• What is Dharma? (Lama Zopa Rinpoche)

    As there are many different kinds of illness, so too are there hundreds of different kinds of medicine. But all these different medicines are for the purpose of curing disease, for saving people from the suffering of illness, and are, therefore, all medicine. Similarly, within the Dharma, there are thousands of different kinds of Dharma practice, but they are all Dharma.

  • Shantideva

    While I’m working on getting the Bodhisattvacharyavatara Sutra up, this particular aspiration sums it up nicely. “May I become, at all times, both now and forever: a protector for those […]

  • Patrul Rinpoche

    Essential Instruction on Refuge and Bodhichitta

    An Essential Instruction on Refuge and Bodhicitta by Patrul Rinpoche In the Buddha, the Dharma and the Supreme Assembly I take refuge until I attain enlightenment. Through the merit of practising generosity and so on, May I attain buddhahood for the benefit of all beings.

  • Prayer for Inauspicious Days pg2

    Prayer for Inauspicious Days

    jaya jaya sujaya

  • Dedication of Merits

    May the teachings of the Buddha flourish and spread!

  • Transforming Suffering and Happiness

    1) How to Use Suffering as the Path to Enlightenment

  • What are the Practices of a Bodhisattva?

    The path of recovery is the path of letting go of self, absolutely. The path of Dharma is the path of letting go of self, absolutely. The practice of Dharma is the practice of Compassion. Compassion is innate, but it must be developed. The mastery of it is laid out nowhere more precisely than the thirty-seven practices of the bodhisattvas.