Events and Courses: 2023 Heruka YabYum Festival Day Lama Chopa & Tsoh

Lama Chopa is a comprehensive practice to help ground and strengthen our relationship with our spiritual teachers as well as the various activities that support realizing our fullest spiritual potential, to reach enlightenment for the greater benefit of all. More information about Lama Chopa and Tsoh is available here. DATE/TIME: Tuesday, January 31, 2023, 7:00pm…
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Events and Courses: Gelek Rimpoche 6th Anniversary Commemorative Tsoh

Jewel Heart will commemorate the life and work of Kyabje Gelek Rimpoche with Lama Chopa and Tsoh on the 6th anniversary of Rimpoche’s passing. The program will include: A brief introduction A slide show featuring Rimpoche over the years A guided tour of the Gelek Rimpoche Archive Web Portal This will be followed by the…
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Blog Posts: Enthusiasm and Laziness (Ancient Wisdom. Modern Times. #150)

Enthusiasm and Laziness To get enthusiasm we have to drop laziness. I even have to say it slowly: laaazzineeeess. When we think about laziness what comes to mind? A turtle or a sloth, an animal that moves slowly. But laziness is not about whether you move slowly or quickly. There are three kinds of laziness….
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Blog Posts: How To Have Gratitude For All Beings – Including Those Who Harm Us (Ancient Wisdom. Modern Times. #149)

How To Have Gratitude For All Beings – Including Those Who Harm Us  If you like the buddhas, that is called faith. If you like sentient beings, if you care about sentient beings, that is called great compassion. When we practice gratitude to all living beings, surely it is easy to practice for those people…
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Blog Posts: Analytical Meditation: Watching Mind, Body & Speech Actions (Ancient Wisdom. Modern Times. #148)

Demo Rinpoche – Ancient Wisdom. Modern Times. #148 – November 20, 2022 We talk about how to start meditation. We try to retreat from regular thoughts, try to refuse all sorts of different thoughts, and consider that the starting point of meditation.  We hear, “Do meditation, don’t think about anything, just sit on the cushion,…
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Digital Dharma: Your Actions Determine Who You Are – Demo Rinpoche Sunday Talk 152
Blog Posts: Practice Satisfaction and Rejoice (Ancient Wisdom. Modern Times. #147)

Practice Satisfaction and Rejoice Sometimes we need something called rejoicing in ourselves and feeling contentment and satisfaction with what we have. That is two things: Don’t feel pride. Don’t feel arrogant. But you can practice satisfaction with yourself, trying to be satisfied with who you are, with what you have and rejoice in your good…
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Digital Dharma: What is Equality? – Demo Rinpoche Sunday Talk 151
Retreats and Trips: Demo Rinpoche – 2023 Spring Seminar

Putting the Buddha’s teachings into practice is the real dharma – the actual refuge from suffering. Demo Rinpoche will provide guidance and encouragement to sustain a daily, simple practice. He will also provide a framework to establish confidence in other meditative and spiritual practices that are useful in daily life. Click the video player above…
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Digital Dharma: The Three Lazinesses – Demo Rinpoche Sunday Talk 150

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