Namchak Community Blog

When I first met Tulku Sangak Rinpoche, I wasn’t expecting to. In fact, I wasn’t expecting to meet anyone.
Published on Jun 20 4:22 pm
When the transition is a clear choice, it’s natural to conjure up gratitude. But an unexpected and unwanted change may be especially unsettling, as the unpredictability removes illusions of control.
Published on Jun 13 4:06 pm
Resiliency is an ambiguous term that’s used a lot these days, particularly around the themes of adversity and transition. How is resiliency good for us and how can it help our workplaces thrive?
Published on Jun 06 3:47 pm
Taking some inspiration from the Buddha himself, let’s enrich our practice with a little springtime mix-up.
Published on May 30 3:23 pm

Let’s talk about projection. Not the old way our grandparents used to watch movies, but the way we tend to project our insecurities on those close to us, often seriously damaging our relationships. It’s fairly easy to know when someone is projecting on us. Most likely we feel as though we have been grossly misinterpreted, or that someone’s created a story about us that is completely false.

Published on May 23 5:11 pm
The experiential approach of Buddhist learning places real value on our personal understanding of the world, our inner voice. This can seem daunting. How can we ensure that our inner voice is wise?
Published on May 16 7:37 pm
Student Carly McCarthy reflects on her experience at Lama Tsomo’s True Connection Retreat in Oakland, CA.
Published on May 09 3:11 pm
This week’s blog is written by a Namchak Learning Circle member and meditator who is doing his best to keep a calm and balanced mind.
Published on May 02 4:05 pm
Our inherent desire to predict and control our world brings us in direct conflict with the impermanent nature of all things. The answer seems to lie in resiliency, namely the ability to adapt to, and even welcome, adversity.
Published on Apr 25 2:36 pm
It wasn’t until my thirties that I started to explore Buddhism. On a bone-deep level, Buddhism simply made sense. In terms of my anxiety, I was no longer alone.
Published on Apr 18 4:57 pm