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2015 Online Teaching Series by Venerable Gyatrul Rinpoche



FALL

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Christmas Eve Teaching on Compassion
Rinpoche's teaching on having compassion for all living beings.
Christmas Eve Teaching

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Be Careful, Recite Mantra
Special Request from Rinpoche
Everyone Please Be Careful and Recite Mantra Continuously
Be Careful, Recite Mantra


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On Excuses: Part III
The conclusion of a teaching by Gyatrul Rinpoche on the excuses we use to not truly practice.
On Excuses: Part III



SUMMER

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On Excuses: Part II
A continuation of a teaching from Gyatrul Rinpoche on the excuses we use to not truly practice.
On Excuses: Part II


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On Dzogchen and Karma
Gyatrul Rinpoche speaks on the importance of understanding karma.
On Dzogchen and Karma


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On Excuses: Part I
A New Teaching from Gyatrul Rinpoche
On Excuses: Part I


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Help at Guru Rinpoche Temple
A New Teaching from Gyatrul Rinpoche
Help at Guru Rinpoche Temple


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On Each Person’s Role in the Sangha
Including Announcement of O.D.D.’s Geku:
On Each Person’s Role in the Sangha


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Message on the Last Day of the Ngondro Retreat
Rinpoche's teaching on the last day of the 2015 Ngondro Retreat at Tashi Choling (June 21st, 2015):
Message on the Last Day of the Ngondro Retreat



SPRING

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2015 Vajrasattva Retreat Last Day Teaching
Rinpoche's teaching on the last day of the 2015 Vajrasattva Retreat at Tashi Choling (June 2nd, 2015):
Vajrasattva Retreat Last Day Teaching


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Come to Practice!
Rinpoche's most recent message in which he encourages everyone to come to practice
during our upcoming month of practices beginning on Sunday, May 24th:
Come to Practice


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On the Blessings of Having a Bodhi Tree
Rinpoche gave the following teaching upon receiving the gift of a bodhi tree recently:
On the Blessings of Having a Bodhi Tree


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On Visiting Orgyen Dorje Den — Parts 1 & 2
Parts 1 and 2 of the teaching Rinpoche gave during his visit to Orgyen Dorje Den on April 12th:
On Visiting Orgyen Dorje Den - Part 1
On Visiting Orgyen Dorje Den - Part 2


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To Lama Yeshe's Students on His Passing
In this teaching, Rinpoche offers advice on the passing of Lama Yeshe and gives instruction for how his students should practice:
To Lama Yeshe's Students on His Passing


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On Practices to Benefit Others
On hearing of the illness of Lama Yeshe Nyima, one of his earliest Western students,
Rinpoche requests everyone to recite Vajrasattva mantra and perform life release practices, for his benefit as well as for our own.
On Practices to Benefit Others




WINTER

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On Teaching and Learning - Part 2
In this teaching, Rinpoche continues his discussion of the importance of teaching and learning.
He starts with a question for all of us:
"I have a question: How does it work in this country? Do the teachers have to call up the students and say,
'I have something to teach you—is it okay if I come and teach?' Do the teachers have to ask the students, 'Can I teach you?' ":
On Teaching and Learning - Part 2


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On Surviving Long Practices
Rinpoche gives practical advice on how to survive long practices, such as the Chimed Sok Tig practice
 done during the Festival of Longevity at Tashi Choling and Orgyen Dorje Den:
On How to Survive Long Practices


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On Teaching and Learning—Part 1
In this teaching, Rinpoche discusses the importance of teaching and learning:
On Teaching and Learning - Part 1


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On The Festival of Longevity
In this short teaching, Rinpoche encourages everyone to attend the Festival of Longevity retreats at TC and ODD:
On the Festival of Longevity


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On Dechen Ling
Rinpoche recently gave the following teaching regarding Dechen Ling, "Tashi Choling's in-town center,"
the charming little temple in Ashland, Oregon, about 30 miles from Tashi Choling:
On Dechen Ling


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To All Dharma Centers
In response to repeated requests to visit O.D.D, Rinpoche gave the following teaching --
which, he makes clear, applies to all of the dharma centers :
To All Dharma Centers


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To O.D.D. on Receiving Their Invitation Letter -- Part 2
This is the second half of the teaching Rinpoche gave upon receiving an invitation letter from O.D.D:
Teachings for Orgyen Dorje Den, Part 2


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To O.D.D. on Receiving Their Invitation Letter -- Part 1
Rinpoche gave the following teaching upon receiving an invitation letter from O.D.D:
Teachings for Orgyen Dorje Den, Part 1


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 Pure Land Teachings Part 2
Rinpoche adds further comments about "The Pure Land" in Part 2 of this teaching:
Pure Land Teachings, Part 2


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Pure Land Teachings, Part 1
Rinpoche kicks off the 2015 teaching series with this discussion of "The Pure Land":
Pure Land Teachings, Part 1





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