Dreaming about Future Tibet

– A discourse by Prof. Samdhong Rinpoche, at Auroville Former Kalon Tripa (Former Prime Minister of the Central Tibetan Administration) (From archives) Presenter: It is not necessary to introduce Prof. Samdhong Rinpoche again, though there are many things we could say about him, but perhaps, Rinpoche will not like to …

Introduction to Buddhism

Prof. Samdhong Rinpoche’s Talk to an exchange group from New Orleans, USA Facilitator: Rinpoche, thank you for coming today. I have already informed our group about some of your many, many accomplishments over many years; very important work. But I want to just remind the group that Rinpoche has worked …

The Dynamics between Consciousness and Reality (tendrel)

With Impulses for Dialogue with other Religions and Worldviews Interdependent arising, in Tibetan “tendrel” is a translation of the Sanskrit expression “pratityasamutpada”. The word pratityasamutpada has a very complex connotation. Actually the entire Buddhist philosophy is based on the concept of pratityasamutpada, which can be very roughly interpreted in the …