201-208 – Natural Liberation: A very complete cycle of teachings from preliminary practices through Highest Yoga Tantra and Dzogchen Trekcho and Togal based on the root text of Padmasambhava on the six bardos of (1) this life, (2) dreams, (3) meditation, (4) dying, (5) Dharmata, and (6) becoming. This series of courses prepares householders with a solid background in practice to advance to the highest levels of practice in this lifetime. No other practices are needed.
Transmission: Natural Liberation recommended.
Empowerment: Shitro (100 Peaceful and Wrathful Buddhas of the Bardo) recommended.
204 – Natural Liberation Part 4—Continues the Path of Tantra with the generation stage practices of “deity yoga” – generating yourself as the “deity” (a buddha).
208 – Natural Liberation Part 8—Concludes the Path of Great Perfection with additional training in the practices of trekcho and togal, as well as the view of wisdom of the Great Perfection and a summary of the Buddhist views of enlightenment. Available late spring.
Tuition: $50 for each part.
No book is required, but Natural Liberation by Padmasambhava with commentary by Gyatrul Rinpoche, translated by B. Alan Wallace, is recommended.
Advanced classes are available with one-on-one instruction. See catalog and contact
Khenpo.Drimed.Dawa@gmail.com for additional information.