So much of our suffering—as individuals and as a society—is caused by fear. In fact, according to Buddhism, fear is at the very root of ego and samsara.
When we accept dukkha or suffering in all its forms we stop denying it. A person is noble when one understands dukkha and how to work with it.
You can’t deny your karmic inheritance, said the late Traleg Rinpoche, but that doesn’t mean you can’t change.
The tantric path teaches us how to cut through our concepts, says the late Traleg Rinpoche, so we can experience reality in its full clarity.
A teaching on the practice of Mahamudra by Kagyu master Traleg Kyabgon Rinpoche, who passed away in July 2012 at the age of 57.
Traleg Rinpoche says Thinley Norbu Rinpoche was the kind of role model that’s difficult to find in this world. He was a shining star in the darkened world we live in.
Traleg Kyabgon Rinpoche explains how obstacles can be brought to the spiritual path and become opportunities for awakening.
Traleg Kyabgon Rinpoche looks at the late Chögyam Trungpa’s unique and uncompromsing presentation of Buddhism’s basic principles.
The Buddhist schools are rich and varied in their perspectives, but these many points of view all advance the Buddhist concept of the middle view.
We are normally charmed by the world. It’s when we’re depressed, says Traleg Kyabgon Rinpoche, that we can see through that spell of samsaric entertainment.