Choosing The Right Word

Nang Si

A Phenomenal Conversation (with Changling Rinpoche) Photo by Indranila Nowakowski Nang Si (snang srid) In last year’s newsletter, we offered a discussion we [...]

2016-10-25T17:42:07+00:00September 14th, 2009|Choosing The Right Word|

Glimpses of Alaya

A Discussion with the Vidyadhara Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche and the Translation Committee. Kunshi (kun gzhi) The character and style of translation meetings with the Vidyadhara [...]

2016-10-25T17:42:07+00:00November 14th, 2007|Choosing The Right Word|

Lobur

Lobur (glo bur) Adventitious, Incidental, Accidental, Temporary, Sudden, Fleeting One of the central tenets of the Kagyü and Nyingma lineages is that everyone has Buddha’s [...]

2016-10-25T17:42:10+00:00September 14th, 2006|Choosing The Right Word|

Tsal

Expressive Power / Manifestation / Display Previously, we discussed the meaning of rikpa (Tib. rig pa), or “awareness,” which is a key term used in the teachings [...]

2016-10-25T17:42:10+00:00October 14th, 2005|Choosing The Right Word|

Rikpa

Rikpa (rig pa) Rikpa is a key term within Buddhism and in particular within the tradition of the “great perfection” (Tib. dzokchen, San. ati or [...]

2016-10-25T17:42:10+00:00October 14th, 2004|Choosing The Right Word|