Dharma OceanAuthor: Reggie Ray
26 Jun 2019

Dharma Ocean

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Dharma Ocean presents compelling talks by Reggie Ray, a unique and dynamic teacher in the lineage of Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche. Reggie has a special gift for applying the ancient wisdom of Tibetan Buddhism to the unique problems, inspirations, and spiritual imperatives of modern people. As spiritual director of the Dharma Ocean Foundation, Reggie mentors a worldwide community of practitioners committed to meditation as a path of discovering wakefulness in everyday life. His teaching is marked by humor, insight, and an absolute trust in the relevance of meditation to all aspects of human experience: our relationships and jobs, our dreams and heartbreaks, our fears and aspirations.To find out more about teachings, retreats, community life, and our extensive selection of audio resources for beginner and advanced meditators please visit www.dharmaocean.org.

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    Episode 260: Under the Rose Apple Tree

    In today’s episode, we listen to a talk Caroline offered on the experience of the natural state in childhood. She offers a Vajrayana account of the story of the Buddha who, at age 9, recognized rigpa while sitting under a rose apple tree. This talk was given in 2016 at the November Meditating with the […]

  • Posted on 22 Jun 2019

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    Episode 259: Pain is Not a Problem

    Here, Reggie teaches on experiences of pain that we encounter on the path of meditation. He says that people often judge pain as a bad thing, but the foundation of Buddhist practice is the First Noble Truth: the more we try to avoid pain, the more we suffer. This talk was given at the 2002 […]

  • Posted on 18 Jun 2019

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    Episode 258: Surrendering Ego – Part II

    Going deeper into the theme of refuge, Reggie teaches on the difference between the inner and outer view of taking refuge in the Buddha, Dharma, and Sangha. Inner refuge means that we are committing to our non-existence, the nature of reality, and relationships of integrity. This talk was given at the 2002 Winter Dathün retreat […]

  • Posted on 01 Jun 2019

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    Episode 257: Surrendering Ego – Part I

    In this talk on refuge, Reggie discusses the history of refuge in the Buddhist tradition and describes the different styles of “emergency ego” that arise when we find ourselves challenged by reality. He says that surrendering ego is the basis for the practice of refuge. This talk was given at the 2002 Winter Dathün retreat […]

  • Posted on 19 May 2019

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    Episode 256: Path of Dharma – Part II

    In the second part of this talk on the path of dharma, Reggie discusses the developmental journey that unfolds as we deepen in our meditation practice. When meditation becomes the ground of life, transformation becomes a way of being. This talk was given at the 2004 Winter Dathün retreat held in the Rocky Mountains of […]

  • Posted on 11 May 2019

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