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Video: Buddhist Teachings on Ngondro, The Foundation Practices with Venerable Zasep Rinpoche

This week's Buddha Weekly teachings video introduces the first three outer preliminaries of Foundation Practices in Vajrayana Buddhism. Don't miss this short video covering "Key Buddhist practices for busy people", as taught by the most Venerable Acharya Zasep Tulku Rinpoche at a Gaden Choling Toronto weekend retreat on Ngondro. Traditionally, in Vajrayana Buddhism,...
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“Every one has Buddha Nature.” A teaching video: Venerable Zasep Rinpoche with mantra chanting by Yoko Dharma

Venerable Zasep Tulku Rinpoche.
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"Everyone has Buddha Nature." — Zasep Rinpoche In a short video teaching, Venerable Zasep Tulku Rinpoche explains why understanding "Buddha Nature" — in Sanskrit, tathāgatagarbha — can really inspire your Buddhist practice. This short teaching was in response to a question from a student. With...
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Learning from the Teachers Video 1: Four students ask Zasep Rinpoche meditation questions — resting the mind in a natural way in Mahamudra; foundation practices; being your own Guru, and meditative “realizations.”

In the first of a new Buddha Weekly Series, Learning from the Teachers videos, four students, during a teaching on "Foundation Practices" ask various important questions about meditation. Question 1: How can you tell the difference between subtle dull mind, course dull mind and calm mind in meditation? Question 2: In the...
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Buddha Dharma practice reboot? With Refuge and Bodhichitta, you are not alone — methods to supercharge your enthusiasm for Buddhist practice

Retaining devotion and enthusiasm for Buddhist practice is a lifelong journey.
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There are times when we ask ourselves: Am I alone in struggling with enthusiasm for my Buddhist practice? Why did I lose my enthusiasm for meditation? How can I find time to practice in our stressful modern...
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Mantra Part 2: Good Vibrations — Mantras in Buddhist Practice “Of what is the body made? Of emptiness and rhythm.” How does mantra work?

"Of what is the body made?" asked George Leonard in The Silent Pulse. "It is made of emptiness and rhythm." He went on to describe how science views matter: "We can see the fully crystalline structures of muscle fiber, waving like wheat in the wind, pulsing many trillions of times a second....
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The Science of Mantras: Mantras Work With or Without Faith; Research Supports the Effectiveness of Sanskrit Mantra for Healing — and Even Environmental Transformation

"At the heart of each of us, whatever our imperfections, there exists a silent pulse of perfect rhythm, made up of wave forms and resonances, which is absolutely individual and unique, and yet which connects us to everything in the universe." — George Leonard, Silent Pulse [13] Mantra is thought of as...
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The Sound of Enlightenment: Healing, Setting the Mind Free, Protecting the Mind, and Remaining Mindful of Dharma Throughout the Day

In some Buddhist cultures, children learn to chant mantras before they learn more common speech. Mantra, sacred sounds, are often considered protective and healing, or even life-changing. They are commonly used by Buddhists and Hindus, and — arguably — other religions who make use of "chanting." It seems almost silly to accept the...
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Ultimate Purity as a Practice: Vajrasattva – the only practice most people need and the most powerful healing and purification method in Vajrayana Buddhism

 
Vajrasattva Statue "thangka painted."
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In Buddhism, all practice can be considered purification. Whether we are practicing the Eightfold Path taught by Shakyamuni Buddha, or the five transformations of the Five Dhyani Buddhas, or a Yidam meditation in personal practice, all of these are ultimately purification of the...
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Fearless Buddhist: How to overcome fear in uncertain times, according to Pali Sutta, Mahayana Sutra and Tantra and King Gesar

Gesar of Ling on his magical horse Kyang Go Karkar, was a king in 1027. In his great Buddhist Epic of a million verses, we learn how to overcome our obstacles, including fear. His allegorical tale is treasured and loved by Buddhist around the world.
Fearless Buddhist: How to overcome fear in uncertain times, according to Pali Sutta, Mahayana Sutra and Tantra and King Gesar 4
Many of Buddha's...
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The Sacred Symbol of the Horse in Buddhism; Special Significance in Tibet and Mongolia

The Tibetan Windhorse is iconic of Lung or wind (Chi, Prana or breath). The Windhorse symbolically carries the prayers and wishes of practitioners to the Universe.
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The horse holds a special place in Buddhism, and profound significance In Tibet and Mongolia. The majestic creature of strength, grace and...
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