His Holiness Kusum Lingpa: Vajradhara Introduction

His Holiness Orgyen Kusum Lingpa is the “Modern day living Relic.” His Holiness is a highly accomplished masterfrom the Dzogchen Pema Nying-Thig lineage andalso a great Maha Siddha from Tibet. H.H. is also a *Terton or treasure revealer of the highest Tantric teachings in Vajrayana. H.H. serves as a powerful spiritual guide for practitioners who are fortunate enough to meet him. With his exceptional enlightened qualities, he is often considered a ‘crazy wisdom yogi.’ H.H.’s spiritual attainment, supreme wisdom and unconditional compassion represent the Enlightened Form, Speech and Mind of all the Victorious Ones.

Namkhai Norbu Retreat – June ’08

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Lama Zopa Rinpoche – Various Retreats

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Namkhai Norbu Retreat – BCN, Nov. ’07

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Getting Naked with the Guru

Tsegyalgar East, June 2008

In the old days of my 12-Step recovery, they used to say that if you were going to make it in sobriety, you had to learn to “get naked.” I mentioned this in a meeting recently and got a strange reaction. What they meant was that we needed to drop our rock, join the parade, and become emotionally vulnerable with another human being in our 5th Step, “We Admitted to God, to Ourselves and to Another Human Being the Exact Nature of Our Wrongs.” In recovery, our sponsors were about the closest thing to a guru that most of us ever had.