The One Who Benefits Most from Your Compassion is Yourself

 “If you start working for the benefit of others, amazingly your own welfare is taken care of as a matter of course.” In this teaching from the unique Awake Amsterdam 2012 event, Sogyal Rinpoche teaches on the Logic of Compassion, based on some key points from His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s own teaching. As Sogyal […]

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Podcast: Part 3 of “Living and Dying Today” Now Available!

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This episode of The Tibetan Blog of Living and Dying Podcast features  Part Three of the talk called Living and Dying Today.

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Coming Home to Our Fundamental Goodness

“The fundamental message of the Buddha is that, regardless who we are, we all have Buddha nature,  the potential of enlightenment. In fact our true nature is the Buddha. That means our true nature is goodness.”

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If Everything Dies and Changes, Then What is Really True?

Impermanence has already revealed to us many truths, but it has a final treasure still in its keeping, one that lies largely hidden from us, unsuspected and unrecognized, yet most intimately our own…

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The Essential Phowa Practice for the Moment of Death

Here is another wonderful teaching by Sogyal Rinpoche on the essential phowa practice from Chapter 13 of The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying. As Rinpoche writes: “Sometimes the most powerful practices can be the most simple. But […] remember that it is essential to take the time now to become familiar with this practice.

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