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by joehaz21
Wed Aug 08, 2018 4:26 am
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Is it rare to spend time with your guru?
Replies: 60
Views: 3066

Re: Is it rare to spew don’t time with you guru?

It was an auto correct mistake sorry everyone
by joehaz21
Tue Aug 07, 2018 8:54 am
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Is it rare to spend time with your guru?
Replies: 60
Views: 3066

Re: Is it rare to spew don’t time with you guru?

I agree with you you should get a teaching then practice it until you have some understanding of it. Then go for another but what I mean Is do most people spend retreat time with there gurus? How often are people able to Spears extended time practing and learning directly from their teachers? And wh...
by joehaz21
Mon Aug 06, 2018 8:05 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Is it rare to spend time with your guru?
Replies: 60
Views: 3066

Is it rare to spend time with your guru?

From most of the western students I talk to and read about here and online it seems rare to really know your guru. So my question is do most western students in the West just take empowerment’s from every lama they meet and famous teachers because they don’t have a true guru? Or don’t have the oppor...
by joehaz21
Wed Jul 11, 2018 7:40 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Kathmandu Help!!!!
Replies: 12
Views: 567

Re: Kathmandu Help!!!!

Don’t know the best places to go since I haven’t been there yet but I am going in September and have lots of friends who go there every few months. Thangkas you can find all over Kathmandu and the price depends on the artists the size like any piece of art. Hope others can give you better estimates ...
by joehaz21
Tue Jun 26, 2018 7:22 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Looking for a retreat in Nepal
Replies: 8
Views: 534

Re: Looking for a retreat in Nepal

Thank you all I guess I will be going to Pharping in September. I will talk to my teacher about the recommendation all of you have suggested. Thank you all for your help I really want to further my practice and feel I need to go on a retreat to accomplish this.
by joehaz21
Tue Jun 26, 2018 6:49 am
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Looking for a retreat in Nepal
Replies: 8
Views: 534

Looking for a retreat in Nepal

Hi everyone I’m heading to Nepal in September 11th or the 13th plan to stay for one to two months depending on what I can find. I would like to do a retreat for a good portion of that time. I would prefer to practice in the Longchen Nyingtik linage but am not opposed to practicing with any other lin...
by joehaz21
Sun Jun 17, 2018 12:52 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: How to learn to pronounce mantras?
Replies: 8
Views: 571

Re: How to learn to pronounce mantras?

Thank you all for your helpful replies. I’m trying to learn the Tibetan alphabet and if you have any recommendations or tips I would be very grateful.
by joehaz21
Sun Jun 17, 2018 12:47 pm
Forum: Nyingma
Topic: Longchen Nyingtik Teachers in UK
Replies: 6
Views: 869

Re: Longchen Nyingtik Teachers in UK

Rigpa in London
by joehaz21
Thu Jun 14, 2018 2:14 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: How to learn to pronounce mantras?
Replies: 8
Views: 571

How to learn to pronounce mantras?

Hi all, I’m having trouble pronouncing a lot of the mantras in Tibetan and was wondering how you guys learned how to pronounce them? I have a recording I took of my guru reciting the Vajrasattva mantra but for the life of me I can’t keep up with his recitation. I have tried YouTube and have looked u...
by joehaz21
Tue Sep 30, 2014 10:32 am
Forum: Nyingma
Topic: Taking Refuge after my first retreat this October
Replies: 10
Views: 1729

Re: Taking Refuge after my first retreat this October

So the retreat I am going on is a Buddhist retreat and we will be taking vows of silence and and only eating once a day and all of that good stuff . But the vows are only so we can practice at the retreat or two or 3 days. Two of my friends and their girlfriends are going with me and non of them are...
by joehaz21
Sun Sep 28, 2014 5:26 am
Forum: Nyingma
Topic: Taking Refuge after my first retreat this October
Replies: 10
Views: 1729

Re: Taking Refuge after my first retreat this October

Thanks for the info . I would like to know more about getting a dharma name ? How dose that work? what is the meaning behind getting a dharma name? can someone tell me there story about taking refuge and getting a dharma name?
by joehaz21
Sun Sep 28, 2014 4:23 am
Forum: Nyingma
Topic: Om mani pedme hum she?
Replies: 9
Views: 1831

Re: Om mani pedme hum she?

What about my dharma name how will I get that? how do the pick one for me? what is your dharma name?
by joehaz21
Sun Sep 28, 2014 4:05 am
Forum: Nyingma
Topic: Om mani pedme hum she?
Replies: 9
Views: 1831

Re: Om mani pedme hum she?

Thanks everyone for your help.
by joehaz21
Sat Sep 27, 2014 6:55 am
Forum: Nyingma
Topic: Taking Refuge after my first retreat this October
Replies: 10
Views: 1729

Taking Refuge after my first retreat this October

So I'm going on my first retreat, I'm really excited. I have wanted to go on a retreat for half of my life . I am going to West Sichuan/ east Tibetan with 2 of my friends and there girlfriends . the retreat is only 3 days and we will be there for 4 days. After the retreat I am going to take my refug...
by joehaz21
Fri Sep 26, 2014 12:40 pm
Forum: Nyingma
Topic: Om mani pedme hum she?
Replies: 9
Views: 1831

Re: Om mani pedme hum she?

Thanks guys I just met this Rinpoche here in Chengdu he told me this. I really can't wait for the retreat .
by joehaz21
Fri Sep 26, 2014 7:00 am
Forum: Nyingma
Topic: Om mani pedme hum she?
Replies: 9
Views: 1831

Om mani pedme hum she?

So in the Nyingma tradition do you say Om mani pedme hum she? I met a Rinpoche here in chengdu that has a temple in aba sichuan . He told me that nyingma found a extra word in the mantra? So what do you think ? is it true?
by joehaz21
Thu Sep 04, 2014 1:50 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello from China
Replies: 6
Views: 840

Re: Hello from China

Thank you everyone for welcoming me . Hi, and welcome. I've heard Chengdu is a great city in a number of ways. I'm confident you'll find what you need in terms of a teacher; it's true that posting in one of the Tibetan forums here will help you make the connection. While in China, I hope you're able...
by joehaz21
Thu Sep 04, 2014 4:15 am
Forum: Kagyu
Topic: Looking for a teacher in China
Replies: 6
Views: 822

Re: Looking for a teacher in China

I would plan on going to India March next year and will be staying for a month - two months . Please if you know any English speaking Lama/guru that would accept me as a student I would be appreciative . I would like to study the Kagyu sect so if you know anyone please tell me they're names. I would...
by joehaz21
Wed Sep 03, 2014 5:36 am
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Need info on Geshe Sonam sangpo 格西索南
Replies: 3
Views: 511

Re: Need info on Geshe Sonam sangpo 格西索南

the reason I asked is this is my friends teacher here in China . She said he's teacher is Seventeenth Karmapa, Ogyen Trinley Dorje . And I would be able to meet Geshe Sonam Sangpo when he comes back to Chengdu. I just hope he speaks English , my friend told me that he just learned Chinese a few year...
by joehaz21
Tue Sep 02, 2014 5:29 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Need info on Geshe Sonam sangpo 格西索南
Replies: 3
Views: 511

Need info on Geshe Sonam sangpo 格西索南

So I am trying to find out some info On Geshe Sonam sangpo 格西索南 . I just want to know what lineage he belongs to and what sect he is. So please if you can read Chinese here's his blog http://blog.sina.com.cn/u/2453143273 . Thanks everyone

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