How to Choose a Guru

How to Choose a Guru

His Holiness the 42nd Sakya Trizin, Ratna Vajra Rinpoche, bestowed this teaching on June 11, 2022, anniversary of the mahāparinirvāṇa of Ngawang Lodre Shenphen Nyingpo, at the request of Tsechen Kunchab Ling, U.S.A. All of us have had formal relationship with teachers in various settings—in school, at work, or maybe to learn a hobby. In […]

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Wisdom and Compassion

His Holiness the Sakya Trichen (the 41st Sakya Trizin) bestowed this teaching in 2003 at Ahimsa Institute, South Egremont, Massachusetts, USA. We often focus on the results that we desire without precise attention to the causal factors that will produce them. This is true whether we are speaking of worldly or spiritual goals: success, happiness, […]

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Merit Accumulation Part 1: A Superstitious Belief?

His Holiness the 42nd Sakya Trizin, Ratna Vajra Rinpoche responded to a series of questions on merit accumulation, at the request of The Sakya Tradition, Inc.. Question: In Tibetan Buddhism, we talk about “auspicious day” and “auspicious time,” we commence certain spiritual event on certain auspicious days for auspicious dependence origination. Is this considered superstitious? […]

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The Powerful Blessing of Tara

At the request of The Sakya Tradition, Inc, His Holiness the Sakya Trichen shared with us an inspiring story of the powerful blessing and connection of Mother Tara with the Sakya Khon lineage. His Holiness also urged everyone to do our best to pray to Mother Tara as much as possible. Source: This teaching was […]

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Global Ecology from a Buddhist Perspective

This teaching was given by His Holiness the Sakya Trichen (the 41st Sakya Trizin) on July 8, 2011, in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Acknowledgement: We thank a Dharma friend for sharing the audio teaching with us. […]

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The Four Noble Truths

The content of this book was extracted from the teaching originally known as “The Three Turnings of the Wheel of Dharma”, given by H.H. the Sakya Trichen (the 41st Sakya Trizin) in the United States. Source: This teaching was obtained from Tsechen Kunchab Ling Website.   […]

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About Empowerment

His Holiness the 42nd Sakya Trizin, Ratna Vajra Rinpoche bestowed the Guhyasamaja Major Empowerment in Boston, U.S.A. on June 27 and 28, 2019. At the beginning of the empowerment, he explained what an empowerment is and its significance. Acknowledgement: We thank a Dharma friend for sharing the audio teaching with us. […]

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