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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Biography of Guru Padmasambhava

His Holiness the 43rd Sakya Trizin, Gyana Vajra Rinpoche bestowed this teaching at the request of Sakya Tsechen Ling, Kuttolsheim, France on July 4, 2021. In the first part of this teaching, His Holiness recounts some essential points in the life of Guru Padmasambhava, who is credited with bringing Buddhism to Tibet. Padmasambhava, whose name […]

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Teaching on the Twelve Deeds of the Buddha

His Holiness the 42nd Sakya Trizin, Ratna Vajra Rinpoche, delivered this series of teachings in the Tibetan language via videos during the sacred occasion of Saga Dawa in 2020, commemorating the life of Buddha Shakyamuni: his birth, enlightenment, and parinirvāṇa. Buddha Śākyamuni is a historical figure, not a character from a fairy tale or myth. […]

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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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A Talk on Green Tara Before the Initiation

His Holiness the 43rd Sakya Trizin, Gyana Vajra Rinpoche bestowed this teaching, at the request of Sakya Kalden Ling, Frankfurt, Germany on June 5 and 6, 2021. Tara is often referred to as Ārya Tārā in Sanskrit (Jetsun Dölma in Tibetan). She is a female bodhisattva, buddha, and meditational deity who is often called the […]

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