Interviews

Dan Goleman: Scientific Research on Meditation

Daniel Goleman

Rinpoche requested Dan Goleman to give a talk summarizing the scientific research on meditation. Dan Goleman is a well known author, psychologist and science journalist, perhaps best known for his book on emotional intelligence.  

An Interview Concerning Retreat with Tsoknyi Rinpoche

For some time, many long-time American students of Tsoknyi Rinpoche had wanted to ask him a set of questions regarding formal retreat. In December 2000, just after the birth of his second daughter, Lhabu, in Bangkok, the opportunity presented itself and Rinpoche kindly answered the following questions. This interview, with permission by Rinpoche, was lightly …

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Dzogchen: The Sky of Wisdom (July 2014 Shambhala Sun)

We are happy to share with you an article by Tsoknyi Rinpoche entitled Dzogchen: The Sky of Wisdom as published in the July 2014 issue of the Shambhala Sun. It’s free to download here:  http://bit.ly/1neHz9g The PDF will automatically download onto your computer and includes a subscription offer the magazine, as well. Enjoy!

Rinpoche Speaks with David Rome at Garrison Institute 2009

David Rome, Senior Fellow at Garrison Institute, interviewed Tsoknyi Rinpoche in 2009, in this 20-minute video presentation. Rinpoche speaks to the difference between teaching in Asia and the West, why his teaching begins with emhasis on meditation using the body, opening the heart, and attending to emotional well-being. Please click here to watch:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wBvKnSW2Nrw