Category Archives: Engaged Buddhism

Ponlop Rinpoche on Mindfulness and Political Activism

Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche answers questions about maintaining mindfulness and a heartfelt motivation when engaging in politics or social activism. From dpr.info  ACTIVISM: WHAT IS OUR MOTIVATION Q: Can activism succeed without conflict or confrontation? How can one view prevail? RINPOCHE:  We could say almost all of these movements have started with a good intention. Originally. Everything started […]

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The Path of Mindful Activity

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“All of the teachings of the Buddha are meant to be put into action, into practice; otherwise, the dharma becomes a useless philosophy. When we can put our view and meditation into action, the dharma becomes a living teaching. It becomes useful, meaningful, and it will bear fruit in the world. It will bring a […]

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