Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche

Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche

Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche is a meditation master in the Kagyu and Nyingma lineages of Tibetan Buddhism. He is the guiding teacher of the Tergar Meditation Community, a global network of meditation groups and centers. His books include Turning Confusion into Clarity and In Love with the World: A Monk’s Journey Through the Bardos of Living and Dying .


Recent Articles

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Why We Take Refuge

There are two kinds of refuge. The reason we take refuge in the outer forms of enlightenment is so that we may find the buddha within.

The Dalai Lama, a Beacon of Hope

Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche tells us what His Holiness the Dalai Lama means to the Tibetan people.

How I Stopped My Panic Attacks

Stricken with anxiety as a child, Buddhist teacher Mingyur Rinpoche learned how to heal his panic with awareness. He teaches us three techniques that helped him.

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Cómo Experimentar la Verdadera Naturaleza de la Mente

Mingyur Rinpoche nos comparte instrucciones paso a paso para experimentar la naturaleza esencial de la mente.

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How to Experience the True Nature of Mind

Mingyur Rinpoche shares step-by-step instructions to experience the basic nature of mind.

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Your Enlightened Nature

The essence of mind is empty, luminous awareness. Mingyur Rinpoche on the Tibetan Buddhist practice of Dzogchen.

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My 49-Day Journey Through Grief

After the loss of her son, Karen Wallace Bartelt sought solace beyond the practices of her Christian faith. Finding inspiration in Buddhism, she shares how she learned to sit with her grief and create a sacred space within for transformation to unfold.

Date cuenta de tu verdadera naturaleza

Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche presenta prácticas para reconocer la verdadera naturaleza de la mente: vacía y abierta, luminosa y consciente.

Cuando un maestro budista cruza la línea

La relación entre maestro y alumno en el budismo Vajrayana es intensa y compleja. Es fácil de malinterpretar e incluso puede ser mal utilizada. El respetado maestro tibetano Mingyur Rinpoche explica la ética en el Vajrayana, cómo encontrar un maestro genuino y qué hacer si un maestro se pasa de la raya.

Imagine que es un Buda

En esta segunda parte de su serie sobre el tantra, Mingyur Rinpoche explica cómo la práctica de la visualización nos ayuda a reconocer nuestra naturaleza búdica.

Ya eres un Buda

En este artículo, el primero de una serie de cuatro partes sobre tantra, Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche presenta las tres etapas de la meditación. La meditación, dice, es el proceso de reconocer tu naturaleza búdica y luego fomentar ese reconocimiento.

Realize Your True Nature

In this, the final part of his series on tantra, Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche presents practices for recognizing the true nature of mind—empty and open, luminous and aware.

You Are Already a Buddha

In this, the first of a three-part series on tantra, Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche presents the three stages of meditation. Meditation, he says, is the process of recognizing your buddhanature, then nurturing that recognition.

La libertad de la vacuidad

En el corazón del sendero de las paramitas está prajna, o la sabiduría -pero se trata de una sabiduría que va más allá de nuestras ideas convencionales de ella. Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche explica cómo funciona ese tipo de sabiduría. 

Tú eres la Gran Perfección

Tú ya eres perfecto. Tú ya eres un buda. De hecho, no hay diferencia entre tu verdadera naturaleza, justo ahora mientras estás sentado leyendo esto, y la verdadera naturaleza del buda, o de cualquier ser iluminado.

The Freedom of Emptiness

At the heart of the path of the paramitas is prajna, or wisdom—but a wisdom that goes beyond our conventional ideas about it. Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche unpacks how that kind of wisdom works.

Rest in Your Buddhanature

Your true nature is like the sky, says Mingyur Rinpoche, its love and wisdom unaffected by the clouds of life. You can access it with this awareness meditation.

Buddhanature: You’re Perfect As You Are

Why feel bad about yourself when you are naturally aware, loving, and wise? Mingyur Rinpoche explains how to see past the temporary stuff and discover your own buddhanature.

Imagine You Are a Buddha

In this second part of his series on tantra, Mingyur Rinpoche explains how visualization practice helps us recognize our buddhanature.

We Always Have Joy

The sun doesn’t stop shining just because there are clouds in the sky. Our buddhanature is always present and available, even in difficulty.

You Are the Great Perfection

Rest in your true nature without effort or distraction — Mingyur Rinpoche teaches the renowned practice of Dzogchen.

You Already Have What You’re Looking For

Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche shares what he feels is the most helpful message Buddhism can offer in the coming decades.

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When a Buddhist Teacher Crosses the Line

Mingyur Rinpoche explains Vajrayana ethics, how to find a genuine teacher, and what to do if a teacher crosses the line.

Lasting Happiness

The hard part of lasting happiness, says Mingyur Rinpoche, is getting over our bad habit of seeking happiness in transient experiences.

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Moving Beyond Meditation

Grounded in our formal practice of meditation, we can relax into the vast, open awareness that is our ultimate nature. Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche tells the story of his own introduction to the Great Perfection.

Rest in the Sky of Natural Mind

The tantric path of Buddhism is complex and arduous, but its surprising culmination is the practice of spaciousness, ease, and simplicity.