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by Sennin
Tue Oct 23, 2018 6:07 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Guru Rinpoche As...
Replies: 167
Views: 3124

Re: Guru Rinpoche As...

Here's a crazy idea. :stirthepot:
Let's go do the mantra until our vajras levitate and we have a veritable pure vision of the deity. 8-)
by Sennin
Mon Oct 22, 2018 2:49 am
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Guru Rinpoche As...
Replies: 167
Views: 3124

Re: Guru Rinpoche As...

:popcorn:
by Sennin
Fri Oct 19, 2018 10:20 pm
Forum: Mahamudra
Topic: Can a person practice both Dzogchen and Mahamudra?
Replies: 3
Views: 196

Re: Can a person practice both Dzogchen and Mahamudra?

Zhangton Chobar practiced Dzogchen in the day and Lamdre at night, in secret. ;)
Cool. :thumbsup:
by Sennin
Fri Oct 19, 2018 10:16 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Guru Rinpoche As...
Replies: 167
Views: 3124

Re: Guru Rinpoche As...

Not according to anything I've ever seen. I think Samten Lingpa was clear the tigress (definitely female not male, unlike Bon sky god) is Tashi Chidren, one of the five main consorts of Guru Rinpoche. Do have a textual source for that claim? It's explained in the text TEACHINGS ON THE PRACTICE OF D...
by Sennin
Fri Oct 19, 2018 3:05 pm
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: After achieving rainbow body?
Replies: 25
Views: 1011

Re: After achieving rainbow body?

Guru Rinpoche will remain until samsara is empty. Not just this eon... Rainbow body is very special. The physical body enters into it's true nature but keeps it's physical form; whoever knew Guru P before he manifested, would recognize him immediately if they met him afterwards. When totally integra...
by Sennin
Fri Oct 19, 2018 2:47 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Guru Rinpoche As...
Replies: 167
Views: 3124

Re: Guru Rinpoche As...

The tiger is the Bon deity Ati Muwer. Not according to anything I've ever seen. I think Samten Lingpa was clear the tigress (definitely female not male, unlike Bon sky god) is Tashi Chidren, one of the five main consorts of Guru Rinpoche. Do have a textual source for that claim? It's explained in t...
by Sennin
Fri Oct 19, 2018 2:03 am
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: After achieving rainbow body?
Replies: 25
Views: 1011

Re: After achieving rainbow body?

Totally integrated.
by Sennin
Thu Oct 18, 2018 11:21 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: What is the point of vajra songs?
Replies: 7
Views: 298

Re: What is the point of vajra songs?

Meditation Experiences: E ma! Joyous, clear awareness! Yogis live in natural caves In solitary places with no clamor, Practicing alone like the Indian sages On green grass and mats Arousing the wish to have love, compassion and bodhicitta, They straighten their bodies and abandon all speech. Clouds ...
by Sennin
Sun Oct 14, 2018 7:30 pm
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Seven Nails - Shri Singha
Replies: 4
Views: 491

Re: Seven Nails - Shri Singha

Has anyone read the translation by Khenchen Palsen Sherab Rinpoche? Is it a good translation? Any other recommendations for Shri Singha in English? Thanks. https://www.amazon.com/Seven-Nails-Testament-Dzogchen-Master/dp/0983407479 If I'm not mistaken there is a translation of the seven nails in Wel...
by Sennin
Sat Oct 06, 2018 9:17 pm
Forum: Shrine Room
Topic: Guru Chowang
Replies: 0
Views: 272

Guru Chowang

ཨ The perfect buddhas arise from ཨ. The ཨ is most sublime of all letters. The ཨ can conquer all samsaric and nirvanic states. The ཨ is like the mother giving birth to everything. The ཨ is like the father all-creating, magical. The ཨ is tantras of the Ati Yoga. The ཨ is tantras of the Chiti Yoga. The...
by Sennin
Fri Oct 05, 2018 1:32 pm
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: The Self-Arisen Vidya Tantra and The Self-Liberated Vidya Tantra A Translation of the Rigpa Rang Shar and Rigpa Rangdrol
Replies: 109
Views: 8166

Re: The Self-Arisen Vidya Tantra and The Self-Liberated Vidya Tantra A Translation of the Rigpa Rang Shar and Rigpa Rang

The 80th chapter is wondrous... :reading: Indeed it is. And in general, the whole book is wondrous. :tongue: :heart: Kevin... Agreed. I have been glancing over chapters that have piqued my interest. Especially since Malcolm generously gives a concise summary of each chapter in the introduction. Ext...
by Sennin
Wed Oct 03, 2018 6:15 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Saraswati Terma Masters All Gone?
Replies: 20
Views: 1138

Re: Saraswati Terma Masters All Gone?

There is a Saraswati practice that unites the speech blessing and secret empowerment. It's very profound.
by Sennin
Wed Oct 03, 2018 1:02 am
Forum: Academic Discussion
Topic: How does an Ati yogi practice 4 Buddha Activities?
Replies: 2
Views: 492

Re: How does an Ati yogi practice 4 Buddha Activities?

Crazywisdom wrote:
Wed Aug 01, 2018 9:08 pm
Citations pls.
It's in chapter 53 "The Secret Activities" of The Self-Arisen Vidya Tantra.
by Sennin
Tue Oct 02, 2018 10:55 pm
Forum: Chod
Topic: Jigten Sumgon Chod
Replies: 12
Views: 1614

Re: Jigten Sumgon Chod

ChagnaDorje wrote:
Fri Sep 28, 2018 10:22 pm
Please, anybody, send me sadhana text :)

I received gcod transmission from Garchen Rinpoche by webcast :)
I'll send it in a day or two just pm me your email. :thumbsup:
by Sennin
Sat Sep 29, 2018 6:22 pm
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Adzom Drugpa's Vajrakilaya
Replies: 16
Views: 3879

Re: Adzom Drugpa's Vajrakilaya

TRANSLATED VAJRAKILAYA TEXT: The full sadhana text of the Adzom Drugpa Vajrakilaya from the Secret Vajra Treasury of Clear Light was kindly translated and has been approved by ChNN at my request, after several drafts. Enormous thanks is due to Martin Brown, Cathy Cantwell and Adriano Clemente for h...
by Sennin
Sat Sep 29, 2018 3:39 pm
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Adzom Drugpa's Vajrakilaya
Replies: 16
Views: 3879

Re: Adzom Drugpa's Vajrakilaya

Could someone PM me the hand implements that are being held?
by Sennin
Tue Sep 25, 2018 12:45 am
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Only thirteen buddhafields?
Replies: 21
Views: 1040

Re: Only thirteen buddhafields?

Longchenpa explains that in the center of the sambhogakaya buddhas hand emblems, a lotus blossoms; going straight upwards with the arrangement of twenty five pure lands. And to the left and right covering their kayas there are inconceivable and innumerable pure lands, and beyond that manifesting inc...
by Sennin
Mon Sep 24, 2018 1:41 pm
Forum: Nyingma
Topic: Shabkar's books
Replies: 6
Views: 1196

Re: Shabkar's books

'Songs of Shabkar' is marvelous! It centers it's songs around specific themes; impermanence, nature, happiness, meditative experiences etc.
by Sennin
Thu Sep 20, 2018 6:20 pm
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Longchenpa's refuge prayer
Replies: 4
Views: 562

Re: Longchenpa's refuge prayer

This is the first refuge prayer I ever learned when I entered the Dharma. :meditate:

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