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One-hour Dharma Talks (many with Question and Answer sessions) by Lama Kathy Wesley and the Dharma Instructors of Karma Thegsum Choling Tibetan Buddhist Meditation Center in Columbus, Ohio. Talks emphasize daily life applications of traditional Tibetan teachings including the Six Perfect virtues, Karma, Rebirth, Compassion and Wisdom.

One-hour Dharma Talks (many with Question and Answer sessions) by Lama Kathy Wesley and the Dharma Instructors of Karma Thegsum Choling Tibetan Buddhist Meditation Center in Columbus, Ohio. Talks emphasize daily life applications of traditional Tibetan teachings including the Six Perfect virtues, Karma, Rebirth, Compassion and Wisdom.
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One-hour Dharma Talks (many with Question and Answer sessions) by Lama Kathy Wesley and the Dharma Instructors of Karma Thegsum Choling Tibetan Buddhist Meditation Center in Columbus, Ohio. Talks emphasize daily life applications of traditional Tibetan teachings including the Six Perfect virtues, Karma, Rebirth, Compassion and Wisdom.

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English


Episodes

“Facing Tragedy and Finding Hope”

10/28/2018
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Welcome to the weekly Dharma Talk podcast from the Columbus Karma Thegsum Choling Buddhist meditation center. This week Lama Kathy Wesley give a talk entitled: “Facing Tragedy and Finding Hope.”...

Duration:00:47:12

“What Illness Teaches Us”

10/21/2018
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This week’s talk by Lama Kathy Wesley is entitled: “What Illness Teaches Us.” No one plans to get a major illness, so when one strikes, one’s dharma practice can be...

Duration:00:59:59

“Lives of the Karmapas”, Talk 2 – Gampopa and HHK 1

10/14/2018
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Meditation instructor Marcus Casey continues our series of talks on the lives of the Karmapas, based on the books: History of the Karmapas and The Karmapas and Their Mahamudra Forefathers....

Duration:00:52:10

“Ultimately Perfect,” Talk 1 – Part 1 – Chapter 1: The Purpose of Life

10/7/2018
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This week meditation instructor Eric Weinberg gives the first in a series of talks based on the book Ultimately Perfect by His Eminence Tai Situ Rinpoche, taking a look at...

Duration:01:03:01

Lives, Talk 1 – Early Mother & Father

9/30/2018
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This is the first in a series of talks meant to introduce the lineage holders of the Karma Kagyu. We will be mainly relying on History of the Karmapas by...

Duration:01:00:41

The Way of the Bodhisattva by Shantideva; Chapter Six: Diligence

9/23/2018
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Lama Tom Broadwater continues his teaching from the book The Way of the Bodhisattva by Shantideva. What is diligence, and how can it be applied to overcome obstacles to practicing...

Duration:01:04:02

Created Nirmanakaya: Statues, Thankgas and Scriptures

9/16/2018
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The Buddha’s Body, Speech and Mind are often referred to as the “Three Bodies of the Buddha” and are called “Nirmanakaya” (form body), “Samboghakaya,” (majestic body), and “Dharmakaya” (Wisdom body)....

Duration:01:04:06

Bad News for Ego, Good News for Buddha Nature

9/9/2018
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As we go through our daily lives, we’re often confronted with criticism from other people. Whether true or untrue, these criticisms frequently get under our skin and bruise our ego....

Duration:00:57:58

Moving Forward: A Group Discussion

9/2/2018
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Now that we have heard the teaching on Cultivating Bodhichitta, what steps will we take to realize these principles in our daily lives? After a short summary talk, we will...

Duration:01:05:04

Cultivating True Compassion: The Bodhisattva Vow

8/26/2018
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Meditation Instructor Marcus Casey continues our study of the book Cultivating True Compassion by Thrangu Rinpoche, covering the chapter which focuses on The Bodhisattva Vow. Our high ideals in wanting...

Duration:00:57:09

Cultivating True Compassion, Training in Bodhichitta, Part 2: A Higher View

8/12/2018
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Meditation Instructor Eric Weinberg continues our study of Chapter 3 of the book Cultivating True Compassion by Thrangu Rinpoche. The title of today’s talk is Training in Bodhichitta, Part 2:...

Duration:01:11:04

Cultivating True Compassion, Training in Bodhichitta, Part 1: Disciplines

8/5/2018
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Meditation Instructor Marcus Casey continues our examination of the book Cultivating True Compassion by Thrangu Rinpoche. Once we aspire to transform ourselves through love and compassion, we need to discipline...

Duration:00:51:32

The Mahamudra Lineage Prayer, Its History and Meaning

7/29/2018
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Meditation Instructor Cathy Lhamo Jackson reviews the proper posture for Shamata, or quiet sitting meditation, and gives a teaching on the Mahamudra Lineage Prayer, detailing its history, its meaning, and...

Duration:00:55:40

Lamas, Rituals, and Aspirations: Tibetan Buddhism Explained – Part 3

7/8/2018
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Part 3 of Lama Kathy Wesley’s talk, “Lamas, Rituals, and Aspirations: Tibetan Buddhism Explained.” In this third segment, Lama Kathy shares a bit of her own story about how she...

Duration:00:58:45

Lamas, Rituals, and Aspirations: Tibetan Buddhism Explained – Part 2

7/1/2018
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“Lamas, Rituals, and Aspirations: Tibetan Buddhism Explained” Part 2. In this second lecture, Lama Kathy reviews how to properly view and evaluate a teacher, how to practice level-headed devotion, and...

Duration:00:50:17

Lamas, Rituals, and Aspirations: Tibetan Buddhism Explained – Part 1

6/24/2018
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When Western scholars began to study Tibetan Buddhism decades ago, they called it ‘Lamaism’ because of its emphasis on the role of the teacher as a spiritual guide for the...

Duration:00:53:57

Day of a Buddhist Practitioner, Part 3

6/17/2018
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Dharma at the End of the Day Being tired at the end of the day, it’s easy to gear back, switch off and go numb as a reaction to the...

Duration:00:59:56

Cultivating Bodhichitta, Part 1: The Three Stages of Developing a Loving Heart

6/10/2018
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Thrangu Rinpoche starts by showing how great masters studied and practiced bodhicitta (“the mind of awakening”) and then describes how we begin our practice and then develop in love through...

Duration:01:02:26

Developing Love and Compassion

6/3/2018
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Living a life of love and compassion is an ideal for us all, but how do we even start on such a path? The great Indian Buddhist master Atisha gives...

Duration:01:00:25

Meditation: Advice to Beginners – What Is Insight?

4/8/2018
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Calm abiding can help us pacify mental suffering, but the ego-fixation at the root of our attachment, aversion and bewilderment will continue to disturb us until they are dealt with...

Duration:01:07:58