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by steve_bakr
Tue Aug 04, 2015 4:47 pm
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Dzogchen & Vipashyana on thoughts
Replies: 339
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Re: Dzogchen & Vipashyana on thoughts

I listened to a retreat given by Jackson Peterson in Mexico and was unoffended, although I am rather difficult to offend. He is obviously a kind of popularizer who sometimes introduces thoughts from other traditions, but so might anyone with knowledge of several traditions. I did not buy any of his ...
by steve_bakr
Tue Aug 04, 2015 1:35 am
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Natural State and Nature
Replies: 87
Views: 8807

Re: Natural State and Nature

The "Natural State" refers to the natural state of your mind. It is your mind without any conceptual obscurations. Your mind is both empty and clear like the sky. Your thoughts and concepts are not your mind but manifestations like reflections in a mirror. The natural state of your mind is the abili...
by steve_bakr
Tue Aug 04, 2015 1:15 am
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Dzogchen Pointing-Out Instructions
Replies: 3
Views: 1639

Re: Dzogchen Pointing-Out Instructions

The book, "Self-Liberation Through Seeing With Naked Awareness," is a direct oral introduction to the Nature of your Mind from Guru Padmasambava himself. I think the translator is Myrhdkin. There is also a detailed commentary following the text.

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