The Art Of Living Together
As a world community, we have one shared heart.
The Art Of Living Together Course with Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche
Most of us believe we achieve success by ourselves alone, yet a closer look reveals our interdependence. Understanding that truth leads to a shared vision, which benefits ourselves, others, and our world community. There’s an art of living together, and Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche shows us how.
“As a world community, we have one shared heart. — Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche”
What is Included
*All courses and meditations are included in paid subscriptions along with all short videos, articles, and quotes. If you wish to become a paid subscriber, please register HERE.
Free subscriptions include the Be Wise, Go Kind, Live Fully course, selected meditations, all short videos, quotes, and articles, with a new video uploaded monthly.
Session One: Four Pillars of CommunityTo have a healthy local and world community, we need to understand interdependence. We are all interconnected; it is the ground we stand on. What pillars of support do we need for a healthy community?
Session Five: Awareness DisciplineWith self-awareness, we learn about and know our own mind. Other-awareness includes curiosity about and knowing others. Why is other-awareness especially important today?
Session Two: Shared VisionUnderstanding interdependence helps us see that everyone shares the same dream to be happy, even if it’s expressed differently. With a shared vision, why compete with each other?
Session Six: Self and OtherAwareness of self and others — our shared heart — is a key pillar for the community. With that awareness comes joyful discipline. What is joyful discipline, and why is it beneficial?
Session Three: Kindness, Care, and LoveWe falsely believe being kind, caring, and loving means being weak, vulnerable, and unwise. How does being kind to others — in words and actions — help ourselves?
Session Seven: Respecting BoundariesRespecting boundaries is crucial for building perfect community. How do we share our commonality, while still respecting boundaries?
Session Four: Our Shared ResponsibilityNothing is achieved by oneself alone. We are all interconnected and share responsibility for our world community. What elements help us accept and embody this truth?
Session Eight: Awareness ChecklistFrom remembering our original motivation to finding inner balance, there are seven reminders to help us work with our awareness. What are they?
About Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche
Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche is the founder of freshmind®. Some know him as a Gen Xer-Rebel Buddha, others as one of the foremost scholars and meditation masters of his generation in the Nyingma and Kagyu schools of Tibetan Buddhism. However he is known, his warm inclusive humor, kindness, and wise teachings that lead to genuine knowledge and a wholehearted engagement in one’s life remain his undisputed hallmark.
Rinpoche is the founder, president, and spiritual director of Nalandabodhi, an international community of Buddhist centers. Recognized for launching the kindness initiative #GoKind, Rinpoche is also an author, poet, photographer, and visual artist. His books include Rebel Buddha, Emotional Rescue, and Mind Beyond Death, among others. For more information, visit his website: dpr.info