Instruction on the 35 Buddhas practice, including an overview of karma, and how to do prostrations as a preliminary (ngöndro) practice.
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The preliminary practice of offering water bowls cultivates openness and generosity in the practitioner.
Advice on how to approach the retreat, structure meditation sessions, activities between sessions, and working with afflictions that arise during retreat.
The refuge ngondro practice and tips on how to work with the mind during the month-long retreat
Instructions on the Dorje Khadro fire puja.
Merging our mind with the wisdom mind of the guru.
Offering and praise to Dorje Khadro.
An eminent Tibetan teacher explains the meaning of true refuge and the responsibilities that it involves.
A student shares her thoughts on doing purification practice after attending the Vajrasattva retreat at Sravasti Abbey.