Date: October 24th-25th, 2020.

What is the Primordial State

What is the Primordial State
with authorized Santi Maha Sangha instructor Igor Berkhin

Dates: Saturday, October 24, through Sunday, October 25, 2020
Time: 11:00am-2:00pm (ET - New York City Time)
via Zoom videoconference

Open to all who have transmission, and to those who are deeply interested and have a serious commitment to receive transmission.

This course will be taught in English.

The videoconference link will be emailed one day prior to the retreat.

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Cost: $75/Complete Course - Contact if you want to attend on a per session basis. 


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What is the primordial state: There are different ways to explain the primordial state such as primordial purity and self-perfection or the three primordial wisdoms of essence, nature, and energy. These explanations are not an abstract theory but indicate in a very concrete and practical way essential aspects of our condition that should be clearly recognized.

Igor Berkhin was born in the Soviet Union in 1968, and has been a student of meditative practices since the 1980s. He met Chögyal Namkhai Norbu in 1996, and became his Russian translator for many retreats in Russia, Ukraine and other countries, starting in 1998.

Igor Berkhin is an authorized Santi Maha Sangha (SMS) instructor for the Base Level, Level 1, and Level 2.

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