Skillful Living

Skillful Living

By Tenzin Tharpa
In this podcast Venerable Tenzin Tharpa shares his thoughts and teachings on Tibetan and secular Buddhism. You can learn more about Venerable Tharpa at: TenzinTharpa.com
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Audio Text - Mental Discipline
This content is available for free download in text format (pdf), video (avi), and audio (mp3) at: http://TenzinTharpa.com Venerable Tenzin Tharpa is a Buddhist monk in the Tibetan Gelug Tradition and a devoted student of His Holiness the Dalai Lama. Venerable Tharpa shares a modern progressive presentation of the Buddha's teachings favoring a more secular approach. He is well known for his pragmatic, no-nonsense views, his ability to clarify complex philosophical points for all audiences, and his familiarity with all traditions of Buddhist thought and non-Buddhist traditions as well. For free original Buddhist study material and to learn more about Venerable Tharpa visit his website at: http://TenzinTharpa.comThis work is made possible purely through donations, please visit my website to make a donation today.
05:32
July 19, 2020
Audio Text - The Four Gifts
This content is available for free download in text format (pdf), video (avi), and audio (mp3) at: http://TenzinTharpa.com Venerable Tenzin Tharpa is a Buddhist monk in the Tibetan Gelug Tradition and a devoted student of His Holiness the Dalai Lama. Venerable Tharpa shares a modern progressive presentation of the Buddha's teachings favoring a more secular approach. He is well known for his pragmatic, no-nonsense views, his ability to clarify complex philosophical points for all audiences, and his familiarity with all traditions of Buddhist thought and non-Buddhist traditions as well. For free original Buddhist study material and to learn more about Venerable Tharpa visit his website at: http://TenzinTharpa.comThis work is made possible purely through donations, please visit my website to make a donation today.
10:57
July 19, 2020
Audio Text - Mindfulness Basics
This content is available for free download in text format (pdf), video (avi), and audio (mp3) at: http://TenzinTharpa.com Venerable Tenzin Tharpa is a Buddhist monk in the Tibetan Gelug Tradition and a devoted student of His Holiness the Dalai Lama. Venerable Tharpa shares a modern progressive presentation of the Buddha's teachings favoring a more secular approach. He is well known for his pragmatic, no-nonsense views, his ability to clarify complex philosophical points for all audiences, and his familiarity with all traditions of Buddhist thought and non-Buddhist traditions as well. For free original Buddhist study material and to learn more about Venerable Tharpa visit his website at: http://TenzinTharpa.comThis work is made possible purely through donations, please visit my website to make a donation today.
45:57
July 17, 2020
Teaching on Peeling the Onion
Venerable Tenzin Tharpa is an American Buddhist monk in the Tibetan Tradition who offers a modern and progressive presentation of the Buddha's teachings, favoring a more secular approach. Venerable Tharpa is well known for his pragmatic, no-nonsense views, his ability to clarify complex philosophical points for all audiences, and his familiarity with all traditions of Buddhist thought and non-Buddhist traditions as well. This teaching is also available in video format on YouTube: https://youtu.be/0LMoYLXqA0k For free original Buddhist study material and to learn more about Venerable Tharpa visit his website at: http://TenzinTharpa.com
59:36
July 14, 2020
Teaching on Patterns, Habits, Free Will
Venerable Tenzin Tharpa is an American Buddhist monk in the Tibetan Tradition who offers a modern and progressive presentation of the Buddha's teachings, favoring a more secular approach. Venerable Tharpa is well known for his pragmatic, no-nonsense views, his ability to clarify complex philosophical points for all audiences, and his familiarity with all traditions of Buddhist thought and non-Buddhist traditions as well.  This teaching is also available in video format on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b5SShctH2mI   For free original Buddhist study material and to learn more about Venerable Tharpa visit his website at: http://TenzinTharpa.com
1:14:04
July 7, 2020
Audio text on Meditation Basics
This content is available for free download in text format (pdf), video (avi), and audio (mp3) at: http://TenzinTharpa.com Venerable Tenzin Tharpa is a Buddhist monk in the Tibetan Gelug Tradition and a devoted student of His Holiness the Dalai Lama. Venerable Tharpa shares a modern progressive presentation of the Buddha's teachings favoring a more secular approach. He is well known for his pragmatic, no-nonsense views, his ability to clarify complex philosophical points for all audiences, and his familiarity with all traditions of Buddhist thought and non-Buddhist traditions as well.  For free original Buddhist study material and to learn more about Venerable Tharpa visit his website at: http://TenzinTharpa.com This work is made possible purely through donations, please visit my website to make a donation today. 
