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THE VERY DELICATE MATTER OF FEELINGS

The Very Delicate Matter Of Feelings We cannot help having feelings – but we can control our reaction to those feelings. Our feelings are memories of past experiences; our karmic programming. These feelings either control us – and therefore we … Continue reading

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IT’S AN INSIDE JOB!

It’s An Inside Job! The ‘insider’ is our own pure, unbiased intelligence that can discern what is real and what is seemingly real, once we understand what reality is. Compassion and devotion are not a means to ingratiate ourselves: they … Continue reading

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TSOKNYI RINPOCHE’S TEACHING PROGRAMME FOR 2017

  Tsoknyi Rinpoche’s Teaching Programme For 2017 https://tsoknyirinpoche.org

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GENTLE ON MY MIND

Gentle On My Mind …and on everyone else’s! A sign of progress. Everything comes in its right order. Before we can be carefree, we have to be careful. If we try to be carefree without being careful, we may end … Continue reading

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TSOKNYI RINPOCHE III

Tsoknyi Rinpoche III For authentic teachings, go to: http://www.tsoknyirinpoche.org Tsoknyi Rinpoche Ngawang Tsoknyi Gyatso (b. 13 March 1966) the third Tsoknyi Rinpoche was recognized by His Holiness the sixteenth Gyalwang Karmapa as the reincarnation of Drubwang Tsoknyi Rinpoche. He is … Continue reading

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THE TEACHER OF EXPERIENCES

The Teacher Of Experiences “Once we attain stability in the correct body posture, it does not matter how we sit. In fact, we should try to seek out what is difficult. Go to a scary place, or an uncomfortable place, … Continue reading

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RESTLESSNESS: WINDING OURSELVES UP

Restlessness: Winding Ourselves Up Then meditate slowly We may meditate, but we could still be suffering, still restless. Trying to calm down and trying to be peaceful can be exhausting! 😀 Why is this? All our life, our fixated ego … Continue reading

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WE LIKE DOING THINGS

We Like Doing Things We want things to do. In pure awareness, pure consciousness, there is nothing to do. That is Rigpa. Tsoknyi Rinpoche: “Rigpa: the king that is the single most sufficient factor”. When you are resting in rigpa, … Continue reading

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SEE NO EVIL, HEAR NO EVIL, SPEAK NO EVIL

See No Evil, Hear No Evil, Speak No Evil Mixed understanding of this phrase can confuse. This Confucian proverb originally meant being of good mind, speech and action. In Buddhist traditions, the proverb means not dwelling on evil thoughts. In … Continue reading

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MEDITATION RELIEVES STRESS

Meditation (which is deep relaxation) Relieves Stress It’s this simple! The following is taken in part from an article by Talya Steinberg: Psychological stress affects the levels of chemicals in the brain and body. This includes the neurotransmitters dopamine, epinephrine, … Continue reading

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THE PATH

The Path “The lotus needs the mud in order to grow, but it is not stained by the mud.” “Through knowledge we find the method, and the method becomes an aid to increase knowledge.” Tsoknyi Rinpoche.

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MY ROOT TEACHER

My Root Teacher is Tsoknyi Rinpoche Without his intelligent commentaries on wisdom, I would not know the essence of awareness, for which I am deeply grateful. Practice is having compassion for and letting go of anything that obscures the recognition … Continue reading

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WHEN THE LIGHT DIMS, THE DARKNESS BEGINS

When The Light Dims, The Darkness Begins This is how distraction occurs. When the emptiness of clarity dims, our attention ‘surfs’! This is from Fearless Simplicity by Tsoknyi Rinpoche: “I just explained how distraction occurs: the next subject is how … Continue reading

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A VERY PECULIAR SELF DOUBT

A Very Peculiar Self Doubt When we have doubt, WE…HAVE…DOUBT. We are not this doubt, because we are aware of this doubt that appears in the mind. Because we have identified with this doubt – which is merely a confused … Continue reading

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NEUROTRANSMITTERS = TIGLE

Neurotransmitters = Tigle We can become confused on hearing the Dharma if it is not explained precisely and in depth because we may feel it is something different from us and our experiences. This is especially true when it comes … Continue reading

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ESSENTIAL DZOGCHEN

Essential Dzogchen Essentially, we are Dzogchen bliss These teachings are principally about clarifying confusion. Tulku Urgyen wrote about Dzogchen; “It is what a spiritual practitioner needs to reach complete enlightenment in a single lifetime.” Padmasambhava explains: “You must make sure … Continue reading

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PROOF OF TRUTH

Proof of truth. If we want proof , all we have to do is look Jesus “The Kingdom of God is inside you and all around you, not in a mansion of wood and stone Split a piece of wood … Continue reading

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