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
Experiencing Love While your Heart is Breaking ~ A Teaching by Tsoknyi Rinpoche Last night was a powerful experience for me. Seeing these three pictures, especially the last one, really affected me. It was the combination of the sadness of their suffering and the beauty of love in the midst of that suffering. … READ MORE
In Chapter One on page 83 of Shantideva’s Bodhisattva-charyavatara below, you will find a 13-page introduction written by Tsoknyi Rinpoche entitled, The Bodhisattva-caryāvatāra: A Perfect Preparation for Vajrayāna Practice. Here is the link: http://www.kunpal.com/ We are happy to be able to share this with you, through the generosity of Andreas Kretschmar: Shantideva’s Bodhisattva-charyavatara, Entering … READ MORE
An article, reprinted with permission, by Tsoknyi Rinpoche for Buddhadharma magazine’s Fall 2014 issue: The Two Truths ~ Indivisible “When we enter the path, we are working at the level of relative truth, and with practice we may gain insight into the absolute. But we don’t enter the final stage of practice until we realize … READ MORE
“In the 21st century, the subject of healing the subtle body is crucial. I sometimes say that for western Dharma practitioners, “body enlightenment” is more important than the enlightenment of the mind.” ~ Tsoknyi Rinpoche *Q: In your new book “Open Heart, Open Mind” you discuss the subtle body and its influence on our lives. … READ MORE
DREAMLIKE JOURNEY is a magical travel journal about a Buddhist pilgrimage made in 2011 by Tsoknyi Rinpoche and a group of his students and close friends to India, Nepal, and Bhutan. Beautifully filmed and produced, the film takes us to the inauguration of a nunnery in northern Nepal, walks us through the places Lord Buddha … READ MORE
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!
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
Please click here to read Rinpoche’s most recent post on the fifth paramita of dhyana.
Please read and enjoy Rinpoche’s latest Huffington Post essay on “How to Engage Life with Energy (And Be More Present).” Your thoughts and comments are welcome!