Weekly Teachings


  Acting on his wisdom and compassion, Rinpoche will choose the appropriate texts to teach those who are interested in learning Dharma. Besides conferring authentic transmissions from the texts, Rinpoche will use his own experiences and stories to punctuate the classes with wit and humor making it an indelible experience. Please visit www.neyphug.org for more information about Rinpoche.

Texts previously taught:


Words of My Perfect Teacher by Patrul Rinpoche

This is the classic and comprehensive manual of practical advice for anyone wishing to learn and practice the Dharma. These precious teachings cover all the essential points of the path and are rich with stories, references, and quotations from the previous masters who have shown and proven to us in real life that the goal is within our reach. This is an indispensable text common for all the main schools of Vajrayana Buddhism.
(The course ended in October 2011. Updates will be posted once new classes are scheduled.)
Nagarjuna’s Letter to a Friend

Nagarjuna (1st - 2nd century AD), the great Indian Buddhist master is one of the most important, influential and widely-studied Mahayana Buddhist philosopher. His poem, Letter to a Friend, summarizes the master's advice to his benefactor the king. This gift is an invaluable practical approach to daily conduct based on Buddhist philosophy and covers the whole Mahayana path. Rinpoche will be teaching from the book with commentary by Kyabje Kangyur Rinpoche.

(The course ended in April 2011. Updates will be posted once new classes are scheduled.)

Way of Bodhisattva’s life by Shantideva

This universally loved poem for daily living has inspired many generations of Buddhists and non-Buddhists sinceit was composed by the famous Indian Buddhist master Acharya Shantideva. The poems invoke special positive states of mind, moves you from suffering and conflict to happiness and peace, and gradually introduces us to the Mahayana Buddhist path to enlightenment.

(The classes will be starting soon, please contact us if you are interested to attend. Please click here for class schedules.)