Right View Dharma Talk

Video of the Right View from the Buddha's Noble Eightfold Path Dharma Talk This is an introductory talk on Right View (Understanind) form the Buddha's Noble Eightfold Path. For a full explanation of the path be sure to checkout: https://zenawakened.com/eightfold-path/...

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The Four Noble Truths Dharma Talk

Video of the Four Noble Truths Dharma Talk However we’ve come to know about Buddhism we probably have a faint idea that the Buddhist teachings will lead an individual to find happiness via a Path or Way. The Buddha said that it was an ancient path that he had found. A...

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What Are You Waiting For?

What are you waiting for? Everything to be just right? The stars to align? That one nod of validation? The words of approval from someone you respect? All of these things are really just aspects of your own fears and doubts. That critical mind that tears you apart....

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Simply Relax Into Intrinsic Awareness

Without concepts of good or bad, pleasing or displeasing, just allow the mind to relax so that there is no apprehension by an apprehender. In this state of relaxation wherein you no longer experience the thoughts of the three times, you have gone beyond the experience...

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Ocean of Consciousness

Sitting there in meditation, still and grounded, the isolated confines of my individual consciousness dissolved and the world became a trembling, vibrating ocean of suchness. The aspect of the ocean that was me would appear like a energetic wave rising from the...

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Woman is the Creator of the Universe

“Woman is the creator of the universe, the universe is her form; woman is the foundation of the world, she is the true form of the body. Whatever form she takes, whether the form of a man or a woman, is the superior form. In woman is the form of all things, of all...

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Beyond Concepts

Lama Anam Thubten: "We just get rid of all of our concepts, all of our painful concepts, whatever concepts we are having an affair with. We are always having an affair with concepts and there are plenty of them. Every concept has a story line. Think about it. “I am...

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The Zen Gate is Straightforward

Short texts by Chan master and teacher of Dzogchen, Yogi Chen: Renounce Practices of Precepts, Meditation and Wisdom The Chan (Zen) gate is straightforward. No walking of devious path, no establishment of any path. Completely without path to proceed, completely...

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Buddha Nature is Everywhere, Everything and Everyone

From the Buddhist perspective, the universe is an infinite display of Buddha Nature. Buddha Nature is the mysterious divine Nature that arises out of its own Emptiness to express itself as embodying everyone and everything. Imagine all that exists is an island of pure...

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Naked Awareness Practice

NAKED AWARENESS In this teaching on the mind instructions of the Dzogchen master Khenpo Gangshar, Khenchen Thrangu Rinpoche explains how the veil of thoughts and emotions is lifted when we rest in the nature of mind as it is, without trying to alter it in any way. A...

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Ten Vows of Samantabhadra

Samantabhadra Bodhisattva, was so moved the first time he heard the Buddha preach the Dharma that he made Ten Great Vows right there on the spot: Ten Vows of Samantrabhadra Bodhisattva (Recorded in the Avatamsaka Sutra; aka the Garland Sutra) To venerate, pay homage...

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