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 ...

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, ...

The Superfluousness of Gab ? 5

The Superfluousness of Gab ?
Ah, I’m quoting the following passage (somewhat with tongue-in-cheek) as it seems fairly apropos with Global Politics nowadays eh ? It is from the book Ask the Awakened: The Negative Way : Golden Silence The faculty that distinguishes man from all other animals is that of speech, and he makes use of it with the ...

“Relative Truth” is Ignorance ? 1

From : “Lopon Tenzin Namdak – Bonpo Dzogchen Teachings” Without there being any certain solid objective reality out there in space, still we grasp at perceptions of the world as if they are real. Perceived objects do not exist inherently, but we do perceive them as if they exist objectively. This is Relative Truth. External ...