What to Expect on a Dzogchen Buddha Path Internet Teaching Program
“Retreat” means withdrawing your body, speech, and mind away from busy, meaningless, and negative activities, freeing yourself to focus on helping all beings.
Away from worldly distractions, you can wholeheartedly train your mind in the Way of True Happiness. Retreat takes on even more importance during this time when most of us are already confined to our homes.
It is therefore the perfect circumstance for the Five Excellent Gathered Perfections, and to learn the sacred practices of personal retreat. You will practice Dharma with more joy, depth, and intensity than you have likely experienced before and the results may surprise you. By training your mind using the skillful means of the Dzogchen Lineage you will not only take steps toward your own awakening, but be the healing condition for the entire world in this time of crisis.
The The Dzogchen Buddha Path Spring Internet Teaching Program is five full days plus two partial days of learning, contemplation, meditation, and prayer, conducted as a personal retreat and guided by Bodhi Lama Erik and Bodhi Lama Rita. It is a unique opportunity to increase your love, compassion, and wisdom, while greatly increasing your merit by practicing Dharma during this challenging time of the pandemic. You will learn how to increase your happiness, causes of happiness, and the happiness of all beings, while decreasing the suffering and causes of suffering of all beings. By committing to spend this time practicing to this end, your mind will be transformed and you will have a more positive effect on your loved ones and all beings.