Why is Tibetan Buddhism important? What are its unique qualities? Why now? What difference does it make to the individual? Gelek Rimpoche’s teachings presented on this page examine these questions in the context of contemporary life.

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Overview

Introductory talks by Gelek Rinpoche from 2012.

Videos
Tibetan Buddhism: A Brief Overview The Purpose of Tibetan Buddhism
Audio with read-along transcript
The Purpose of Tibetan Buddhism

In-depth teaching

An in-depth answer from What Does it Mean to be a Buddhist, Spring Retreat at The Garrison Institute, May 2013

Audio with read-along transcript
What Does it Mean to be a Buddhist: Episode 1 What Does it Mean to be a Buddhist: Episode 2 What Does it Mean to be a Buddhist: Episode 3 What Does it Mean to be a Buddhist: Episode 4 What Does it Mean to be a Buddhist: Episode 5 What Does it Mean to be a Buddhist: Episode 6 What Does it Mean to be a Buddhist: Episode 7 What Does it Mean to be a Buddhist: Episode 8
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What Does it Mean to be a Buddhist: Episode 1 What Does it Mean to be a Buddhist: Episode 2 What Does it Mean to be a Buddhist: Episode 3 What Does it Mean to be a Buddhist: Episode 4 What Does it Mean to be a Buddhist: Episode 5 What Does it Mean to be a Buddhist: Episode 6 What Does it Mean to be a Buddhist: Episode 7 What Does it Mean to be a Buddhist: Episode 8
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What is the importance of compassion in life?

How is Tibetan Buddhist meditation practiced?

What is the philosophy of Tibetan Buddhist practice?

What is Vajrayana?

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