Digital Dharma: Be Compassionate Even If It Hurts – Demo Rinpoche Sunday Talk 206
Digital Dharma: Compassion Is Rooted In Awareness – Demo Rinpoche Sunday Talk 205
Retreats and Trips: Demo Rinpoche: Fall Seminar 2024

The recitation of the 35 Buddhas is a powerful and popular Mahayana purification practice. The practice offers a chance to meaningfully change non-virtuous habits and negative emotions in everyday life.  Beginning from the foundation of refuge and bodhimind, the recitation of the 35 Buddhas expounds our call for help to Shakyamuni Buddha and all Buddhas….
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Digital Dharma: Jataka Tales: The Elephant – Demo Rinpoche Sunday Talk 204
Digital Dharma: Prepare Next Life And This Life Together – Demo Rinpoche Sunday Talk 203
Retreats and Trips: Demo Rinpoche: Summer Retreat 2024

Nagarjuna’s Letter to a Friend (Skt. Suhṛllekha; Tib. བཤེས་པའི་སྤྲིང་ཡིག་, shepé tring yik) A Letter from a Friend, written by Nagarjuna in the 2nd century, is a well-known text of the Tibetan Mahayana tradition. Throughout the various lineages, all great Tibetan scholars have referred to this text in their teachings, including Je Tsongkhapa in his Lamrim. The intended audience…
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Digital Dharma: Dedications Solve Problems – Demo Rinpoche Sunday Talk 202
Blog Posts: Adopt Virtue, Discard Non-Virtue (Ancient Wisdom. Modern Times. # 199)

In Buddha’s Sutra he says: Discard non-virtue that is already generated. Prevent non-virtue not yet generated. Develop virtue that already have generated. Generate virtue not yet generated yet. In order to do these four deeds, have the motivation first. Then try, and then work hard, then hold your mind and then place your mind. Usually there are two…
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Digital Dharma: Be Happy In A Momentary Solar Eclipse – Demo Rinpoche Sunday Talk 201
Events and Courses: Resources for 24-hour Mahayana Precepts

Sakadawa Day is celebrated as the day of Buddha’s birth, enlightenment and death. There is great merit in taking the Eight Mahayana Precepts for 24 hours on Sakadawa Day. The precepts are taken at dawn before the local area’s sunrise. Taking these precepts for the first time requires in-person transmission from a qualified person. Eight…
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