Category Archives: the practice of dzogchen

The Parakalein

Over, under, around and through. mepa, chigpu, chelwa, lhundrup There is a thread of truth that runs through all the various spiritual teachings of this world. The endless bolts of exquisite brocade called Buddha Dharma display an infinite interweaving of … Continue reading

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The Sharpest Part of the Knife

The sharpest part of a knife is where the honed cutting side meets the infinity of space in non-dual actuality.

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Whispered Light

The New Age Movement was launched by Jane Robert’s channeling of the entity, Seth, who emphatically declared that “You create your own reality”. Upon hearing about the popularity of this channeled message, Ronald R. (my gentle mentor) began lamenting what … Continue reading

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Not Lily, nor Cloud, nor Worm, nor Clay

      Does the Eagle know what is in the pit? Or wilt thou go ask the Mole: Can Wisdom be put in a silver rod? Or Love in a golden bowl?               … Continue reading

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Brass Tacks for a Celestine Canopy

Buddha taught that the proximal causes of suffering are karma and klesha. Karma is the relation between actions and their effects. According to the Buddhist Mahayana it is our intention that determines the character of the effects of our actions. … Continue reading

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A Single Plait of Spacious Weave

Limitless undefinable spaciousness, consummate autonomic clarity and perpetually radiant wholesomeness are concepts used in Dzogchen teachings. These three concepts, each having multiple layers of meaning, are used in amalgam as a holistic view of objective reality. However, Dzogchen teachings are … Continue reading

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