Psychedelics & The Contemplative Path
Video on Demand
How can we apply psychedelic therapies to addiction recovery, PTSD and end-of-life care? Can psychedelics be applied to contemplation? What are the risks?
Join us for this Video on Demand series, featuring unique, educated insights from a collection of diverse viewpoints and disciplines. Explore philosophical questions about psychedelic insights, the nature of reality, and awakening, and learn about the history of psychoactive substances in Buddhism and Asian religions.
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In Search of “Perfect” Community - Think Big, Go Slow
An Interactive Workshop with Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche
Video on Demand - Original Live Broadcast on Zoom: Oct. 22 to 24th, 2021
What does “community” mean to you and how have the events of the past year shaped your perspective? Connect, engage and reflect as you view the recordings from the 27th Annual Treasury of Knowledge retreat, a virtual, interactive experience.
Taught in English and Tibetan with translations to Portuguese, Spanish, and Chinese.
Seizing Transitions as Opportunities - Annual Treasury of Knowledge Retreat
Life transitions — including moving, changing jobs, becoming sick, or dying — are often times of pronounced fear and feelings of panic. However, if met with kindness and clear seeing, such transition periods can be times of heightened awakening and even joy. During this weekend program, Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche shared Buddhist methods for tapping into our emotional and intellectual abilities so that we can meet these life changes skillfully.
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Medicine Buddha: Intrinsic Health and Healing 2020 Treasury of Knowledge with Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche
For the 26th Annual Treasury of Knowledge retreat, Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche taught on the “Medicine Buddha,” a figure and meditation practice that has been relied upon for centuries in many different Asian traditions of Buddhism and is held to be extremely powerful for healing on all levels: physical, emotional, and spiritual.
During this rare weekend program, Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche shares the key, essential points of view and practice related to this precious set of contemplative teachings.
In addition to the five videos of Rinpoche’s talks, this program includes the following video teachings: Dr Dan Hirshberg on How to Engage the Heart of Healing, a guided meditation by Acharya Lhakpa Tsering, Space awareness practice by Mitra Lee Worley, a guided practice session of the Medicine Buddha sadhana led by Mitra Lee Worley. Excellent translation of Rinpoche’s teachings was provided by Mitra Tyler Dewar. Additional program resources include a high resolution digital download copy of the Medicine Buddha by RD Salga, a PDF copy of Rinpoche’s teaching on Transforming the Fear of Death, the opportunity to receiving the lung to practice the sadhana via Rinpoche’s video transmission, a PDF copy of Khenpo Rinpoche’s Bhaisajyaguru Sadhana liturgy, and a PDF copy of The Twelve Great Aspirations of the Buddha Bhaisajyaguru, Mitra Mark Power interviewing Dr Phil Weber about healing, Menla, and the Medicine Buddha practice, and a number of additional resources for practitioners.
藥師佛：內在健康和療癒2020年知識寶庫 - 竹慶本樂仁波切
除了仁波切演講的五個錄影課堂外，該課程還包括以下影片教義：Dan Hirshberg博士講授關於如何參與心之療癒，Acharya Lhakpa Tsering的禪修引導，Mitra Lee Worley的空間意識實習，Mitra Lee Worley的藥師佛儀軌修持指導課程。 Mitra Tyler Dewar提供了對仁波切教義的優秀翻譯。 其他資源包括RD Salga的藥師佛高解析度下載副本、仁波切的教學“轉化對死亡的恐懼” PDF副本、透過仁波切的錄影授傳實習藥師佛儀軌修持的機會、Khenpo Rinpoche的藥師佛儀軌的PDF副本、藥師佛《佛陀的十二大願望》PDF副本、Mitra Mark Power採訪了Phil Weber博士關於療癒、藥物和藥師佛修持，以及一些額外的實踐資源。