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The 26th Annual Treasury of Knowledge Retreat

Medicine Buddha: Intrinsic Health and Healing

With Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche

Video on Demand

The Twelve Great Aspirations of the Buddha Bhaisajyaguru - Painting by R.D. Salga

For the 26th Annual Treasury of Knowledge retreat, Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche taught on the “Medicine Buddha,” a figure and meditation practice that has been relied upon for centuries in many different Asian traditions of Buddhism and is held to be extremely powerful for healing on all levels: physical, emotional, and spiritual. During this rare weekend program, Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche shares the key, essential points of view and practice related to this precious set of contemplative teachings.


Taught in English with translation to Chinese.

The Twelve Great Aspirations of the Buddha Bhaisajyaguru - Painting by R.D. Salga

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In addition to the five videos of Rinpoche’s talks, this program includes the following video teachings: Dr Dan Hirshberg on How to Engage the Heart of Healing, a guided meditation by Acharya Lhakpa Tsering, Space awareness practice by Mitra Lee Worley, a guided practice session of the Medicine Buddha sadhana led by Mitra Lee Worley. Excellent translation of Rinpoche’s teachings was provided by Mitra Tyler Dewar. Additional program resources include: a high resolution digital download copy of the Medicine Buddha by RD Salga, a PDF copy of Rinpoche’s teaching on Transforming the Fear of Death, the opportunity to receive the lung to practice the sadhana via Rinpoche’s video transmission, a PDF copy of Khenpo Rinpoche’s Bhaisajyaguru Sadhana liturgy, a PDF copy of The Twelve Great Aspirations of the Buddha Bhaisajyaguru, Mitra Mark Power interviewing Dr Phil Weber about healing, Menla, and the Medicine Buddha practice, and a number of additional resources for practitioners.

Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche Bio Photo

About Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche

Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche is a widely celebrated Buddhist teacher and the author of Emotional RescueRebel Buddha, and many other books. A lover of music, art, and urban culture, Rinpoche is a poet, photographer, accomplished calligrapher, and visual artist.
Acknowledged as one of the foremost scholars and meditation masters of his generation in the Nyingma and Kagyu schools of Tibetan Buddhism, Rinpoche is known for his sharp intellect, humor, and easygoing teaching style. In 2017, he launched the initiative #GoKind to celebrate and encourage acts of kindness around the world.

Learn more about Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche on his website:


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