In order to help others, first we must make ourselves into a proper tool for serving others by improving our own qualities. If our mind is filled with negative emotions, whatever we do will be the expression of those emotions, and therefore, in whomever we reach we could cause ill effects. If we are equipped with loving-kindness, however, even our mere presence could bring authentic peace and joy to those around us. So we must improve our own mental state first, through meditation training. From: Healing Power of Loving-Kindness
About Tulku Thondup
Tulku Thondup Rinpoche was born in Golok, Eastern Tibet. At the age of five, every aspect of his life changed suddenly and dramatically. He was recognized as the reincarnation of Khenpo Konchog Dronme (Khenpo Kome)...[Read More]
Loving-kindness is the thought of wishing total happiness for others and putting that wish into practice. It is the thought of unconditioned, pure, and universal love towards all beings without attachment, self-centeredness, or expectation of rewards.
This book offers simple meditation techniques to awaken healing energies in the body and mind.Learn More
The Healing Power of Mind
This book is an invitation to awaken the healing power of mind through inspiring images and sounds, mindful movements, positive perceptions, soothing feelings, trusting confidence, and the realization of openness.
Masters of Meditation and Miracles
Tulku Thondup Rinpoche presents biographies of thirty-five realized teachers who belong to the Longchen Nyingthig lineage of the Nyingma school of Tibetan Buddhism, a cycle of mystical teachings revealed by the great scholar and adept Jigme Lingpa.
If we do not have devotional trust, even if the Healing Buddha in person were standing in front of us, we would receive hardly any benefit. For our minds, which are the only key to our spiritual blossoming, would not open to the opportunity. This is why a Tibetan proverb says: From whomever one sees as a Buddha Blessings are received as from a Buddha. From whomever one sees as a fool Effects come as from a fool. The enlightened nature, ultimate peace and joy, is omnipresent; it is in all of us. Training in devotion is a powerful way...
Death can be a fearful time, because we are leaving behind our bodies and everything else that we know. But it can also be a time of opportunity. Even though pain and fear may be part of death, dying can also be a period of great opening and peace, and even enlightenment.Buddhists believe that death and dying are ripe with possibility. The bardo, as Tibetan Buddhists call the transition between life and death, is a highly charged time when we greatly need healing. For the dying and dead, healing meditation can be very helpful.Actually, there are a number of bardos,...