Awakening Mind Essence in This Life and the Bardo – Nova Scotia 11/2-8/18

In our daily lives, every moment offers us the possibility to realize the essence of our mind nature.  In this retreat, Tsoknyi Rinpoche teaches how to skillfully practice the teachings of Dzogchen to prepare for the bardo experience. This is an advanced retreat. Qualifications are: a full open retreat with Tsoknyi Rinpoche or Mingyur Rinpoche where … READ MORE

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Water Blessings

From a beautiful film by DeAnne Elliott, Rinpoche gives water blessings at Cottonwood Creek, Crestone, Colorado, in 2011. May gentle rain come forward ending this season of drought. Thanks to Doug Beechwood for filming this exceptional moment.

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On Fundamental Happiness

This is a meditation and talk given in the Fall of 2017 at the First Presbyterian Church in Salida, CO. Mark Elliott of Crestone Films has been kind enough to provide us with this wonderful piece. https://youtu.be/5i8zCEaPWBA

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On Essence Love: Why We Need It, Even Though We Are It

(An exquisite offering by student Tim Hinkle while recently on retreat in Northern California with Rinpoche) To be human in these times is to have a backlog of unmet, unloved issues (“bananas, German sausages, beautiful monsters”) within us. Whether we want to be happy, healthy citizens of samsara or we aspire to dissolve our karma … READ MORE

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Life of Milarepa: Tibet’s Supreme Yogi

Adapted for stage by the 17th Karmapa, this live performance depicts the Life of Milarepa. Tsoknyi Rinpoche will not be in attendance, but wanted you to know about it, especially those in the New York area. The production will be at the Laguardia Performing Arts Center on July 1st from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.  For more … READ MORE

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Essence Love: how to talk to monsters

Tsoknyi Rinpoche is sharing this video with you containing great advice on how to deal with your monsters. Thank you to Pundarika Taiwan for providing the link.  Enjoy!

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Real Love/Essence Love: A Conversation

Tsoknyi Rinpoche and Sharon Salzberg will be discussing this topic at the Festival of Faiths in Lousville, Kentucky, on April 27th at 4:30 p.m. (EDT) We hope to be able to livestream this event or at least record it for future sharing. More information about whether we can or cannot connect via livestream will be … READ MORE

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Losar 2018 Video from Rinpoche

Tsoknyi Rinpoche shares his Losar 2018 greetings!

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Khandro Tseringma Visits Tergar

Please click here to listen to Tibetan oracle  Khandro Tseringma speak while recently hosted by Tergar Meditation Community, Minneapolis-Saint Paul.

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Loving Kindness Meditation for the New Year

A meditation for the new year by Sharon Salzberg at Rinpoche’s most recent retreat at Garrison, NY: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sb0zHK6iDks   Sharon Salzberg: Loving Kindness Meditation

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