Category Archives: The Mind

Interconnected: Embracing Life in our Global Society

  For twelve Sundays Nalandabodhi Connecticut is offering a book discussion group on H. H. Karmapa’s book Interconnected: Embracing Life in Our Global Society. Below is a summary of the second chapter and a list of contemplations related to this chapter that will be the basis of our online discussion of this chapter on Sunday […]

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Interconnected: Embracing Life in Our Global Society

For twelve Sundays Nalandabodhi Connecticut is offering a book discussion group on H. H. Karmapa’s book Interconnected: Embracing Life in Our Global Society. Below is a summary of the first chapter and a list of contemplations related to this chapter that will be the basis of our online discussion of this chapter on Sunday May […]

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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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