Worldwide Transmission of Guru Garab Dorje

Worldwide Transmission of Guru Garab Dorje

March 11, 2017

Transmission Explanation at 5:30pm — Transmission at 7pm

All are Welcome!

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There are three days each year when the practitioners of the international Dzogchen Community practice Guru Yoga together simultaneously and receive transmission from Chogyal Namkhai Norbu. These days are the anniversaries of the main Masters of the Lineage of Dzogchen Teachings.

It is important to understand the meaning of transmission and how the practices work. An information and explanation evening is held with experienced practitioners to learn the practice so that one is able to participate in the transmission method that Choegyal Namkhai Norbu is making available for those who are interested in the Dzogchen Teachings. When we are doing this practice together we are unifying in the same state, that famous state in Dzogchen teaching called the primordial state…. that means teacher and students are all in that moment in the primordial state, so in this way there is a possibility to transmit.

For transmission there is no distance, if you are far or near it doesn’t matter because knowledge of transmission is beyond time and distance. So for this reason we can use this method.

If you are unfamiliar with the practice, it is recommended that you attend the explanation.

Beginner Course of the Dance of the Song of the Vajra

Beginner Course of the
Vajra Dance of the Song of the Vajra

with Bodhi Krause

at Dondrubling in Berkeley, CA, USA
March 18 – 26, 2017

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2 weekends with sessions during weeknight evenings
Saturdays and Sundays: 10am to 1pm   and   4 to 7pm
Monday thru Friday: 6-9pm

The Dance of the Vajra is a result of the profound meditation of the Dzogchen master Chögyal Namkhai Norbu.

In the Dzogchen teaching the Vajra is a symbol of our essential nature, which is pure, clear and immutable like a diamond.

Practicing the Dance of the Vajra one can discover this real nature by being in the state of contemplation; and one can learn to maintain and stabilize this knowledge not only in sitting meditation but also being in movement. In this way it can become part of our daily life.

The “Dance of the Song of the Vajra” is a complex, symbolic dance connected particularly to the energetic aspect of our existence.

Through their sound, all the syllables of the Song of the Vajra are linked to specific energy points within our inner mandala, our body, and our outer mandala, the external dimension of the world.

Through sound, color and movement we can coordinate these energy points and create a harmonizing communication on the level of subtle energy

$300     $35/session ( only for those who have already taken this course)

Early Bird registration: $280 by Feb 17

  • We will start at E MA and learn as much as possible in the time available – depending on participants. We can easily get 1/2 way through the dance, and it’s unlikely we will learn the whole dance in the time available.
  • Course is for both complete beginners and experienced practitioners!
  • Transmission from Chogyal Namkhai Norbu is required
  • Best to be a member of the Dzogchen Community
  • Registration:  aha@dzogchencommunitywest.org

View & Meditation of Dzogchen – Closed Webinar

VIEW & MEDITATION OF DZOGCHEN
From the Base of Santi Maha Sangha

Session 1: Sun April 2, 9:30 AM – 12 PM Time (Pacific, GMT -7)
The ultimate meaning of initiation. The essence of Atiyoga view. Practice of a rushen.

Session 2: Sun April 9, 9:30 AM – 12 PM Time (Pacific, GMT -7)
How to enter the total perfection of Ati: Four understandings. Practice of a semdzin.

This is a closed webcast with authorized SMS instructor Igor Berkhin.
Igor Berkhin is a student of Chogyal Namkhai Norbu since 1996. For many years he was the Teacher’s Russian translator. He is authorized by the Teacher to teach the Base, the first and the second levels of Santi Maha Sangha. Being originally from the Ukraine, now Igor lives in Israel.

Preliminary transmission of Dzogchen Teaching from Chögyal Namkhai Norbu & registration for webinar are necessary.
Cost of this closed webinar is $60.