Tag Archives: Tibetan Buddhism

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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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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Mantra Marathon

About twice a year, the Garchen Institute in Chino Valley, AZ sponsors a mantra marathon. The ” Million Mantra Accumulation ” brings people together from around the world in the practice of mantra recitation. Many participants are from Singapore. This … Continue reading

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Cage Fight

An exorcism happened here. Depression once lived in this mind, many years ago. Depression showed up in two ways. 1. A pale dullness; the grey emotional backdrop I had grown up with. 2. The deep blue melancholia which began showing … Continue reading

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AH !

About 5:30 most mornings, as part of the reanimation of the corpse, the AH mantra arises. Sitting on the zafu, eyes open, ears open, mouth open, mind open, everything open. AHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH ! Tenor AH. Baritone AH. First AH soft. Most … Continue reading

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