Phakchok Rinpoche’s Dharma Teaching at Chula and the 21 Taras Empowerment
Rinpoche demonstrating how to meditate with the two thumbs combied. This method works well for those who need alertness in their meditation.
Dharma teaching on mind training in the morning
Rinpoche wearing the philosopher and lama hat at the empowerment. The hat has two ends symbolizing Mantrayana and Sutrayana.
Mandala for the 21 Taras empowerment. The Taras from the Mandala and from the Lama’s forehead dissolve into us and we visualize ourself as Tara. Our body, speech and mind are no different from those of Tara.
Group photo after the empowerment