Refuge

‘Refuge’ and ‘Bodhicitta’ are terms special to Buddhism. The special Buddhist practices of refuge and Bodhicitta are a kind of starting point of the spiritual path. Bodhicitta is like a stimulant for your path.
To start with we should have the attitude of refuge. In o ...

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Karma

ADVICE FROM HIS HOLINESS, THE TWELFTH GYALWANG DRUKPA

Ego is the creator of the world in which we are suffering. For example, when we take rebirth, we do so without any understanding or knowledge; without freedom. Also, after being born, when we are in the ...

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The Restful Mind - A Teaching by His Eminence in London

BY HIS EMINENCE GYALWA DOKHAMPA IN LONDON, UK ~JANUARY 2014

This evening, I would like to approach this subject (Restful Mind) as a person who is a Buddhist practitioner and received Buddhist trainings on meditation, especially the tradition of the Drukpa order. I will talk on how myse ...

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Reflection on being a Volunteer

I am very glad to see that there are many individuals who wish to volunteer and as there were so many new volunteers joining during my trip, at the same time I feel it’s important to express a few things, which I feel are important in volunteerism.

Some of you may feel, ‘Ho ...

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The 5 Afflictive Emotions

The five afflictive emotions are the source of suffering. They are: anger, pride, jealousy, attachment and ignorance.

Anger destroys our state of mind. When one is angry, one loses the power to reason. The antidote for anger is compassion and forbearance. It is impossible to kill all t ...

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