Category Archives: The Mind

Questions & Answers on Mindfulness with Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche

Q: In the West today, mindfulness as a practice is being taken out of its Buddhist context and introduced without Buddhist language of any kind. We have mindfulness in business, mindfulness in the education system, and so on. What do you think of this, Rinpoche? Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche: I’ve been contemplating that quite a bit. […]

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“How to Be Kind to Yourself”: Sage Advice from Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche

Dealing with Loss, Anger and Sadness Q: My partner and I just broke up. I don’t want to feel anger or jealousy, but I feel it anyway. I feel anger. How can I have compassion for myself? Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche: There are two questions here actually––one about hating someone and one about losing someone. In […]

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Wake Up with the Mind You Have Right Now

“Our appreciation for this crazy, confused world comes from realizing that we can wake up with the mind we have right now.”    – Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche +Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche in Connecticut   May 17-19, 2013

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This Busy Mind of Thoughts and Emotions

“We think this busy mind of thoughts and emotions is who we truly are. But when we actually wake up, our misunderstanding about who we are — and the suffering that confusion brings — is gone.” – Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche +Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche — The Altruistic Heart, May 17-19, 2013

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