An Introduction to the Practice of Contemplation by Chögyal Namkhai Norbu PDF

By Chögyal Namkhai Norbu

In 1980 on the Monte Faito retreat Chögyal Namkhai Norbu transmitted an entire and step by step procedure for coming into the perform of contemplation in accordance with the Dzogchen teaching.

Scanned and switched over by way of Yuchen Namkhai as a present of affection to the realm.

Show description

Read or Download An Introduction to the Practice of Contemplation PDF

Similar worship & devotion books

Download e-book for kindle: The Privilege of Poverty: Clare of Assisi, Agnes of Prague, by Joan Mueller

Early within the 13th century a tender lady named Clare was once so moved by means of the lessons of Francis of Assisi that she renounced her possessions, vowing to stay a lifetime of radical poverty. this day Clare is remembered for her courting with Francis, yet her personal commitment to poverty and her fight to achieve papal acclaim for a Franciscan Rule for ladies is an interesting tale that has no longer obtained the eye it merits.

Meher Baba's God Speaks PDF

God Speaks is Meher Baba's so much entire assertion of the method of production and its goal. This fresh reprinting keeps the contents of the 1973 revised variation whereas providing the cloth in a brand new variety. a modern structure makes the paintings appealing and more straightforward to learn for modern day audiences.

Download PDF by Mark O'Brien OP: The ABC of Sunday Matters. Reflections on the Lectionary

This e-book offers reflections at the Sunday Bible readings within the Roman Catholic Lectionary for Years A, B, and C of the liturgical cycle. They formerly seemed in separate volumes of Sunday issues released via ATF Theology within the Dominican sequence. they've got now been mixed during this unmarried quantity, color coded for simpler use, and with a revised basic advent and advent to the Gospel of Matthew.

Download e-book for kindle: Making Nothing Happen : Five Poets Explore Faith and by D'Costa, Gavin; Nesbitt, Eleanor; Slee, Nicola; Shelton,

This can be a dialog among 5 poet-theologians generally in the Christian culture who jointly shape The Diviners. each one poet bargains a mirrored image on how they comprehend the relation among poetry and religion, rooting their reflections of their personal writing, and illustrating dialogue with a range in their personal poems and beginning up concerns for deeper exploration and mirrored image.

Additional info for An Introduction to the Practice of Contemplation

Sample text

If at that moment you are not disturbed by thoughts or by movements or by any external circumstance, however chaotic it may be, then you can say that your Shine is stable. 43 Part Two RELEASING __ &km� __ RELEASED SHINE As is evident from what has been said so far, the first thing that you must achieve is stable Shine. Once you have attained stable Shine, you have to release it. 'To release' means to liberate; but what is there to release? What must we be liberated from? Let us suppose that now we have ripened our ability to maintain a firm Shine, even for twenty-four hours.

See notes 2 and 3. The Precious Vase, Fixi ng a nds tabilisi ng to remedy this by doing something to wake up, such as for example particular breathing techniques, or you can raise your gaze higher, or go to practise somewhere more open. If you encounter the obstacle of obfuscation ( mugpa) you must train in visualisation, practising methods pertaining to the Way of Transformation or the Purification of the Six Lokas18• THE FOUR DEFECTS The practitioner's goal is to be in the state of presence, and then to maintain it, noticing all the defects in her practice and remedying them as necessary.

The only solution is to be in the state ofself liberation, leaving thoughts free, without pursuing them. However you must not remain indifferent, because that is nothing but distraction; on the contrary, you must always be present. If you are not present, the state you are in is no longer contemplation. When you have presence then every thought that arises liberates itself, like a wave arising in the sea and disappearing in the sea, or like a snake loosening its own knots. 35 Part one At times a snake will wind itself in knots, making a tangle so complicated as to seem inextricable to an observer.

Download PDF sample

An Introduction to the Practice of Contemplation by Chögyal Namkhai Norbu

by Daniel

Rated 4.35 of 5 – based on 33 votes