On Demand Audio: White Tara

In this series, you will be listening to original unedited audio teachings by Gelek Rimpoche. In this 2003 Memorial Day Weekend Retreat held in the Garrison Institute in Garrison, NY, Gelek Rimpoche focuses on the healing and compassionate activity of Tara. Known as a mother goddess who responds quickly and effectively to any heartfelt request,…
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Introduction of the Cause of Suffering Suggests that why, how, where did it [ suffering and joy] come from are the real questions of the 2nd Noble Truth. We are after the causes that create not only suffering but happiness and joy as well. Who made it? We did. Offers personal responsibility and independent actions…
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On Demand Audio: Heart Sutra

In this series, you will be listening to original unedited audio teachings by Gelek Rimpoche. One of Buddha’s greatest gifts to humanity comes in a small text called the Heart Sutra, a succinct and profound scripture that reveals the truth about life’s deepest mysteries. During this 2002 Memorial Day Weekend teaching in Litchfield, CT, Gelek…
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The Purpose of Practice Examines the 3 goals of practice and aligns these goals with the purpose of each of the 4 Noble Truths. Further, it offers the 4 Noble Truths as targets that sequentially lead to total enlightenment. Audio Only

On Demand Audio: Good Life, Good Death

In this series, you will be listening to original unedited audio teachings by Gelek Rimpoche. The rich potential of our lives is our most precious possession; the inevitability of our death our most certain and vulnerable direction. During this 2001 retreat, Gelek Rimpoche talks frankly about these two fundamental truths, initially exploring how our experiences…
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Pervasive Suffering Pervasive suffering is the nature of suffering that both creates suffering and is the result of suffering. Audio Only

On Demand Audio: Living the Challenge: A Pathway to Sustaining Compassion

In this series, you will be listening to original unedited audio teachings by Gelek Rimpoche. Compassion for oneself sustains compassion in the service of others. In the context of today’s demands, stress and suffering, Gelek Rimpoche offers methods for investigating our experience while cultivating love and compassion for ourselves and others. During this five day…
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What Dharma Practice Means Dharma Practice begins by learning the motivation behind the Truth of Suffering Audio Only

On Demand Audio: Introduction to Vajrayana

In this series, you will be listening to original unedited audio teachings by Gelek Rimpoche. Vajrayana, the tantric or esoteric aspect of Buddha’s teachings, is rooted in experiential understanding of the intention of the sutras; that is, inner development of compassion and wisdom. During this weekend retreat, Gelek Rimpoche gives a brief yet comprehensive overview…
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Introduction of Four Noble Truths Within learning, thinking, meditating, meditating is not enough. Without learning and thinking, meditation can go on the wrong direction. The spiritual path traditionally begins with refuge, particularly the guru or the Buddha and the Buddha’s experience. He first taught the Four Noble Truths. The truth of suffering has four aspects:…
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