Aren’t You Supposed To Be Enlightened? (when you should be alarmed)

Are we supposed to be “enlightened?” Are we supposed to be perfect? If not, how do we measure our lives as Buddhists? If we are not expecting that, what standards are we holding ourselves to? Once I knew a Buddhist who regularly quoted a passage explaining why it was ok that he was grouchy all … Continue reading Aren’t You Supposed To Be Enlightened? (when you should be alarmed)

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Beautiful Tibet & A Buddhist Yogi

This is a photo I took of Katok monastery in Tibet, last month during the celebration of Padmasambhava. Katok offers another example of how Tibet’s Buddhist Yogis have played a major role in Tibetan Buddhist history. Katok Monastery is one of the oldest monasteries in eastern Tibet. It is also the oldest monastery of the Nyingma … Continue reading Beautiful Tibet & A Buddhist Yogi

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Celebrate Summer’s End with Ngakpa’s Dharma Classes

Celebrate Dharma Events in September with Pema Khandro As we at Ngakpa International enjoy the (north of the equator) end of summer and the onset of autumn, we invite you to join us in this auspicious month for a set of special Dharma events with Pema Khandro. This month’s classes feature a new weekly course … Continue reading Celebrate Summer’s End with Ngakpa’s Dharma Classes

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