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Chö 1

Origins of Chö from the Diamond Sutra; Machik Labdron and Padampa Sangye; definition of Chö as creating difficult experiences and developing the ability to experience them completely; Chö vs Shi-jé; relationship between Chö and taking and sending; outer, inner, and secret Chö.


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Chö 2

Motivation for Chö: transforming our experience of disturbances and negativity as embodied in the eight demonic obsessions; outer, inner and mystical refuge: opening to the totality of experience; visualizing and inviting Machik Labdrön and the four guests.


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Chö 3

Section by section performance of the daily Chö ritual, utilizing the practices described in the preceding podcast; short Q&A at the end.


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Chö 4

Recitation of daily Chö ritual with commentary; opening the door to the sky transference; visualization instruction combining syllables, colours, body and six realms; commentary on transference.


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Chö 5

Recitation of daily Chö ritual; guided visualization; purification practice; simpler form of transference practice; white feast and red feast visualizations.


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Chö 6

Other methods of Chö ritual; simpler form of Chö ritual; guided visualizations.


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Chö 7

Pointing out the meaning of the perfection of wisdom; cutting the four demonic obsessions; four stages of Chö practice.