Precious Teaching

Words for the West

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For Westerners, compassion is not authentic because it is connected to pride. It is from up to down, because it comes from those who are in some way considered better or higher, and goes toward those who are in some ways considered lower.

Almost all western teachers of Buddhism are either nihilists or eternalists, and not actual Buddhist lineage holders. Some times American Buddhism look like communism, some times like democracy, sometimes like socialism, and sometimes like nothing, only circling between worldly systems, never cutting from them but only circling between negative phenomena. Continue reading

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Words of Advice from Kyabjé Chadral Rinpoche

Precious master of unrepayable kindness, Pema Ledrel Tsal,
Remain as the crown ornament on the top of my head, I pray!
Grant your blessings so that we may find freedom here and now
From all the sufferings of samsara and its lower realms!

Listen well, my dear disciples who are gathered here,
And whose hearts have not been spoiled, consider this. Continue reading

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Longing Melody of Faith

Prayer to the Dakini Yeshe Tsogyal – Longing Melody of Faith
Mipham Rinpoche’s prayer to Dakini Queen Yeshe Tsogyal from Cascading Waterfall of Nectar, by Thinley Norbu.

Like that, the embodiment of all these immeasurable Dakinis of the Three Kayas is praised by the Triumphant Omniscient Lord, Mipham Rinpoche, in his prayer to the Dakini Queen Yeshe Tsogyal called the Longing Melody of Faith. Continue reading

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Advice from Khyentse Rinpoche

Do not forget the Lama, Pray to him at all times. Do not let mind be distracted, Watch your mind essence. Do not forget death, Persist in Dharma Do not forget sentient beings, With compassion dedicate your merit to them. … Continue reading

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