Sometimes we think irrational things while the truth is right in front of us. When that happens, says Jeremy Mohler, four simple words can help bring us back to earth.
In Vajrayana, the fast track to awakening is to look directly at your own mind and discover its true nature. Tsoknyi Rinpoche shows us how.
Tsoknyi Rinpoche talks about how the most important thing in spiritual practice is motivation and the wish to free all beings from suffering.
“It is the kindness of the buddhas to provide us with a complete path, and the preliminary practices are part of that path.”
A short drop-in practice from Tsokyni Rinpoche, who will be teaching at our Waking Up In Every Moment community retreat.
Paintings by Vicki Smith.
When we enter the path, we are working at the level of relative truth, and with practice we may gain insight into the absolute. But we don’t enter the final stage of practice, says Tsoknyi Rinpoche, until we realize these truths were never separate.
The more carefree you are from deep within, the better your dharma practice is.
The Shambhala Sun Foundation invites you to its first-ever community retreat, featuring Sylvia Boorstein, Melissa Myozen Blacker, and Tsoknyi Rinpoche.
Danny Fisher interviews Tsoknyi Rinpoche about the teachings in his latest book, Buddhism in America, and the Nangchen Nuns in Tibet.
Tsoknyi Rinpoche tells the story of his own experience of working with bodhicitta under the bodhi tree and California dharma practice.