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, […]

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: Land of Medicine Buddha videos from 2005: Land of Medicine Buddha audio recordings from 2001, 2002: For Ven. Choden Rinpoche’s short biography, visit […]

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 […]