If a great arhat is unable to judge the character of another person, how can ordinary people like you and me do so? Continue reading Mahakashyapa’s gong
“There is no point whatsoever in my actually taking rebirth. I will not be born again.” Mipham the Great, died 1912. Continue reading Why Mipham never reincarnated
We have all seen them and some used them. The pretty pictures of Buddhas, Bodhisattva and Buddhist masters have been used indiscriminately by bloggers, serious Buddhists, even respected organizations in their blog posts and on leaflets. It only takes a … Continue reading NKT art infiltrates the Internet
The mind is out of control when it’s rigid. How do we make the mind malleable?
Dzongsar Khyentse’s excellent brief introduction to Shamatha and Vipassana Continue reading You are not your mind’s boss
Challenging inept practitioners of Tantra, Dalai Lama exposes the fault of going against bodhicitta when exorcising evil. Continue reading Equanimity
Secret tantric texts describe the mala (rosary) practice and transgressions connected with improper use, as studied by monks and nuns at a monastic university. Continue reading How to use a mala
Special friendship of Vaclav Havel and the Dalai Lama, born from the emergence of freedom in post-communist Czechoslovakia. Continue reading Havel and Dalai Lama