1:17:35
June 29, 2020
Teaching on the Practice of Shining
Venerable Tenzin Tharpa is an American Buddhist monk in the Tibetan Tradition who offers a modern and progressive presentation of the Buddha's teachings, favoring a more secular approach. Venerable Tharpa is well known for his pragmatic, no-nonsense views, his ability to clarify complex philosophical points for all audiences, and his familiarity with all traditions of Buddhist thought and non-Buddhist traditions as well.      This teaching is also available in video format on Facebook: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCUd1fa39gX6uSSxSv7Os1Pw?view_as=subscriber For free original Buddhist study material and to learn more about Venerable Tharpa visit his website at: http://TenzinTharpa.com
1:11:11
June 23, 2020
Basic Meditation Instructions
Venerable Tenzin Tharpa is a Buddhist monk in the Tibetan Tradition who offers a modern and progressive presentation of the Buddha's teachings, favoring a more secular approach. Venerable Tharpa is well known for his pragmatic, no-nonsense views, his ability to clarify complex philosophical points for all audiences, and his familiarity with all traditions of Buddhist thought and non-Buddhist traditions as well. For free original Buddhist study material and to learn more about Venerable Tharpa visit his website at: http://TenzinTharpa.com
01:54
June 21, 2020
Guided Loving-Kindness Meditation
Venerable Tenzin Tharpa is a Buddhist monk in the Tibetan Tradition who offers a modern and progressive presentation of the Buddha's teachings, favoring a more secular approach. Venerable Tharpa is well known for his pragmatic, no-nonsense views, his ability to clarify complex philosophical points for all audiences, and his familiarity with all traditions of Buddhist thought and non-Buddhist traditions as well.    For free original Buddhist study material and to learn more about Venerable Tharpa visit his website at: http://TenzinTharpa.com
11:21
June 20, 2020
Audio text on Patterns, Habits, and Free Will: And the Practice of Peeling the Onion
This content is available for free download in text format (pdf), video (avi), and audio (mp3) at: http://TenzinTharpa.com and on Youtube at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_3crWAC4oCA This work is made possible purely through donations, please visit http://TenzinTharpa.com to make a donation today. Venerable Tenzin Tharpa is a Buddhist monk in the Tibetan Gelug Tradition and a devoted student of His Holiness the Dalai Lama. Venerable Tharpa shares a modern progressive presentation of the Buddha's teachings favoring a more secular approach. He is well known for his pragmatic, no-nonsense views, his ability to clarify complex philosophical points for all audiences, and his familiarity with all traditions of Buddhist thought and non-Buddhist traditions as well. For free original Buddhist study material and to learn more about Venerable Tharpa visit his website at: http://TenzinTharpa.com
44:24
June 20, 2020
Audio text on The Meaning of Life: And the Practice of Shining
This content is available for free download in text format (pdf), video (avi), and audio (mp3) at: http://TenzinTharpa.com and on Youtube at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vDqPD-PcnOk&t=552s This work is made possible purely through donations, please visit http://TenzinTharpa.com to make a donation today. Venerable Tenzin Tharpa is a Buddhist monk in the Tibetan Gelug Tradition and a devoted student of His Holiness the Dalai Lama. Venerable Tharpa shares a modern progressive presentation of the Buddha's teachings favoring a more secular approach. He is well known for his pragmatic, no-nonsense views, his ability to clarify complex philosophical points for all audiences, and his familiarity with all traditions of Buddhist thought and non-Buddhist traditions as well. For free original Buddhist study material and to learn more about Venerable Tharpa visit his website at: http://TenzinTharpa.com
33:27
June 18, 2020
Teaching on Appreciation - Conclusion
This is an 8-day course on the text “Awakening Through Appreciation” ~ by Tenzin Tharpa. The text (pdf), video (avi), and audio (mp3) are available for free download at http://TenzinTharpa.com   The video is also available on my Youtube channel: https://youtu.be/TKjPVgnIPs4   This work is made possible purely through donations, please visit http://TenzinTharpa.com to make a donation today.   Venerable Tenzin Tharpa is an American Buddhist monk in the Tibetan Tradition who offers a modern and progressive presentation of the Buddha's teachings, favoring a more secular approach. Venerable Tharpa is well known for his pragmatic, no-nonsense views, his ability to clarify complex philosophical points for all audiences, and his familiarity with all traditions of Buddhist thought and non-Buddhist traditions as well.  For free original Buddhist study material and to learn more about Venerable Tharpa visit his website at: http://TenzinTharpa.com
