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Elizabeth Mattis Namgyel



Elizabeth Mattis Namgyel is an American author and Buddhist teacher with a special interest in the Buddha’s teachings on dependent arising. She teaches throughout the United States, Europe, and Australia.

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Mind at Ease | Elizabeth Mattis Namgyel | 2013 Festival of Faiths

Elizabeth Mattis Namgyel, Retreat Master at Lonchen Jigme Samten retreat center in Colorado, offered this mini-meditation retreat that focused on a basic introduction to Tibetan Buddhism and meditation in general as a powerful means of addressing life's challenges and habituating our mind to a...

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The Power of an Open Question: The Buddha’s Path to Freedom

How do we find a resting place in a world that is complex and always changing? How do we practice spirituality beyond the limits of blind acceptance and doubt? Elizabeth Mattis-Namgyel proposes that when we ask challenging questions like these, we access our deepest intelligence and most powerful...

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An Invitation

It doesn’t matter if you don’t know whom you’re praying to, says Elizabeth Mattis-Namgyel. The very act of asking for help allows the heart to open and invite the world in.

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Introduction to Meditation Posture with Elizabeth Mattis Namgyel

In this first part of a series of short meditation instructions, Elizabeth focuses on the body, or posture, as well as how our attitude toward meditation influences how we sit.

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The Logic of Faith: A Buddhist Approach to Finding Certainty Beyond Belief and Doubt

Faith is a thorny subject these days. Its negative expressions cause many to dismiss it out of hand—but Elizabeth Mattis-Namgyel urges us to reconsider, for faith is really nothing but our natural proclivity to find certainty in a world where certainty is hard to come by.

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Navigating Judgment

What can we do to identify and get rid of judgment in ourselves and in our lives?

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Elizabeth Mattis-Namgyel on Empowerment.Mov

Mrs. Namgyel speaks about the essential purpose of empowerment: to awaken our potential. Beyond culture and ritual form, if we have a longing to wake up, then that aim meets with the intention of the empowerment, and the experience is powerful.

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Are We Really Meditating?

Elizabeth Mattis-Namgyel examines common misconceptions about Buddhist practice that can derail even the most seasoned practitioners.

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The Importance of Old Friendships

The purpose of friendship is to support and be supported in our search for well-being and happiness.

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The F-Word | An Excerpt from the Logic of Faith

After an extended period of exploring faith through personal practice and study, Elizabeth Mattis-Namgyel decided to bring her investigation out into the world to see what others thought.

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