Monthly Archives: February 2015

Buddha’s Life – Part 4

Pema Khandro talks about the life of the Buddha, the roots of Tibetan Buddhism and Buddhist history.

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Love & the Bodhisattva Vow – Bodhichitta Pt 4

Love is the subject of this fourth of four videos excerpted from the class on the Bodhichitta taught by Pema Khandro Rinpoche.

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Going Beyond Confusion – Bodhichitta pt 3

Going beyond confusion requires recognizing it as confusion in the first place. This is an excerpt from a class on Bodhichitta given by Pema Khandro.

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Training the Mind – Bodhichitta Pt 2

Here is a second excerpt from Pema Khandro’s class on Bodhichitta – the enlightened intention that is the heart of the Tibetan Buddhist path. This discusses training the mind.

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Tibetan Medicine: Everything You Wanted to Know About it!

One thing I didn’t get to mention in the interview is that there are two different forms of the Medicine Buddha. Menla and Orgyan Menla look similar but one is based on Shakyamuni Buddha and one is based on Padmasambhava.

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Motivation & Enlightened Intention – Bodhichitta Part 1

Motivation & Enlightened Intention: Here is an excerpt from Pema Khandro’s class on Bodhichitta – the enlightened intention that is the heart of the Tibetan.

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Buddhism on Self and Non-Self

Pema Khandro discusses Buddhism’s view of the person as a dynamic presence rather than a fixed identity separate from the world and limited by the past.

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Karmapa- Full Ordination for Tibetan Women

In an act of inspiring leadership, the 17th Karmapa has announced that he will restore the full ordination of nuns in Tibet.

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Pema Khandro: What is Karma Part 2

Pema Khandro discusses the Tibetan Buddhist idea of karma and “karmic vision,” habitual ways of interpreting our world that get in the way of direct communication.

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Pema Khandro: What is Karma Part 1

Pema Khandro describes how internal mental habits relate to our external circumstances. It is possible to change our karma and get free from it.

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