Dzigar Kongtrul Rinpoche

In times of conflict, a practitioner will back down

Rinpoche exhorts practitioners when faced with conflict to stay the course of their dharma path, and honor the commitments of their bodhisattva vow, by self-reflecting on their own self-attachment rather than escalating a divisive situation. This is a lightly edited version of Rinpoche’s 2021 Losar Talk in the Sangdo Palri Temple at Longchen Jigme Samten Ling Retreat …

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To the first responders of the coronavirus pandemic, with deep appreciation…

Dzigar Kongtrul Rinpoche and the Sangha of Mangala Shri Bhuti, Would like to honor and acknowledge, with immense gratitude and deepest appreciation and respect, all those who, day after day, bravely and tirelessly risks their well-being to serve others in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. We all thank you from the very bottom of …

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Cuidándonos Durante una Pandemia – Reflecciones de Nuestras Prioridades Mentales

Cuidándonos Durante una Pandemia – Reflecciones de Nuestras Prioridades Mentales. Extractos de una charla por Dzigar Kongtrul Rinpoche Consejospara transformar el miedo y cultivar la  Bondad ante la pandemia.   Todos deseamos que la agitación global debido al coronavirus no dure mucho, porque  si persiste, habrán efectos devastadores en muchos frentes. Esto es algo, que …

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Advice for Transforming Fear and Cultivating Kindness in the Face of the Pandemic

We all hope the global upheaval from the spread of corona virus does not last long. Of course, if it does persist there will be devastating effects on many fronts. That will be something none of us have seen in our lifetimes. Considering the challenge and difficulty that the whole world is facing, we must …

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Living Life in Accordance with Natural Power: Part 2: Karma, Equality and Guaranteed Rights

As human beings, we naturally desire to be happy and free from suffering. In America, this desire translates into an expectation of guaranteed rights: the right to happiness, prosperity, freedom, and so forth. This guarantee of rights is just another idealistic view, and it fosters much resentment among Americans. For instance, we automatically assume we …

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