Teachings From the Buddhist Center

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Practicing the Bardo of Dreams with Mingyur Rinpoche

Supporting clip with Khandro Rinpoche:
The Importance of Thinking About Death

Heart Advice from Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche

Supporting Article: When A Buddhist Teacher Crosses the Line by Mingyur Rinpoche 

Accompanying video - Mingyur Rinpoche -
We're Always Looking For Happiness

Dzigar Kongtrul Rinpoche - Related video clip

Follow the spring 2017 The Bodhisattva Path series of teachings - here

Interview with Tsoknyi Rinpoche - here

The Buddha's root teaching  - here 

Imagining Peace corresponding quotes here


The 'Supplication to the Kagyu Gurus' text is here

Meditation Enhances the View quotes - here

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Guide to the practice - here


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The Seven Points text - here

Relate quote - here

The Four Tasks - here
The Needs of the Dying - here

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Lines for contemplation - here

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The Four Foundations of Mindfulness - here

Root text by Jigme Lingpa - here

Guided Meditation - here

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The text of the sutra is - Here

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'Four Dharmas' root verse - here

The ‘Five Precepts’ - here

‘The Need for Creeds’ - Listen
‘Mass Market Epiphany‘ -  Read here

Accompanying handout - here

This talk is to be listened to as an introduction to reading the article "Mind, Matter, or God?" from Shambhala Sun, Jan, 2008 - Here


Oct. 8, "Contemplation: Karmic Debt" 89 minutes

September 17, 2007, Tim Olmsted, "Treasury of Blessings," 75 minutes

August 27, 2007, Tim Olmsted, "Friends, Enemies and Neutrals" 65 minutes

April 30, 2007 Tim Olmsted: "Compassion," 82 minutes

April 23, 2007, Tim Olmsted: "What Makes You a Buddhist; The Four Seals," 77 minutes

April 16, 2007 Tim Olmsted: "The Bodhisattva Vow," 81 minutes

April 9, 2007 Tim Olmsted: "What the Buddha Taught," 57 minutes

April 2, 2007 Tim Olmsted: "Daily Vows," 101 minutes

March 26, 2007 Tim Olmsted: "Fearless Honesty", 87 minutes

February 5, 2007 Jenny Bondurant “Working with Our Emotions,” 86 minutes.

November 8, 2004 Tim Olmsted: "Retreat".

October 11, 2004 Tim Olmsted: "The Heart Sutra".

October 4, 2004 Tim Olmsted: "The Two Truths".

September 27, 2004 Tim Olmsted: "Pakchuk Rinpoche".

September 11, 2004 H.S. Dorji Lopen: "Impermanence and Precious Human Birth" Saturday Afternoon Session. 121 minutes

September 10, 2004 H.S. Dorji Lopen: "Introduction to the Community" 100 minutes.

September 6, 2004 Tim Olmsted: "Samsara" 92 minutes.

August 30, 2004 Tim Olmsted: "Karma" 78 minutes.

August 23, 2004 Tim Olmsted: "Impermanence -- The Good News" 83 minutes

August 16, 2004 Tim Olmsted: "Precious Human Life" 62 minutes

August 2, 2004. Tim Olmsted: "Organizing One's Life According to Dharma + The Elixir of Life Ceremony" 64 minutes

July 12, 2004. Tim Olmsted: "The Four Dharmas of Gampopa" 84 minutes

June 28, 2004. Tim Olmsted: "Putting Your Practice Into Practice" 83 minutes,

Nature of Mind

Khenpo Kunga 2018