Discovering Buddhism Presenting the Path Class 1

In the first class of the Presenting the Path module, we stated that the objective is to provide an overview of the structure of the lam rim teachings. There are many different lam rim texts and each is essentially a collection of analytical meditations for subduing the mind. By meditating intensely on these topics, the […]

Long life prayers for Lama Zopa 2017

As a reminder, Khadro-la (Rangjung Neljorma Khadro Namsel Drönme)  suggested that we offer recitations of two particular texts for the benefit of Lama Zopa Rinpoche in 2017. The two texts are Vajra Cutter Sutra and the Dependent Arising: A Praise of the Buddha (Tendrel Topa). Please submit the number of recitations that you completed to by February 14, […]

The Practitioner of Meditation

Longchen Rabjam, a 14th century yogi of the Nyingma tradition, wrote a straightforward description of what a meditator should do to achieve Enlightenment. His practical advice is as fresh and relevant to students in the 21st century as it was for our predecessors in the 14th. Longchen’s inspiring short text contains a glance meditation on […]

Imagine Clarity web app by Ven Matthieu Ricard

Imagine Clarity is a beautiful collection of meditations by Ven. Ricard, Alan Wallace, and other top teachers. It includes a course on how to meditate by Ven. Ricard. New meditations are still being added to the web app. Some of the meditations are free and others are available on a subscription basis. Proceeds support Karuna Shechen, a […]

Guest Speaker Series: Geshe Sherab on Tsongkhapa’s Lines of Experience

Tibetan Buddhism is known for its Lam Rim tradition, a lineage of teachings that condense all of the teachings of Shakyamuni Buddha into a concise and systematic process of mental training that culminates in achieving enlightenment. Lama Tsongkhapa the founder of the Gelug tradition, the school of Tibetan Buddhism The Guhyasamaja Center is associated with, […]