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  1. Dzogchen Teachers

    There is a UK based dzogchen and mahamudra teacher James Low. He uploads all of his lectures to vimeo and youtube. Here are the links: http://www.simplybeing.co.uk/ https://vimeo.com/jameslow https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCBedQobRrnDDaYUEtPi46pg/
  2. Online learning on Tibetan Buddhism

    I am more then satisfied with Mingyur Rinpoches online courses Joy of Life. https://tergar.org/ Also there is https://dharmasun.org/tte/ what Aetherous suggested. School of Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche. There is also https://samyeinstitute.org/ This is online platform for teachings of Phakchok Rinpoche. He is grandson of famous Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche, and nephew to above mentioned Mingyur and Chokyi. Those schools are both Dzogchen and Mahamudra traditions (nyingma kagyu), and Tulku Urgyen Rinpoches lineage.
  3. Recommended online buddhism courses?

    I am more then satisfied with Mingyur Rinpoches online courses Joy of Life. https://tergar.org/ Also there is https://dharmasun.org/tte/ what Aetherous suggested. School of Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche. There is also https://samyeinstitute.org/ This is online platform for teachings of Phakchok Rinpoche. He is grandson of famous Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche, and nephew to above mentioned Mingyur and Chokyi. Those schools are both Dzogchen and Mahamudra traditions (nyingma kagyu), and Tulku Urgyen Rinpoches lineage.
  4. Tibetan psychokinetic development

    Honestly, I have never been much into koans.
  5. Tibetan psychokinetic development

    Thank you very much for this answer. It made a lot of thing much clearer. That guy said that next to those several exercises for concentration, focus and will development, in later stages there is A LOT of meditation, no-thought states, emptiness etc. Thank you once more
  6. Tibetan psychokinetic development

    I believe that it's like you are saying. I do not have much experience in TB practices nor TB philosophical system. But still I wish to push concentration to those limits, for some deeply personal reasons and plus because if one person could do it and I saw it, why could't I also.
  7. Tibetan psychokinetic development

    Yes, it definitely would. And would also be really miserable to put one religion on that level. I think you misunderstood me a little bit. I do not want to be able to bend spoons. That is the furthest goal. What I wish is to develop deep understanding of emptiness, and laser like concentration and focus to be able to bend spoon. As I said in original post, I wish that bending spoon, moving some object, or sprouting seeds be the test of my concentration and will and absolutely be not the goal in its self. Anyhow, I am already studying Mahayana buddhism. For now Nagarjuna, Dogen and Paul Williams and practising shikantaza.
  8. Tibetan psychokinetic development

    Thank you. That is actually great place to start. I will dive into yogic practices to search for an answer. But the true problem is following. I know the drills (there are several of them, and I have never read anything like it, but I never gone deep into yoga), but what later. How can I actually apply the fruits of practice to actually make seeds sprout. Just will it really hard? Visualize? Sing Despacito out loud while I am turned to west to face Puerto Rico and focus on sprouting? I do not have a clue.
  9. Tibetan psychokinetic development

    I agree with you totally and I am aware of consequences of going that road by myself. Thats why I do not want a teacher nor am I seeking one. I just asked for some possible literature or some advice, nothing else. I am involved in other practices with some authentic teachers, and I just want to try out this a little bit (few years ).
  10. Tibetan psychokinetic development

    Thank you, but I have nor time nor money for that kind of adventure I thought as solution to be that someone who first handedly experienced or succeeded with that kind of ability to share some resource. It's a long shot, but it's more likely then me going to Tibet.
  11. Hi everyone, Until few years ago I was heavily into qigong, neigong (wudang-pai and longmen-pai) and I have even done some healing sessions with quite interesting (some believable results) but I have never ever succeeded in any psychokinetic ability (moving matchstick, moving folded aluminum foil/paper, bending spoon/fork, etc). I saw in person one guy who was somewhere in Tibet for 15 years and he said that trick is only in concentration and focus. That he had a test after those 5 years to bend the spoon. And that was the test of pure focus and concentration. But he stated that this knowledge was behind doors knowledge, never written only taught in person. Also, I saw bean and wheat grain sprout/germinate in his hand in a matter of seconds. He told me how this is possible with enough practice and he would teach me, but unfortunately he passed away since he was really old. Has anyone ever gone this path? Is there any good material on this topic? Any Tibetan Buddhist exercises on medicine, meditation, healing? Thank you very much in forward S. PS: I am sorry if I missed the subforum but since that guy was Buddhist (Tibetan Buddhist to be more precise) I figured to place the question here.
  12. Nei Gung - Any Good (Practical) Books?

    That means that you need to practice more to have more qi so you don't get tired :D Joking aside. Wudang Pai and Longmen Pai are neigong. But only as a complete systems. Many teachers teach just one aspect of them so students and readers get different impressions of those systems. In both systems you must work heavily on your Jing. That is one hell of a work. It's physically demanding and quite exhausting. And after you buildt solid foundation you move on to yangqi, shen, yuenqi, etc.
  13. Nei Gung - Any Good (Practical) Books?

    Forget books. Practicing on your own can be really dangerous. Go with Lam Kam Chuen if you want to with the books and be completely safe. I would suggest you find some good teacher of Wudang Pai or Longmen Pai PS: as I heard it from one monk Wang Liping books are the closest to the authentic teachings of neidan out of all commercial books. But still the risks of not having someone to guide you and to interpret the theory are high.
  14. Jesus a fictional character?

    Jesus represents a person who is natural and who reached the state of I am (eheieh) or I am that I am (Eheieh asher eheieh). In the flesh he is the same as all of us, hence the name Jesus Christ that we connect to his looks and deeds doesn't mean a thing. His "inside" world, his realization is what truly matters and what we all should strive for. To be ourselfs like he was himself. Not to copy him, not to follow him in his footsteps because then we are becoming him and that is not being authentic. Whenever he says that he is the mystical gate, that you must reach him, you must except him as a leader he doesn't mean him as a Jesus Christ, he alludes to him as a son of God, as we all are. The Bible describes the state of the man on his path toward consiousness, in the psychodramic method of that time, and describes the general way of the people. Also, allegories, associations, metaphors, personifications, symbolism of that time must be understood for bible to truly make sense. All of this only matters if that is what a man recognizes that he is drawn to, as someone is be pulled towards being singer, or football player, pilot, or a pianist. What one holy man from Mount Athos said: "Better genuine baker, then fake mystic."
  15. Jesus a fictional character?

    All in all, it doesn't matter whether he was real or fictional, what matters is what he represents.