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Date: June 6th, 2020.


Awakening in Life & Death: Bardo Teachings & Practice with Michael Katz

Awakening in Life & Death:
Bardo Teachings & Practice with Michael Katz


Online: via videoconference
Date: Saturday, June 6, 2020
Schedule: 9:00am-11:00am / 2:00pm-4:00pm (ET)

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Hosted by Tsegyalgar East in collaboration with Kunsangar North. This course benefits both Gars.

Cost: $50/complete course

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Awakening in Life & Death: Bardo Teachings & Practice

Michael Katz will present detailed information on the three Bardos of dying including a Power Point presentation and discussion of ways to die well. These Include the outer and inner signs that presage that the onset of death is near (Chikhai Bardo), As well as the special moments when the luminosity of the true nature dawns for practitioners. (Chonyi Bardo) which commences after the final ‘inner breath. The presentation will also focus on the possible realms of rebirth (Sidpai Bardo) which endures until the inner-breath commences in the new transmigrating birth form.

Understanding these teachings at the deepest level brings a radical openness and connectedness that leaves us at peace with whatever happens. Introducing these Bardos of liberation can support recognizing the real nature of the mind in the midst of all that changes.


Michael Katz Psychologist, artist, and author has a doctoral degree in psychology from New York University. He is a long time student of Tibetan Buddhism and has studied with many of the great masters of this age.

He is the co-author and editor of the book “Dream Yoga and the Practice of Natural Light” with Chogyal Namkhai Norbu. He is also the author of the book “Tibetan Dream Yoga the Royal Road to Enlightenment" as well as the fictional novel "The White Dolphin".

Michael is a Santi Maha Sangha instructor and was authorized to teach dream yoga and meditation by Chogyal Namkhai Norbu. He has subsequently taught dream yoga for two decades in more than 30 countries internationally as well as Harvard University, Amherst College, Tibet House, and other institutions and organizations.

He was featured in the discovery channel’s program “The Power of Dreams” and was a featured speaker at the first Gateways of the Mind conference in London. He was also featured in a documentary movie called “Tamara’s Sacred Journey” after leading a group to sacred caves in Tibet in 2010. His paintings were the subject of a one-person show at Tibet house called "Form Is Emptiness" in 2013.


The following resources are available at the Shang Shung USA Bookstore:*

*Reserved items are materials intended for the Dzogchen Community. In order to purchase this item one must be a current member of the Dzogchen Community, and must have received Transmission from Chogyal Namkhai Norbu.