Crucial Point, the annual dharma journal of Mangala Shri Bhuti, is available here:

The Journal of Mangala Shri Bhuti

Crucial Point is a full-color annual journal featuring articles by Dzigar Kongtrul Rinpoche, Dungse Jampal Norbu, Elizabeth Mattis Namgyel, and other teachers in the Longchen Nyingtik lineage. Read the 2023 Crucial Point.

Articles in this issue include:

    • Remembrance of Sangye, the 16th Gyalwang Karmapa – Dzigar Kongtrul Rinpoche pays tribute to His Holiness by sharing his personal memories of this enlightened Buddha• Effortless Benefit – His Holiness Khyentse Rinpoche explicates Zurchungpa’s brief teaching on the four immeasurables• No Getting around the Four Noble Truths – Dungse Jampal Norbu illuminates the Buddha’s foundational teachings• The Path of Sacred World – Elizabeth Mattis Namgyel discusses pure perception in the Vajrayana

      Beyond Dualistic Mind – Dzigar Kongtrul Rinpoche’s commentary on key verses from Shantideva’s Wisdom Chapter

      What Makes a Human Birth Truly Precious? – Dzigar Kongtrul Rinpoche contemplates the four thoughts that turn one’s mind toward the Dharma

      Also find past issues of the Crucial Point on Magcloud.

    Crucial Point 
    is available in two formats:


    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.