The Great Transfer Experience

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The Great Transfer Experience

Post by Void » Sat Jul 14, 2018 8:30 am

It's no secret that the Star Wars mythology, including the Jedi achieving a body of light and their physical bodies disappearing at death, was inspired by the Dzogchen system. So I asked myself if there is a hollywood movie which probably depicts specifically the Dzogchen achievement of The Great Transfer. Below is a scene of a hollywood movie which seems indeed inspired by The Great Transfer. The depicted details include: Imprinting the hand into solid rock, the aggregates of the body been liberated into their essences (therefore spontaneously the appearance of the body taking on every form the practitioner needs it to), visions (incl. bindus), opening of the kati channel (shining of clear light through the pupils), realization of the dharmakaya through sky gazing, direct insight into appearances of the environment etc. Pretty funny!


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Re: The Great Transfer Experience

Post by Simon E. » Sat Jul 14, 2018 9:01 am

A ridiculous trivialisation imo.
Back to fishin' folks... :namaste:

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Re: The Great Transfer Experience

Post by javier.espinoza.t » Sat Jul 14, 2018 4:30 pm

we don't know until we experience it. speculations, presumptions and blind faith are useless.
what are you doing

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Re: The Great Transfer Experience

Post by Ayu » Sat Jul 14, 2018 4:57 pm

javier.espinoza.t wrote:
Sat Jul 14, 2018 4:30 pm
we don't know until we experience it. speculations, presumptions and blind faith are useless.
:good:
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Re: The Great Transfer Experience

Post by Josef » Mon Jul 16, 2018 5:56 pm

Simon E. wrote:
Sat Jul 14, 2018 9:01 am
A ridiculous trivialisation imo.
But this post is from the person who "has studied more Dzogchen than anyone on the planet".

It couldnt possibly be trivial since it is being brought to us by an individual of such unquestionable authority and superiority.
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Re: The Great Transfer Experience

Post by Simon E. » Mon Jul 16, 2018 6:05 pm

Ah, I see... that had escaped me Josef. ;)
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Re: The Great Transfer Experience

Post by Josef » Mon Jul 16, 2018 6:08 pm

Simon E. wrote:
Mon Jul 16, 2018 6:05 pm
Ah, I see... that had escaped me Josef. ;)
Dodrupchen and ChNN will be seeking out ZOOM for teachings any day now.
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Re: The Great Transfer Experience

Post by Simon E. » Mon Jul 16, 2018 6:11 pm

:smile:
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Re: The Great Transfer Experience

Post by Crazywisdom » Mon Jul 16, 2018 8:38 pm

Ayu wrote:
Sat Jul 14, 2018 4:57 pm
javier.espinoza.t wrote:
Sat Jul 14, 2018 4:30 pm
we don't know until we experience it. speculations, presumptions and blind faith are useless.
:good:
You think it’s an experience? Dios mío.
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Re: The Great Transfer Experience

Post by Ayu » Tue Jul 17, 2018 2:24 pm

You think, you know what I think?

I think, the Music thread is not working. Therefore I post it here:
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Re: The Great Transfer Experience

Post by javier.espinoza.t » Wed Jul 18, 2018 4:26 am

Crazywisdom wrote:
Mon Jul 16, 2018 8:38 pm
Ayu wrote:
Sat Jul 14, 2018 4:57 pm
javier.espinoza.t wrote:
Sat Jul 14, 2018 4:30 pm
we don't know until we experience it. speculations, presumptions and blind faith are useless.
:good:
You think it’s an experience? Dios mío.
I don't know shit of it haha
what are you doing

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Re: The Great Transfer Experience

Post by Void » Sun Jul 22, 2018 4:14 pm

Simon E. wrote:
Sat Jul 14, 2018 9:01 am
A ridiculous trivialisation imo.
Well, it's just a hollywood movie scene...

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Re: The Great Transfer Experience

Post by Norwegian » Sun Jul 22, 2018 4:24 pm

Void wrote:
Sun Jul 22, 2018 4:14 pm
Simon E. wrote:
Sat Jul 14, 2018 9:01 am
A ridiculous trivialisation imo.
Well, it's just a hollywood movie scene...
What's ridiculous is your post.

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Re: The Great Transfer Experience

Post by Void » Sun Jul 22, 2018 5:06 pm

Norwegian wrote:
Sun Jul 22, 2018 4:24 pm
Void wrote:
Sun Jul 22, 2018 4:14 pm
Simon E. wrote:
Sat Jul 14, 2018 9:01 am
A ridiculous trivialisation imo.
Well, it's just a hollywood movie scene...
What's ridiculous is your post.
It is not ridiculous, it is simply ridiculous from your point of view.
Dzogchen basics.

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Re: The Great Transfer Experience

Post by Pema Rigdzin » Sun Jul 22, 2018 11:21 pm

If I’d come upon this video clip on my own, I don’t think it would’ve ever made me think of togal.

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