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Buddhism in Uncertain Times
Teacher: His Holiness the 43rd Sakya Trizin Gyana Vajra Rinpoche,
Venue: Online Teaching,
Year: 2020

His Holiness the 43rd Sakya Trizin, Gyana Vajra Rinpoche bestowed this teaching online, at the request of Tibetan Education Fund on August 8, 2020.

It sometimes seems like there are more challenges facing us in the 21st century than ever before. Global problems impact us all, while each individual must also contend with his or her own private difficulties. How can the Buddha’s teachings help us confront these challenges? In this teaching, His Holiness shares the wisdom of the Buddha to help us overcome all types of difficulties and worries.  

Source: This teaching was obtained from Tibetan Education Fund Youtube.

It is a pity to return home empty-handed after visiting a treasure island. It is even more pitiful if we have obtained this precious human life and encountered the Dharma yet not putting it into practice. 

We do many things to get close to our Dharma teachers. Is it for us to show that we have close relationship with them? And is this the actual purpose of the teacher-student relationship?

What is Dharma? Do we need to follow the sequence of learning, contemplating, and meditating in order to truly practice?

In this teaching, His Holiness deciphers the meaning of Dharma practice and illustrates how Dharma serves as our reliable life-savior in the uncertain era of the twenty-first century. If we understand the key to proper Dharma practice, all of us will be able to return home with an abundance of treasures.