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by Marc
Mon Jan 30, 2017 1:09 pm
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Buddhahood in This Life
Replies: 239
Views: 33923

Re: Buddhahood in This Life

Hi Malcolm, Pardon my asking again (I'm surprised no one else did):   Is there any update as regards to this possible Oral Transmission of Vimalamitra's Great Commentary ? Many thanks in advance :namaste: I think he said to watch facebook for updates, Marc. Also, I am sure Mr. Malcolm will post her...
by Marc
Fri Jan 20, 2017 6:16 am
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Buddhahood in This Life
Replies: 239
Views: 33923

Re: Buddhahood in This Life

Hi Malcolm,

Pardon my asking again (I'm surprised no one else did):  

Is there any update as regards to this possible Oral Transmission of Vimalamitra's Great Commentary ?

Many thanks in advance :namaste:
by Marc
Sun Jan 08, 2017 5:11 am
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Retreat Spots
Replies: 22
Views: 2511

Re: Retreat Spots

As Jigme Lingpa said: If the meditator is able to use whatever occurs in his life as the path, his body becomes a retreat hut. This reminds me of ChNN. Virgo And yet our precious ChNN just taught the Yangti Nagpo in Tenerife, for which your body as a retreat hut is not enough... So please everyone,...
by Marc
Sun Jan 08, 2017 5:08 am
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Retreat Spots
Replies: 22
Views: 2511

Re: Retreat Spots

Great thread. I'm in Tenerife at Dzamling Gar presently and rooming with the kind folks who run http://tsegyalgarwest.org/ They shared with me pictures and information about the place and it seems to be a very good spot for personal solitary retreat. Lots of space. A perfect place for outer rushen,...
by Marc
Sat Jan 07, 2017 4:53 am
Forum: Mahāyāna Buddhism
Topic: Surangama Sutra as an anti-Dzogchen intervention
Replies: 108
Views: 8120

Re: Surangama Sutra as an anti-Dzogchen intervention

Nyedrag Yeshe wrote:
Marc wrote:
Malcolm wrote: Sky gazing can be found in the PP sutras.
Hi Malcolm,
What are the PP sutras ?
Thx
M
Prajñaparamita Sutras
Ahhhhhhhhh.... Thx Nyedrag Yeshe :)
by Marc
Sat Jan 07, 2017 3:09 am
Forum: Mahāyāna Buddhism
Topic: Surangama Sutra as an anti-Dzogchen intervention
Replies: 108
Views: 8120

Re: Surangama Sutra as an anti-Dzogchen intervention

Malcolm wrote: Sky gazing can be found in the PP sutras.
Hi Malcolm,
What are the PP sutras ?
Thx
M
by Marc
Sat Jan 07, 2017 2:00 am
Forum: Mahāyāna Buddhism
Topic: Gradual View assumes inherently existing self?
Replies: 8
Views: 631

Re: Gradual View assumes inherently existing self?

Ok... Pardon my raw honesty, I hope this will not sound patronizing:
For your own sake... Run away before his poisonous deluded idiosyncrasies gets into your mind !
He is really mixing up, confusing, cherry picking stuffs...
Those were my 2 cents :namaste:
by Marc
Sat Jan 07, 2017 1:26 am
Forum: Mahāyāna Buddhism
Topic: Gradual View assumes inherently existing self?
Replies: 8
Views: 631

Re: Gradual View assumes inherently existing self?

Pardon my speculation...
Does the so called teacher happens to be Jackson Peterson ?
by Marc
Fri Jan 06, 2017 1:12 pm
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Retreat Spots
Replies: 22
Views: 2511

Re: Retreat Spots

http://www.mountainlightsanctuary.com/directory Although this isn't a Buddhist center it still is a pretty chill place if you want to do a retreat. The host doesn't bother you at all. There is also the option to do ground work in exchange for shelter. Thx for sharing RidukouSennin ! Ok, I'm going t...
by Marc
Thu Jan 05, 2017 2:58 pm
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Retreat Spots
Replies: 22
Views: 2511

Re: Retreat Spots

Hi Everyone So, here are some concrete infos: Dark Retreat Facilities Shenten Dargye Ling (France) http://shenten.org/ Karma Ling (France) http://www.rimay.net/ Dejam Ling (France) http://dzogchen-fr.org/dejam-ling/ Merigar (Italy) http://www.dzogchen.it/en/ Triten Norbutse (Nepal) http://www.triten...
by Marc
Thu Jan 05, 2017 3:15 am
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Retreat Spots
Replies: 22
Views: 2511

