Cultivating The Power of Love and Compassion

Love and compassion unite families, friends, and communities together seamlessly. The strength of your relationships depends on how much love and compassion you have in your mind. The more love and compassion you have, the more you enjoy your connections with others,...

Creating a True Comfort Zone

All distractions, preoccupations, fascinations, and forms of entertainment give us the feeling of creating a comfort zone. They are attempts to temporarily distract ourselves from an underlying feeling of loneliness, isolation, and emptiness.   But when we always...

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 for the teachings to...

Good Heart: Four Immeasurables

If realization and meditation are like the brain in the human body, a good heart is like the heart. Just as you need a brain and heart to live, you need realization and meditation as well as a good heart for your spiritual practice to flourish. ~ Orgyen Chowang...

5 Steps to an Effective Meditation Practice

1. Learn Why to Meditate Understanding the benefits of meditation is what sustains your motivation to meditate. Without knowing why you are doing something it is easy to give up. Make sure you understand the reasons to meditate. You can find a brief video of Orgyen...