Available to those who have attended
Vajrayana Seminary or Sacred World Assembly.
At this Vajra Assembly held at Karmê
Chöling in the autumn of 2003, the Sakyong presented an overview of the
relationship between the teachings of Shambhala and those of dzokchen, the Great Perfection.
It was a practice-oriented retreat, with many forms of guided meditation offered
including shamatha yoga and mahamudra. Within the context of a Rain
of Blessings feast, Rinpoche guided the visualization practice and gave a
commentary on the Seven-Line Supplication. The next day he presented The Sadhana
of Luminosity, offering a commentary on the three roots and again guiding the
This 4 DVD-set includes a six-session
syllabus and talk outlines, available as a PDF file on the first DVD. It is intended
particularly for use in vajrayana practice intensives and group study situations.
- Talk 1: Shambhala & the Great Perfection Part I, 2 hr. 11 min.
- Talk 2: Shambhala & the Great Perfection Part II, 1 hr. 56 min.
- Talk 3: Guru Rinpoche & the Rain of Blessings, 1 hr. 14 min.
- Talk 4: The Sadhana of Luminosity, 1 hr. 46 min.
Total length: 7 hours 7 minutes