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Supplication Prayer to Shakyamuni Buddha

Supplication Prayer to Shakyamuni Buddha

This prayer and the mantra, tadyathā oṃ muni muni mahāmunaye svāhā, are taken from Mipham Rinpoché’s “The Treasury of Blessings—A Practice of Buddha Shakyamuni.” Khenpo Sherab Sangpo’s students often practice this text as guru yoga.

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The Six Root Verses of the Six Bardos

The Six Root Verses of the Six Bardos

“The Six Root Verses of the Six Bardos” are some of the most famous sections of “The Great Liberation Through Hearing in the Bardo” (Bardo Tödrol Chenmo), a treasure text revealed by the fourteenth century tertön Karma Lingpa.

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White Tara Practice Group

White Tara Practice Group

We will practice together to accumulate White Tara mantra recitations to pray for long life, merit, wisdom, and peace in our world. Everyone is invited to join us and dedicate the merit to benefit all living beings.

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Seven-Line Supplication to Padmasambhava

Seven-Line Supplication to Padmasambhava

Padmasambhava (Guru Rinpoché) is for Tibetan Buddhists the heart of Vajrayāna Buddhism. This is the seven-line prayer that we use to practice his guru yoga. We practice this mantra with bodhicitta to benefit all living beings.

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Losar Greeting from Khenpo Sherab Sangpo

Losar Greeting from Khenpo Sherab Sangpo

Happy Tibetan New Year. This is the year of the tiger. Khenpo Sherab Sangpo and everyone at Bodhicitta Sangha | Heart of Enlightenment Institute hope this year of the tiger brings you joy, courage, strength, and good fortune.

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Mipham Rinpoche’s Advice for Beginners

Mipham Rinpoche’s Advice for Beginners

Here are online resources for your study and practice of “Advice for Beginners” by Mipham Rinpoché, along with an excerpt of his biography. This four-part series of teachings was taught by Khenpo Sherab Sangpo in 2018.

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Guru Pema Gyalpo

Guru Pema Gyalpo

Guru Pema Gyalpo is one of the eight manifestations of Guru Rinpoché, who is known as Padmarāja, the lotus king. As a result of his teachings in Uḍḍiyāna, the king, queen and others attained realization and the rainbow body.

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Parting from the Four Attachments

Parting from the Four Attachments

Watch teachings that Khenpo Sherab Sangpo gave on “The Instructions on Parting from the Four Attachments” from Sachen Kunga Nyingpo, who got these visionary teachings from bodhisattva Mañjuśrī.

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Happy Tibetan New Year

Happy Tibetan New Year

I hope this new year of the ox brings you many blessings and joy. This is a good year to practice Avalokiteśvara. Therefore, I am sharing one of my favorite paintings of him and my calligraphy of his six-syllable mantra.

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Four Dharmas of Gampopa

Four Dharmas of Gampopa

Khenpo Sherab Sangpo, a professor of Tibetan Buddhism in the Nyingma Lineage gave a series of four teachings with guided meditations on Gampopa’s prayer, “The Four Dharmas of Gampopa.” Watch the four videos on our blog.

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Prayer to Noble Avalokiteshvara

Prayer to Noble Avalokiteshvara

Khenpo Sherab Sangpo taught from “All-Pervading Benefit of Beings—The Meditation and Recitation of the Great Compassionate One” by Thangtong Gyalpo. The prayer is an excerpt from “The Supplication of Calling with Longing.”

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How to Benefit Beings by Patrul Rinpoche

How to Benefit Beings by Patrul Rinpoche

Khenpo Sherab Sangpo, a professor of Tibetan Buddhism in the Nyingma Lineage, offers essential teachings on Patrül Rinpoché’s criteria for benefitting beings in this series of four retreat videos.

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How to Relax the Mind

How to Relax the Mind

Khenpo Sherab Sangpo offers teachings on how to relax our mind and to recognize its innermost nature through teachings on three types of meditation: renunciation, bodhicitta, and dzogchen.

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