Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche teaching on Mindfulness

What’s the difference between trying to practice and trying to succeed? How can “success” become an obstacle to our practice of mindfulness and awareness? Earlier this year Rinpoche taught on this topic in the context of the four mindfulness practices, aka “The Four Foundations of Mindfulness” at KTD Monastery in Woodstock, NY.

If you enjoyed listening to Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche teaching on mindfulness this short video, check out our earlier post in which Rinpoche discusses How Our Mindfulness Helps Others. You’ll also find excellent explanations on mindfulness and awareness in Rinpoche’s book, Rebel Buddha: A Guide to a Revolution of Mind (A nice gift!)

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Khenpo Karthar Rinpoche’s Passing

It is with great sadness that we acknowledge Venerable Khenpo Karthar Rinpoche’s passing into parinirvana on October 6th, 2019.

Born in eastern Tibet in 1924, Khenpo Karthar Rinpoche was one of the great masters of the Karma Kagyu tradition.

On behalf of all Nalandabodhi members, we offer our heartfelt prayers and love to Khenpo Karthar Rinpoche, his students, and all those impacted by his passing. May his example continue to inspire bodhicitta in the hearts of all beings and cause the genuine dharma to flourish in the ten directions.

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