North America Teachings by Ringu Tulku Rinpoche

Recordings of recent teachings in North America by Ringu Tulku Rinpoche. We are in the process of making as many recordings available as possible. Please contact us for more information.

See also, the complete list of teachings in the North America archive.

Audio and/or Video Recordings are Currently Available for:

Born in Tibet, Naropa Institute, March 10, 1999


Rinpoche shares stories of his early years in Tibet, in a talk given at Naropa Institute in 1999. Video recording [s3mm type=”video” files=”1999-10-03-BornInTibet-NaropaInstitute/RTR-BornInTibet-3-10-99.mp4″ /] Audio recording [s3mm type=”audio” files=”1999-10-03-BornInTibet-NaropaInstitute/RTR-BornInTibet-3-10-99-192kbps.mp3″ /] Download Audio … Continue reading

On Wisdom and Compassion, at Place to Sit (Boulder, CO), Tuesday June 6, 2017, 12 pm

Place to Sit

Rinpoche taught at Place to Sit in Boulder Colorado in early June, on Wisdom and Compassion. [s3audio s3url=”2017-06-06-Compassion and Wisdom-A Place to Sit Boulder Colorado-United States/audio/2017-06-06-am-CompassionAndWisdom-APlaceToSit-Boulder-CO-US.mp3″ responsive=”on” /] [s3file s3url=”2017-06-06-Compassion and Wisdom-A Place to Sit Boulder Colorado-United States/audio/2017-06-06-am-CompassionAndWisdom-APlaceToSit-Boulder-CO-US.mp3″ newtab=”yes” ]Download … Continue reading

Short Snippets of Teachings on Various Topics

This page includes some short ‘snippets’ of teachings by Ringu Tulku Rinpoche on various topics On Euthanasia and Dying, 5:08 min (at Vajra Vidya, Maine, November 27 pm, 2015) (Also on You Tube) [s3audio s3url=”2015-11-27-28_Buddhanature_VVDE-Maine_A-8hr/2015-11-27-pm-Euthenasia-and-Dying-5min.mp3″ responsive=”on” /]   Buddhist point … Continue reading

Love, Compassion, and Devotion with Non-Attachment, Westchester, NY, Nov 24, 2015

Length: 2 hr; Format: Audio; Recording Quality: Excellent. Rinpoche spoke on Love, Compassion, and Devotion with Non-Attachment, at the Westchester Buddhist Center, Westchester, NY. [s3audio s3url=”2015-11-24_Love-Compassion-Nonattachment_Westchester-NY_A-2hr/2015-11-24-LoveCompassionAndDevotionWithNonAttachment-Westchester-NY-US-trimmed.mp3″ responsive=”on” /] [s3file s3url=”2015-11-24_Love-Compassion-Nonattachment_Westchester-NY_A-2hr/2015-11-24-LoveCompassionAndDevotionWithNonAttachment-Westchester-NY-US-trimmed.mp3″ ]Download File[/s3file] Summary of the Teaching For most of us, … Continue reading

Q & A, at KTC, New York, Nov 23, 2015

Length: 1 hr 30 min; Format: Audio; Recording Quality: Excellent. Rinpoche answered questions at Kagyu Thubten Choling, in Wappingers Falls, New York. [s3audio s3url=”2015-11-23_Q-and-A_KTC-NY_A-1hr/RinguTulku-QuestionAnswerSession-11-23-15-trimmed.mp3″ responsive=”on” /] [s3file s3url=”2015-11-23_Q-and-A_KTC-NY_A-1hr/RinguTulku-QuestionAnswerSession-11-23-15-trimmed.mp3″ newtab=”yes” ]Download File[/s3file] HH Gyalwang Karmapa, teaching in the KTC shrineroom, 2011 … Continue reading

Bliss/Emptiness Retreat, Crestone, CO, Nov 6-8, 2015

Crestone Bliss-Emptiness Retreat Video Cover

Length: 7 hr; Format: Audio/Video; Recording Quality: Excellent. Video – note the playlist to the left of the time: [s3video s3url=”2015-11-06-08_Bliss-Emptiness_Crestone-CO_AV-8hr/video/Fri PM 001_YouTube_720p.mp4, 2015-11-06-08_Bliss-Emptiness_Crestone-CO_AV-8hr/video/Sat AM 001_YouTube_720p.mp4, 2015-11-06-08_Bliss-Emptiness_Crestone-CO_AV-8hr/video/Sat AM 002_YouTube_720p.mp4, 2015-11-06-08_Bliss-Emptiness_Crestone-CO_AV-8hr/video/SAT PM 001_YouTube_720p.mp4, 2015-11-06-08_Bliss-Emptiness_Crestone-CO_AV-8hr/video/SAT PM 002_YouTube_720p.mp4, 2015-11-06-08_Bliss-Emptiness_Crestone-CO_AV-8hr/video/SUN AM 001_YouTube_720p.mp4, 2015-11-06-08_Bliss-Emptiness_Crestone-CO_AV-8hr/video/SUN PM … Continue reading

