Sadness, Love, Openness – The Buddhist Path of Joy

Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche teaches about Sadness, Love, Openness: The Buddhist Path of Joy. Those who do not avoid the pain, but develop love and compassion with all suffering beings, including themselves, can step by step reach the open expanse of our true nature - pure joy.

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Possessions and success, beauty and joy – all these are impermanent. According to the great Tibetan master Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche, to be on the path of the Buddha means to let this pain of impermanence approach you in order to attain through it the realisation of the true nature of all being. Those who do not avoid the pain, but develop love and compassion with all suffering beings, including themselves, can step by step reach the open expanse of the mind – true joy.

This video is available on a donation basis. Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche has been teaching at Kamalashila Institute for the first time. It is with great joy that we are able to take this event as an opportunity to provide access to his inspiring and precious teachings to many participants without financial restrictions. Participation is on a dana, voluntary donation basis. Every support makes it possible that these teachings can take place also in the future and will be accessible afterwards. May we all come more and more to the liberating realisation of the nature of mind for the benefit of all.

Recommended donation for 2 video-teachings of 4 hours in total: 40 Euros / for supporting members of the Karma Kagyu Association and the Sangha of Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche: 32 Euros.

The video is in Tibetan and translated into English.

The title of this course refers to the book of the same name by Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche: Sadness, Love, Openness. The Buddhist Path of Joy I © Patmos Verlag. Verlagsgruppe Patmos in der Schwabenverlag AG, Ostfildern 2019 I

Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche is donating all proceeds from this book to the monks and nuns under his care in Nepal to help reconstruct the monasteries that were damaged in the 2015 earthquake. Order here: Audiobook narrated by Richard Gere!

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Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche

Chökyi Nyima Rinpoche, this well-known meditation master and teacher has been teaching students around the world for many decades. Characterized by warmth, humor and wit, his teachings provide a unique opportunity to connect directly with Buddhism in a fresh, lively and timely manner. Chökyi Nyima Rinpoche was born in 1951 as the eldest son of Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche in eastern Tibet. While still a young child he was recognized as the seventh incarnation of the Drikung Kagyu master Gar Drubchen, a Tibetan siddha, as well as the emanation of the great 2nd century Indian philosopher Nagarjuna. Shortly before the Chinese invasion of Tibet in 1959, Rinpoche left with his family for Sikkim. From the ages of 13 to 24, he studied in the Karma Kagyü, Drikung Kagyü, and Nyingma traditions under the guidance of such eminent masters as the 16th Gyalwa Karmapa, Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche, and his father Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche. He achieved the degree of khenpo at a very early age. In 1974 he left Rumtek to join his family in Boudhanath, Nepal, where, at the command of the 16th Karmapa, they established the monastery Ka-Nying Shedrub Ling. Installed as the monastery's abbot in 1975 by the Karmapa, Rinpoche followed the Karmapa's advice to turn his efforts towards instructing Western practitioners. In 1991 he founded the Rangjung Yeshe Institute for Buddhist Studies. This internationally recognized university offers students from all over the world the opportunity to formally study Buddhist philosophy, Tibetan language and culture, as well as Sanskrit and Nepali at an academic level. (Quelle Bild und Text: RANGJUNG YESHE GOMDE)

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