07 Aug 2015
Discussion of the two aspects of visualization; the way it appears and the way it is apprehended. The appearance relates to how good your visualization is. It is apprehended by the sense of the actual presence of Guru Padmasambhava or the deity. Of the two, the sense of presence and purity are the most important.
The prayers we do in the morning are the launching of the day. The day is then held and imbued with refuge and bodhicitta.
Alan talks about the connection between low self esteem and the obscuration of afflictive uncertainty. The mediation is the four vision questions that you ask yourself. After the meditation Alan gives the transmission for the mantra for Lake Born Vajra form of Padmasambhava which is associated with Dudjom Lingpa.
The meditation starts at 22:52
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