Teachings

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

Drops of Nectar: Khenpo Kunpal’s Commentary on the Bodhicharyavatara

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 …

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The Two Truths ~ Indivisible

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 …

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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