Downloading PDF Issues of The Mirror

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The Mirror magazine is published quarterly in full color and the pdf issues are available for downloading, viewing and printing. For members of the International Dzogchen Community, all the issues – in English or in Russian – can be downloaded for free from Simply:

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  • click on your name on the dark blue bar at the top of the page
  • click on ‘The Mirror’
  • click on ‘The Mirror issue 133’ to download it.

For non-members, the issues can be downloaded from our website,, for 5 euro each. We also print a limited number of full color paper copies that are available from the Shang Shung web store or directly from The Mirror stand during Chögyal Namkhai Norbu’s retreats.

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The last issue, number 133, offers Chögyal Namkhai Norbu’s teaching, The Three Principles of the Teaching, from the July retreat at Merigar West, an interview with the Khaita Committee, the five main instructors of the Joyful Dances, and also Rinpoche’s comments on and translation of one of the Dances called ‘The Warmth of Our Life Force’.

There is also the latest news from branches of the Shang Shung Institute around the world, an important message from ASIA Onlus, as well as important updates on the Dzamling Gar Project in Tenerife.

In addition, you can read about the eagerly awaited inauguration of the Museum of Asian Art and Culture in Arcidosso, in Tuscany, Italy, and how the Museum is being decorated in Tibetan style.

In this issue we present the summer activities and details of planned projects at all the main Gars of the Dzogchen Community across the globe, as well as more extensive information on our Dzogchen Gar in Australia and its regional centers in the ‘Focus on Namgyalgar’ section.

Our artist for this issue is Wilvin Pedersen from Norway who talks about her path as an artist while Alexandru Anton from Merigar East recounts his story of ‘How I Met Chögyal Namkhai Norbu’.

We hope you enjoy the issue!

The Mirror Team

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