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Tsoknyi Rinpoche on Western “Lung” (Speedy Energy)

A succinct description of “lung” or energy as it exists in our Western bodies and how it can block the experience of intrinsic joy.

Yeshe Rangsal, Crestone

Tsoknyi Rinpoche and Lama Tashi walk through the retreat land known as “Yeshe Rangsal” in Crestone, Colorado.

Tsoknyi Rinpoche on Aging and Anxiety

Rinpoche instructs on wisdom in aging and accepting our limitations.

Teachings on Subtle Body

Rinpoche teaches that our real work or practice is to be kind to our subtle bodies.

The Buddhist Path and “Intelligent Guts”

“Coming to the dharma is no problem,” says Tsoknyi Rinpoche. “You can come from anger, you can come from jealousy, you can come from woundedness, you can come from curiosity, and you can come from anything. Once you come, then you have to be open. You cannot hold on to one thing. You have to … READ MORE

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Bodhicitta and His Holiness the Dalai Lama

“Bodhicitta is your acting, your thinking, your selfless thinking for others,” says Tsoknyi Rinpoche. “When you don’t have any solid self that you need to maintain, and all your energy is used to fulfill others’ happiness. That kind of attitude – or action of mind – is called bodhicitta. As His Holiness the Dalai Lama … READ MORE

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Healing Our Trauma and Stress

Filmed by Eric Soloman for the blogsite “Why Meditation Matters” in Kathmandu, Nepal (May 2013), Rinpoche teaches us again on the matters of bodily trauma and stress. We hope you enjoy this instruction at

Heart Teaching in Education

“I think we have to bring a new teaching into education to change the perception of reality,” says Tsoknyi Rinpoche. “I don’t think right now in school they’re teaching about love, compassion, and tolerance.  All religions talk about that.  And that is human nature – we have that.  We have to change some of the … READ MORE

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Basic Spark

Rinpoche teaches on the basic spark of human love.

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Video Interview with Tsoknyi Rinpoche

This is an excerpt from Never Give Up, a film by James Gritz, where Rinpoche discusses the four “I’s”.