Tag Archives: Dzogchen

The Four Reliances


First, rely on the spirit and meaning of the teachings, not on the words; Second, rely on the teachings, not on the personality of the teacher; Third, rely on real wisdom, not superficial interpretation; And fourth, rely on the essence … Continue reading

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Why it’s impossible to live the present moment and Possible Solutions to this Problem


Living the present moment is one of the main aims- perhaps the main aim- of the inner researcher, and every man who tried to live this possibility knows the difficuties of acheiving and mantaining this state. There’s a question who … Continue reading

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Jiddu Krishnamurti on Truth


Question: There is a prevalent assumption these days that everything is relative, a matter of personal opinion, that there is no such thing as truth or fact independent of personal perception. What is an intelligent response to this belief? Jiddu … Continue reading

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Five Simple Self Awareness Exercises


Spend 3 minutes at various times during the day becoming acutely aware of every physical movement you make and noticing what happens as you do. This morning I did this in the kitchen while making breakfast. Every time I picked … Continue reading

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The Nature of Mind The Mind and the Nature of Mind


from The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying, Sogyal Rinpoche, 10th anniversary edition, revised and updated, p. 47-49: excerpts from Chapter Four, the “Nature of Mind”, paragraph “The Mind and the Nature of Mind”. The still revolutionary insight of Buddhism … Continue reading

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The-Practice-of-Dzogchen

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