Teachings

Teachings

Here is a list of excerpts from recent teachings by Rigdzin Shikpo:

  • Monthly Dharma Quotation: Vision of the Mahayana

    As our view of the world changes, it becomes possible to love others in a way that we previously reserved for ourselves alone. This genuine love is self-existent, beyond all contrivance and manipulation. It arises spontaneously, simply because the obstacles to its arising have been removed. Consequently, we can’t command…

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  • Monthly Newsletter for January

    Monthly Dharma Quotation: The Ungraspable Self As you begin to allow thoughts and feelings to be there, the mind often seems to become more, rather than less, irritating. It is not really becoming more irritating, the fact is, it was always like that, and you are just becoming more and…

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  • Monthly Dharma Quotation: A Feeling for Truth

    How can we know we are genuinely relating to direct experience rather than just fooling ourselves? The only way to tell is by feeling the general direction of your practice. If egocentricity and attachment seem to be increasing as you practice, you’re probably following the wrong path. On the other…

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  • Monthly Dharma Quotation: On Letting Go of Concepts

    You have to notice whether you are clinging to particular ideas so that they become part of the way you think you are. You think, this idea is me somehow and I’m not going to give this up: it’s too much me. It is as though certain concepts and certain…

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Video Teachings

We also have a number of teachings available on our Youtube channel.

More Excerpts


The following have been taken from a number of sources by Rigdzin Shikpo, including Openness Clarity Sensitivity and Never Turn Away as well as unpublished teaching transcripts.

Jumping off the Precipice of Concepts into Space

An introduction to Meditation
Openness Clarity Sensitivity: Ground, Path And Fruit

For those with some experience of meditation…

The Four Thoughts
The Elusive Deepening of Dharma Practice
Samsara is a Mess
Buddhas and Bodhisattvas Cannot Improve Samsara but…

For more experienced practitioners interested in a taste of Longchen Mahayana Maha Ati…

Moving from Kyerim (Form) to Dzogrim
Great Bliss Beyond Ordinary Pain and Pleasure

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