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Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche in Brazil

Fri., August 16, 2019 – Sun., August 25, 2019 @ All Day –

Join Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche as he teaches in Brazil for the first time on the Lucidity Revolution tour. Rinpoche will be visiting Petropolis, Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, Três Coroas, and Viamão this August.

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Kindness Deconstructed

In Ponlop Rinpoche’s latest article, he teaches us that the most practical, everyday way of working to increase kindness in this world, is to work with the opposites of loving kindness, with our habitual patterns and disturbing emotions. Great compassion involves great risk. You have to leap.

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Accepting the Gifts that Uncertainty Offers

We all worry about our future and how things are going to turn out. But if we focus too much on outcomes, we’ll miss out on the life we’re actually living. There are no set-in-stone permanent outcomes, but instead, a continuous unfolding of our lives. Seeing uncertainty as growth and discovery takes a leap, but this view can help ease anxiety and build acceptance of what is happening now.

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Nitartha Summer Institute

Fri., July 5, 2019 – Sat., August 3, 2019 @ All Day –

Join Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche, Acharya Lama Tenpa Gyaltsen, and other teachers for an integrated program of meditation and Buddhist studies at this year’s Nitartha Summer Institute. The program will be held at a beautiful location in Salem, Oregon, and there are multiple options for dates and classes.

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Before You Send that Angry Email

Watch Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche give a concise teaching from his book Emotional Rescue. Rinpoche reminds us that when dealing with the emotion of anger, it is oftentimes a good idea to take a mindful gap before acting.

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