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Reginald Ray

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Reginald “Reggie” Ray, PhD, is an American Tibetan Buddhist, author, and studier of shamanic traditions and contemplative yogic practices. He founded Dharma Ocean, a nonprofit foundation and teaching center for meditation, retreats, and passing on the wisdom of his teacher, Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche.

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Meditating with the Body: A Course in Somatic Practices to Unlock Your Journey

A montage of interviews with Meditating with the Body(R) founder, Reginald A. Ray, teachers Tami Simon and David Iozzi; and participants in a meditation retreat. Filmed during retreat at the Blazing Mountain Retreat Center in Crestone, Colorado, where the course retreats are held.

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Touching Enlightenment: Finding Realization in the Body

What does it mean to “meditate with the body”? Until you answer this question, explains Reggie Ray, meditation may be no more than a mental gymnastic ―something you can practice for years without fruitful results.

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What Is Dharma?

According to Reginald A. Ray, dharma is a fascinating term because it integrates several levels of experience, from our first moment on the path to the achievement of full realization. Dharma. Photo by Adrian Pelletier.

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FindCenter Quotes ImageTruth makes little sense and has no real impact if it is merely a collection of abstract ideas. Truth that is living experience, on the other hand, is challenging, threatening, and transforming.

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Somatic Descent: How to Unlock the Deepest Wisdom of the Body

Have you ever had a "gut feeling" about a certain person or situation? Or a sense of intuition about how to respond to a particular challenge in your life? There's nothing magical or mystical about those kinds of scenarios.

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Pain Not Suffering

As long as we have bodies, we will have physical pain. Buddhism promises no escape from that. What we can change is how we experience pain.

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The Awakening Body: Somatic Meditation for Discovering Our Deepest Life

A senior Buddhist teacher offers fundamental body-based meditation practices that prove enlightenment is as close to you as your own body.

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FindCenter Quotes ImageLiving truth leads us ever more deeply into the unknown territory of what our life is.

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The Three Lineages

Inspiration, innovation, institution—Reginald A. Ray looks at the different manifestations of lineage and how they maintain their awakened quality.

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Indestructible Truth: The Living Spirituality of Tibetan Buddhism (World of Tibetan Buddhism, Vol. 1)

Indestructible Truth is one of the most thorough introductions to the Tibetan Buddhist world view ever published; at the same time it is also one of the most accessible.

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