Total Freedom From Thought ? 3

Total Freedom From Thought ?
Oh, this is an excellent video that, I’d say, truly gives an insight into what the Dzogchen Natural State is actually about … I’ve cobbled together the English as spoken by the Translator [1] present in the room with Tulku Urgyen, but it isn’t perfect and you may need to listen to it a few ...

Awaken from the Dream ! 3

Awaken from the Dream !
Oh, so in the context of non-Duality, you’ve probably already heard about “awakening from the dream of separation” eh ? But what does this mean and how is it “done” ? Well, for whatever reasons, I have, it seems, a strong affinity for the Dzogchen teachings, not that I’m here trying to “wax lyrical” about ...

You are not the Story of your-self ! 3

You are not the Story of your-self !
Oh, now, for anyone with an interest in all-things-Spiritual, I am sure you will have already heard about (from varying points of view) HOW it is that the one-who-you-consider-yourself-as-being is ONLY a Delusion, like a Mirage and that the “Real You” is just in-hiding awaiting your “Waking Up” to its Always-Present-Presence eh ? 🤔 But ...

The Map Is Not The Territory ! 2

The Map Is Not The Territory !
Ah, so how is it our own Minds seemingly deceive us into a mis-understanding of how “Reality” really is eh ? For instance, when you are introduced to a person, you may try to remember “This person is called Tashi”. When you meet the person for a second time you may wonder “What is this ...

The Nonduality of Samsara and Nirvana 3

The Nonduality of Samsara and Nirvana
ANALOGIES THAT ILLUSTRATE SAMSARA Six analogies illustrate the nature of Samsara : Like someone who appears in a magical illusion, none of samsara has true existence. Moreover, like myriad dream images, your perceptions are based on confusion. Like the moon’s reflection in water, nothing that manifests has an independent nature. Like clouds, pleasure and pain, ...