Re: Retreat Spots

Does Trekcho require very specific conditions? Hi Dzogchungpa If we are aimimg for the most supportive secondary conditions for an intensive retreat, yes indeed ! Some characteristics by memory: A pure, unpolluted, secluded place, far the noises, business & wordly distractions. A "sun protected" pr...
by Marc
Thu Jan 05, 2017 3:05 am
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Retreat Spots
Replies: 22
Views: 2511

Re: Retreat Spots

It says in the Luminous Expanse : A snowy retreat, an empty valley, a mountain peak, or a charnel ground, In an extremely remote place, at a place that is bright and elevated, These are the practice abodes of the fortunate ones. Hi RikudouSennin Thx for the textual reminder ! :thumbsup: But what I ...
by Marc
Wed Jan 04, 2017 12:33 pm
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Retreat Spots
Replies: 22
Views: 2511

Retreat Spots

Hi Everyone I thought it would be helpful, if we could gather our common knowledge about retreat places, specially those suited for Dzogchen practices that require very specific conditions (i.e outer Rushen , Dark retreat, Trekchö & Thögal...) I will post soon about some spots I know of. Cheers ever...
by Marc
Wed Jan 04, 2017 4:49 am
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Buddhahood in This Life
Replies: 239
Views: 33923

Re: Buddhahood in This Life

Hi Malcolm

Hope you had a wonderful time in Tenerife with ChNN and that this most precious transmission of the Three Scrolls was surrounded with an abundance of auspicious signs !!!

I just wanted to ask if there is any update about this possible lung of The Great Commentary ?

Best regards
M
by Marc
Mon Dec 26, 2016 8:00 am
Forum: Discovering Mahayana Buddhism
Topic: Help on where to start...
Replies: 3
Views: 528

Re: Help on where to start...

Hi You may find interest and benefit in the work of buddhist teacher B. Alan Wallace, specially his Book "The Attention Revolution". However hard the challenge may (or may not!) be given your condition: Keep faith in the fact the mind, and therefore the brain are plastic and trainable. Actions do in...
by Marc
Thu Dec 15, 2016 4:48 am
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Buddhahood in This Life
Replies: 239
Views: 33923

Re: Buddhahood in This Life

dzogchungpa wrote: You can replay it now. Also, you can download the video if you want.
Ooooooooh !!!
Thx Dzogchungpa !!! That's really cool :twothumbsup:


Now I'm ashamed at how much tech-ignorance I've displayed today :toilet: :rolling:[/quote]
by Marc
Thu Dec 15, 2016 3:57 am
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Buddhahood in This Life
Replies: 239
Views: 33923

Re: Buddhahood in This Life

dzogchungpa wrote: Didn't get to watch it live, but I definitely will. Malcolm, I have to say you look cool in that room. :smile:
Ooooooooh !!!
Thx Dzogchungpa !!! That's really cool :twothumbsup:


Now I'm ashamed at how much tech-ignorance I've displayed today :toilet: :rolling:
by Marc
Thu Dec 15, 2016 1:57 am
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Buddhahood in This Life
Replies: 239
Views: 33923

Re: Buddhahood in This Life

Damned As feared... FB streaming service uses Flash... And I'm on an iPad :crying: Ohhh... Stupid me ! :meditate: I took me almost an hour to have an epiphany: For iPad users: Download & Use the FB app instead connecting via Safari @Malcom: By any chance, has there been a video and/or audio recordi...
by Marc
Thu Dec 15, 2016 12:41 am
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Buddhahood in This Life
Replies: 239
Views: 33923

Re: Buddhahood in This Life

Damned
As feared... FB streaming service uses Flash... And I'm on an iPad :crying:
by Marc
Thu Dec 15, 2016 12:34 am
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Buddhahood in This Life
Replies: 239
Views: 33923

Re: Buddhahood in This Life

Hi All, just a reminder for those interested, I will be live streaming a talk on the book from http://facebook.com/zangthal/ . Hi everyone I'm on Zangthal Edition FB page and also on the event's page as well, and I don't see any link or video screen :thinking: Have you guys found it ? Thx Found it ...

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