Monthly Archives: October 2009

From The Blog of Matthieu Ricard

“For most of us, all we can do when witnessing suffering is to put our hand in our pocket. If a million of us do that, it is a lot of people, a lot of help, and governments should take … Continue reading

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When the mind begins to become still … Gyatrul Rinpoche

    When the mind begins to become still, we then begin to truly see it. When you first try to stabilize and pacify the mind, initially it will become very busy because it’s not accustomed to being still. In … Continue reading

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Sound Begining Considerations P Skilling

  TRANSLATING THE BUDDHA’S WORDS: SOME NOTES ON THE KANJUR TRANSLATION PROJECT By Peter Skilling Nonthaburi, March 11, 2009         NAMO BUDDHĀYA   This Dhamma that I have attained is profound, hard to see and hard to … Continue reading

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Translating the Buddha’s words Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche

          Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche   Good morning everyone: Rinpoches, respected translators, great scholars, and everyone gathered here this morning.   Over the last century, many key texts of the Buddhist literature of all traditions, not only … Continue reading

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Address from Dzongszar Khyentse Rinpoche

    Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche’s    “Translating the Words of the Buddhadharma for Hearing, Contemplation and Meditation” Monday, 16 March 2009, 09.00   Whenever people have asked me about the purpose of this conference, I’ve found myself saying something rather … Continue reading

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From the Translation conference in BIR

  Most people will know that an historic conference took place in Bihar in March of this year , headed by Dzogzar Khyentse Rinpoche to develop a program of translation for the Buddist canon among other topics. This is the … Continue reading

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The Lion’s Roar Proclaiming Extrinsic Emptiness Mipham

  Lion’s Roar Proclaiming Extrinsic Emptiness by Mipham Rinpoche     Namo Guru Manjusriye. Respectfully I bow to the lion among men, the Friend of the Sun,To the great compassionate Maitreya, Asanga, and their lineage,And to the one who makes … Continue reading

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