Deep Dive into Mind

The Buddha said that the mind is the secret of life. It can be a true source of our happiness or the ultimate cause of our suffering. Buddhist meditators have studied the mind for 2,600 years and developed techniques to tame and transform it. These teachings by Traleg Rinpoche, Khenghen Thrangu Rinpoche, Lama Willa Miller, and more will start you on your journey to transforming your mind.

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Mind Is Buddha

A simple three-word koan. Or just a one-word koan: buddhanature. So deceptively simple, yet it penetrates to the very heart of the matter.

Lion's Roar

Awakening “the One Who Knows”

The late Ajahn Chah teaches on the clear and penetrating knowing which frees us from the deception and suffering of untrained mind.

Meditating on the Mind Itself

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

Naked Mind

Khenchen Thrangu Rinpoche explains how the veil of thoughts and emotions is lifted when we rest in the nature of mind as it is.

Meditation Only Goes So Far

If you want to connect with the open, spacious quality of mind, says Willa Blythe Baker, at some point you have to stop trying to meditate.

How Your Mind Works

We assemble the thing we call “self” ourselves, according to Buddhist psychology. Gaylon Ferguson breaks down the five-step process of ego development.

Everything’s Made of Mind

All that we are and experience is mind, explains Zen teacher Norman Fischer. That mind is original enlightenment itself.

You Are the Great Perfection

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

Without Center or Limit

The great Dzogchen teacher Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche on the primordial union of emptiness and awareness, the space-like nature of mind.

ARTICLES

Meditating on the Mind Itself

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

Meditation Only Goes So Far

If you want to connect with the open, spacious quality of mind, says Willa Blythe Baker, at some point you have to stop trying to meditate.

Without Center or Limit

The great Dzogchen teacher Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche on the primordial union of emptiness and awareness, the space-like nature of mind.

How Your Mind Works

We assemble the thing we call “self” ourselves, according to Buddhist psychology. Gaylon Ferguson breaks down the five-step process of ego development.

You Are the Great Perfection

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

Everything’s Made of Mind

All that we are and experience is mind, explains Zen teacher Norman Fischer. That mind is original enlightenment itself.

Naked Mind

Khenchen Thrangu Rinpoche explains how the veil of thoughts and emotions is lifted when we rest in the nature of mind as it is.

Mind Is Buddha

A simple three-word koan. Or just a one-word koan: buddhanature. So deceptively simple, yet it penetrates to the very heart of the matter.

Lion's Roar

Awakening “the One Who Knows”

The late Ajahn Chah teaches on the clear and penetrating knowing which frees us from the deception and suffering of untrained mind.

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