Bardor Tulku Rinpoche

Bardor Tulku Rinpoche

Bardor Tulku Rinpoche is the founder and spiritual director of Kunzang Palchen ling in Red Hook, New York. Recognized by the Sixteenth Karmapa as the third incarnation of Terchen Barway Dorje (1836–1918), he has worked to preserve the treasure lineage teachings and present them to a Western audience.

Recent Articles

Luminosity: The Heart of The Six Dharmas of Naropa

Across the major Buddhist traditions, the mind’s basic condition is described as luminous, naturally free from afflictions or karmic imprints, which are merely adventitious, like clouds covering the sky. The Buddha refers to this naturally luminous mind in the Nikayas, the Perfection of Wisdom sutras, and the tantras. Dzogchen and Mahamudra teachings also emphasize natural…

Roshi Merle Kodo Boyd, first fully transmitted African American Zen teacher in the United States, has died

Roshi Merle Kodo Boyd was the first fully transmitted African American Zen teacher in the United States and co-founder of the Lincroft Zen Sangha in New Jersey.

What’s Best for Him? 
and Other Koans of Life Today

A koan can be anything that disrupts our usual way of being. Have you noticed that happens a lot in life? 
Eve Myonen Marko and Wendy Egyoku Nakao explain how we can use our personal koans to experience reality in a new way.

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Take a Hard Look

You might not think your practice has selfish motivations, says Bardor Tulku, but if you take a close look, you may be surprised by what you find.