About Jane Weston

Hi!, I'm a representative of the Dzogchen community UK Blue Gakyil. I'm the moderator of this here 'Dzog Blog'. We are very keen to have your participation on the blog, so please comment or please contact me if you have any ideas for the Blog that you would like to share!

Mandarava in Baja – the End

I hope my descriptions of Tsegyalgar West have conveyed the strong connection I made with the place and people of this Gar in the far West. I hope to inspire others to make the long journey to Baja California to visit and take advantage of the unique opportunities the Land of the Supreme Peak [...]

By | 2017-12-31T11:50:23+00:00 December 23rd, 2017|Uncategorized|2 Comments

Harmonious Breathing Course by Ewa Michalec

“For breath is life, and if you breathe well you will live long on earth.”   Sanskrit proverb   Marco Baseggio led a workshop on Harmonious Breathing at the London Centre of the UK Dzogchen Community, Lekdanling. Marco has been studying and teaching Yantra Yoga for more than 20 years and is also a qualified [...]

By | 2017-12-19T09:03:20+00:00 December 18th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Update on Relationship with the IDC

At our Annual General Meeting this year in early November there was an enquiry as to the details of the UK Dzogchen Community's relationship with the International Gakyil of the Dzogchen Community. As a Member of the Blue Gakyil and therefore leading on communication, I set about researching what is the up-to-date situation. Several [...]

By | 2017-12-13T16:58:57+00:00 December 13th, 2017|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Mandarava in Baja – Part Three

At Tsegyalgar West, apart from my usual schedule, or rather my unusual non-schedule, there were some meditational highlights that took place in special places on the land. The first of these was the look-out rock which is situated directly above the Gonpa of the Gar. You can climb up to this to do silent [...]

By | 2017-12-22T12:25:49+00:00 December 13th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Mandarava in Baja – Part Two

Driving up the rutted approach track to the Gar, looking across a ravine, you can make out many small casitas scattered through the greenery.   The casitas are a few yards apart and consist of one large room. One side is a glass wall and sliding doors open onto a big balcony. The [...]

By | 2017-12-18T21:36:50+00:00 November 30th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Vajra Dance and Mindfulness Part One by Prima Mai

  In human experience, dance and song begin where the utility of communication ends. Requiring no instruments, other than our body and vocal cords, they are art, a luxury that brings richness, joy, and meaning. Like music itself, they are universal, unifying, expressive, and profound.   On a contemporary, mundane level, collectively engaging in [...]

By | 2017-11-09T19:24:47+00:00 November 9th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments