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by weitsicht
Tue Jul 07, 2020 9:21 am
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Lama Lena Teachings
Replies: 5
Views: 444

Lama Lena Teachings

As with many other teaching opportunities during times of lockdown and travel restrictions, Lama Lena too has expanded her online teachings. Besides Q&A, Garab Dorje, and Shabkar's Garuda, she too teaches Rushens and Dream Yoga to applicants. Check her site https://lamalenateachings.com/teaching-sch...
by weitsicht
Tue Jul 07, 2020 9:01 am
Forum: Dying and Death
Topic: Waiting time to cremate after passing away?
Replies: 7
Views: 319

Re: Waiting time to cremate after passing away?

My dad passed away and one of the wishes he has conveyed to my mom was related to that he did not want his body to be disturbed and/or cremated for a specific amount of time after death. We think it was one week. She does not recall the details and what exactly it was based on, but it came from his...
by weitsicht
Mon Jun 29, 2020 9:43 pm
Forum: Dying and Death
Topic: What is Tukdam?
Replies: 0
Views: 342

What is Tukdam?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LyIpzHcipnk minute 53, Lama Lena describes the process not that I have rinpoche's qualities or know in what situation I'll decease. But that description helped me to start preparing. in particular my patien's provision concerning letting the corpse untouched before de...
by weitsicht
Fri Jun 05, 2020 8:49 am
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Today, the Saka Dawa Month starts
Replies: 7
Views: 505

Re: Today, the Saka Dawa Month starts

Happy Saga Dawa, Dears!
by weitsicht
Mon May 04, 2020 4:59 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Offering bowl water and pets
Replies: 64
Views: 2335

Re: Offering bowl water and pets

If 183 words of mine are total BS, it's probably better for them to be deleted. So I requested the Admin.
@heart -Be so kind and also delete the quotation of mine.

I come to understand why there's such a big quota of "silent readers" in this forum...
by weitsicht
Wed Apr 15, 2020 2:44 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Sleeping sitting up
Replies: 20
Views: 1335

Re: Sleeping sitting up

What is the purpose to sleep in vajrasana Position? You may get a Feeling, if combined with intense vajrayana practise, how dream-like the awake state, how real-like the dream-state is. It can bring you easier in the awareness Levels necessary for dream yoga. And it breaks down the Limits usually pe...
by weitsicht
Thu Mar 19, 2020 2:56 pm
Forum: Language
Topic: help enriching availabilities
Replies: 3
Views: 386

Re: help enriching availabilities

I you're translating an LH text, it's easiest, because that implies that LH has the Copyright or an Arrangement thereof already. However, the mere effort to indulge in the translating process already can be a useful means to put your mind on a dharma path. Without wanting to get romantic, but Transl...
by weitsicht
Wed Mar 18, 2020 8:27 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Practices for epidemics and pandemics
Replies: 80
Views: 7304

Re: Practices for epidemics and pandemics

See here practise material by James Low including short Padmasambhava sadhana and Urgyen Rinpoche terma http://www.simplybeing.co.uk/ "Simply being is the ground or basis of every occurrence; it is the unchanging awareness which reveals the ever-changing play of experience. This is dzogchen, the who...
by weitsicht
Wed Mar 18, 2020 7:22 pm
Forum: Language
Topic: help enriching availabilities
Replies: 3
Views: 386

help enriching availabilities

Dear Dharma friends, times are crazy and some amongst you may find themselves in quarantine or other kind of additional free time. By this post I would like to encourage those amongst you whose mother tongue is not English to use this time to translate the practise texts that are closest to your hea...
by weitsicht
Thu Mar 12, 2020 7:25 pm
Forum: Dharma Stories
Topic: Thread with no words
Replies: 142
Views: 38045

Re: Thread with no words

Gang Rinpoche and Gurla Mandata
axis mundi
for heavy times
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by weitsicht
Fri Mar 06, 2020 8:34 pm
Forum: Prayers and Aspirations
Topic: Coronavirus outbreak in China
Replies: 5
Views: 4850

Re: Coronavirus outbreak in China

This picture by Saky Trizin has been shared on Instagram
for protection against Corona Virus
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by weitsicht
Mon Feb 24, 2020 9:01 am
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Getting the MOST out of ngondro
Replies: 26
Views: 2991

Re: Getting the MOST out of ngondro

Simon E. wrote:
Sun Feb 23, 2020 4:01 pm
I cannot tell you Ayu how much the information that visualising the exercise is as good for you as actually doing it has brightened my day! :smile:
plus one.
Thanks Ayu!
by weitsicht
Mon Feb 24, 2020 9:01 am
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Getting the MOST out of ngondro
Replies: 26
Views: 2991

Re: Getting the MOST out of ngondro

Also for some context, my teacher is 80 this year, and i would really love to recieve togal instrucitons before she retires. My goal at the moment is to strengthen my direct perception and broaden my bodhicitta, and ask for togal when i think it's right. I, uh, am not sure when it is right. Ceratin...
by weitsicht
Wed Feb 19, 2020 11:15 am
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: 1 year in ...
Replies: 23
Views: 3056

Re: 1 year in ...

In Addition to what I wrote above about the Need to encourage in the Notion of taking refuge... Undeniably there is something conscious, however, unlike alaya etc. there is no essence whatsoever to it. Therefore, through personal experience, Aspiration and practise you can reach to see that the Sepa...
by weitsicht
Mon Feb 17, 2020 3:53 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Doubts about Alan Wallace restricted dzogchen courses
Replies: 7
Views: 1507

Re: Doubts about Alan Wallace restricted dzogchen courses

Which warnings about previous requirements would you have required? We all are on some path whatsoever. Advice from my side: as Long as you follow recordings or books on dzogchen, do so open-heartedly and cautiously. When sou see resonance, it's good to at least form the Aspiration to meet that teac...
by weitsicht
Fri Feb 07, 2020 9:24 am
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: 1 year in ...
Replies: 23
Views: 3056

Re: 1 year in ...

In Shechen Monastery in Bodnath, Kathmandu, in the room of Dilgo Khyentse's Stupa, some guys with Engineering affinity have installed big prayer wheels that continuously Keep on turning by the force of magnetism. The attending monk Needs to repair them once on a while and can do other stuff for the ...
by weitsicht
Tue Jan 07, 2020 8:41 am
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Tonglen
Replies: 7
Views: 723

Re: Tonglen

Not just the one neither the other. Giving and taking. If you are in a suffering state maybe a bit of the latter, if you are in good shape the former. All depends on your present feeling tone. This recording from a Pema Chodron teaching includes a guided meditation and I found it very useful https:/...
by weitsicht
Tue Dec 10, 2019 10:22 am
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: meet the old masters now, before they're gone
Replies: 30
Views: 4431

Re: meet the old masters now, before they're gone

thanks everyone for the various input.

@Simon- any to add from your side?

@pema tsultrim- where is NM?

Lopon Tenzin Namdak, Dodrubchen Rinpoche, Thrangu Rinpoche - where are they mainly located these days?
by weitsicht
Tue Dec 10, 2019 10:02 am
Forum: Nyingma
Topic: termas found outside of asia?
Replies: 101
Views: 9714

Re: termas found outside of asia?

Someone can help me out - isn't there something like a central register of the termas to come. So if someone comes up "I have a new terma" then others can confirm that is has been foreseen? Rationally speaking it would be useful if this register contains the location and the nature of source too... ...

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