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Padmasambhava's Teachings on Turning Obstacles into Allies

In this video, Orgyen Chowang Rinpoche shares guidance from Padmasambhava’s teachings that we can apply to our lives right now to use our challenges as wood to fuel the flame of our happiness and enlightenment.

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How to Find Happiness and Meaning at Home

In this video, Orgyen Chowang Rinpoche provides guidance on ways to cope with being at home for extended periods of time, to help turn our minds in a positive direction, and to take advantage of the opportunity to make our time at home meaningful.

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A Teaching on a Poem and Vajra Song of Devotion to Dakini Yeshe Tsogyal

In this video, Orgyen Chowang Rinpoche teaches on a profound and beautiful song of devotion to the enlightened female master Dakini Yeshe Tsogyal.

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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 →

Learn to Meditate

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

Featured Teachings

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