Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche stopped at the offices of Lion’s Roar in Halifax, Nova Scotia, while on his 2016 North American Emotional Rescue Tour. Rinpoche greeted old friends and met new ones at the headquarters of the magazine and its sister publications, BuddhaDharma and Mindful.
Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche teaches at Omega Institute this October during “Compassion, Forgiveness & Resilience: A Buddhist Approach to Finding Strength Through Right Action,” along with David Kaczynski, brother of the “Unabomber,” and author Michaela Haas.
Recently the Chogyam Trungpa Legacy Project made available the entire 2-hour recording of a panel discussion with three esteemed Buddhist teachers, including Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche, one in a series of four events honoring the publication of The Profound Treasury of the Ocean of Dharma.
What is the secret to happiness? In an interview recently aired on Univision for the international television program Yoga Con Luz, Nalandabodhi’s founder and spiritual guide, Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche, was asked about the elusive nature of happiness. What is the secret to being able to feel peace and stillness in our modern, hectic world?
What is compassionate action? Rinpoche said during his teaching: “Compassion is not about sugar coating… compassionate action is to see how one can help a person become free from suffering and to bring a sense of happiness and joy.” Watch a short video from the teaching here.