Bodhisattva Path and Vow Ceremony, Boulder, CO, Nov. 4, 2015

Ringu Tulku Rinpoche

Length: 1 hr 15 min; Format: audio; Recording Quality: Excellent. Rinpoche speaks on the Path of the Bodhisattva, and confers the Bodhisattva Vow, at Nalandabodhi Boulder. Version 1 (recorded by Nalandabodhi) [s3audio s3url=”2015-11-04_Bodhisattva-Path_Nalandabodhi-CO_A-2hr/RTR-Bodhisattva-Vows-11-04-2015_NalandabodhiRecording.mp3″ hidepoweredby=”yes” responsive=”on” /] [s3file s3url=”2015-11-04_Bodhisattva-Path_Nalandabodhi-CO_A-2hr/RTR-Bodhisattva-Vows-11-04-2015_NalandabodhiRecording.mp3″ newtab=”yes” ]Download … Continue reading

The Noble Eightfold Path, Vajra Vidya, Maine, Oct. 21-22, 2014

Daring Steps

Length: 7.5 hr; Format: Audio; Recording Quality: Excellent Rinpoche taught for 2 days on the Noble Eightfold Path at Vajra Vidya Downeast, in Hancock Maine. Teaching 1 [s3audio s3url=”2014-10-21-to-22 EightFold-Path VV-ME A-8hr/Audio/VVDE_Ringu_Tulku_Rinpoche_10_21_2014_Talk_1.mp3″ responsive=”on” /] [s3file s3url=”2014-10-21-to-22 EightFold-Path VV-ME A-8hr/Audio/VVDE_Ringu_Tulku_Rinpoche_10_21_2014_Talk_1.mp3″ newtab=”yes” … Continue reading

Love, Compassion and Devotion with Non-Attachment, Boulder, Oct. 14, 2014

RTR at Nalandabodhi-Naropa Oct 2014

Length: 1.5 hr; Format: Audio/Video; Recording Quality: Fair. Ringu Tulku Rinpoche spoke on Love, Compassion and Devotion in a talk co-sponsored by Nalandabodhi West, Naropa University, and Bodhicharya North America, and delivered at Naropa. [s3audio s3url=”2014-10-14 Love-Compassion Nalandabodhi-CO AV-2hr/audio/RinguTulku-Naropa-10-14-Adjusted_01-128kbps.mp3″ responsive=”on” … Continue reading

Working with Emotions: Abandoning, Transforming, and Understanding, Denver, Oct 6, 2014

Length: 1.5 hrs; Format: Audio/Video; Recording Quality: Excellent. In this teaching, Rinpoche explains the fundamental methods for working with emotions, which are abandoning, transforming, and recognizing their nature. Highly recommended! VIDEO RECORDING [s3video s3url=”2014-10-06 Resting the Mind PMC-CO AV-2hr/video/2015-10-06_Ringu-Tulku_trimmed-360p.mp4″ splash=”” … Continue reading

Confusion Arises as Wisdom, Vajra Vidya, Maine, April 30-May 1, 2013

Ringu Tulku Vajra Vidya Maine

Length: 7 hr; Format: Audio; Recording Quality: Excellent Rinpoche taught from his book, Confusion Arises as Wisdom (available in the bookshop), a commentary on Gampopa’s Heart Advice on the Path of Mahamudra. Teaching 1 [s3audio s3url=”2013-04-30-to-05-01 Confusion-As-Wisdom VV-ME A-7hr/Audio/RinguTulku_VVDE_Talk1_04_30_2013.mp3″ responsive=”on” … Continue reading

Six Paramitas, Vajra Vidya Down East, Maine, Sep 5, 2010

Length: 8 hr; Format: audio; Recording Quality: Fair. A teaching on the Mahayana, and on the Six Paramitas, given in four talks (see the playlist to the right of the play button). [s3audio s3url=”2010-09-05_Six-Paramitas_VVDE-Maine_A-8hr/audio/1-VVDE_09_3_2010-RTR-1_Intro-Mahayana-Bodhicitta-vol-inc.mp3,2010-09-05_Six-Paramitas_VVDE-Maine_A-8hr/audio/2-VVDE_09_4_2010-RTR-2_Mahayana-vol-incr.mp3,2010-09-05_Six-Paramitas_VVDE-Maine_A-8hr/audio/3-VVDE_09_4_2010-RTR-3_Six-Paramitas-vol-inc.mp3,2010-09-05_Six-Paramitas_VVDE-Maine_A-8hr/audio/4-VVDE_09_5_2010-RTR-4_Six-Paramitas-vol-inc.mp3″ hidepoweredby=”yes” /]   Download: [s3file s3url=”2010-09-05_Six-Paramitas_VVDE-Maine_A-8hr/audio/1-VVDE_09_3_2010-RTR-1_Intro-Mahayana-Bodhicitta-vol-inc.mp3″ … Continue reading