Namchak Community Blog

Tibetan Buddhist Glossary

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...

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.

Sangha Spotlight

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.

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