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!

A New Regime at Kunselling, by Rose Lewis

Health and Safety hits Kunselling The Community received quite a shock back in February of this year when we had a visit from Powys Health and Safety during the karma yoga retreat. We knew they were coming, as it was a new requirement of our insurers, and we frantically gave the kitchen a thorough [...]

By | 2018-06-14T09:54:38+00:00 June 14th, 2018|Uncategorized|2 Comments

Mandarava and Dance Retreat – images by Dorota Dylka and words by Jane Weston

We recently completed a group practice retreat of the Dakini Mandarava and the Vajra Dance at Kunselling.  About a dozen practitioners participated at various times and we were blessed with superb weather – hot sun and clear blue skies which are ideal for practising sky gazing and the Tsogthig breathing which Rinpoche has taught [...]

By | 2018-05-29T22:27:24+00:00 May 29th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Scott Diamond of the International Gakyil writes

This is a brief outline of the relationship of the UK Dzogchen Community’s Gakyil with the International Gakyil of the International Dzogchen Community. The International Gakyil is intended to support and encourage the activities of local Gakyils that take responsibility for the International Dzogchen Community. Providing oversight and connection between the many Lings and [...]

By | 2018-04-07T09:49:07+00:00 April 7th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Alexander Studholme reviews “The Spiritual Odyssey of Freda Bedi” by Naomi Levine

Norma Levine has continually mined the experience of her own life in the dharma to become one of our foremost chroniclers and interpreters of Tibetan Buddhism’s entry into the modern world. Like many of the Americans and Europeans drawn irrevocably into the orbit of the Tibetan lamas, the turning point in her life appears [...]

By | 2018-04-02T15:42:22+00:00 April 2nd, 2018|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Winter Karma Yoga at Kunselling by Penny Stirling

Penny manifesting as a Karma Yogini Winter karma yoga was a real pleasure to attend. A group of enthusiastic and talented yogis turned up on Sunday evening, all ready for action and Rowan, Stephie and Rose were there already and had prepared a delicious venison stew. Rowan decorated the shrine room, with Cindy helping. [...]

By | 2018-03-04T19:29:32+00:00 March 1st, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments