Five Elements Online Course

January 11 – February 22, 2014. This course is based upon videos of Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche exploring how each of the five elements relates to our daily experiences, emotions, and relationships. Rinpoche guides meditations for each of the elements, designed to help clear our obstacles and bring balance to our lives. Each section of the course includes a video of Rinpoche’s teaching, Rinpoche leading a guided meditation, readings from Healing with Form, Energy and Light, and assignments for journal writing, discussion, formal and informal practice. The course is designed so that you may integrate study and practice into your everyday routine, learning at your own pace, yet enjoying the support of classmates and the course mentor. John Jackson will be the mentor...

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New Course on the Three Heart Mantras

Yes, that’s right! We are working on a new online course with Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche on the Three Heart Mantras of Bön. We are doing the video production in December, and if all goes smoothly, we hope to have the new course available on the Ligmincha Learning site by late spring or early summer 2014. The Three Heart Mantras are used in many different meditations in the Bön tradition, and play a major role in the ngrondro practices. They are said to be the essence of enlightenment in sound and energy, and as we sing or chant the mantras our awareness is transformed to be in union with the Buddhas. They are used for purification, protection, and as primary practices toward self realization. It is said that creating these mantras in any form brings merit and...

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