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Khenpo Samdup Visits the Dharma Center

December 15, 2013, January 5 & 19, 2014, 2pm ~ 3:30pm Khenpo will teach from his newly published book: Learning Buddhism, Source of Temporary and Permanent Happiness Copies will be available for sale at the 1st session. In order to meet the needs of those who wish to have a clearer understanding of Vajrayana Buddhism […]

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IMAGE: The Yellow Springs Dharma Center and Yoga Springs Studio jointly hosted Yantra Yoga Instructor Lynn Sutherland in October 2009 for a weekend end of teachings.

Yantra Yoga

Yantra Yoga or the Yoga of Movement is an ancient system of Tibetan yoga based on the text The Union of the Sun and the Moon, written in the 8th century by the master Vairochana. It was introduced and taught in the West by Chögyal Namkhai Norbu in the early seventies. Yantra Yoga makes use […]

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Vajrayana Teachers

Since its inception the YSDC has been fortunate to have the influence of three very important Dzogchen masters. Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche gave Dzogchen teachings here in 1997 and 2007. He has also given three key practices: Buddha Shakyamuni Sadana Vajrasattva Sadana Green Tara Sadana Chögyal Namkhai Norbu Rinpoche has connected with our […]

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Vajrayana Dzogchen

The term Dzogchen or “Great Perfection” refers to the self-perfected state of our primordial nature, which is both absolute and ever-present within us. Dzogchen meditation brings us back to this innate state, emphasizing a fresh, natural view of reality as it is, unclouded by conceptual thought. “The Dzogchen view is considered particularly appropriate for our […]

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