Mahamudra for the Modern World: An Unprecedented Training Course in the Pinnacle Teachings of Tibetan Buddhism

June 1, 2012|
Mahamudra for the Modern World: An Unprecedented Training Course in the Pinnacle Teachings of Tibetan Buddhism by Reginald A. Ray
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Course objectives:

Discuss the practice of Mahamudra, or "the great revelation," as a modern path of awakening to the boundless freedom that is our fundamental nature, and as it is is revered in Tibetan Buddhism as the most direct route to seeing the world in all its transcendent beauty, power, and perfection.
. Practice the 12 points of the Mahamudra posture and the "Mahamudra entry protocol" - a series of guided practices that enable us to quickly enter into direct, non-conceptual experience.
. Practice vipashyana meditations that take you on a progressive path of inquiry into the nature of awareness itself.
. Practice many body-based shamatha meditations to still the mind and set the foundation for exploring the immeasurable expanse of being.
. Summarize and experience innovative teachings on dismantling the klesas (difficult emotions) through heightening our experience of them.
. Practice and receive the ground Mahamudra Transmission: A turning point on the path in which we are directly introduced to the awakened state.
. Practice with guided instruction in three Mahamudra enhancing practices: "Exploring the Unborn Light," "Yin Breathing," and "Exploring the Chakras"
. Discuss markers on the path of becoming a true person-a unique, unprecedented, unfolding process.
What if you could learn the ultimate teachings of Tibetan Buddhism as they were meant to be received-guided every step of the way by an experienced master? This practice, known as Mahamudra or "The Great Revelation," was once taught only to elite students in secluded monasteries and cloisters. Now renowned teacher Dr. Reginald Ray has created an unprecedented audio learning course to make this profoundly transformative path available to listeners everywhere with Mahamudra for the Modern World. Spanning 33 CDs and featuring meditations and insights never before available to a general audience, this extraordinary audio training includes:

A complete toolbox of body-based shamatha meditations to still the mind and set the foundation for exploring the immeasurable expanse of being
. Vipashyana meditations that take you on a progressive path of inquiry into the nature of awareness itself
. Innovative teachings on dismantling the klesas (difficult emotions) through heightening our experience of them
. More than 40 guided meditations unfolded through a series of increasingly subtle and profound practices
Mahamudra is revered in Tibetan Buddhism as the most direct route to seeing the world in all its transcendent beauty, power, and perfection. With his gift for distilling esoteric teachings for today's student, Dr. Ray has created a powerful training program for anyone seeking to engage in this life-altering journey, allowing us to discover this unsurpassed tradition for meeting ultimate reality-and awakening to the boundless freedom that is our fundamental nature.

Highlights:

Why the 16th Karmapa predicted that the Mahamudra teachings were the most important Tibetan teachings for the modern world
. Practicing the depth of the Mahamudra teachings without the constraints of Tibetan culture
. How to become a true person-a unique, unprecedented, unfolding process
. The 12 points of the Mahamudra posture
. The "Mahamudra entry protocol" - a series of guided practices that enable us to quickly enter into direct, non-conceptual experience
. Ground Mahamudra Transmission: A turning point on the path in which we are directly introduced to the awakened state
. The fruition of Mahamudra: Living in amazement as the three bodies of the Buddha
. The role of the teacher in the modern world
. Obstacles on the journey, and how to overcome them
. How reality works through our everyday life
. Indestructible positivity: Discovering unconditional trust in everything that happens
. Investigating thoughts as "explosions of energy"
. How to "de-activate" ourselves during neurotic upheavals (klesa attacks) and return to the natural state
. Guided instruction in three Mahamudra enhancing practices: "Exploring the Unborn Light," "Yin Breathing," and "Exploring the Chakras"
. Markers on the path

Reginald A. RayReginald A. Ray, PhD, is the cofounder and spiritual director of Dharma Ocean Foundation, dedicated to the evolution and flowering of the somatic teachings of Tibetan Tantra. He is a lineage holder in the tradition of Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche. Reggie is the author of several books including Touching Enlightenment and Th...
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Title:Mahamudra for the Modern World: An Unprecedented Training Course in the Pinnacle Teachings of Tibet...Format:Audio Book (CD)Product dimensions:7 X 7.1 X 3.5 inShipping dimensions:7 X 7.1 X 3.5 inPublished:June 1, 2012Publisher:Sounds TrueLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1604075694

ISBN - 13:9781604075694

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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