In this seven day retreat James was teaching on the text “The Evocation of Samantabhadra”, part of the Gongpa Zangthal which belongs to the Jangter or Northern Treasures revealed by Rigdzin Gödem. The prayer is commonly referred to in Tibetan as “Kunzang Monlam”.
The text is available in Tibetan with English translation here, and in English only here.
In the evenings the group participated in the Padmasambhava Practice (taught in full during the Autumn 2016 retreat, audio available here) and some remarks related to these evening practices are included here in a separate section at the end.
Regarding the Padmasambhava Practice
Emptiness, space and display. How the Heart Sutra reveals the space of dzogchen. All dharma points to the same inexpressible truth.
Here are the recordings from the retreat held at Kamalashila in October 2015. James was teaching from the text “Self-Liberating Understanding” from Patrul Rinpoche, published in the Simply Being book.
Continue reading Autumn 2015
Here are the recordings from the extended retreat held at Kamalashila in October 2014. James was teaching from the text The Mahamudra Instructions of Tipun Pema Chogyal.
Continue reading Autumn 2014