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by mahabuddha
Sat Nov 18, 2017 6:18 am
Forum: Gelug
Topic: Ordaining within Gelug
Replies: 8
Views: 501

Re: Ordaining within Gelug

If one is considering monastic life, one should be a fervent student first, spending many years understanding and living as a lay person in the tradition they are thinking of committing their life to. It's not an easy decision and should be well established in Dharma practice before even thinking ab...
by mahabuddha
Tue May 23, 2017 8:57 pm
Forum: Bön
Topic: BumShi in English? Bon Traditional Tibetan Medicine tantras
Replies: 8
Views: 1354

Re: BumShi in English? Bon Traditional Tibetan Medicine tantras

Is the Bon Traditional Tibetan Medicine tantras, BumShi, translated in English? Does it still exist in Tibetan? Any help would be greatly appreciated. Yours in the Dharma, Chimed Dorjee It still exists in Tibetan and is 98 percent identical with the rgyud bzhi. Malcolm, Do you know of an online res...
by mahabuddha
Tue May 02, 2017 4:23 pm
Forum: Bön
Topic: "Superior practitioners will do in seven days"
Replies: 7
Views: 958

Re: "Superior practitioners will do in seven days"

And there are many stories such as those of the Mahasiddhas that spent 12 years and then reached realization. What is significant about the number 12? Did they really each take the same amount of time or is it literary/symbolic use of the 12 year time period.
by mahabuddha
Wed Apr 26, 2017 4:10 am
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: The four contemplations and gampopa's mahamudra
Replies: 86
Views: 4310

Re: The four contemplations and gampopa's mahamudra

Do you know what the Four Contemplations are?
by mahabuddha
Wed Jan 04, 2017 5:33 am
Forum: Kagyu
Topic: Medicine Buddha and Jang-wa Death Ritual
Replies: 0
Views: 257

Medicine Buddha and Jang-wa Death Ritual

Chicago Ratna Shri Sangha is hosting Venerable Lama Konchok Sonam is the Spiritual Director of the Drikung Meditation Center in Boston and will be bestowing the Medicine Buddha Jangwa – purification ritual to benefit the deceased For those that can't attend please send the full name of your deceased...
by mahabuddha
Sat Nov 12, 2016 5:59 pm
Forum: Kagyu
Topic: Chod Empowerment Live Stream with Drupon Rinchen Dorjee Rinpoche
Replies: 0
Views: 747

Chod Empowerment Live Stream with Drupon Rinchen Dorjee Rinpoche

Chod Empowerment Live Stream with Drupon Rinchen Dorjee Rinpoche
Chicago IL November 12, 10am - 5pm
Live Streaming now
https://livestream.com/accounts/9511794/events/6628877
by mahabuddha
Fri Nov 04, 2016 11:00 pm
Forum: Kagyu
Topic: Taiwanese Drikung teacher split from Drikung Order?
Replies: 9
Views: 1047

Re: Taiwanese Drikung teacher split from Drikung Order?

I guess the "logistics" part makes sense, maybe they could word it a bit differently or maybe I just read it wrong.

-KSCD
by mahabuddha
Wed Nov 02, 2016 7:22 pm
Forum: Kagyu
Topic: Taiwanese Drikung teacher split from Drikung Order?
Replies: 9
Views: 1047

Re: HE Rinchen Dorjee Rinpoche split from Drikung Order?

Yes they are different. Drupon Rinchen Dorjee Rinpoche is a yogi and amazing teacher that lives in Chicago! HE Rinchen Dorjee Rinpoche lives in Taiwan and I remember looking at his page and then just saw an announcement that is old...that he split from Drikung Worldwide Order. Just wondering if anyo...
by mahabuddha
Wed Nov 02, 2016 7:10 pm
Forum: Kagyu
Topic: Taiwanese Drikung teacher split from Drikung Order?
Replies: 9
Views: 1047

Taiwanese Drikung teacher split from Drikung Order?

Does anyone know why His Eminence Vajra Guru Rinchen Dorjee Rinpoche split from the Drikung Kagyu Order worldwide? He is located in Taiwan.

http://www.gloje.org/en/

Thank you kindly,

Konchog
by mahabuddha
Wed Oct 05, 2016 3:16 am
Forum: Bön
Topic: BumShi in English? Bon Traditional Tibetan Medicine tantras
Replies: 8
Views: 1354

Re: BumShi in English? Bon Traditional Tibetan Medicine tantras

Thank you so much for your answers!

