Jim Valby will teach a SMS Base retreat in Atlanta December 5-9, 2014
Public Talk named “Primordial Knowledge”
Friday, December 5, 5-9pm
Primordial Knowledge - SMS Base Retreat Saturday, December 6, 9am-Noon, 4-7pm Sunday, December 7, 9am-Noon, 4-7pm Monday, December 8, 7-9pm Tuesday, December 9, 7-9pm
The cost is $30 per session or $150 for the whole retreat. Membership discounts apply.
In our retreat we will emphasize the main point -- primordial presence, unaffected by the interesting experiences of emptiness, clear perceptions, and strong sensations produced by our semdzin and rushen practices.
Dr. Jim Valby has been a student of Dzogchen Master Chögyal Namkhai Norbu since 1982. He earned his doctorate in Far Eastern Studies under Herbert Guenther at the University of Saskatchewan in 1983, focusing on the texts of Shrisingha and Vimalamitra. He participates in Dzogchen Community projects helping to prepare English translations from Tibetan texts. He has taught the essence of the theory and practice of Sutra, Tantra and Dzogchen in more than 197 retreats at 77 locations in 28 countries. He is an authorized instructor for the Base, First and Second Levels of Santi Maha Sangha (SMS). He lives in Western Massachusetts, USA.
To register, please email Matt at firstname.lastname@example.org. Jim will also be teaching a base retreat (October 3-5, 2014) and Levels 1 (October 31-November 2, 2014) & 2 (November 28-30, 2014) at Tsegyalgar East. Check our Events Calendar Listing for details.