42:36
June 16, 2020
Teaching on Appreciation - Level 6
This is an 8-day course on the text “Awakening Through Appreciation” ~ by Tenzin Tharpa. The text (pdf), video (avi), and audio (mp3) are available for free download at http://TenzinTharpa.com The video is also available on my Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kfXEU4whjrA This work is made possible purely through donations, please visit http://TenzinTharpa.com to make a donation today. Venerable Tenzin Tharpa is an American Buddhist monk in the Tibetan Tradition who offers a modern and progressive presentation of the Buddha's teachings, favoring a more secular approach. Venerable Tharpa is well known for his pragmatic, no-nonsense views, his ability to clarify complex philosophical points for all audiences, and his familiarity with all traditions of Buddhist thought and non-Buddhist traditions as well. For free original Buddhist study material and to learn more about Venerable Tharpa visit his website at: http://TenzinTharpa.com
43:43
June 14, 2020
Teaching on Appreciation - Level 5
This is an 8-day course on the text “Awakening Through Appreciation” ~ by Tenzin Tharpa. The text (pdf), video (avi), and audio (mp3) are available for free download at http://TenzinTharpa.com The video is also available on my Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qj5y-uBtZJo&t=29s This work is made possible purely through donations, please visit http://TenzinTharpa.com to make a donation today. Venerable Tenzin Tharpa is an American Buddhist monk in the Tibetan Tradition who offers a modern and progressive presentation of the Buddha's teachings, favoring a more secular approach. Venerable Tharpa is well known for his pragmatic, no-nonsense views, his ability to clarify complex philosophical points for all audiences, and his familiarity with all traditions of Buddhist thought and non-Buddhist traditions as well. For free original Buddhist study material and to learn more about Venerable Tharpa visit his website at: http://TenzinTharpa.com
40:35
June 14, 2020
Teaching on Appreciation - Level 4
This is an 8-day course on the text “Awakening Through Appreciation” ~ by Tenzin Tharpa. The text (pdf), video (avi), and audio (mp3) are available for free download at http://TenzinTharpa.com The video is also available on my Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gJiQuToYs-k&t=3s This work is made possible purely through donations, please visit http://TenzinTharpa.com to make a donation today. Venerable Tenzin Tharpa is an American Buddhist monk in the Tibetan Tradition who offers a modern and progressive presentation of the Buddha's teachings, favoring a more secular approach. Venerable Tharpa is well known for his pragmatic, no-nonsense views, his ability to clarify complex philosophical points for all audiences, and his familiarity with all traditions of Buddhist thought and non-Buddhist traditions as well. For free original Buddhist study material and to learn more about Venerable Tharpa visit his website at: http://TenzinTharpa.com
41:28
June 14, 2020
Teaching on Appreciation - Level 3
This is an 8-day course on the text “Awakening Through Appreciation” ~ by Tenzin Tharpa. The text (pdf), video (avi), and audio (mp3) are available for free download at http://TenzinTharpa.com The video is also available on my Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XdeJGjoZ3aQ&t=67s This work is made possible purely through donations, please visit http://TenzinTharpa.com to make a donation today. Venerable Tenzin Tharpa is an American Buddhist monk in the Tibetan Tradition who offers a modern and progressive presentation of the Buddha's teachings, favoring a more secular approach. Venerable Tharpa is well known for his pragmatic, no-nonsense views, his ability to clarify complex philosophical points for all audiences, and his familiarity with all traditions of Buddhist thought and non-Buddhist traditions as well. For free original Buddhist study material and to learn more about Venerable Tharpa visit his website at: http://TenzinTharpa.com
33:43
June 14, 2020
Teaching on Appreciation - Level 2
