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Walking in the Footsteps of the Buddha: The Path to Freedom

What is the Buddha’s teaching really? What we’re really talking about is love. We’re talking about kindness and compassion, and about how to remove and release the grasping of duality. This isn’t only taught in Buddhism. The nature isn’t dominated by any one tradition. The nature is free, open, and relaxed.

The Buddha simply pointed out the way the nature is. This is what the gracious teacher Buddha taught and what he practiced. His actions followed his words. He was humble and simple, and walked with bare feet, holding an alms bowl, picking up his own food along with his students.

The Buddha loved all living beings like his only child. Love and compassion have no boundaries. We need to reactivate these beautiful qualities within ourselves. This will make our lives meaningful. We will be happy, peaceful, and joyful in this life, and we will leave this life with joy, peace, and happiness. We will also leave a good legacy and example for our family members, friends, neighbors, and for everyone we’re connected with.

Paperback | Full Color
Dharma Samudra | 4/29/19
Pages: 253 | Size: 6 x 9
ISBN: 978-1-7335411-3-8



Padmasambhava Buddhist Center

Nyingma Tibetan Buddhist Meditation & Study Center


Ven. Khenpo Tsewang Dongyal Rinpoche (1950-) was born in eastern Tibet and enthroned as a Nyingmapa abbot by His Holiness Dudjom Rinpoche. He traveled and studied with H.H. Dudjom Rinpoche, as well as with his late brother, Vajrayana master and scholar Ven. Khenchen Palden Sherab Rinpoche (1938-2010), and his father, the hidden yogi Lama Chimed Namgyal.

Ven. Khenchen Palden Sherab Rinpoche and Ven. Khenpo Tsewang Dongyal Rinpoche established the Padmasambhava Buddhist Center (PBC) in 1989 to preserve the authentic message of Buddha Shakyamuni and Guru Padmasambhava in its entirety, and in particular to teach the traditions of the Nyingma school and Vajrayana Buddhism. PBC includes over 20 centers in the U.S.A., India, Puerto Rico, Latvia, and Russia, as well as monastic institutions in India, the U.S.A., and Russia.

As a holder of the complete Nyingmapa lineage, Khenpo Tsewang Rinpoche is fully versed in the Theravada, Mahayana, and Vajrayana schools, and is a master of Dzogchen. He has co-authored over 30 Dharma books in English with Khenchen Palden Sherab Rinpoche, and travels throughout the world giving teachings, empowerments, and personal guidance in fluent English at numerous retreats.

Padma Samye Ling Monastery and Retreat Center is located in Delaware County in upstate New York. Located in the western region of the Catskill mountains, the outstanding facilities are contained within 500 acres of forests, meadows, and natural springs. PSL hosts group and personal retreats throughout the year, as well as an annual philosophical Shedra, weekly Dharma Study, and a long-term residency volunteer program.

For more information about Khenpo Tsewang Rinpoche’s activities, the Padmasambhava Buddhist Center, or to schedule coming to PSL for retreat or a visit, please contact:

Padma Samye Ling
618 Buddha Highway
Sidney Center, NY 13839

(607) 865-8068


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