TLC PROGRAM VIDEOS

Welcome to TLC's Video page where you will soon find recordings of our past events posted on Vimeo. We request a donation of $15.00 USD to view each of them - this is one way you can support our efforts to bring you meaningful guidance for 'end of life' preparation and related topics of interest. The video you select will be available for one month from the date of your donation. Thank you! May all beings benefit. 

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Soon to be listed and available on this page:

1. Chagdud Khadro - The Healing Power of Prayer

2. Amita Lhamo - The Healing Nature of Presence

3. Tulku Jigme Wangdrak Rinpoche - The Truth of Impermanence

 

4. Venerable Sogan Rinpoche - The Practice of Bodhicitta

5. Loppon Yudron Wangmo - Before Rebirth: The Bardo of Becoming in Plain English

6. Khenpo Paljor Gyatso - Meditations for Here to Hereafter - Teaching Series

MANY MORE FILMS WILL BE POSTED IN THE FUTURE!

 

TLC Video Introductions

1. Chagdud Khadro - The Healing Power of Prayer

 

The healing power of prayer cannot be underestimated. Buddhism embraces prayer as a vital part of practice that creates a deep connection with our hearts, awareness, and faith. Chagdud Khadro shares how to bring this profound practice into our daily lives. Chagdud Khadro has been offering Buddhist teachings worldwide for many years. She is the Spiritual Director of Khadro Ling in Tres Coroas, Brazil, has developed various p’howa support groups among practitioners, and also provides counsel for the end of life.    

 

Recorded October 4, 2020

2. Amita Lhamo - The Healing Nature of Presence

 

Amita Lhamo shares various qualities of presence available to us in times of fear, illness, and death, such as tools for remaining present while honoring our vulnerability. In this film, she nurtures the listener with inspiration and guided contemplations. Amita Lhamo is the Director of the Mandorla Project. As a former hospice chaplain and spiritual care director, she has assisted many through the dying process. Her books include ‘Dandelions Blooming in the Cracks of Sidewalks: Stories from the Bedside of the Dying’, and ‘Wisdom Moon: Presence in Dying’.

 

Recorded May 16, 2020

3. Tulku Jigme Wangdrak Rinpoche - The Truth of Impermanence - translated by Jacob Archuletta

 

Chakung Jigmed Rinpoche offers a simple and direct overview of the transitory nature of all phenomena and how we can utilize our awareness of impermanence to enhance and accomplish our practice and enrich our daily life. Chakung Jigmed Wangdrak Rinpoche is a descendant of the 19th century Vajrayana Nyingma master Dudjom Lingpa. He founded The Abhaya Fellowship, and is resident lama at Longsal Ling in the San Francisco Bay Area.

 

Recorded July 18, 2020

 

 

4. Venerable Sogan Rinpoche - The Practice of Bodhicitta translated by Christina Monson

 

Sogan Rinpoche introduces bodhicitta, the realization of compassion, or “enlightened mind”, an essential aspect of all Buddhist practice. He references the Bodhicharyavatara and Patrul Rinpoche's text, ‘A Precious Treasury of Advice from the One-to-One Oral Lineage’. Venerable Sogan Rinpoche was recognized by the XlVth Dalai Lama as the Sixth Sogan Rinpoche. He established the Sogan Foundation and is the spiritual director of Tupten Osel Choling in the San Francisco Bay Area and also of Tupten Osel Ling in Italy.

 

Recorded August 22, 2020

 

5. Loppon Yudron Wangmo - Before Rebirth: The Bardo of Becoming in Plain English

 

Loppon Yudron's workshop focuses on the period after death and before conception known as the “intermediate state of becoming”, the Si pa’i Bardo. She discusses a range of related topics, such as reincarnation, children's memories from former lives, interdependent origination, and how Buddhism relates to contemporary science. Loppon Yudron Wangmo is the director and resident teacher of the Mayum Mountain Foundation in Oakland, CA and leads online classes and  individualized programs of study, practice, and support for practitioners.

 

Recorded October 31, 2020

6. Khenpo Paljor Gyatso - Meditations for Here to Hereafter - A Teaching Series - translated by Vanessa Kubota

 

Khenpo Paljor Gyatso focuses on ‘The Wheel of Analytical Meditation that Thoroughly Purifies Mental Activity’, composed by the great Nyingma Master, Mipham Rinpoche. Suitable for practitioners on many levels, straightforward explanations about the view and practice of Shamata and Vipasanna meditations are offered. Khenpo Paljor Gyatso was a disciple of Khenchen Jigme Phuntsok Rinpoche and served as a lecturer at the Tibetan Language Program at Stanford University. He has founded dharma centers in the USA and is currently the resident lama at Milarepa Buddhist Center in Iowa City, Iowa.

 

Filmed November 2020 though April 2021 [Part One: 11-11/21/20, Part Two: 12/9/20, Part Three: 1/16/20, Part Four: 2/13/20, Part Five: 3/13/20 & Part Six: 4/17/20]

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