This is an 8-day course on the text “Awakening Through Appreciation” ~ by Tenzin Tharpa. The text (pdf), video (avi), and audio (mp3) are available for free download at http://TenzinTharpa.com The video is also available on my Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rw3zT5j3FMk&t=2s This work is made possible purely through donations, please visit http://TenzinTharpa.com to make a donation today. Venerable Tenzin Tharpa is an American Buddhist monk in the Tibetan Tradition who offers a modern and progressive presentation of the Buddha's teachings, favoring a more secular approach. Venerable Tharpa is well known for his pragmatic, no-nonsense views, his ability to clarify complex philosophical points for all audiences, and his familiarity with all traditions of Buddhist thought and non-Buddhist traditions as well. For free original Buddhist study material and to learn more about Venerable Tharpa visit his website at: http://TenzinTharpa.com
37:53
June 14, 2020
Teaching on Appreciation - Level 1
This is an 8-day course on the text “Awakening Through Appreciation” ~ by Tenzin Tharpa. The text (pdf), video (avi), and audio (mp3) are available for free download at http://TenzinTharpa.com    The video is also available on my Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IUjUX-lDgWg&t=31s This work is made possible purely through donations, please visit http://TenzinTharpa.com to make a donation today.     Venerable Tenzin Tharpa is an American Buddhist monk in the Tibetan Tradition who offers a modern and progressive presentation of the Buddha's teachings, favoring a more secular approach. Venerable Tharpa is well known for his pragmatic, no-nonsense views, his ability to clarify complex philosophical points for all audiences, and his familiarity with all traditions of Buddhist thought and non-Buddhist traditions as well.   For free original Buddhist study material and to learn more about Venerable Tharpa visit his website at: http://TenzinTharpa.com
21:18
June 14, 2020
Teaching on Appreciation - Introduction
This is an 8-day course on the text “Awakening Through Appreciation” ~ by Tenzin Tharpa. The text (pdf), video (avi), and audio (mp3) are available for free download at http://TenzinTharpa.com The video is also available on my Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6muQR-aYG00&t=27s This work is made possible purely through donations, please visit http://TenzinTharpa.com to make a donation today.   Venerable Tenzin Tharpa is an American Buddhist monk in the Tibetan Tradition who offers a modern and progressive presentation of the Buddha's teachings, favoring a more secular approach. Venerable Tharpa is well known for his pragmatic, no-nonsense views, his ability to clarify complex philosophical points for all audiences, and his familiarity with all traditions of Buddhist thought and non-Buddhist traditions as well.   For free original Buddhist study material and to learn more about Venerable Tharpa visit his website at: http://TenzinTharpa.com
52:35
June 14, 2020
Teaching on the Meaning of Life
Venerable Tenzin Tharpa is an American Buddhist monk in the Tibetan Tradition who offers a modern and progressive presentation of the Buddha's teachings, favoring a more secular approach. Venerable Tharpa is well known for his pragmatic, no-nonsense views, his ability to clarify complex philosophical points for all audiences, and his familiarity with all traditions of Buddhist thought and non-Buddhist traditions as well.    This teaching is also available in video format on Facebook: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fs4SglLKxOI&t=2393s For free original Buddhist study material and to learn more about Venerable Tharpa visit his website at: http://TenzinTharpa.com
1:01:55
June 14, 2020
Audio text on Awakening Through Appreciation
Venerable Tenzin Tharpa is an American Buddhist monk in the Tibetan Tradition who offers a modern and progressive presentation of the Buddha's teachings, favoring a more secular approach. Venerable Tharpa is well known for his pragmatic, no-nonsense views, his ability to clarify complex philosophical points for all audiences, and his familiarity with all traditions of Buddhist thought and non-Buddhist traditions as well.   For free original Buddhist study material and to learn more about Venerable Tharpa visit his website at: http://TenzinTharpa.com
46:21
June 7, 2020
Guided 40-Minute Silent Meditation
This is a guided silent meditation. Meaning, it provides an introduction, meditation aspiration prayer, and a seven-point meditation checklist before ushering the meditator into a silent period of meditation. At the end of the meditation, a meditation dedication prayer signals the session is finished.   This content is available for free download in avi video format and mp3 audio format from my website at: http://TenzinTharpa.com
44:43
June 7, 2020
Guided 30-Minute Silent Meditation
This is a guided silent meditation. Meaning, it provides an introduction, meditation aspiration prayer, and a seven-point meditation checklist before ushering the meditator into a silent period of meditation. At the end of the meditation, a meditation dedication prayer signals the session is finished.   This content is available for free download in avi video format and mp3 audio format from my website at: http://TenzinTharpa.com
