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Five Tips on Meditation

Follow these five steps to an effective meditation practice. Learn why to meditate, how to meditate, how to work with the body and mind to develop the actual experience of meditation. More →

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Learn a meditation technique called Calm Abiding meditation, which is also known as Shamatha (Sanskrit) or Shiné (Tibetan) More →

Featured Teachings


Respect Between Teacher and Student

When you come to teachings you absolutely must have a good connection with the teacher and the teacher should have a good connection with the student. ~ Orgyen Chowang Rinpoche   Without a good teacher-student relationship it is very hard … read more

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Happiness Depends On Your Mind

In this excerpt from a teaching at Frog Lotus Yoga in North Adams, Massachusetts, Orgyen Chowang Rinpoche explains how happiness depends on our minds, not external circumstances. By working with our minds through meditation we discover happiness that we can … read more


Six Perfections – Patience

The following audio recording is an excerpt from a weekly series of teachings on the 37 Practices of a Bodhisattva that Orgyen Chowang Rinpoche gave in the fall of 2013 in San Rafael, California. In this excerpt, Rinpoche provides an … read more