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Practicing the Path of Liberation

“Because your mind in its natural state is infinite, the brilliant light of your own awareness shines everywhere, at all times. It sees all things, knows all things, and understands all things.”

— Mingyur Rinpoche

About Practicing the Path of Liberation

The Path of Liberation is a step-by-step approach to Buddhist meditation. It constitutes the core of Mingyur Rinpoche’s Vajrayana teachings.

The Practicing the Path of Liberation area in Vajrayana Online is dedicated to Tergar’s Path of Liberation students and is meant to support you on your nature of mind journey. Here you will find all the resources needed in order to learn the details of the practices, recorded videos from Mingyur Rinpoche, and much more.

The Path of Liberation area is presented in three tracks — Nectar of the Path, Ngondro, and White Tara.

AVAILABLE ON DEMAND

You can follow the Path of Liberation at your own pace.

who can take this course?

These resources are available to students who have attended a Path of Liberation Level 1 retreat.

About Practicing the Path of Liberation

We will discuss the major themes and practices of the levels, engage in the practices together, and clarify any questions that may come up along the way.

The information on this page covers resource materials that are common to all Tergar Path of Liberation tracks and levels.

Download the Chart of the Path of Liberation Levels [pdf]

INTERVIEW WITH AN INSTRUCTOR

If you have any question about your practice, please schedule an interview with a Tergar guide.

Getting Started on the Path of Liberation

Supplementary Material

• Download text of Tergar Daily Chants [pdf]

Mingyur Rinpoche's Instructions on The Ninefold Breath

In the Tergar community, Mingyur Rinpoche and the Tergar Lamas introduce the Ninefold Breath in the context of Path of Liberation retreats, where it is practiced at the beginning of the first meditation session each day. The video below is provided as a support for those students who have received the Ninefold Breath instructions on a Path of Liberation retreat. Please note: this practice is not recommended for pregnant women.

Mingyur Rinpoche on How to Prostrate

Mingyur Rinpoche gives instruction on how to do prostrations in the context of Ngondro practice.

Mingyur Rinpoche on How to Use a Mala

Mingyur Rinpoche gives instruction on how to use a mala. This video is part of Rinpoche's teaching on Ngondro practice.

Recording of Tergar Daily Chants in Tibetan and English

Audio recording of the chants in Tibetan and English that can be streamed or downloaded for use in mp3 format.

The Practicing Path of Liberation page includes:

Exclusive pre-recorded teachings from Mingyur Rinpoche and Tergar guides

Exclusive resources to practice Path of Liberation

Interviews with leading Buddhist teachers

Audio recordings from Tergar Guides

Peer-to-peer forums to connect with Path of Liberation practitioners and Tergar guides

Path of Liberation Practice

Practicing Nectar of the Path

If you are practicing the Nectar of the Path track of the Path of Liberation, this area is for you! Here you will find all resources needed to carry out your practice and complete your homework for each level.

Practicing Ngondro

If you are practicing the ngondro track of the Path of Liberation, this area is for you! Here you will find all resources needed to carry out your practice and complete your homework for each level.

Practicing White Tara

The Practicing White Tara area is for both Nectar of the Path and ngondro students alike. Here you will find all resources needed to carry out your Path of Liberation Level 5 practice and complete your homework.

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After the free trial, you will be charged for a monthly subscription, and the subscription will automatically be renewed each month. You can unsubscribe anytime, and no additional fees will be charged.

Tergar is committed to making the benefits of meditation available to everyone. To ask about subscription assistance, contact us at [email protected].


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