Tag Archives: Dzogchen

Four Awake Teachers on Video

Culadasa, author of The Mind Illuminated shares 5 insights into the nondual / awake life. I have met Culadasa many times, including at his home, the last time in 2016 at the Toward A Science of Consciousness Conference in Tucson, AZ. He … Continue reading

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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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Science Studies… Awakening ?

Can science actually study awakening ? This April, I attended the 2014 Consciousness Conference in Tucson, AZ,  titled Toward a Science of Consciousness. The conference consists mostly of academic work in the fields of neuroscience, brain science, philosophy, psychology, and … 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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Walk Above the Interstate

I sometimes take the walkway above the interstate to get to work. Style of practice has changed over the years. So has the view of the cars streaming by, 30 ft. below. DURING … IT WAS … Mahayana practice… compassion … 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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