The Practice of Dzogchen by Longchen Rabjam. $25.16. 498 pages. Publisher: Snow Lion Publications (November 25, 2002). One of the most comprehensive works on the Nyingma to appear in English. Show more Show less
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We humans have come to a crossroads in our history: we can either destroy the world or create a good future. The Shambhala Principle offers the principle of basic goodness as a way of addressing the personal and social challenges that we face. Do we, as humans, have confidence in the basic goodness of humanity, as well as of society itself? As a Tibetan lama and spiritual leader, this strikes me as our most compelling global issue.
The whole point of Dzogchen meditation practice is to strengthen and stabilize Rigpa and allow it to grow to full maturity. The ordinary, habitual mind with its projections is extremely powerful. It keeps returning, and takes hold of us easily when we are inattentive or distracted. As Dudjom Rinpoche used to say: “At present our Rigpa is like a little baby, stranded on the battlefield of strong arising thoughts.” I like to say that we have to begin by babysitting our Rigpa, Rigpa.org
Chatral Rinpoche (b. 1913) A Dzogchen master saint who spent decades wandering in isolated valleys and mountain retreats, practicing in places associated with past realizers. Thomas Merton met Chatral in 1968 and said if he were ever to return to Asia, Chatral would be his lama. This heart student of Dudjom Rinpoche is a vegetarian. KPSR received transmission for the entire cycle of terma of the great tertön Lhatsun Namkha Jigme as well as part of the Longchen Nying-thig, from Chatral…