Unbroken lineages of wisdom traditions are rare in these times, and Kongtrul Rinpoche descends from a pure lineage of the Dzogpa Chenpo Longchen Nyingtik tradition of Tibetan Buddhism.
We have two main study and practice centers in America: Phuntsok Choling in Colorado and Pema Osel in Vermont. Rinpoche teaches the core MSB programs at these two centers. In addition, MSB has several city centers or groups around the world where people gather for group meditation and study, and to listen to the LINK teachings together.
You may browse directly to any of the calendars to find out more about the teaching schedules of Dzigar Kongtrul Rinpoche, Dungse Jampal Namgyel, or Elizabeth Mattis Namgyel. In addition, you can view the upcoming events at Phuntsok Choling, Pema Osel, or find out who is giving the next LINK talk.
MSB is a part of the Longchen Nyingtik and Khyen-Kong-Chok-Sum lineages. (Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo, Jamgon Kongtrul Lodro Thaye, and Terton Chokgyur Lingpa, collectively known as Khyen-Kong-Chok-Sum, were the heart of the Rimé, or nonsectarian, movement, which did so much to preserve and harmonize all schools of Tibetan Buddhism in the nineteenth century.)
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An investigation of what it means to be a student, and how a student’s eagerness to learn and evolve can be fulfilled by having a healthy and realistic relationships.
THE MIND AT EASE:
Teachings at Rochester, New York, April 2013
Bodhichitta: The Main Practice of the Mahayana
Puirification and Accumulation: The Practices of Vajrasattva and Mandala
Liberating Attachments and the Practice of Guru Rinpoche: Chod and Guru Yoga
Turning One’s Mind Towards the Dharma and Taking Refuge
Teachings on one of the most important and easily misunderstood aspects of Vajrayana Buddhism, how do we understand the deity beyond conceptual fabrication?
Four introductory talks by Dzigar Kongtrul Rinpoche on how self-absorption works given at Nalanda West in 2011.
A collection of essential Nyingtik lineage songs of aspiration and prayers sung by Dzigar Kongtrul Rinpoche.
Analytical meditation, the traditional Buddhist practice of exploring mind and its world, was first introduced by the renowned 2nd century Indian practitioner Nagarjuna.
Introductory talk on the Mahayana path given in Bohatch, Ireland in 2011.
We often hear the term “Middle Way” in the context of the Buddha’s life, teachings, and meditation practice. But what exactly is the Middle Way?
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