Tag Archives: Padmasambhava

ESSENTIAL DZOGCHEN

Essential Dzogchen Essentially, we are Dzogchen bliss These teachings are principally about clarifying confusion. Tulku Urgyen wrote about Dzogchen; “It is what a spiritual practitioner needs to reach complete enlightenment in a single lifetime.” Padmasambhava explains: “You must make sure … Continue reading

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PADMASAMBHAVA PART 2

Padmasambhava’s final condensed teachingpart 2.  [This could be rather unnerving if it’s the first time you have heard such a description. It is said that our awareness out of the body is nine time that of being in the body, … Continue reading

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GETTING PERMISSION TO EXPRESS

Getting permission to express.  A couple of years ago, while on an intensive retreat, during a Yidam deity practice, and after much doubt and questioning, I realised that the three Kayas were none other than the so-called poisons, and vice … Continue reading

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DAKINI TEACHINGS OF PADMASAMBHAVA

Padmasambhava’s final condensed instruction to Dakini Yeshe Tsogyal from Dakini Teachings, Rangjung Yeshe Publications [We should continually return to the authentic ancient teachings: please note that content in the [  ] is my – hopefully clarifiying! – commentary] Lady Tsogyal: “I … Continue reading

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A WORD OF WARNING

A word of warning.  Padmasambhava said, “Though your view is higher than the sky, keep your deeds finer than barley flour.” He is talking about receiving exalted teachings on the view, but not caring about our conduct. As Tulku Urgyen … Continue reading

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ADVICE FROM PADMASAMBHAVA

Words from Padmasambhava Ten Signs of Progress Master Padma (Padmasambhava) said, “When you take the Dharma to heart, there are ten signs.” The lady (dakini/yeshe/tsogyal) asked, “What are these ten signs? The master replied,  “When your grasping decreases, that is … Continue reading

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