Be Wise, Go Kind, Live Fully

The happiness of your lives depend on the quality of your thoughts.


Ponlop Rinpoche introduces the first element needed for living a full life: wisdom. Wisdom is different from intellect and is often obscured by the stumbling blocks of exaggerating and minimizing. Balance is a fundamental paradigm of wisdom. How do I find balance?

The happiness of your lives depend on the quality of your thoughts.

Short Videos

Seeing And Believing

Are you sure that what you believe is in line with your perception? Rinpoche explains.


Trusting Your Potential

Opportunities are all around us, but we may not recognize them, let alone know how to seize them. ...


Love Is…

Love is tricky! We all want to be loved, and we look for it from the moment we are born, expecting ...


Four Tips For Making A Difference

It is all too easy to become overwhelmed with the global challenges and local issues facing us ...


Is Your Mindfulness Stressing You Out?

We need mindfulness and relaxation to discover mind’s true nature, but balancing the two is not ...


The Art of Living Together

It's easy to become distracted these days and lose our deep and loving connection with family, ...


Peace In The Midst Of Violence

Extending compassion to people causing harm is very important, but we misunderstand what that ...


How to Respond to Bullying

There are negative and positive ways to react to a bully. Negative reactions empower them. The ...


Be Kind to Yourself

Being kind to yourself is the first step to being kind to others. But being kind is often ...


Be Patient with Yourself

We need patience and practice to work with our emotions, yet what we want is a quick fix or a ...



One Breath Meditation

One Breath Meditation is a simple method you can use anywhere, anytime, to bring you back to the ...


Body Breath and Being in Balance

Body Breath and Being in Balance enhances our sense of presence, awareness, and kindness — ...


Getting to Know Our Emotions

Getting to Know Our Emotions is a meditation that brings awareness to our emotional patterns, ...


Gaining Insight

Gaining Insight is a meditation and reflection practice. By combining meditation with careful ...


Pause & Relax

Pause & Relax is a short but potent meditation. It introduces a moment of awareness, which can ...


Calm Abiding

Calm abiding is a foundational meditation practice. It connects us with the qualities and ...


Notice Savor & Relax

Notice Savor & Relax is an appreciation practice that enriches our life. First, we notice the ...


Posture & Breathing

The seven point posture provides the stablity and foundation we need in meditation. Then we use our ...



The Art Of Living Together

As a world community, we have one shared heart.

Mindfulness from the Outside In

Our mind is dramatic, a great storyteller, so working with mind is really fun.

Puzzling the Pieces

Each of us is indispensable in completing the puzzle of life, in completing a perfect world.

Living Wide Awake

If we can penetrate and see the reality of our mind, in this very moment, then awakening or ...


Theories about fear are found in all wisdom traditions, but we need the experience of transforming ...

Be Wise, Go Kind, Live Fully

We may want to discover a deeper insight into the reality behind all these appearances, so that we ...