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Santi Maha Sangha (SMS) Base: The Seven Fundamental Semdzins with Michael Katz

Date:

November 18th-19th, 2017.
Santi Maha Sangha (SMS) Base: The Seven Fundamental Semdzins with Michael Katz

Friday, November 17th
Revelation in Tibetan Buddhism: The Terma Tradition
Public talk and slide show by Michael Katz, PhD
in Northampton, MA
6:30pm-8pm
FREE
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Santi Maha Sangha (SMS) Base:
The Seven Fundamental Semdzins with Michael Katz

Saturday & Sunday, November 18th & 19th
Tsegyalgar East Schoolhouse, Conway, MA

To participate you must have received transmission from Chögyal Namkhai Norbu.

Saturday, November 18th:
Location: Tsgyalgar East Schoolhouse Gonpa
10am-12:30pm; 2:30- 4:30pm
5pm Ganapuja - will be webcast.
After the Ganapuja - Learn to Play Pagchen.

Sunday, November 19th:
Location: Tsgyalgar East Schoolhouse Gonpa
10am-12:30pm; 2:30-4:30pm

Suggested Donation: $100/Full Course, $60/day, $35/Session

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The Semdzins are essential practices of the Upadesha series of the Dzogchen teaching. Once the student has received the transmission from the Master, he/she can use methods in order to discover or rediscover their real nature. The Semdzins are ver important because they have this function. Sem means "mind," dzin means "to hold." The meaning of Semdzin, therefore, is to firmly hold the mind and, in particular, to separate the mind from rigpa, experiencing the non-dual state of shine (calm state) and lhagthong (state of presence together with movement).

Explanation & practice of the seven fundamental Semdzins found in the Dzogchen tantras.

Michael Katz has a doctoral degree in psychology from New York University. He is a long time student of Tibetan Buddhism and has studied with many of the great masters of this age.

He is the co-author and editor of the book "Dream Yoga and the Practice of Natural Light" with Chögyal Namkhai Norbu. He is also the author of the book "Tibetan Dream Yoga the Royal Road to Enlightenment" as well as the novel "The White Dolphin."

Michael a Dzogchen Community Santi Maha Sangha (SMS) meditation instructor was authorized to teach dream yoga and meditation by Chögyal Namkhai Norbu. He has subsequently taught for two decades in more than 30 countries internationally as well as Harvard University, Amherst College, Tibet House and other institutions and organizations.

He was featured in the discovery channel's program "the power of dreams " and the first "gateways of the mind" conference in London, as well as a documentary movie called "Tamara's sacred journey" after leading a group to sacred caves in Tibet in 2010.
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