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Replace thoughts of worry

Each morning we are born again – Buddha

Two mistakes on the road to truth – Buddha

How Mindfulness Creates Understanding (The Buddhist TV)

How Mindfulness Creates Understanding (The Buddhist TV)

Talk broadcast on The Buddhist television channel in Sri Lanka on how mindfulness eradicates our misunderstandings about reality.


Awakening the heart with Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh

Awakening the heart with Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh

Awakening the heart with Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh
– August 14th, 2011
– The University of British Columbia
Vancouver, B.C Canada


His Holiness the Karmapa: The technology of the heart

His Holiness the Karmapa talks about how he was discovered to be the reincarnation of a revered figure in Tibetan Buddhism. In telling his story, he urges us to work on not just technology and design, but the technology and design of the heart. He is translated onstage by Tyler Dewar.

Ogyen Trinley Dorje is the 17th Gyalwang Karmapa, a revered figure in Tibetan Buddhism devoted to preserving and propagating Buddhist teachings.

Why you should listen to him:

The name “Karmapa” means “the one who carries out Buddha-activity,” and for seventeen lifetimes, a karmapa has embodied the teachings of Buddha in tibet. The 17th Gyalwang Karmapa, Ogyen Trinley Dorje, was born a nomad in Tibet in 1985 and recognized by the Dalai Lama in 1992 as the 17th Karmapa. The young boy was brought to the Tsurphu monastery to live and study for his life as a spiritual teacher and activist.

At age 14, he made a daring flight from Tibet, and now works from a temporary camp in Dharamsala, near his friend the Dalai Lama. (After the Dalai Lama, he’s seen as Tibetan Buddhism’s second-highest-ranking spiritual leader, though the two men lead different schools within the faith.) In 2008, he made a long visit to the United States, where he spoke and taught at Buddhist centers around the country. And in 2009 he toured Europe, speaking about faith — but also about protecting the environment.

“The young Kamarpa is the most powerful Buddhist meditation teacher. His scholarship is excellent, and his youth and his presence makes a profound impact.”  Dzochen Ponlop Rinpoche, quoted in Religion & Ethics Newsweekly, PBS.org