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Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche on Compassionate Action and the Power of Emotions

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Last week Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche taught on Compassionate Action in New York. This weekend he teaches on the power of emotions in Washington D.C. This theme follows the recent teachings given by His Holiness Karmapa in Seattle on A Call to Compassionate Action.

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Prayers and giving for the Nepal earthquake victims

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The Nalandabodhi community wishes to communicate our heartfelt sadness for the victims of the earthquake that struck the Himalayan region of Nepal, Tibet, and India on April 25th 2015. The devastation has been crippling to the region, and aspirations and aid are needed for the immediate alleviation of suffering for those effected.  Millions of children and […]

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At his North American seat, HH Karmapa confers blessings and teachings

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His Holiness Karmapa recently gave a series of teachings to the Karma Triyana Dharmachakra community in Woodstock, New York. On April 17th, HH Karmapa arrived at KTD Monastery, his North American seat established by the 16th Karmapa over 30 years ago. Upon his arrival HH Karmapa made prayers and gave blessings to the attendees. The […]

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HH Karmapa on joining the heart and mind in Manhattan

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During his recent visit to New York City, His Holiness Karmapa met with the New York Tibetan community, visited the Rubin Museum of Art, viewed a modern Tibetan art exhibit, and attended a poetry reading at the Lhatse library. On his final evening in Manhattan on April 14th, HH Karmapa gave a teaching on “Joining […]

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Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche – Taking Care of Our Mind

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In this short clip, Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche talks about taking care of “our most precious and valuable resource” — our mind. Rinpoche says, “Through this mind we experience every single moment of our life, right? We are relying on this mind to be happy, and we are relying on it to be stable. Emotionally stable? Is that an oxymoron?” . . .

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Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche on Mindfulness in Woodstock, NY

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Attendees at this weekend’s teachings by Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche at Karma Triyana Dharmacakra in Woodstock, New York (“Exploring the Four Foundations of Mindfulness”) may have heard a different approach to the dharma than they had expected.

The Four Foundations of Mindfulness is one of Buddhism’s most famed frameworks for working with the mind and awareness, both on and off the meditation cushion. . . .

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Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche Teaches on Mind, Happiness and Suffering in NYC

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Ponlop Rinpoche, our founder and beloved teacher, is touring the Eastern US. Teaching at Tibet House in New York City on May 11, Rinpoche spoke about how the mind determines whether we meet our experiences with irritability or joy: “Happiness and suffering, joy and pain, are dependent on whether our mind is tame or not. […]

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Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche at Tibet House US in NYC

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  “Our minds are so skilled in all kinds of manipulative games. They’re not only good at making other people believe in your lie, but they’re also good in making you believe in your own lie. Isn’t that miraculous? That’s a real miracle. That’s really difficult. At some point, we totally believe, really believe, our […]

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