Category Archives: Dzogchen

The Extraordinary Breath

The flow of prana or lung within the body is directly connected to mind and its functions. This connection is pervasive. Rather than thinking of mind as being “in our heads” or our “brains” the Ayurvedic and Tibetan medical and … Continue reading

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24 Unplug #1

Recently I was off the grid so to speak for a short reprieve. No phone, no internet, no external stimuli or distraction. All I had with me was a collection of essays by Edward Abbey, my thoughts, and the teachings … Continue reading

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The Meaning and Purpose of Dharma

The following quote by my teacher, Chogyal Namkhai Norbu, is an outstanding short definition of what dharma is and how it can directly influence our day-to-day lives. I hope you enjoy it as much as I do. ‎”What we really … Continue reading

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Homage to the Natural State

Homage to the natural state. the spontaneous manifestations of freedom and bondage spring fourth from the primordial purity of the five elements whose nature is the five wisdoms. The three vajras of sentient beings, present from the beginning come fourth … Continue reading

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Song of Advice for Giving Up Meat

I was a vegetarian for years. Strict, rigid, and quite high on myself and low on those who ate meat. To put it simply, I was a fanatic. Much to the benefit of myself (and those around me) my attitude … Continue reading

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Chogyal Namkhai Norbu on the Release of the English Translation of the Mejung Tantra

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