Dharmata teachings.

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Re: Dharmata teachings.

Postby dzogchungpa » Wed Dec 07, 2016 12:00 am

dzogchungpa wrote:New teaching up, "Be the Lamp":
https://www.dharmata.org/teachings/


BTW, there's a pretty good parrot joke around 16:00. :smile:

Anyway, here's another video:

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Re: Dharmata teachings.

Postby amanitamusc » Wed Dec 07, 2016 3:24 am

Very good.He quotes Khenpo Munsel at the end.

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Re: Dharmata teachings.

Postby dzogchungpa » Wed Jan 04, 2017 6:41 pm

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This is connected to this program: http://www.winterfeastforthesoul.com/
The true condition is beyond numbers. If we think in terms of an "individual being" this means that we are limiting, and consequently everything becomes complicated. If we want to understand, then we must not limit. - Chögyal Namkhai Norbu

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Re: Dharmata teachings.

Postby muni » Mon Jan 09, 2017 12:19 pm

:smile:
http://www.tenzinzopa.com/Ebooks/Cttb_B ... mplete.pdf
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=drPB75kgZ64

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Beaten helplessly by karma and neurotic thoughts
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In the infinite ocean of samsara.
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Re: Dharmata teachings.

Postby Felix » Mon Jan 09, 2017 1:03 pm

dzogchungpa wrote:
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This is connected to this program: http://www.winterfeastforthesoul.com/

I can see no connection between this and Dzogchen.


Winter what for the WHAT?

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Re: Dharmata teachings.

Postby Felix » Mon Jan 09, 2017 1:04 pm

Felix wrote:
dzogchungpa wrote:
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This is connected to this program: http://www.winterfeastforthesoul.com/

I can see no connection between this and Dzogchen although it is the Dzogchen forum.


Winter what for the WHAT?

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Re: Dharmata teachings.

Postby Malcolm » Mon Jan 09, 2017 1:28 pm

Felix wrote:
dzogchungpa wrote:
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This is connected to this program: http://www.winterfeastforthesoul.com/

I can see no connection between this and Dzogchen.


Winter what for the WHAT?



Yes, agreed.

Consider Moses, Elijah, Buddha, Jesus and Mohamed. They all left their ordinary lives for 40 days to connect with the Indwelling Spirit.


Its a bunch of new twaddle.
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Re: Dharmata teachings.

Postby Felix » Mon Jan 09, 2017 2:03 pm

Wow..I followed the link.

It's undeniably not Dzogchen..but I doubt if it's Buddhism at all any recognisiable form.

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Re: Dharmata teachings.

Postby Malcolm » Mon Jan 09, 2017 2:39 pm

Felix wrote:Wow..I followed the link.

It's undeniably not Dzogchen..but I doubt if it's Buddhism at all any recognisiable form.


Neo-mindfulness, complete with Rumi quotes.
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Re: Dharmata teachings.

Postby florin » Mon Jan 09, 2017 2:51 pm

Felix wrote:
dzogchungpa wrote:
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This is connected to this program: http://www.winterfeastforthesoul.com/

I can see no connection between this and Dzogchen.


What ?
That's heresy !!
How dare you ?
He is the greatest dzogchen master alive.
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Re: Dharmata teachings.

Postby Felix » Mon Jan 09, 2017 3:01 pm

Oh really? 8-)

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Re: Dharmata teachings.

Postby Quay » Mon Jan 09, 2017 3:02 pm

What on earth is he up to these days? I do not recognize him anymore.

To paraphrase a Rumi translation (seems appropriate here) I guess I am simply the cement and stone of my own prison. :)
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Re: Dharmata teachings.

Postby Karma_Yeshe » Mon Jan 09, 2017 3:05 pm

Felix wrote:Wow..I followed the link.

It's undeniably not Dzogchen..but I doubt if it's Buddhism at all any recognisiable form.


You don't have to doubt because it isn't Buddhadharma. This video should be moved to http://dharmapaths.com/

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Re: Dharmata teachings.

Postby DGA » Mon Jan 09, 2017 5:55 pm

Malcolm wrote:
Felix wrote:Wow..I followed the link.

It's undeniably not Dzogchen..but I doubt if it's Buddhism at all any recognisiable form.


Neo-mindfulness, complete with Rumi quotes.


This, and the Campbell-style (or Jungian) universalism, is par for the course.

He's gone native in Marin County.

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Re: Dharmata teachings.

Postby dzogchungpa » Mon Jan 09, 2017 6:44 pm

DGA wrote:He's gone native in Marin County.

Actually, AT is based in Pt. Richmond and I believe he lives in Kensington. I wasn't trying to say that that video is somehow a Dzogchen teaching, and in fact I didn't really listen to it very carefully. It's just that this is the de facto AT thread and I like to keep track of his activities here. That Winter Feast for the Soul is not my kind of thing, but who knows, maybe people benefit from his association with it. Anyway the mods should feel free to delete my post if they see fit.
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Re: Dharmata teachings.

Postby DGA » Mon Jan 09, 2017 7:02 pm

dzogchungpa wrote:
DGA wrote:He's gone native in Marin County.

Actually, AT is based in Pt. Richmond and I believe he lives in Kensington. I wasn't trying to say that that video is somehow a Dzogchen teaching, and in fact I didn't really listen to it very carefully. It's just that this is the de facto AT thread and I like to keep track of his activities here. That Winter Feast for the Soul is not my kind of thing, but who knows, maybe people benefit from his association with it. Anyway the mods should feel free to delete my post if they see fit.


Gentrification in the East Bay is real...

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Re: Dharmata teachings.

Postby Felix » Mon Jan 09, 2017 7:09 pm

So do I have this right...although this teacher appears not to teach Dzogchen, a thread in the Dzogchen forum is his de facto thread?

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Re: Dharmata teachings.

Postby dzogchungpa » Mon Jan 09, 2017 7:40 pm

Felix wrote:So do I have this right...although this teacher appears not to teach Dzogchen, a thread in the Dzogchen forum is his de facto thread?

Apparently. :smile:
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Re: Dharmata teachings.

Postby Felix » Mon Jan 09, 2017 7:41 pm

And this just kinda happened?

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Re: Dharmata teachings.

Postby Johnny Dangerous » Mon Jan 09, 2017 7:53 pm

I don't understand the big deal.

I don't know AT teachings at all, but this appears to be just a typical interfaith/new age sort of thing. Other Lama's participate in things like this, that doesn't indicate it's their main thing, does it? is HHDL then now a neuroscientist scientist and no longer a Buddhist for all his Mind and Life stuff?

Is there something specific in the video that people object to beyond the new age type program it's associated with? I didn't watch the entire thing but what I did watch seemed pretty standard 'secularized' advice you'd get from many teachers. Not my style, but I don't really get why it elicited the response it did.
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