Beyond Words: Dzogchen Made Simple

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Element, 2003 - Religion - 194 pages
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The first introductory book of its kind, this volume presents the practice of Dzogchen without requiring readers to know anything about Tibetan history or culture.

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Contents

The Buddhas Teachings
13
The Practice of Meditation
39
The Value of an Authentic Teacher
55
Guru Yoga and Transmission
70
Later Lineage of Knowledge
100
Visions and Terma
117
Dreams and Death
135
Realization and the Rainbow Body
148
Tibetan Buddhism in the West
164
Glossary
184
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About the author (2003)

Julia Lawless is the founder of the London-based essential oils shop, Aqua Oleum. She is a practicing, qualified aromatherapist, and a member of the International Federation of Aromatherapists. She is the author of several aromatherapy books, including the "Illustrated Elements of Essential Oils". Visit her at: www.aqua-oleum.co.uk

Allan is currently Editor of the Dzogchen Journal, UK.

Keith Dowman has been involved in the arena of Buddhism for more than forty years, living and raising a family in India and Nepal and in Tibetan refugee society. He received lay ordination in the Nyingma school of Tibetan Buddhism and is the author of more than a dozen books on Tibet and Tibetan Buddhism, including "Flight of the Garuda", " Sky Dancer", and "Original Perfection".

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