by Dmitry Ermakov from Masters of the Zhang Zhung Nyengyud: Pith Instructions from the Experiential Transmission of Bönpo Dzogchen Main topics discussed:– Historical background to Bönpo Dzogchen– Qualities of Master and disciple– Introduction to the Path of Dzogchen– Introduction to the Lineage Masters of Zhang Zhung Nyengyud– Structure of Zhang Zhung Nyengyud cycle– Comparison with writings on Dzogchen by Longchen Rabjampa– Lineage Tree– Zhang Zhung Garab and Garab Dorje– An excerpt from the “Golden Spoon” discovered by Yungdrung Lingpa translated specially for this publication by Yongdzin Rinpoche– A Mongol Connection– Experiential Transmission– Modern-day Transmission
We are delighted to announce the release of our second on-line article, this time focusing on Dzogchen. This piece was originally written as part of an article on Bön that Dmitry Ermakov was asked to prepare for the Russian Encyclopedia of Buddhist Philosophy in 2011.
Today we are celebrating our second anniversary as a registered Charity! Even though we are a very small – tiny! – organisation, we have good news from almost each of the last 12 months. Take a moment to rejoice with us. Summer 2018 – At the request of Khenpo Gelek Jinpa, we all worked really hard over the summer to translate the full DU TRI SU practice text from Tibetan into English in time for the Drubchen retreat to be held in Shenten Dargye Ling, France. Skype calls with Khenpo Gelek sometimes lasted several hours, bouncing from UK, France, Mexico… Read more