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Buddhist Ngondro Video 4: Overcoming the Obstacles of Irritation and Sleepy Mind –– a Foundation Practice Teaching from Venerable Acharya Zasep Tulku Rinpoche

In part four of his video teachings on Ngondro Foundation Teachings, Venerable Zasep Tulku Rinpoche discusses two of the biggest obstacles to practice and their antidotes: irritating monkey mind and sleepy mind — perhaps the biggest problems in modern practice due to the distractions of busy lifestyles. In parts one, two and three...
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Dog and Cat Dharma: Did Buddha Teach That Dogs and Cats Have Buddha Nature? How Can You Help Your Companion Meet the Dharma in Daily Life?

I saw a sparkling moment of real Doggy Dharma last weekend. At a Medicine Buddha retreat, a nice couple brought along their beloved 15 month-old pup. My kind teacher, Zasep Tulku Rinpoche, smiled as they lifted the pup for a blessing after the teachings. I had brought along my bell and vajra...
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Healing and Foundation Practices Video: Learning from the Teachers Video Series with Venerable Zasep Tulku Rinpoche

Zasep Tulku Rinpoche teaches in Dharma centres around the world and is spiritual head of Gaden for the West in Canada, U.S., and Australia.

Healing and Foundation Practices Video: Learning from the Teachers Video Series with Venerable Zasep Tulku Rinpoche 1

In the second of a new Buddha Weekly Video Series, three students ask a teacher about foundation practices, Medicine Buddha, Black Manjushri and healing practices...
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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

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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 2

In the ninth in a Buddhist practice video series, “Advice from the Teachers”, the Venerable Acharya Zasep Tulku Rinpoche, Spiritual Head of Gaden for the West Centers, answers a student’s question [play video below]: What advice do you have for advanced students for their daily practice...
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Video Advice from the Buddhist Teachers on Bereavement: Advice for Someone Dealing with the Loss of a Loved One.

In the second of a new video series, Venerable Acharya Zasep Tulku Rinpoche answers a question from a student about loss of a loved one: What advice would you give for a student who is dealing with the loss of a loved one? Venerable Zasep Rinpoche is spiritual director of many temples, meditation centres...
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La Gug Part 2 Video: Preserving Your Healthy Vitality and Life force —— from a Weekend Medicine Buddha Healing Retreat with Venerable Zasep Tulku Rinpoche

In part one of this video series on La Gug Vitality Retrieval, the most Venerable Zasep Tulku Rinpoche —spiritual head of several Buddhist Centres in Canada, the United States and Australia — explained how recognize the "symptoms your life-force is weakened." Part 1 of this video series is here: "La gug Lifeforce...
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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 is "Shunyata", the wisdom of Emptiness. Loving Kindness and Compassion has been called, together, the "most important practice" in Buddhism. In this short teaching video, H.E. Venerable Acharya Zasep Tulku Rinpoche answers...
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Who needs a Dharma Protector? Isn’t Buddhist Refuge or Green Tara Enough Protection?

Why do we need Buddhist Protectors? Why are there so many “Protective” Deities in Mahayana Buddhism? All streams of Mahayana have forms of Protectors, from directional guardians to temple guardians to supplicated protector deities. Do we need them in our Buddhist practice? The short answer is that Buddhist Refuge or Green Tara...
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Video: Why a teacher-coach is important and how to practice Guru Yoga; the “inconvenient” subject many teachers avoid

Venerable Zasep Tulku Rinpoche, spiritual director of many meditation centres in Canada, U.S. and Australia, returns to Gaden Choling Toronto Canada on May 21 for a full day teaching on Lama Chopa and Lama Tsongkhapa Guru Yoga

Video: Why a teacher-coach is important and how to practice Guru Yoga; the "inconvenient" subject many teachers avoid 3

"I know some teachers — they avoid the subject [of Guru...
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Zasep Tulku Rinpoche teaching in Owen Sound: Weekend Retreat on Mahamudra meditation and the healing practice of Medicine Buddha

This weekend, people able to travel to picturesque Owen Sound, Canada, will have a rare opportunity to receive two days of teachings from Archarya Zasep Tulku Rinpoche, a highly realized teacher. A very full teaching plan includes two powerful practices—Mahamudra meditation and the healing practice of Medicine Buddha. (More information>>)   [caption id="attachment_5932"...
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Practice Overload and Too Many Commitments: Advice From the Teachers — Don’t Become a Spiritual Materialist

Practice overload in Vajrayana Buddhism can become a top-of-mind issue for devoted practitioners who collect many initiations. If you are feeling stressed over your commitments, if your practice is not satisfying because of "practice pressure," then "our practice becomes worse than paying tax to Uncle Sam," joked Gelek Rinpoche at a Vajrayogini...
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Video: Heart Sutra Commentary by H.E. Zasep Tulku Rinpoche Part 1: Teachings on Emptiness and the Skandas of Form and Feeling

Part 1 of an important commentary on Heart Sutra, and especially on the true nature of Shunyata (Emptiness) — a concept often misinterpreted. Heart Sutra is the most important sutra teaching on Shyunyata. In part 1 of his 2-part teaching on the Heart Sutra, H.E. Zasep Tulku Rinpoche goes into detail on...
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