Shenpa, Part I by Pema Chödrön

There's a very useful teaching, which I heard from Dzigar Kongtrul Rinpoche, that allows us to take a closer look at this knee-jerk pattern of moving away from being present. This is the teaching on 'shenpa.' Generally the Tibetan word shenpa…

Sky Dancer Released

Sky Dancer Released The full film of Sky Dancer by Jody Kemmerer has now been released to Culture Unplugged.  Catch this wonderful opportunity to glimpse into the quality and life of dakini in Tibet, Khandroma Kunzang Wangmo. Sky Dancer…

The Origin Of All Demons ~ Machig Labdrön

"The origin of all demons is in mind itself. When awareness holds on and embraces any outer object, It is in the hold of a demon." ~ Machig Labdrön

Jetsun Khandro Rinpoche - Advice to Western Students

https://vimeo.com/89274591   Source:  Chariot Videos, excerpts from the making of the film "When The Iron Bird Flies"  

"In One Flash, She Communicates"

"In one flash, she communicates that the world of duality is a perfect and only means of expression of that which is beyond duality. How she is seen depends upon the sacred outlook (dak-nang) of the practitioner." ~ Judith Simmer-Brown,…

May White Tara's Light Illuminate

May White Tara's light illuminate within all beings. May they know their essence as love. Om Tara Tuttare Ture Svaha

On Universal Education

Merging Universal Values with Modern Education ~ Meeting Pam Cayton 'Values such as kindness, generosity, compassion, humility, are not Buddhist values, they are universal.' Universal Education was a vision of Lama Thupten Yeshe. The educational…

Words From My Teacher ~ Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo

"One of my teachers said: first hear and study, then you think about it and you become it. And that's the point: We go from head to heart and that transforms us. Then spontaneously what we say, what we think and what we do naturally arises…

Interview With A Dakini

Khadro-la is the State Medium of the Tenma Oracle. The Tenma Goddesses are Twelve Guardian Deities of Tibetan Buddhism. In Dharamsala, India, there is a Tenma oracle, consulted and honored by HH Dalai Lama, for which this young Tibetan…

Nothing Greater Than A Life Of Service ~ Traleg Khandro

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nq-BDuBQa9c Celebrating Guru Rinpoche's Birthday"No matter unskillful you may feel, you have found a path that can remove the despair. And you find a person to relieve the despair. You come to realize there…

"She Blazes In Two Ways"

"The other most important quality of Vajrayogini is her intense heat. She blazes in two ways: she is wrathful and she is passionate. Her most obvious manifestation is threatening. She is brilliant red in color because she is "enraged against…
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"White Lotus" Released

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=akvb66fkF6k Today The Yogini Project released "White Lotus," our in-house film on Venerable Tsoknyi Rinpoche's groundbreaking work in empowering young nuns with unprecedented education opportunities.   WHITE…

"All Sounds As Om Mani Padme Hum" ~ Dakki Chonyi Zangmo

"In her sixth year, thousands of people gathered as Chonyi Zangmo chanted the mani mantra and spoke of practicing virtue and avoiding harmful actions. She sang to them: 'All of you fortunate men and women gathered here, pray to the…

Celebrating Geshemas!

Congratulations Geshemas!After at least 17 years of study and 4 years of tough exams it is now official. All 20 Tibetan nuns who took their fourth and final round of exams in May have received the long-awaited news that they successfully passed.…