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The activities of Kyabgön Phakchok Rinpoche - Issue #7

This month marks the end of Rinpoche's Asia tour, the beginning of next month he will be flying to Ne

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July 19 · Issue #7 · View online
The activities of Kyabgön Phakchok Rinpoche

This month marks the end of Rinpoche’s Asia tour, the beginning of next month he will be flying to New York to teach Nine Yanas and Mahamudra retreats to his students there. We added many teachings to the wisdom blogs with topics ranging from ritual water offerings to essential teachings on the ground of meditation.  We encourage you to take some time to study and practice the wisdom made available to you in these teachings.

Recent Teachings and Events
This month Rinpoche gave teachings on Mindfulness at Ka-Nying Ling in Kuala Lumpur.
Rinpoche leading meditation session @ Ka-Nying Ling
Training the Mind: An Introduction - Samye Dharma
Rinpoche also participated in a great offering practicing whilst in Melaka organized by a Mahayana temple there.
Rinpoche giving Dana to the elderly in need
Waiting to receive Dana
Committee members with Rinpoche
Courses at Samye
The Path of Meditation Level One - Online Study Course
“I’ve attended many meditation retreats and quickly forget what I’ve learned! This course gives me something to refer to and look back on. I have the chance to pick up so many details I’d never be able to remember without repeated hearing.”
~ Anonymous on “The Path of Meditation Level One”
Tukdrub Barché Kunsel Ngöndro: The Four Foundations - Samye Dharma
“Wow, I just watched the videos in Motivation and Intent: Bodhicitta and am blown away. The refuge & bodhicitta practice seems like the entire path condensed into one. You have the lower vehicles with the outer refuge, the greater vehicle with bodhicitta, and the Vajrayana vehicle with inner and secret refuge and bodhicitta. On top of that, there is a shamata training with the visualisation, purifying the winds and channels with the inner refuge in the three roots (as well as the prostrations?), the pinnacle of the path with the resting inseparable from Guru Rinpoche. Wow! I hope I never again look at the hundred thousand prostrations as something to “just get out of the way before the ‘real’ stuff.”
~ Lowell Cook on the “Tukdrub Barché Kunsel Ngöndro: The Four Foundations” online course
Yoga Ãsanas for Mahāmudrā and Sitting Meditation - Samye
“I registered for the Yoga Asanas course, I have been using it these past few months and it is a tremendous aid to my practice. Thank you”
~ Leta Goldwynn on the “Yoga Ãsanas for Mahāmudrā and Sitting Meditation”
The Noble Wisdom of the Time of Death Sutra - Samye Dharma
“Rinpoche’s remarkable energy shines in this course in a very bright way! He brings me systematically back to the core issue. Any single word of this sutra and every single comment by Rinpoche-la are meaningfully essential and practical. What a blessing!”
~ Guido Freddi on the Noble Wisdom of the Time of Death Sutra course.
Upcoming Teaching Schedule
Nine Yanas Program:
Mahayoga (Attended 2016 Retreat): August 2nd – August 8th
Shravakayana (New students): August 4th – August 8th

Level I, II, III: August 9th – August 12th
Tukdrub Barche Kunsel Empowerments: Sunday, August 13th
Gomde Cooperstown - Samye Dharma
Wisdom Blogs
Remembering Kindness - Samye Dharma
Remembering Correctly with Fourfold Perception - Samye Dharma
Commemorating the Great Tertön Chokgyur Dechen Lingpa's Parinirvāṇa - Samye Dharma
Expanding the Heart Practice - Samye Dharma
Developing Confident Faith - Samye Dharma
Is Buddhism A Religion or Philosophy? - Samye Dharma
Spaciousness in Daily Life - Samye Dharma
Water bowl offerings - Samye Dharma
Understanding the Ground of Meditation - Samye Dharma
Guru Rinpoche Day Message
The Importance of Failure - Samye Dharma
Lhasey Lotsawa - Translations and Publications
Tame your mind. Tame your mind. Tame... - Lhasey Lotsawa Translations & Publications | Facebook
Upon seeing the deceptive trickery of... - Lhasey Lotsawa Translations & Publications | Facebook
Facebook updates from Rinpoche
Kyabgön Phakchok Rinpoche 上传了 1 张新照片。 - Kyabgön Phakchok Rinpoche | Facebook
Kyabgön Phakchok Rinpoche 上传了 1 张新照片。 - Kyabgön Phakchok Rinpoche | Facebook
Kyabgön Phakchok Rinpoche 上传了 1 张新照片。 - Kyabgön Phakchok Rinpoche | Facebook
Today (15th day 5th month in Tibetan... - Kyabgön Phakchok Rinpoche | Facebook
Difficulties = opportunities for... - Kyabgön Phakchok Rinpoche | Facebook
Compassion is going to cure you. Dive... - Kyabgön Phakchok Rinpoche | Facebook
Lotus Light Dharma Institute
We’ve seen some great progress on the site this month. Be sure to check out the latest pictures in the gallery below.
Progress Report July 2017 - Lotus Light Dharma Institute
Dedication and Aspiration
tukjé zik shik orgyen trulpé ku
Look upon us with compassion, O nirmāṇakāya guru of Orgyen!

tutsal nüpé dü ngen yo truk dok
With your power, strength and capacity, dispel the turmoil of this evil age,

jinlab yeshe wangchen kur du sol
Inspire us with your blessings, grant us the great wisdom empowerment,

nyam dang tokpé tsalshuk gyepa dang
Cause the strength of our experience and realisation to grow,

ten dror penpé tutsal rabden ching
Give us the power and skill to benefit the teachings and beings,

tsé chik sangye drubpar dzé du sol
And bring us, we pray, to enlightenment within this very life!

Extracted from ‘Testament Prayer’, which carries special blessings and appears in the biography of Orgyen Rinpoche which the great incarnate treasure-revealer Chokgyur Lingpa took from Karmé Damchen Drak. (source: Lotsawa House)
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