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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 – Jordyn
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...
The Perfection of Generosity in Action
We find it through the practice of generosity, one of the Six Perfections or Six Paramitas, which serve as guides to enlightenment.
How a Gratitude Practice Can Ground Us
As we move through 2023, we want to take a moment to reflect on some of our favorite teachings from the past year and express gratitude to those around us.
Compassion in Action Fellowship – Student Spotlight
The Compassion in Action Fellowship is a yearlong inner & outer change program that supports college and university student leaders in learning meditation
The Three Jewels of Buddhism are the Buddha, the Dharma, and the Sangha. Buddha refers to the enlightened mind of the Buddha that is brought forth through meditation and practice.
How To Use Meditation to Work with Election Anxiety
On Election Day, people across the United States will start to have their votes counted in the 2022 midterm elections. While those votes are being counted, some of us will experience anxiety.
Acceptance: A Buddhist Approach to Dealing with Change
Our lives often follow some type of routine with expected everyday norms. Sometimes it’s the people we see, the type of work we do, or the kinds of interactions
What About Those Who Have Hurt Us?
“Forgive and forget!” That’s all there is to it, right?! Not quite! In this excerpt from Deepening Wisdom, Deepening Connection
The Story of Asanga and Maitreya
Long ago, in ancient India, a Dharma student named Asanga had a goal: to see the Future Buddha Maitreya, who was already a great bodhisattva