The brain and Dzogchen...

Re: The brain and Dzogchen...

Postby Andrew108 » Wed May 02, 2012 6:29 pm

Namdrol wrote:
Andrew108 wrote:So the recognition is not discriminating? More like knowing the flavor of the base?


Recognition is prajñā.

And this prajñā is the prajñā of self-liberation?
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"What is the All? Simply the eye & forms, ear & sounds, nose & aromas, tongue & flavors, body & tactile sensations, intellect & ideas. This, monks, is called the All. Anyone who would say, 'Repudiating this All, I will describe another,' if questioned on what exactly might be the grounds for his statement, would be unable to explain, and furthermore, would be put to grief. Why? Because it lies beyond range." Sabba Sutta.
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Re: The brain and Dzogchen...

Postby Malcolm » Wed May 02, 2012 7:06 pm

Andrew108 wrote:
Namdrol wrote:
Andrew108 wrote:So the recognition is not discriminating? More like knowing the flavor of the base?


Recognition is prajñā.

And this prajñā is the prajñā of self-liberation?


Self-liberation, as is clearly defined by the Dzogchen tantras is freedom from grasping. Whatever one grasps is not self-liberated.
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Re: The brain and Dzogchen...

Postby deepbluehum » Wed May 02, 2012 9:59 pm

alpha wrote:
deepbluehum wrote:
BTW, as fascinating and l33t as togal is, it's pretty difficult, as in super difficult. The postures are awkward.



the "duck" is easy.


yeah there are off menu postures that are comfortable
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