Buddha Amitabha 10 Levels

The Buddha Amitabha 10 Levels teachings come from the Namchoe tradition, using Tibetan texts from the 17th century treasure revealer Mingyur Dorje. These teachings encompass the complete path of Buddhist meditation practice, including calm abiding (shamata), the development stage of visualizing oneself as a deity surrounded by the Pure Land of Amitabha, the completion stage … Continued

Buddha Vajrasattva

“On the ultimate level, the body, speech, wisdom, qualities and activities of the Buddhas of the three times are all included in one mandala in Vajrasattva. The mandalas and mantras of all these Buddhas are also included in Vajrasattva. The one hundred deities from the Tibetan Book of the Dead are included in the Five Buddha … Continued

Guru Dragpo

Guru Dragpo, a wrathful form of Guru Rinpoche, is a fierce protector of the Dharma and a destroyer of obstacles on the path to enlightenment. This practice is especially beneficial for removing obstacles transforming negative conditions into wisdom light.   Guru Dragpo Mantra OM AH HUNG ARTSIK NIRTSIK NAMO BHAGAWATE HUNG HUNG AH HUNG HUNG PHAT … Continued


Brief Information About Ayang Rinpoche’s Phowa Teaching Details will be given in the Phowa Course Ayang Rinpoche says, “My Phowa teaching is for a joyful end to one’s life. While you are alive, don’t forget about preparing for your death, as we don’t know when or how our life will end.” Being in Samsara we have to endure the … Continued

Pure Motivation

Pure Motivation His Eminence Choeje Ayang Rinpoche an excerpt from his teaching:  Introduction to Phowa April, 1996 – Rochester, NY   Then, everybody, most important, we must have pure motivation.  Pure motivation is like the basic ground or basically, how to say, like the foundation. Yeah, whenever we receive the teachings or practice, whatever we … Continued

Shamatha Meditation

Shamatha Meditation from Introduction to Meditation, by His Eminence Chöje Ayang Rinpoche March 2010, Amitabha Foundation, Rochester, New York   Shamatha meditation means our mind calm, peace. For this reason we have to do Shamatha meditation. If we do perfect Shamatha meditation and after this if we do visualization meditation it will be much easy. … Continued


100 PEACEFUL AND WRATHFUL DEITIES This empowerment introduces the practitioner to experiences described in the Tibetan Book of the Dead and prepares one for making the most of these transient opportunities to recognize the true nature of mind encountered in the bardo (intermediate state) between death and rebirth. This is a rare empowerment that will further develop the companion … Continued

True Nature of Mind

In the True Nature of Mind “pointing out” instructions Rinpoche directly introduces practitioners to their Buddha Nature, pure awareness or rigpa.  Through this introduction and subsequent practice, one can calm, focus and direct the mind beyond ordinary thoughts and emotions. “Without recognizing the true nature of mind one cannot attain enlightenment. This is the most important teaching.” … Continued