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by Konchog1
Wed Nov 14, 2018 7:14 am
Forum: Sakya
Topic: Requirements for Vajrayogini
Replies: 16
Views: 1088

Requirements for Vajrayogini

There is a Sakya Vajrayogini empowerment coming up. The requirements listed is any HYT empowerment.

Doesn't it have to be a Sakya mother tantra empowerment?
by Konchog1
Sun Jul 22, 2018 1:33 am
Forum: Wellness, Diet and Fitness
Topic: Falling sick from a practise?
Replies: 14
Views: 1056

Re: Falling sick from a practise?

Put the tip of your tongue behind your teeth on the palette. Relax the chest. Breath from the lower stomach below the belly button (navel chakra). Feel it as vast and heavy.

Bring the energy down.
by Konchog1
Wed Jun 20, 2018 6:42 pm
Forum: Gelug
Topic: Genden Sampa Lhundrupma
Replies: 0
Views: 276

Genden Sampa Lhundrupma

I found this wonderful prayer, Spontaneous Fulfillment of All Wishes from the Gelugpa.



Do anyone have an English translation? Thank you.
by Konchog1
Sat Apr 14, 2018 6:12 am
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Short Tara Praise Question
Replies: 11
Views: 849

Re: Short Tara Praise Question

What is the name of this praise? Is there any recording available? Thank you. OM chom dän dä ma lha mo dröl ma la chhag tshäl lo Chhag tshäl dröl ma TARE päl mo TUTTARA yi jig kün sel ma TURE dön nam tham chä ter ma SVAHA yi ger chä la rab dü AFAIK Atisha received this condensed form of the 21 prai...
by Konchog1
Sat Apr 14, 2018 3:32 am
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Short Tara Praise Question
Replies: 11
Views: 849

Short Tara Praise Question

What is the name of this praise? Is there any recording available?

Thank you.

OM chom dän dä ma lha mo dröl ma la chhag tshäl lo
Chhag tshäl dröl ma TARE päl mo
TUTTARA yi jig kün sel ma
TURE dön nam tham chä ter ma
SVAHA yi ger chä la rab dü
by Konchog1
Wed Mar 28, 2018 4:29 am
Forum: Gelug
Topic: HE Zong Rinpoche Dream
Replies: 11
Views: 2052

Re: HE Zong Rinpoche Dream

Last night I had a dream and HE Zong Rinpoche, the previous one, showed up. He was walking barefoot with a back pack made of American flag fabric. I was so happy and crying in my dream and then I woke up. Does anyone know if the current HE Zong Rinpoche is coming to America and, if so, where and wh...
by Konchog1
Mon Jan 01, 2018 8:56 am
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Obstacle years
Replies: 51
Views: 2833

Re: Obstacle years

It does not matter when in the centipede year you were born, if you were born the day before the centipede year becomes the millipede year, you are still a centipede and it is still your obstacle year from new years onward. So the year after your birth year is an obstacle year? No, if you were born...
by Konchog1
Sat Dec 16, 2017 8:16 am
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Santa La Muerte
Replies: 162
Views: 7675

Re: Santa La Muerte

since you should not even hold worldly deities such as Rudra and Visnu as your ultimate refuge, what need be said about nagas and the local divinities who are hungry ghosts? -The Great Treatise on the Stages of the Path to Enlightenment eng v01 pg. 194 tib pg. 144 in other words, when you think of ...
by Konchog1
Wed Dec 06, 2017 8:06 pm
Forum: Discovering Mahayana Buddhism
Topic: DJKR, Sogyal Rinpoche, and Dharma in the West...
Replies: 59
Views: 4409

Re: DJKR, Sogyal Rinpoche, and Dharma in the West...

In any case, the five precepts are not a part of the 4NT, and as far as right livelihood goes...I think you are being a tad idealistic. The Noble Eightfold Path is the fourth Noble Truth. Right Speech means the fourth precept. Right Action means the first three. And what is right speech? Abstaining...
by Konchog1
Thu Nov 30, 2017 5:41 am
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Tibetan Buddhism and the Third Precept
Replies: 41
Views: 2503

Re: Tibetan Buddhism and the Third Precept

PuerAzaelis wrote:
Thu Nov 30, 2017 5:24 am
Chortle, every so often there is wrong hole thread.

I know, let’s talk about abortion.

:stirthepot:
It's murder :stirthepot:
by Konchog1
Thu Nov 30, 2017 5:13 am
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Tibetan Buddhism and the Third Precept
Replies: 41
Views: 2503

Re: Tibetan Buddhism and the Third Precept

Umm, this is the standard view. Not just in the Gelug. In the Nyingma you have: Sexual misconduct also includes [...] masturbation; [...] or with a person who is free, but in broad daylight, [...] in the mouth or anus, and so on -Words Of My Perfect Teacher eng pg. 107 In the Kagyu you have: Imprope...
by Konchog1
Fri Nov 10, 2017 5:54 am
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: The DJKR Topic
Replies: 687
Views: 38242

Re: The DJKR Topic

There's all this back and forth about guru devotion, crazy wisdom, and pure perception but I can't imagine Atisha the Great, Lama Tsongkhapa, Gyalwa Ensapa, Lobsang Chokyi Gyaltsen, or Dharmabhadra, all Tantric Masters, doing anything even slight inappropriate. Therefore, Tantra isn't the problem. T...
by Konchog1
Fri Nov 03, 2017 3:53 am
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: What is Dungser Sengsum puja?
Replies: 1
Views: 423

What is Dungser Sengsum puja?

Thank you.
by Konchog1
Sat Oct 28, 2017 7:54 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Drawing Thangka Paintings
Replies: 24
Views: 1660

Re: Drawing Thangka Paintings

Wow, beautiful!

I recommend the Lion-Faced Dakini next.
by Konchog1
Sat Oct 28, 2017 4:14 am
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: The DJKR Topic
Replies: 687
Views: 38242

Re: The DJKR Topic

I don't accept that the abuse and exploitation of women can be justified. It does not correspond to the Dharma. The master Asvaghosa says: In that case, inappropriate times are when A woman is menstruating, pregnant Has an infant, is unwilling, Is in pain or is unhappy and the like, Or is maintaini...
by Konchog1
Wed Oct 18, 2017 6:34 am
Forum: Nichiren
Topic: Shakyamuni as the Eternal Buddha
Replies: 192
Views: 10730

Re: Shakyamuni as the Eternal Buddha

Malcolm wrote:
Tue Oct 17, 2017 2:45 pm
Śākyamuni Buddha is a normal supreme nirmanakāya, fourth in a sequence of 1001.
What about other texts which place him as the sixth or a different number? I've seen the relics of Kasyapa, what evidence is there for earlier Buddhas?
by Konchog1
Tue Sep 12, 2017 7:35 am
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: The Tantric Age: A comparison of Shaiva and Buddhist Tantra
Replies: 344
Views: 22534

Re: The Tantric Age: A comparison of Shaiva and Buddhist Tantra

The point I am not certain about (but have neither proof nor disproof) is the idea that tantric practitioners at the height of Buddhist tantric movement in India actually made any difference at all whether they were practicing "Buddhism" or "anything else". One must keep in mind that at that time t...
by Konchog1
Sun Sep 03, 2017 1:12 am
Forum: Media
Topic: Music time
Replies: 2375
Views: 193299

Re: Music time

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by Konchog1
Wed Aug 16, 2017 5:36 am
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Successful empowerment and conferral of samaya?
Replies: 232
Views: 17183

Re: Very sad news: Letter to Sogyal Rinpoche / Abuse allegations

It also gives warning signs that one has broken samaya: These are the warning signs of broken samaya: various misfortunes arise, diseases are rampant and harmful, various contagious diseases occur, and there are also provocations and misguiders. If one is killed, one becomes a hell being. One’s eye...

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