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by tomfelt
Thu Dec 21, 2017 2:34 am
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Bumpa
Replies: 29
Views: 1481

Re: Bumpa

E ma ho! How wonderful to have studied under HH Dudjom Rinpoche! My own teachers count him as a root teacher and patron.
by tomfelt
Wed Dec 20, 2017 11:21 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Bumpa
Replies: 29
Views: 1481

Re: Bumpa

So, the tso bum on my shrine: mostly I wanted it for a Vajrakilaya practice (I have empowerment and instructions for a qualified lama) whose sadhana calls for it. If I get the bum dzey from Potala Gate: fo I just drop the pill in the bumpa? how often do I change it? Do I mix the bum dzey with just p...
by tomfelt
Sun Dec 17, 2017 5:45 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Bumpa
Replies: 29
Views: 1481

Re: Bumpa

This is not for empowerment, just for my home shrine. My lama is not in town often and then very busy with lots of supplicants, so I feel awkward asking him about this--it seems rather superficial.

Dzoki, does one obtain bumzey from one's lama, or is there a recipe?
by tomfelt
Thu Dec 07, 2017 2:59 am
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Bumpa
Replies: 29
Views: 1481

Bumpa

Is plain water acceptable for filling a bumpa, or should it be more elaborate, like saffron water? also, how often do you change the water?
by tomfelt
Fri Jun 20, 2014 2:49 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Torma
Replies: 103
Views: 15476

Re: Torma

how does one add an image?
by tomfelt
Fri Jun 20, 2014 2:10 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Torma
Replies: 103
Views: 15476

Re: Torma

This is a fascinating and useful thread. I appreciate the knowledge that you share. Three questions: 1. I am practicing Vajrkilaya right now, and the sadhana makes a big deal of the torma offering (Tsasum Lingpa's "Dark Red Amulet of Unsurpassable Yang-Phur"). My teacher, Khenpo Tsewang Dongyal Rinp...

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