Podcast

Podcast: Green Tara Practice: Jason Espada recites the Song of Longing for Tara prayer with 21 Taras Praise in English

Jason Espada soothingly recites the Song of Longing for Tara prayer, relied on by millions as a daily practice. After the beautiful recitation — recommended to be recited twice a day — Hrishikesh Sonar chants the 21 Praises ...

Podcast: Introducing the Three Great Bodhisattvas and their mantras: Manjushri, Avalokiteshvara and Vajrapani

What are the three key aspects of Buddhist Practice? What Bodhisattvas represent these key foundations in Buddhism? How can we bring them into our lives? In this Buddha Weekly podcast, we introduce the Three Lords of the World, ...

PODCAST: Mahamudra Meditation Retreat: Samatha meditation introduction, session 1 with Venerable Zasep Rinpoche

  In session 1 of a Mahamudra retreat — a full weekend of teachings — Venerable Zasep Rinpoche introduces Mahamudra and guides a wonderful session that includes a guided session on Samatha Mindfulness — Calm Abiding Meditation. In ...

PODCAST: 5 Wisdom Dakini Mantras chanted: Increasing, Magnetizing, Subjugating, Peaceful Activities Power

Beautifully chanted by the amazing Yoko Dharma! Bring the five powers of the Five Wisdom Dakinis into your life by chanting along with the mantras of Buddha Dakini, Padma Dakini, Vajra Dakini, Ratna Dakini and Karma Dakini! These ...

New PODCAST! Guru Rinpoche Wish-Fulfilling Mantra 108 times — chanted by amazing Hrishi!

Guru Rinpoche Padmasambhava’s Powerful Wish-Fulfilling Mantras — Protection, Prosperity, Healing! Guru Rinpoche Padmasambhava’s mantra connects us with the Enlightened Padmasambhava. For centuries, it has been chanted for its spiritual and miraculous qualities. Bring the benefits of this short, ...

PODCAST: Padmasambhava, Quantum Buddha: Guru Rinpoche Documentary & Mantra Chanted 108 times

Why is Guru Rinpoche, the Lotus-Born Padmasambhava, considered the second Buddha of our times? Why are Padmasambhava's teachings more than just another teaching lineage in Buddhism? Why are Guru Rinpoche's teachings more akin to Quantum Physics than religion? ...

Podcast: Hayagriva Buddha’s Supreme Mantra chanted in Sanskrit 108 Times: Pacifies strife, obstacles diseases

Many Buddhist teachers have requested students recite Hayagriva's supreme mantra in troubled times. In The Sutra of Forming Hayagriva it is written: "Whoever, including even the insects, has heard the name and mantra of Hayagriva only one time ...

Podcast: White Mahakala — bringing generosity and good fortune to our lives with Chenrezig’s auspicious form of compassion

Compassion comes in many forms. Sometimes we need a friend. Sometimes we need a protective warrior. Sometimes, a fierce kick in the rear (metaphorically). And sometimes we need to reduce our obstacles to Dharma practice. Chenrezig, the Lord ...

Podcast: Five Buddhist Wisdom Dakinis: Dharma Activities with Mantras sung by Yoko Dharma

    What are the Five Wisdom Dakinis? Why are they central to Tibetan Buddhist practice? Why are they associated with activity practices— peaceful, increasing, magnetizing, subjugating and supreme activities — such as Chod? In this presentation, we ...

Podcast: Healing Parnashavari Tara Mantra, the specialist in Epidemics, sung 108 times by incredible Hrishi!

Healing Parnashavari is Tara's Healing emanation, also lovingly known as Tara Dressed in Leaves. Her mantra is renowned through the centuries, for healing and especially for effectiveness against epidemics. In this Buddha Weekly special presentation, enjoy the healing ...

PODCAST: Supreme Mother Protector Palden Lhamo, Aspect of Tara

As a child, who did you go to for protection: the parent who let you do anything and smiled while you did it, or the parent who yanked you back from the brink with a stern voice and ...

Podcast: Wrathful Buddhas: The First Responders in Meditation How to Relate to the Fearsome Enlightened Deities

If you were facing a life-threatening scenario, would you call emergency services on your phone, calling for help from well-trained first responders — or call your kindly relative. If disaster strikes, we inevitably first think of our wonderful ...