Video and Audio

Martha’s Vineyard 2012 Closing

A video offered by Juan Andres Videla capturing the essence of the Martha’s Vineyard 2012 month-long retreat closing and including the Mandala Offering chant. PLEASE check back another time to view this video–it is currently under repair, and we apologize for any inconvenience.

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:

Richard Gere Calls Tsoknyi Rinpoche a “Wonderful Teacher”

[youtube][/youtube] “Tsoknyi Rinpoche is such a wonderful teacher, engaging on so many different levels,” says Richard Gere – actor, director and founder of the Gere Foundation, dedicated to alleviating suffering and advocating for the people of Tibet. “Rinpoche is perfect for students to gravitate to him because he’s so accessible and so willing to change …

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The Bodhi Leaf

Tsoknyi Rinpoche gave the following teaching (minimally edited) recently in Bodhgaya, India, 2011, in which he tells the story of his own experience of working with bodhicitta. “When your mind becomes frozen you cannot find space and openness, and without space and openness, compassion cannot come out. The whole point is to experience detachment. “If …

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