Traleg Rinpoche

Traleg Rinpoche

The Venerable Traleg Kyabgon Rinpoche (1955–2012) was president and director of the Kagyu E-Vam Buddhist Institute in Melbourne, Australia and established the E-Vam Institute in upstate New York. He is the author of The Essence of Buddhism: An Introduction to Its Philosophy and Practice.

Recent Articles

Meditating on the Mind Itself

A teaching on the practice of Mahamudra by the late Kagyu master Traleg Kyabgon Rinpoche.

Knowing This Truth is Noble

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.

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Karma Is Not Fate

You can't deny your karmic inheritance, said the late Traleg Rinpoche, but that doesn't mean you can't change.

Empty Splendor

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.

Training the Mind to Transform Adversity into Awakening

Traleg Kyabgon Rinpoche explains how obstacles can be brought to the spiritual path and become opportunities for awakening.

First, the Bad News

Traleg Kyabgon Rinpoche looks at the late Chögyam Trungpa’s unique and uncompromsing presentation of Buddhism’s basic principles.

Emptiness / Buddhanature

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.

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Taming the Mind, Transforming Ourselves

Traleg Rinpoche describes the techniques of Buddhist meditation, explaining how working with our passions requires attention to one's body and thoughts.