The Crucial Points of Ngöndro MP3



Customer returns

I_Blessing the Speech and Invoking the Lama
01 Introductory Music
02 Blessing the speech
03 The power of invocation
04 What are we invoking?
05 The nature of the lama
06 The actual practice of Invoking the Lama
07 The lama manifests as Rigpa, mindfulness, and awareness
08 Chanting the invocation

II_Introduction to The Four Thoughts that Turn the Mind from Samsara
09 Reflecting on the Four Thoughts Transforms Your Outlook and Your Life
10 Renunciation, A Mixture of Joy and Sadness
11 Ego Fools Us With "Phantom Renunciation"

III_Precious Human Birth
12 Recognising the Preciousness of Human Life is Recognising Your True Potential
13 The Eight Freedoms and the Ten Advantages
14 The Sixteen Additional Circumstances which Prevent any Opportunity to Practise the Dharma
15 Reflecting on the Cause of Having the Freedoms and Advantages
16 The importance of understanding impermanence
17 Taking impermanence to heart
18 Impermanence is the nature of life

V_The Defects of Samsara - Acceptance and Liberation
19 Samsara is suffering
20 Life is not samsara
21 The Four Noble Truths
22 Acceptance
23 The six realms
24 Context is important
25 The three kinds of suffering
26 The four great rivers
27 Deepening the disillusionment
28 How to contemplate the six realms of samsara
29 Conclusion
30 Don't be patient with samsara
31 Concluding music

Ngöndrolinks are for students who are starting to study and practice the Ngöndro preliminary practices and who already have a firm understanding and experience of the Foundations and the Mahayana stages of the path, and have taken Refuge (the formal entrance to the Buddhist path) and have taken the Bodhisattva Vow (this follows the structure of Rigpa's curriculum for more information click here)