34:44
June 7, 2020
Guided 20-Minute Silent Meditation
This is a guided silent meditation. Meaning, it provides an introduction, meditation aspiration prayer, and a seven-point meditation checklist before ushering the meditator into a silent period of meditation. At the end of the meditation, a meditation dedication prayer signals the session is finished.   This content is available for free download in avi video format and mp3 audio format from my website at: http://TenzinTharpa.com
24:47
June 7, 2020
Guided 10-Minute Silent Meditation
This is a guided silent meditation. Meaning, it provides an introduction, meditation aspiration prayer, and a seven-point meditation checklist before ushering the meditator into a silent period of meditation. At the end of the meditation, a meditation dedication prayer signals the session is finished.   This content is available for free download in avi video format and mp3 audio format from my website at: http://TenzinTharpa.com
14:51
June 7, 2020
Instruction in Insight Meditation
Venerable Tenzin Tharpa is an American Buddhist monk in the Tibetan Tradition who offers a modern and progressive presentation of the Buddha's teachings, favoring a more secular approach. Venerable Tharpa is well known for his pragmatic, no-nonsense views, his ability to clarify complex philosophical points for all audiences, and his familiarity with all traditions of Buddhist thought and non-Buddhist traditions as well.   For free original Buddhist study material and to learn more about Venerable Tharpa visit his website at: http://TenzinTharpa.com
17:47
June 7, 2020
Instruction to Calm Abiding Meditation
Venerable Tenzin Tharpa is an American Buddhist monk in the Tibetan Tradition who offers a modern and progressive presentation of the Buddha's teachings, favoring a more secular approach. Venerable Tharpa is well known for his pragmatic, no-nonsense views, his ability to clarify complex philosophical points for all audiences, and his familiarity with all traditions of Buddhist thought and non-Buddhist traditions as well.   For free original Buddhist study material and to learn more about Venerable Tharpa visit his website at: http://TenzinTharpa.com
10:13
June 7, 2020
What is Secular Buddhism
Venerable Tenzin Tharpa is an American Buddhist monk in the Tibetan Tradition who offers a modern and progressive presentation of the Buddha's teachings, favoring a more secular approach. Venerable Tharpa is well known for his pragmatic, no-nonsense views, his ability to clarify complex philosophical points for all audiences, and his familiarity with all traditions of Buddhist thought and non-Buddhist traditions as well.   For free original Buddhist study material and to learn more about Venerable Tharpa visit his website at: http://TenzinTharpa.com
05:32
June 7, 2020
What is Tibetan Buddhism?
Venerable Tenzin Tharpa is an American Buddhist monk in the Tibetan Tradition who offers a modern and progressive presentation of the Buddha's teachings, favoring a more secular approach. Venerable Tharpa is well known for his pragmatic, no-nonsense views, his ability to clarify complex philosophical points for all audiences, and his familiarity with all traditions of Buddhist thought and non-Buddhist traditions as well.   For free original Buddhist study material and to learn more about Venerable Tharpa visit his website at: http://TenzinTharpa.com
05:50
June 7, 2020
What are the types of Buddhism?
Venerable Tenzin Tharpa is an American Buddhist monk in the Tibetan Tradition who offers a modern and progressive presentation of the Buddha's teachings, favoring a more secular approach. Venerable Tharpa is well known for his pragmatic, no-nonsense views, his ability to clarify complex philosophical points for all audiences, and his familiarity with all traditions of Buddhist thought and non-Buddhist traditions as well.   For free original Buddhist study material and to learn more about Venerable Tharpa visit his website at: http://TenzinTharpa.com
04:07
June 7, 2020
What is Buddhism?
Venerable Tenzin Tharpa is an American Buddhist monk in the Tibetan Tradition who offers a modern and progressive presentation of the Buddha's teachings, favoring a more secular approach. Venerable Tharpa is well known for his pragmatic, no-nonsense views, his ability to clarify complex philosophical points for all audiences, and his familiarity with all traditions of Buddhist thought and non-Buddhist traditions as well.   For free original Buddhist study material and to learn more about Venerable Tharpa visit his website at: http://TenzinTharpa.com
02:44
June 7, 2020