Fun fact: definition of uncountable


““Uncountable” is actually countable: you can count one thousand, one million, etc. This expression actually refers to 160 (1 to the power of sixty). That is called ”uncountable.” The word “uncountable” is used in a specific way in Buddhist philosophy. We talk about “three countless great eons”—if a countless great eon is really uncountable, why do we talk about there […]

Gyumed Khensur Rinpoche Losang Jampa Teaching on Chandrakirti’s Entering The Middle Way, June 30 – July 9, 2017


This will be a remarkable and rare opportunity for those deeply interested in Buddhist philosophy and practice to study extremely important texts with a great, living master of this tradition. Gyumed Khensur Rinpoche Losang Jampa has agreed to teach for 10 days at Guhyasamaja Center this summer on Chandrakirti’s Madhyamakavatara (Entering the Middle Way). Rinpoche […]

Seven precious objects of a wheel turning king


The long mandala offering includes the seven precious objects of a Chakravartin King. In the Mahayanasutralamkara, Maitreya relates each of the seven branches of enlightenment to a corresponding possession of a King. Keeping these analogies in mind while doing the long mandala offering makes the practice more meaningful. Lama Zopa Rinpooche gave a detailed explanation of the […]

Lam Rim Chenmo Teachings by Ven. Choden Rinpoche


Here are the links to beautiful, extensive teachings on the lam rim by Ven. Choden Rinpoche. Land of Medicine Buddha videos from 2007: Lam rim chenmo Land of Medicine Buddha videos from 2004: https://vimeo.com/album/4168999 Land of Medicine Buddha videos from 2005: https://vimeo.com/album/4185187 Land of Medicine Buddha audio recordings from 2001, 2002: http://lamrim.com/lamrim/ For Ven. Choden Rinpoche’s short biography, visit http://lamrim.com/lamrim/ […]

Uttaratantra Teaching on YouTube: Gyumed Khensur Lobsang Jampa Rinpoche


Buddha is without beginning, middle, or end. He is peace itself, fully self-awakened and self-expanded in buddhahood. Having reached this state, he shows the indestructible, permanent path so that those who have no realization may realize. Wielding the supreme sword and vajra of knowledge and compassionate love, he cuts the seedling of suffering and destroys […]

Gyumed Khensur Rinpoche Losang Jampa Song of Four Mindfulnesses July 15 – 17 2016


WHEN: Friday, July 15th, through Sunday, July 17th, 2016; • Friday, July 15th, 2016, 7:00 – 9:00 PM • Saturday and Sunday, July 16th – 17th, 2016, 10:30 AM – 4:30 PM (lunch on your own from 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM) WHERE: The Guhyasamaja Center, Professional Center of Fairfax Building, 10875 Main Street, Unit 108, Fairfax, […]