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This a recitation for the second and third chapters of The King of Samadhis Sutra.tzal.org

Recitation: The King of Samadhis Sutra 02-03

This a recitation for the second and third chapters of The King of Samadhis Sutra.
Recently, a student of Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche, Alex Trisoglio, presented the internet general public with a course on the Madhyamakavatara by Chandrakirti. Here some words on the course, and a particular discussion I had with Mr. Trisoglio.tzal.org

A Review of the Madhyamaka Course by Alex Trisoglio

Recently, a student of Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche, Alex Trisoglio, presented the internet general public with a course on the Madhyamakavatara by Chandrakirti. Here some words on the course, and a particular discussion I had with Mr. Trisoglio.
On of the tracks of Voice of Tibet, a CD by Chagdud Tulku Rinpoche, translated and transliterated for recitation. It is actually the beginning portion of the famous Karma Lingpa cycle's ngondro, which quaint orientalists used to call “Tibetan Book of the Dead”.tzal.org

Prayer upon awakening

On of the tracks of Voice of Tibet, a CD by Chagdud Tulku Rinpoche, translated and transliterated for recitation. It is actually the beginning portion of the famous Karma Lingpa cycle's ngondro, which quaint orientalists used to call “Tibetan Book of the Dead”.
Holder of the ultimate recognition, a bold, dramatic and utterly sweet-intense teacher for all us barbarians in this degenerate time.tzal.org

Quotes by Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche

Holder of the ultimate recognition, a bold, dramatic and utterly sweet-intense teacher for all us barbarians in this degenerate time.
He is the dramatic manifestation of Khyentse, and these are some of his precious direct advice in few words.tzal.org

Quotes by Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche

He is the dramatic manifestation of Khyentse, and these are some of his precious direct advice in few words.
A list of practice centers I can personally vouch for.tzal.org

Dharma centers I endorse

A list of practice centers I can personally vouch for.
An indomitable teacher of the old translation tradition.tzal.org

Quotes by Shechen Rabjam Rinpoche

An indomitable teacher of the old translation tradition.
Reincarnation, no-self, and other Buddhist lessons from the popular HBO series. Have you been watching the first season of Westworld? Meditation teacher Jay Michaelson writes that the HBO show is TRICYCLE

The Dharma of Westworld

Reincarnation, no-self, and other Buddhist lessons from the popular HBO series. Have you been watching the first season of Westworld? Meditation teacher Jay Michaelson writes that the HBO show is "one of the most fascinating ruminations on the dharma" he's seen in American popular culture. // Well... I don't think so... but anyway, here's the link.
Short reflection on the situation and nature of dharma magazines and dharma journalism.tzal.org

Dharma Magazines

Short reflection on the situation and nature of dharma magazines and dharma journalism.
A Yuan dynasty (1271–1368) shipwreck, discovered preserved in the silt and mud of a dried up riverbed in eastern China after more than 700 years, has revealed a trove of ancient treasures, including a Buddhist shrine and other Buddhist artifacts, a recently published report by archaeologists revealed.buddhistdoor

Buddhist Artifacts Unearthed From 700-year-old Shipwreck in China

A Yuan dynasty (1271–1368) shipwreck, discovered preserved in the silt and mud of a dried up riverbed in eastern China after more than 700 years, has revealed a trove of ancient treasures, including a Buddhist shrine and other Buddhist artifacts, a recently published report by archaeologists revealed.
There's supposedly a new form of Buddhism around: rupayana. But isn't it the same old colonialist appropriation of dharma in the name of tzal.org

Rupayana? Buddhism and the metaphysics of matter

There's supposedly a new form of Buddhism around: rupayana. But isn't it the same old colonialist appropriation of dharma in the name of "purifying it" from its embarrassing "primitive people's" beliefs, such as rebirth or magic? Isn't it the the same 2010s "Buddhism without beliefs", or even the same 19th century Buddhism+British Civility diluted and served down at colonies? Shouldn't we focus more on dissipating the reification of substance, or metaphysical notions such as physicalist monism, rather than trying whitewashing the dharma?
Some books Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche recommended in his teachings or in his social network activity.tzal.org

Books recommended by Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche

Some books Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche recommended in his teachings or in his social network activity.
This a recitation for the fourth and fifth chapters of The King of Samadhis Sutra.tzal.org

Recitation: The King of Samadhis Sutra 04-05

This a recitation for the fourth and fifth chapters of The King of Samadhis Sutra.
This a recitation for the first chapter of The King of Samadhis Sutra.tzal.org

Recitation: The King of Samadhis Sutra 01

This a recitation for the first chapter of The King of Samadhis Sutra.
On the other extreme from spiritual bypass -- using your path as an excuse for not dealing with the commonsense practicalities of money and relationships -- lies therapeutical bypass. That is the idea that you need your life in order even before you think to start practicing the Dharma.tzal.org

Therapeutical bypass of Dharma

On the other extreme from spiritual bypass -- using your path as an excuse for not dealing with the commonsense practicalities of money and relationships -- lies therapeutical bypass. That is the idea that you need your life in order even before you think to start practicing the Dharma.
Uncompromising unabashed carefree revealer of deep truth.tzal.org

Quotes by Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche

Uncompromising unabashed carefree revealer of deep truth.
A list of Buddhist books I personally vouch for.tzal.org

Recommended Books on Buddhism

A list of Buddhist books I personally vouch for.
What kind of weight the criticisms Slavoj Žižek raised against Buddhism hold? Is there anything more than pure showmanship on this very public thinker's counter-intuitive—yet always entertaining—ramblings?tzal.org

Slavoj Žižek: Hipster Quackery

What kind of weight the criticisms Slavoj Žižek raised against Buddhism hold? Is there anything more than pure showmanship on this very public thinker's counter-intuitive—yet always entertaining—ramblings?
Four ways of dealing with Rinpoche's scandals.tzal.org

Sogyal Rinpoche and the Crazy Wisdom Tradition

Four ways of dealing with Rinpoche's scandals.


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