Tibetan

The Tantric Buddhism of the Himalayas; its best-known teacher is the Dalai Lama
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    37 Practices of the Bodhisattva - Verse 11 Paid Member

    Ken McLeod continues his commentary on the 37 Practices of the Bodhisattva with Verse 11. Watch the other videos here. 11All suffering comes from wanting your own happiness. Complete awakening arises from the intention to help others. So, exchange completely your happiness For the suffering of others — this is the practice of a bodhisattva. What does "having a relationship with everything that arises in experience" mean to you? How do we go about achieving it? For more of Ken McLeod's teachings, visit Unfettered Mind. More »
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    Stepping into Groundlessness Paid Member

    Pema Chödrön is a spiritual icon and one of the most influential and recognizable Buddhists in the world. A bestselling author and prolific teacher, she has touched the lives of countless individuals and in turn is fervently adored by many people, and not just Buddhists. But the Pema I am drawn to—and I imagine most Pema Chödrön fans out there feel the same way—is not just a celebrity, but a real-world Buddhist nun who works with her mind and doesn't sugarcoat the truth. Genuine, playful, kind, and humble, the secret to Pema's success seems to be that she has no secret. She is able to help people work with fear and confusion because she has worked with her own fear and confusion. There's no wizard behind the curtain. There's just Pema, and she's practicing just as we can. More »
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    37 Practices of the Bodhisattva - Verse 10 Paid Member

    Ken McLeod continues his commentary on the 37 Practices of the Bodhisattva with the tenth verse. Watch the other videos here. 10 If all your mothers, who love you, Suffer for time without beginning, how can you be happy? To free limitless sentient beings, Give rise to awakening mind — this is the practice of a bodhisattva. Think about your relationships and the other difficult things—feelings, memories, situations—that recur in life. Take a moment and picture yourself free of these things. What happens? For more of Ken McLeod's teachings, visit Unfettered Mind. More »
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    37 Practices of the Bodhisattva - verse 9 Paid Member

    Ken McLeod continues his commentary on the 37 Practices of the Bodhisattva with Verse 9. Watch the other videos here. 9The happiness of the three worlds disappears in a moment,
 Like a dewdrop on a blade of grass.
 The highest level of freedom is one that never changes.
 Aim for this—this is the practice of a bodhisattva. What is your experience of achieving a sense of freedom in life? What stands in the way? For more of Ken McLeod's teachings, visit Unfettered Mind. More »
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    37 Practices of the Bodhisattva - verse 8 Paid Member

    Ken McLeod continues his commentary on the 37 Practices of the Bodhisattva with Verse 8. Watch the other videos here. 8 The suffering in the lower realms is really hard to endure. The Sage says it is the result of destructive actions. For that reason, even if your life is at risk, Don’t engage in destructive actions — this is the practice of a bodhisattva. What are your experiences of destructive emotions taking you to the "lower realms"? How long after you experience destructive emotions do you see the consequences? More »
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    37 Practices of the Bodhisattva - Verse 7 Paid Member

    Ken McLeod continues his commentary on the 37 Practices of the Bodhisattva with Verse 7. Watch the other videos here. 7 Locked up in the prison of their own patterning Whom can ordinary gods protect? Who can you count on for refuge? Go for refuge in the Three Jewels — this is the practice of a bodhisattva. 1. What do you take refuge in and why? That is, when things get difficult, what, really, do you rely on?2. What challenges do you face in letting go of your habitual refuge and relying on your own experience? More »