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Ancient Teachings Free Modern Hearts and Minds

How remarkable that a short text composed in Tibet some 750 years ago should carry…

Buddhist Deities – What on Earth Could They Be?

A general point about the dharma is that no dharma teaching can be taken in…

What is Tantra? Removing the Mystique

To all outward appearances, Buddhist tantra can seem strange and mysterious as well as, perhaps,…

Why keep the teachings unaltered? Why give ‘lungs’?

A central topic of Lama Jampa’s teaching in Manchester last weekend was the buddha nature.…

Wisdom Found

Those hearing Lama Jampa speak publicly for their first time may not have realised that…

Why I Need to Tame My Mind

Reflections on a Dharma Talk By HH Ratna Vajra Rinpoche One of the questions asked…

Sakya Dechen Ling: Three Times Blessed

It is most auspicious that in the three months since our new centre in London…

Bringing it All Back Home: What We Get from Hearing the Teachings

You will often see posts on this and other Dechen related blogs mentioning that students…

Rebirth Explained

Lama Jampa recently gave a talk in Stuttgart entitled ‘Death and Dying from a Buddhist…

No Self Found

It comes as a shock to us when we hear the Buddhist teaching of non-self.…