Parting from the Four Attachments

His Holiness the Sakya Trichen (the 41st Sakya Trizin) bestowed this teaching on October 6, 2023, at the International Buddhist Academy in Kathmandu, Nepal. His Eminence Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche and the Rangjung Yeshe Institute requested this teaching from him. Parting from the Four Attachments is a profound Buddhist teaching originally transmitted by Mañjuśrī to Sachen […]

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Mañjuśrī Initiation: Dharma Advice Before and After

His Holiness the 43rd Sakya Trizin, Gyana Vajra Rinpoche bestowed this teaching, at the request of Casa Virupa, Tavertet, Barcelona, Spain on August 14, 2021. There are various levels of wisdom, each holding its own significance. In the teachings of Buddha, our quest is to uncover the ultimate wisdom—the profound comprehension and revelation of the […]

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Sleeping Yoga Instruction

His Holiness the Sakya Trichen (the 41st Sakya Trizin) gave this teaching on Amitābha sleeping yoga at the request of the Singapore Buddha Sasana Society (Sakya Tenphel Ling) on February 19, 2011. Death is a topic many would avoid perceiving it as negative, yet everyone born will have to face and experience it eventually. Instead […]

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Why the Mind Matters: Realizing Relative and Ultimate Truths

His Holiness the 42nd Sakya Trizin, Ratna Vajra Rinpoche, bestowed this teaching on March 26, 2012, at the request of Sakya Drogon Ling, Dénia, Spain. All the teachings of the Buddha were given to help us tame our minds. That “everything is the mind” may seem obscure initially, but if we practice as His Holiness […]

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Some Words of Advice After a White Mahākāla Initiation

White Mahakala Initiation Advice

His Holiness the 43rd Sakya Trizin, Gyana Vajra Rinpoche bestowed this teaching at Sakya Thegchog Düdé (Sangha Activa), Barcelona, Spain, on August 22, 2021, after an initiation of White Mahākāla. This text originated as a series of remarks after a White Mahākāla initiation. It briefly explains the purpose of a wealth deity for those on […]

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Bodhicitta

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His Holiness the 42nd Sakya Trizin, Ratna Vajra Rinpoche, bestowed this teaching by video on April 4, 2021, at the request of Fundación Sakya, Spain. An individual enters the Mahāyāna when he or she produces bodhicitta, the resolve to attain buddhahood for the sake of all sentient beings. It is the essence of the Mahāyāna […]

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The Proper Way to Do Our Daily Sādhana Practice

His Holiness the 43rd Sakya Trizin, Gyana Vajra Rinpoche bestowed this teaching on July 17, 2019, at the request of the Singapore Buddha Sasana Society (Sakya Tenphel Ling). After receiving Dharma teachings, how could we possibly practice what we have been taught? What is the proper way to do our daily sādhana practices? In this […]

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