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The 33rd Menri Trizin on Tantra and A-khrid Dzogchen Practice in Bon
An overview of dzogchen practices in Bon by the 33rd Menri Trizin.
The Tibetan Traditions
A Precious Garland for the Four Themes (of Gampopa)
Prologue In Sanskrit, (this text) is called Dharma-chatur-ratna-mala. In Tibetan, it is called Chos-bzhi rin-po-che’i ‘phreng-ba. [In English, it is called A Precious Garland for the Four Themes (of Gampopa).] I prostrate to all the Buddhas and bodhisattvas. (1) With a crown...
History of Dzogchen
Introduction Dzogchen (rdzogs-chen), the great completeness, is a Mahayana system of practice leading to enlightenment and involves a view of reality, way of meditating, and way of behaving (lta-sgom-spyod gsum). It is found earliest in the Nyingma and Bon (pre-Buddhist)...
Commentary on Chapter 4 of Longchenpa’s Dzogchen Text – Beru Khyentse Rinpoche
“A Precious Garland of the Four Themes of Gampopa” Provisional Purification of Confusion into Deep Awareness Longchenpa’s Precious Garland of the Four Themes of Gampopa has four chapters: Having the mind go toward the Dharma Having the Dharma function as a pathway mind Having...
Commentary on Chapter 3 of Longchenpa’s Dzogchen Text – Dudjom Rinpoche
“A Precious Garland of the Four Themes of Gampopa” 3 Having the Pathway Minds Eliminate Confusion “Pathway minds” here refer to minds you have, once you have entered the gateway of the Dharma, that go toward the Dharma, as in the aspiration prayer, “Inspire me to have my mind...
What Is Dzogchen?
An introduction to dzogchen, known for being one of the most direct ways of settling the mind in its natural state.
Mahamudra & Dzogchen
How to Meditate on Dzogchen