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The Supreme Siddhi of Mahamudra

The Supreme Siddhi of Mahamudra Retreat, by Ani Tenzin Palmo, Vajrapani Institute, Boulder Creek, California, June 8th through 10th, 2018.

Commentary on Advice for Mountain Retreat, by the Eighth Kamtrul Rinpoche

Complete audio recordings:

Friday evening, June 8th, 2018

Saturday, June 9th, 2018, morning session – I

Transcript of an excerpt, A Healthy Sense of Self

Saturday, June 9th, 2018, morning session – II

Saturday, June 9th, 2018, evening session – audio

On the meditation section of the text:

Transcript

Saturday, June 9th, 2018, evening session, questions and answers

Sunday, June 10th, 2018, closing session

 

 

Esoteric Buddhism

Friends, a couple of months ago I came across a wonderful podcast called ‘This Esoteric Life’. In it, Christopher ‘Free’ covers a broad range of subjects from The Western Esoteric Tradition, and he does so in an inspired way. So I sent him a message and suggested we do a program on Buddhism and A Belief in the Miraculous as a starting point, and here it is. The program we did together is titled, ‘Esoteric Buddhism‘.

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Over the years I’ve been recording some of my favorite Buddhist books, and short teachings, and putting them online.  These include The Dhammapada, The Treatise on Buddha Nature, Shantideva’s Guide to the Bodhisattva’s Way of Life, and Becoming Your Own Therapist, by Lama Yeshe.

Lama Yeshe               Guanyin

These, and more, can be found here.

 

The Metta Sutta

Read by Jason Espada.

 

The Discourse On Love {Thich Nhat Hanh translation}

He or she who wants to attain peace should practice being upright, humble, and capable of using loving speech.  He or she will know how to live simply and happily, with senses calmed, without being covetous and carried away by the emotions of the majority.  Let him or her not do anything that will be disapproved of by the wise ones.

(And this is what he or she contemplates:)

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