Each of us has great potential within us. Since we are not inherently this or that, we don’t need to be locked into any rigid conceptualizations of ourselves or of the world. Instead, we can access our love, compassion, friendliness, joy, concentration, and wisdom and expand them limitlessly.

-Thupten Chodron, Don’t Believe Everything You Think

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Precious Human Birth

To Listen, Contemplate, and Meditate Is the Practice of a Bodhisattva Excerpt from A Guide to the Thirty-Seven Practices of a Bodhisattva...

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Pema Chödrön’s Inspirations: A Reader’s Guide Based on Welcoming the Unwelcome

Buddhist Teachers from Long Ago Some of the most beloved figures and their writings come from the early history of Buddhism in India and Tibet. Shantideva Other than the Buddha himself, the eight...

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Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche: A Reader’s Guide

About Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche (1910–1991) was a highly accomplished meditation master, scholar, and poet, and a principal holder of the Nyingma lineage. His extraordinary ...

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The Dalai Lama’s Kindness, Clarity, and Insight

Meditation The tenets of philosophical systems are to be practiced on the basis of a disciplined mental continuum; therefore, meditation is most important both in general and especially in the beginning. Perhaps today as I explain this topic, we could engage in an experiment. Would you like to participate?...
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Transforming Adversity into Joy and Courage: An Explanation of the Thirty-Seven Practices of Bodhisattvas

Analytical meditation How do we know that we have gained the intended result from a given meditation? How much time should we spend on each meditation? How do we prevent the experiences we gain from deteriorating? We shall then cover the general points regarding this now, and points related to specific...
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The 37 Practices of Bodhisattvas

The following article is from the Winter, 1997 issue of the Snow Lion Newsletter and is for historical reference only. You can see this in context of the original newsletter here.   by Geshe Sonarn Rinchen trans. & ed. by Ruth Sonarn 112 pp. #THSEPR $12.95 February Gyelsay Togmay Sangpo wrote...
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Enlightened Courage

The following article is from the Winter, 1994 issue of the Snow Lion Newsletter and is for historical reference only. You can see this in context of the original newsletter here. by H.H. Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche 120 pp. $12.95 Kyabje Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche's remarkable life came to an end in 1991. He...
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