Tantric Teachings: Doing Vajrasattva Practice

Episode 5: In the final episode of this mini-series, Harvey walks us through the actual experience of doing Vajrasattva practice: what we imagine happening, the verses we recite, and the states of mind we aspire to cultivate.  You can download the Dawn Mountain prayer book here:  http://dawnmountain.org/prayers/ (You’ll find the Vajrasattva practice starting on p. […]

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Tantric Teachings: Why We Do Vajrasattva Practice

Episode 4: This two-part teaching (with episode 5 as the second part) was so good we had to include it!  In this session, Harvey teaches about the value and function of Vajrasattva practice.  As part of that teaching, he reflects on how important it is for Western students to distinguish between healthy contrition and neurotic […]

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Tantric Teachings: Amitabha practice

Episode 3: Anne C. Klein/Lama Rigzin Drolma leads a practice on Amitabha, the buddha of infinite light.  For teachings on Amitabha, see our previous podcast episode.  To download the text to chant along with this episode, see http://dawnmountain.org/prayers/.

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Tantric Teachings: Meeting Amitabha Through Devotion

Episode 2: In this episode, taken from a teaching from our Enlightened Heart Teaching Tuesday series, Anne C. Klein/Lama Rigzin Drolma explains that Amitabha (the focus of Pure Land Buddhist traditions of East Asia) also plays a significant role for many Tibetan Buddhists.  We can understand Amitabha as a person, a force, even an aspect […]

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