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Video, Photos from Atsara Retreat

Atsara Retreat The annual Atsara Retreat was held from September 23 to September 27, 2015 at Kunzang Palchen Ling. Atsara is an important protector practice in the Barway [...]

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Teaching Excerpts

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    Question: Concerning the recognition of the nature of mind, how can you find something when you don’t know what you’re looking for? If I’m looking for a pencil I know what it looks like, so I recognize it when I see it. Rinpoche’s answer: [...]
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    …sometimes we talk about a pure realm, for example the celestial realm of Vajrayogini, as though it were an external place—somewhere else; but then in this context we talk about it as something that is completely internal and present within [...]
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    How do you rest the mind in this immediate or present awareness? By not being distracted from the continuity of mere presence. Distraction from the continuity of mere presence occurs when we think about what is happening. Instead of merely [...]