:thanks: :thanks: :cheers: :cheers:
by mahabuddha
Mon Oct 03, 2016 4:21 am
Forum: Bön
Topic: BumShi in English? Bon Traditional Tibetan Medicine tantras
Replies: 8
Views: 1354

BumShi in English? Bon Traditional Tibetan Medicine tantras

Is the Bon Traditional Tibetan Medicine tantras, BumShi, translated in English? Does it still exist in Tibetan? Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Yours in the Dharma,
Chimed Dorjee
by mahabuddha
Mon Mar 14, 2016 6:20 am
Forum: Kagyu
Topic: His Holiness the Drikung Kyabgön Chetsang will be in Chicago May 13-15!
Replies: 0
Views: 428

His Holiness the Drikung Kyabgön Chetsang will be in Chicago May 13-15!

His Holiness the Drikung Kyabgön Chetsang will be in Chicago May 13-15! http://www.ChetsangRinpoche2016.com HH the Drikung Kyabgon Chetsang will bestow the Profound Drikung Monkey Year Teachings in Chicago. This is the first time in North America! Over three days, His Holiness, will teach the Great ...
by mahabuddha
Tue Feb 23, 2016 7:50 pm
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Alan Wallace - any experiences with his retreats?
Replies: 14
Views: 1900

Re: Alan Wallace - any experiences with his retreats?

Seven hundred euros for six days including room and board is extremely reasonable. I am director of a non-profit and it is extremely expensive to rent facilities and offer food and lodging. Some groups are able to sustain themselves off of donations like some vipassana centers, however, many can't d...
by mahabuddha
Wed Jan 20, 2016 10:09 pm
Forum: Kagyu
Topic: Drupon Rinchen Dorjee Rinpoche - White Tara Wang
Replies: 0
Views: 363

Drupon Rinchen Dorjee Rinpoche - White Tara Wang

Drupon Rinchen Dorjee Rinpoche - White Tara Wang

Video montage from Sunday the 17th's White Tara Wang at Chicago Ratna Shri Sangha.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6e6yDsp ... e=youtu.be

Thanks for enjoying!

http://www.chicagoratnashri.com/
by mahabuddha
Fri Jan 08, 2016 10:41 pm
Forum: Nichiren
Topic: Wonderful Daimoku Video
Replies: 0
Views: 894

Wonderful Daimoku Video

Sometimes it's nice to let others do the heavy lifting and just listen.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NH3d1YOTB1s

Peace!
by mahabuddha
Wed Jan 06, 2016 6:49 am
Forum: Kagyu
Topic: White Tara Empowerment - Chicago Ratna Shri Sangha
Replies: 0
Views: 548

White Tara Empowerment - Chicago Ratna Shri Sangha

If you're in the Chicagoland area please join Chicago Ratna Shri Sangha for White Tara Empowerment Jan. 17th 10:00am - 12:00pm Please join us as Drupon Rinchen Dorjee Rinpoche gives the White Tara Empowerment. This event is free and open to all. Donations are graciously accepted. His Eminence Garche...
by mahabuddha
Sun Sep 20, 2015 4:44 pm
Forum: Sakya
Topic: Kurukulle from the Hevajra tantra
Replies: 7
Views: 2349

Re: Kurukulle from the Hevajra tantra

I would ask your teacher. I would assume that it doesn't matter.
by mahabuddha
Mon Aug 17, 2015 5:04 am
Forum: Mahamudra
Topic: Top Five Mahamudra Books
Replies: 13
Views: 2519

Top Five Mahamudra Books

What are your top five mahamudra books?
by mahabuddha
Thu Apr 30, 2015 4:31 am
Forum: Kagyu
Topic: His Holiness Drikung Kyabgon Chetsang in Chicago July 4-5
Replies: 0
Views: 444

His Holiness Drikung Kyabgon Chetsang in Chicago July 4-5

The weekend of July 4-5 Chicago Ratna Shri Sangha Drikung Kagyu Center is hosting His Holiness Drikung Kyabgon Chetsang, the 37th throne holder of the Drikung Kagyu Lineage and 7th reincarnation of the Chetsang Rinpoche is a manifestation of Chenrezig (Avalokiteshvara). He will be teaching on bodhic...
by mahabuddha
Sun Mar 08, 2015 5:36 am
Forum: Prayers and Aspirations
Topic: Prayer before meals
Replies: 1
Views: 513

Prayer before meals

Is there a standard vajrayana prayer before meals?

Thanks,