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Video: Accomplish Your Wishes with the 9 Magnetizing Yidams: Wangdu and 9 mantras

Wangdu: Accomplish Your Wishes with the 9 Magnetizing Yidams of the Padma Cloud of Blessings. What are the powerful and ...
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“Torches That Help Light My Path”: Thich Nhat Hanh’s Translation of the Sutra on the Eight Realizations of the Great Beings

"When I was seventeen and in my first year of novice studies at a Buddhist monastery in Vietnam, I had ...
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Video: Lochana Vajra Mother – Sanskrit Mantra 108 Times: Destroys Obstacles, Afflictions, Illness, Evil

Mother Lochana is the “calm ocean of wisdom” — the Wisdom or Prajna Mother of the Eastern Purelands, the co-Equal ...
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VIDEO MANTRA: Heart Sutra and Unsurpassed mantra 1 Hour Chanted 10 times in Sanskrit – Protects & Purifies

Heart Sutra — together with The Supreme Mantra in the Heart Sutra — is recited around the world for protection ...
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Supporting Members Video: Accomplish Your Wishes with the 9 Magnetizing Yidams: Wangdu Cloud of Blessings

Wangdu: Accomplish Your Wishes with the 9 Magnetizing Yidams of the Padma Cloud of Blessings. What are the powerful and ...
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Supporting Members Video: Heart Sutra and mahā-vidyā unsurpassed mantra 1 Hour Chanted in Sanskrit – Removes Obstacles, Negative Karma, Protects

Heart Sutra — together with The Supreme Mantra in the Heart Sutra — is recited around the world for protection ...
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21 Praises Dharani to Tara

21 Taras illustration by Lasha Mutual. As advised by various teachers, including Lama Zopa Rinpoche, the simplest way to practice ...

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Why giving and taking practice is an important kindness meditation and Bodhichitta practice; how to do it guided video: Zasep Rinpoche

Among the best known — and yet most mysterious — practices in Tibetan Buddhism is the kindness Metta meditation known ...
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Video teaching: Metta and Karuna, the “most important” Buddhist practices of Love and Compassion, from H.E. Zasep Tulku Rinpoche

Metta and Karuna — Love and Compassion, respectively — are two of the three foundations of Buddhist practice. The third ...
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White Tara long life practice video with special 5-colors protection light guided visualization from Venerable Zasep Rinpoche

Why is White Tara practice and visualization one of the most popular and life-affirming practices in Buddhism? Tara, the Saviour, ...
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Music Mantra Video: Om Mani Padme Hum wonderfully chanted by Yoko Dharma, the sacred sound of compassionate Buddha Chenrezig

Around the world, millions chant "Om Mani Padme Hum" each day. Many Buddhist children learn to chant Chenrezig's compassion mantra ...
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Teaching video: Chod teaching and full drumming and chanting ritual with scenes of 108 Springs retreat in Mongolia

H.E. Zasep Rinpoche introduces Five Dakini Chod practice with a full teaching, followed by a demonstration, in full, of a ...
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Video Buddhist Advice 9: How Can Advanced Vajrayana Students Simplify and Manage Commitments and Practice? Answered by Venerable Zasep Tulku Rinpoche

Zasep Tulku Rinpoche. In the ninth in a Buddhist practice video series, “Advice from the Teachers”, the Venerable Acharya Zasep Tulku ...
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Medicine Buddha video teaching: the Four Immeasurables are immeasurably important; meditation and commentary — H.E. Zasep Rinpoche

"To do effective healing, beneficial healing it is suggested that we practice the Four Immeasurables. Four Immeasurables. Immeasurable of love, ...

Buddha Weekly Online Magazine, published since 2007, takes a topical approach to modern Buddhist feature writing — topics of interest to modern Buddhists, from the multiple points-of-view of many teachers of different traditions.

The Dalai Lama has written publicly that he is not certain the tradition of the Dalai Lama will continue.

WHAT THE BUDDHIST TEACHERS SAY

Our writers and editors are senior students who seek out, or research, the opinions of teachers on important Dharma issues, such as: the implications of non-human animal sentience; or palliative care and assisted dying as we all grow older; alternative healing; practice overload in busy, modern lives; internet Dharma.

The complex visualizations required in Vajrayana meditative methods, which can include holding detailed images for long periods of time, dramatically and immediately improve cognitive ability according to research from NUS.

THE SCIENTIFIC BUDDHIST

Most of our contributors are interested in how science compliments and reinforces Buddhist concepts. We take Dharma topics, often the Buddha's own words, and look how modern science might support ancient truths. We cite research and quote scientists and Buddhist teachers. Past topics have included: meditation for healing, the evidence for rebirth, how to understand emptiness, and why "compassion" should be put on the scientific map.

Geshe Sherab teaching.

INTERVIEWS WITH THE TEACHERS

Our newest special series is "Interviews with the Buddhist Teachers". We interview, in person, a well-known teacher. These extensive interviews cover wide-ranging topics — such as Karma, Rebirth, Dharma, Buddhist Deities, Meditation, Healing and more — and are a great way to gain diverse teacher-led insight into important Dharma topics and practices.

Venerable Zasep Tulku Rinpoche is spiritual head of several Mahayana Buddhist centres in North America and Australia

ADVICE FROM THE TEACHERS

Buddha Weekly's new "Advice from the Teachers" videos take student questions to teachers for a short 5 minute video-recorded answer. In our first series of ten, teachers respond to questions about Karma, healing for chronic illness, losing a loved one, loss of a beloved pet, keeping motivated in your practice, dealing with memory loss, how to purify negative karma, and other important topics.

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