Chogyal Namkhai NorbuChögyal Namkhai Norbu, born in Tibet in 1938, is one of the primary living masters of Dzogchen.
In Dream Yoga and the Practice of Natural Light, Chögyal Namkhai Norbu gives instructions for developing clarity within the sleep and dream states. He goes beyond the practices of lucid dreaming that have been popularized in the West by… Read More
Chögyal Namkhai Norbu, born in Tibet in 1938, is one of the primary living masters of Dzogchen. After having taught for more than twenty years at the Istituto Universitario Orientale of Naples, Italy, he is at present fully dedicating his time to the transmission and preservation of Dzogchen teachings and Tibetan culture at large. He travels extensively and is now based on Margarita Island in Venezuela. He is the founder of the Dzogchen Community, whose centers of study and practice are found all over the world. He is the author of many books and scholarly articles not only on Dzogchen but on all the main branches of Tibetan culture including history, medicine, astrology, and Bon. His previous books on Dzogchen have become classics.
Practicing Yantra Yoga can be beneficial for anyone. The practice of Yantra Yoga is part of the Dzogchen teachings transmitted by Chögyal Namkhai Norbu; therefore, if one is to progress beyond a certain point, it is essential to receive direct transmission of the Dzogchen teachings from Chögyal Namkhai Norbu at a retreat or by participating in one of the three Anniversary Video Transmission Practices.
For more info about retreats with Namkhai Norbu Rinpoche or the Transmission Anniversary Practices, please contact Dzogchen Community in America, Tsegyalgar (see below)
This tradition and lineage of Yantra Yoga can only be taught by those directly authorized by Chögyal Namkhai Norbu. The following three members of the Dzogchen Community in America, Tsegyalgar, are the only people currently directly authorized by Chögyal Namkhai Norbu to teach Yantra Yoga in North America. There are also Dzogchen Community members in other countries who are authorized by Chögyal Namkhai Norbu to teach in their local regions.
Authorized Teachers of Yantra Yoga in North America are
- Lynn Sutherland
For North American Yantra Yoga courses and retreats or international schedule information, contact
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