Do not waste a single moment, like a warrior who, pierced to the heart by an arrow, knows he has only few minutes to live. It is now, while we are in good health and in possession of all our physical and mental faculties, that we should practice dharma. Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche
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“Ah, powerful lord of space, omnipresent vajra, you must come to the definitive conclusion that none of the phenomena of samsara and nirvana exist, but are all empty, and realize their nature to be that of ineffability (med-pa).” — Vajrapani
The Dharma has two aspects exposition and practice. Exposition is only the work of the mouth, and many there are who do not practice the teachings explained. As the saying goes “Many have heard the Doctrine, but those who implement it are few. Often those who have practiced a little are side tracked and get […]
Permissions and Prohibitions: Their Mode of Abiding. May it be virtuous. You master the objects of knowledge, you are the embodiment of compassion, the friends of living beings. I bow down with devotion to the lamas, who show unmistakenly what is to be adopted and what is to be abandoned. You fortunate ones who apply […]
Join your palms and recite: We read in the Vimalakirti Nirdesha Sutra, that Tara says: “In this life there is no such distinction as ‘male’ and ‘female,’ ‘self-identity,’ ‘a person,’ nor any perception (of such). Therefore, attachment to the idea of ‘male’ and ‘female’ is quite worthless. Weak-minded worldlings are continually deluded by this.” However, […]
Social Media Guidelines for so-called Vajrayana students published on January 17, 2013 by Siddhartha’s Intent A Buddhist organization under the direction of Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche http://www.siddharthasintent.org/2013/01/social-media-guidelines-for-so.html If you think or believe that you are a student of Vajrayana–whether or not that’s true is another matter–but as long as you think you are a Vajrayana practitioner, […]
So there may come a time when you may ask, “What is the sign of accomplishing this mahamudra practice, perhaps clairvoyance, perhaps levitation?” The most important sign of realizing mahamudra is compassion. The great Khenpo [Munsel] Rinpoche from whom I received teachings said things like clairvoyance, levitation, and so forth are not the qualities of […]
Question: A friend’s … died about … She wants to know how she can best support him/her- especially during the next few weeks. Garchen Rinpoche: Your mind is connected to your father’s mind through a bond of love. If you send him pure love, it will melt his self-grasping. But, your love must also be […]
Question: I have heard very clearly the importance of patience on the path to protect love. Can you give some pith advice on what to do when you lose your patience over and over again. Garchen Rinpoche: When you lose your patience, you should recognize this and feel regret. Every time you should make the […]