TSOG & SOJONG
Once you are familiar with the philosophy, it is good to join practice. Zangdok Palri courses instruct the adepts step by step how to practise.
WHAT are sadhanas and what is the point of
Generally speaking, the idea is to develop a new perspective or way of seeing things around us.
You learn how to visualise, meditate, sing and move. The body, speech and mind should be involved and occupied.
Thanks to these skilful means, pure perception can be developed with time. The aim and techniques of the practice are clearly explained during the course.
The Real Subject
Whatever the focus of the retreat, whatever the text or practice involved, the real subject of all Buddhist philosophy and practice is always the same: compassion.
Every Buddhist teaching, practice, retreat or ritual always has compassion as its essence. Even when you study very deep aspects of Buddhist philosophy, essentially that philosophy is about compassion: how to help yourself and the beings around you in the most appropriate way.
Over the years the structure of the courses came clear and it became visible and obvious that Rinpoche created a complex, holistic system of Buddhist education.