Tantric Buddhism in 86 Words. ~ Dr. Reggie Ray

Via Benjamin Riggs
on Oct 3, 2011
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The Journey of the Vajrayana…

‎”The dignity of the human person is real.

The sacredness, the beauty of each one of us—as a fundamental incarnation of the totality—is no different from a star or a galaxy or an atom or the whole universe itself.

The journey of the Vajrayana is to realize this; it’s to know—in our incarnation, in our bodies—that the experience that we have, in its totality, is actually the experience of the universe itself, and that we have access to all of reality [through] our human incarnation.”

Reggie Ray of the Dharma Ocean Foundation


Dr. Reggie Ray currently resides in Crestone, Colorado, where he is Spiritual Director of the Dharma Ocean Foundation, a non-profit educational organization dedicated to the practice, study and preservation of the teachings of Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche and the practice lineage he embodied.

At this years Winter Dathün Retreat, Dr. Reggie Ray will be providing instruction on the Pinnacle Teachings of Tibetan Buddhism, Mahamudra. Click here for registration or more information.


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Ben Riggs is the author of Finding God in the Body: A Spiritual Path for the Modern West. He is also the director of the Refuge Meditation Group in Shreveport, LA and a teacher at Explore Yoga. Ben writes extensively about Buddhist and Christian spirituality on Elephant Journal, and his blog. Click here to listen to the Finding God in the Body Podcast. To keep up with all of his work follow him on Facebook or Twitter.


4 Responses to “Tantric Buddhism in 86 Words. ~ Dr. Reggie Ray”

  1. Kunga Rangdröl says:

    thanks Ben, reminds me of something my teacher said:
    "You are the sum total of everything that is not you, but it will take much dedication and practice to fully realize this."
    ~Tenshin Reb Anderson

  2. Love this, Ben.

    This is where Buddhism and the Bhagavad Gita meet and merge like a river.

    Bob W. Editor
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