Namchak Community Blog
As many of our students are moving deeper into the Dharma, we thought it pertinent to share some context and history about the Namchak lineage.
Wisdom, or sublime intelligence, is to know reality as it really is and is what makes the other five become Perfections
The practice of Meditative Concentration is particularly important because it lays the foundation for the development of Wisdom and Insight, which are the ultimate goals of the Buddhist path.
Let’s begin by discussing lineage and why it’s beneficial to know if a spiritual teacher has one.
Our exploration of the Six Perfections or Six Paramitas brings us to the Perfection of Diligence or Joyful Effort.
We’ve all felt it, right? Usually, it calls us to act quickly and with force. Sometimes that can actually protect us from danger.
A person can take on a strict diet and force themselves to follow it every day without enjoyment, or they can learn and experience the benefits of eating foods that nourish their body and make them feel good.
Curious about Tibetan? Here are some commonly used words in our Namchak texts! Timeless Awareness Wylie: ye shes Tibetan: ཡེ་ཤེས་ Phonetics: yey-shey Also called Primordial Wisdom. The wisdom inherent in the Dharmakaya, which shines forth from all of its created emanations.Supreme Spiritual Approach Wylie: theg pa chen poTibetan:...
The Compassion in Action Fellowship is a yearlong inner & outer change program that supports college and university student leaders in learning meditation practice, building community, and promoting social change. The fellowship integrates ancient and modern wisdom to support young leaders of today in addressing the interconnected challenges...
We find it through the practice of generosity, one of the Six Perfections or Six Paramitas, which serve as guides to enlightenment.