Essentials of Tibetan Buddhism: A very complete cycle of teachings from preliminary practices through Highest Yoga Tantra and Dzogchen Trekcho and Togal based on the root text of Padmasambhava on the six bardos of (1) this life, (2) dreams, (3) meditation, (4) dying, (5) Dharmata, and (6) becoming. This series of courses prepares householders with a solid background in practice to advance to the highest levels of practice in this lifetime. No other practices are needed. Prerequisite: Part 6 recommended. Transmission: Natural Liberation recommended. Empowerment: Shitro (100 Peaceful and Wrathful Buddhas of the Bardo) recommended.
Essentials Part 7—Begins the Path of Great Perfection with the ethical perspective, the preliminary practices for separating samsara from nirvana called khorde rushen, and the practice of trekcho.
- Teacher: Khenpo Drimed Dawa