online course by Tsoknyi Rinpoche

    Fully Being is a journey of discovery leading to a grounded body, an open heart and a clear mind. In this experiential course Tsoknyi Rinpoche offers unique, powerful and practical tools for traversing the spiritual path that returns to our fullness of being. Read more…

  • Flower


    The Pundarika Foundation membership program offers access to many of Rinpoche’s teachings and other benefits. It is open to everyone. CLICK HERE for more information and to sign up.

    Quote of the Day

    • Smile at your patterns. ..”Hello honey. Welcome back, I can’t join you right now, though.”.. Offer them space to move around as they will, while recognizing that they are not you and you are not them.

      from “Open Heart Open Mind”
      (Chapter 12, p. 195)

  • Living Wisely

    • Working With Emotions

      Facing the day to day challenges we may encounter while attempting to integrate dharma into our lives:  this Living Wisely section includes themes and teachings on how to work with emotional issues and critical life events, as well as basic practice questions chosen from various retreats.   We have just added “Mingyur Rinpoche’s Ghost Hermitage,” … READ MORE

    • Loving Kindness and Compassion in the Dzogchen Tradition

      Loving Kindness and Compassion in the Dzogchen Tradition ~ from a talk by Tsoknyi Rinpoche   “Please listen to the teachings having generated the altruistic mind of bodhicitta: the wish to attain full enlightenment for the benefit of all sentient beings. Now we are at the stage of the path. There are two aspects to … READ MORE

    • Teaching by Adeu Rinpoche

      Emptiness and compassion are in unity. You practice and meditate, and naturally compassion will arise. READ MORE

    Retreats - Find All Programs

    • Dance of the Two Truths

      April 20 - 26, 2018

      This Dzogchen retreat will explore how the dance of the two truths (absolute and relative) permeates all the paths and practices of dharma. Understanding their relationship and interplay at various levels of the path provides us a golden key that unlocks confusion and infuses our practices with wisdom and compassion.…More →

    • Festival of Faiths: Sacred Insight and Feminine Wisdom

      April 27 - 28, 2018

      Visit for more information about this program.More →

    • Awareness of Open Heart

      May 6 - 12, 2018

      UPDATE 4/9/18:  Please visit  for additional retreat information. This is an open retreat organized by Pundarika Switzerland.  Registration is still open.  Rooms can be booked only after retreat registration. Prerequisite:  Attendance for the whole week. This retreat will be translated into English.    More →

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