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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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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Happy Losar 2017!

Happy Losar 2017:  Year of the Firebird! Please enjoy Tsoknyi Rinpoche’s video wishes to you for this coming year.

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Living Wisely: Working with Emotions

In the “Living Wisely/Working with Emotions” section below on the web site, Tsoknyi Rinpoche describes the subtle body’s mistaken identification of believing that something is “real,” yet we are called to recognize that which is true in Buddhist practice. Please click here to view:   http://youtu.be/Wv8qBPByVPY

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From Mount Madonna 2015: Rinpoche on Essence Love

This open retreat at Mount Madonna (near Watsonville, CA) included teachings on the healthy human being leading up to Dzogchen practice. Rinpoche noted that handshake practice is quite advanced and necessary for most of us to allow essence love to develop naturally. Essence love, as the home of the subtle body, then makes shamata and … READ MORE

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Dreamlike Journey and Next Project!

Dreamlike Journey: a documentary film by Sofia Abboud (see links below for free streaming and download!)  In October 2011, Tsoknyi Rinpoche went on a pilgrimage with a group of his students to some of the Buddhist holy sites in India, Nepal and Bhutan. Dreamlike Journey is a recollection of that trip, a visual journal requested … READ MORE

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Tsoknyi Nepal Nuns: Losar Tashi Delek 2015!

We hope you enjoy the young Tsoknyi Nepal Nuns who are wishing us all a Losar Tashi Delek!  Please click here:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dJ__iJl4eLA

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Losar Tashi Delek from Tsoknyi Rinpoche 2015

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