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.
Meditation practice awakens our trust that the wisdom and compassion that we need are already within us.
The sun doesn’t stop shining just because there are clouds in the sky. Our buddhanature is always present and available, even in difficulty.
If you find all the bad news overwhelming, Buddhist teacher Judy Lief has some meditations to help you relieve your anxiety.
To practice the dharma purely, we have to walk barefoot before we can run–learning and practicing fundamentals before we go on to more advanced techniques.
Life is stressful. Although some people claim that contemporary life is especially stressful, I am skeptical whether that is so. Living beings have always had to struggle for food, for shelter, and for safety. They have always had the stress of finding a mate and reproducing. The world is no Garden of Eden.
The Dalai Lama and Thubten Chodron outline three levels of Buddhist ethical codes and how we can follow them.
When his community’s beloved retreat center burned to the ground, Anam Thubten took it as a teaching on impermanence.
Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse tells us that if it feels too good, it’s probably not Buddhism. If you want real, honest painful, transformation, then read on.