Tag Archives: Naropa

What’s at stake: Naropa 9

Note to reader: remember: “Free your mind.” Naropa comes upon a man who has impaled his father on a stake, put his mother into a dungeon, and is about to finish them off. They cry aloud, “Son, do not be … Continue reading

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The Jump Program: Naropa 8

Without his knowing, our friend Naropa has been on a roller coaster ride. Nor does he know that he’s coming to the part where you get whipped around, up and down very fast purposefully to disorient. Walking along, he comes … Continue reading

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Awareness Builds Upon Itself: Naropa 6

The teachings of the Buddha stand as possibly the most applicable philosophy ever uttered on this planet. From his first spoken words after sitting for seven weeks in the raging light of Enlightenment until his last forty-plus years later, everything … Continue reading

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Free Your Mind: Naropa 5

After each rainbow encounter, Naropa swoons back to unconsciousness. Everything related to the encounter disappears and is absorbed into the rainbow light which represents the many presentations of emptiness that he/we encounter everyday. Just as a rainbow appears out of … Continue reading

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The Trickster of the Self: Naropa 4

Ah, we get to the crux of it: the trickster, sense of self. Naropa’s first two encounters have been tests of behavior and relatedness. But behavior and interactions with others has a source: ego, personal identity. Thus with the third … Continue reading

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