On occasion there are people we meet in life who have an immediate effect on us. What strikes us is the strength of their un-self-centered presence, their confidence, the wisdom in their eyes or the warmth they radiate. Dzigar Kongtrul defines what it means to be a spiritual person in modern times, whether through his teaching, his passion as an abstract painter, his steadfast loyalty to his lineage, or through his joy in solitude - his fierce independence and unshakable determination to engage his own path throughout it all, Dzigar Kongtrul mixes practice and life. "Isn’t that the goal of the spiritual path?" Rinpoche often asks. Indeed it is--to be flexible, courageous and exploratory in the face of life’s joys and paradoxes, while never parting from a connection to its deepest meaning.
In each Modern Day Bodhisattva Training Seminar, Kongtrul Rinpoche discusses how to transform our painful preoccupation with our own happiness and suffering into an expansive, joyous concern for the welfare of all beings. We cultivate an aspiration to benefit others through the pr..
An Introduction to the Three Yanas of Tibetan Buddhism
The Buddhist teachings are said to be “self-secret.” As our appreciation, curiosity, and capacity for insight grow, the teachings increasingly reveal themselves. Beginners, senior students, and all those in between find that..
In this Vajra Assembly for formal Mangala Shri Bhuti students, we will gather with Rinpoche to hear Vajrayana teachings that cover topics such as lineage, devotion, and the integrity of being a Vajrayana practitioner, especially one in the Longchen Nyingtik lineage. Rinpoche encour..
The Great Perfection (Dzogpa Chenpo) is the ultimate view of the Nyingma school of Tibetan Buddhism. Dzogchen is a nondual practice that focuses on connecting to our own innately enlightened mind, just as it is. The essence of these simple instructions is to recognize the nature of our ..
The LINK teachings feature talks by Dzigar Kongtrul Rinpoche, Dungse Jampal Norbu, Elizabeth Mattis-Namgyel and senior students of MSB.
Sundays at 10:00 AM MST.
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