Separating Mind and Rigpa: the Rushen

“The ultimate essence of Atiyoga practice consists in abiding definitely in a state of perennial contemplation. At the start, however, in order for the authentic state of contemplation to arise in the practitioner, it is indispensable to ‘separate’ or distinguish the mind from the state of pure instant presence or Rigpa.” (from The Precious Vase by Chogyal Namkhai Rinpoche)

The simple methods of Khorde Rushen, taught to us by Rinpoche, are a concrete help to practitioners to distinguish from the state of mind that is the source of samsara and the root of liberation, the state of Rigpa.

We will learn and practice the methods for the separation of samsara and nirvana in relation to body, voice and mind, derived from the series of the Longsal Nyingthig, revealed by Guru Padmasambhava, written down by Yeshe Tsogyal and rediscovered by Ratna Lingpa.

Reference text: “The Precious Vase” by Chogyal Namkhai Norbu, published by Shand Shung Edizioni.


The course is reserved to persons who have received transmission from Chogyal Namkhai Norbu.

Agendas (Bucharest Time)

Friday, May 7

18:00 – 20:00

Saturday, May 8

11:00 – 13:30 and 16:00 – 18:30

Sunday, May 9

11:00 – 13:30 and 16:00 – 18:30


Elìas Capriles

Elías Capriles is a Santi Maha Sangha Teacher appointed by Chögyal Namkhai Norbu, whom he met in 1977 in Boudhanath. He practiced Dzogchen in successive strict 3 months retreats on the Himalayas between 1977 and the end of 1982, after receiving Tregs chod instructions from H.H. Dudjom Rinpoche and Dungse Thinle Norbu Rinpoche. He also received teachings and transmissions from H.H. Dilgo Khyentse, Dodrub Chen Rinpoche, Chatral Rinpoche and Pema Norbu Rinpoche.

He has offered conferences in many Universities across the Americas, Europe and Asia, and has also led workshops and courses in several countries. He managed “spiritual emergency refuges” where “psychotics” would go through the natural self-healing process in which they unwillingly embarked, and has been an ecological activist.

He is a member of the Board of the International Transpersonal Association; among his works on this subject, most recent and best known is the four-volume work The Beyond Mind Papers: Transpersonal and Metatranspersonal Theory (Blue Dolphin, Nevada City, CA, 2013).

Event Properties

Event Start Date 07-05-2021 18:00
Event End Date 09-05-2021 17:00
Registration Start Date 15-04-2021 11:00
Registered 46
Cut off date 09-05-2021 17:00
Rec. Donation 50.00€
Location Merigar East
Categories Online Course

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