Crucial Point

The Journal of Mangala Shri Bhuti

Crucial Point is a biannual, full-color journal featuring articles by Dzigar Kongtrul Rinpoche, Dungse Jampal Norbu, Elizabeth Mattis Namgyel, and other teachers in the Longchen Nyingtik lineage.

We are delighted to announce that the Winter 2014 edition of Crucial Point is now available. Articles include

The Present Moment A teaching by Dzigar Kongtrul Rinpoche on using our current circumstances to connect to timeless awareness.

What a Joke A teaching by Dungse Jampal Norbu on the absurdity of seeking happiness only for ourselves.

How to Pray to Guru Rinpoche His Holiness Dilgo Khyenste Rinpoche offers guidance on embodying our prayers completely.

Dharma Beyond Time and Place Elizabeth Mattis Namgyel explores the future of Buddhism in the West.

An Outpouring of Love MSB sangha member Sulabha reflects on unity, culture, and compassion in the wake of the July 2013 bombings at Bodhgaya.

A Sense of Nondual Security Dzigar Kongtrul Rinpoche tells stories from his early days with his teachers, especially his root guru His Holiness Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche.

What is Enlightenment? Her Eminence Mindrolling Jetsun Khandro Rinpoche on recognizing fundamental enlightened human nature.

All proceeds from the Crucial Point are used to support the production of the journal. Thanks for your interest, and we welcome your feedback.

Crucial Point is available in two formats:

Full-color print magazine + Free Digital PDF: $14 

Digital PDF: $8

Please note: The full-color, bound paper magazine also comes with a free digital PDF. The PDF is available for immediate download and viewable on any desktop or mobile device. With either purchase, you will need to set up a free account with MagCloud to order. You will only need to do this once, enabling you to purchase future editions as well.

Please contact the Crucial Point if you have any questions.