Episode 10: This Q&A was so good we had to include it in the series. One theme in Anne and Harvey’s answers is the role of blessings in practice.
Episode 9: In this teaching, Harvey Aronson/Lama Namgyal Dorje addresses two major schools of thought regarding buddha nature. One holds that buddha nature is like a seed that needs to sprout and grow, while the other (which underpins Nyingma tantra and Dzogchen) holds that our buddha nature is fully developed, and we just need to […]
Episode 8: Harvey Aronson/Lama Namgyal Dorje leads this special meditation in which we imagine Guru Rinpoche or an orb of loving blessings in front of us, suffusing us with positive qualities, and an internal figure suffusing us from within. We can imagine our self/other duality relaxing as we share these blessings with all beings.
Episode 7: Anne Klein/Lama Rigzin Drolma teaches about the short practice of calling the lama from our prayer book (click here to download it). She introduces us to the practice by reminding us that love and devotion can also be ways of moving closer to non-duality.