Category Archives: Dzogchen

Four Points of Dzogchen

“The essence of meditation practice in Dzogchen is encapsulated by these four points: ▪ When one past thought has ceased and a future thought has not yet risen, in that gap, in between, isn’t there a consciousness of the present … Continue reading

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Retreat Refrigerator Reminder

Refrigerator Dharma This quote from Jigten Sumgon was prominently posted on the side of the refrigerator I was to use for 10 days. Passed this quote daily; read it numerous times. It resonates with experience here, perhaps also with you: … Continue reading

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Dzogchen Practice in Everyday Life by Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche

Dzogchen Practice in Everyday Life by Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche The everyday practice of dzogchen is simply to develop a complete carefree acceptance, an openness to all situations without limit. We should realise openness as the playground of our emotions and … Continue reading

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Overcast

Outside it’s sunny. Sunshine and clear skies all month. A week ago, the internal weather of disposition turned grey, the kind of milky, hazy grey that gives no rain. Grey day followed grey, growing gloomier, feeling less and less spacious. … Continue reading

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Immediate Realization Instruction in Dzogchen, The Great Perfection

[ Guest post by Jackson Peterson, via Facebook. Dzogchen was one of the last regular practices I had done prior to the Gate, and the only “formal” practice that could be “done” in the month or so afterword. Please enjoy … Continue reading

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View and Meditation of the Great Perfection (Dzogchen)

[ This quote from Jamgon Kongtrul Rinpoche is not just relevant to Dzogchen practitioners. Enjoy !] View and Meditation of the Great Perfection Homage to the Guru, the teacher. The View and Meditation of Dzogchen can be explained in many, many … Continue reading

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