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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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An Evening with Mitra Tyler at Nalandabodhi Philadelphia

Mitra Dean Tyler at Nalandabodhi Philadelphia Nalandabodhi Philadelphia was honored to host Mitra Tyler recently for an intimate evening of teachings, singing and socializing. Mitra Tyler provided our Philly sangha with guidance as we make our way through the Nalandabodhi Paths of Study, Practice and Mindful Activity. In particular Mitra Tyler gave teachings on making […]

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Buddhism and Cultural Forms – Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche

In this video, Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche discusses how to work with cultural forms in our attempt to access the genuine teachings of the Buddhist tradition.  In some ways, cultural forms can be beneficial but at times they can become and obstacle or trapping for us…

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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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