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by Thubten Gyatso 2014
Wed Jan 13, 2016 1:00 am
Forum: Gelug
Topic: Gelug Padmasambhava Practices
Replies: 26
Views: 5803

Re: Gelug Padmasambhava Practices

Thubten Gyatso 2014 wrote:Just received the text, and darn, it requires empowerment. Maybe someday!
Of course, it's my error for not reading you carefully, because you did mention empowerment. :oops:
by Thubten Gyatso 2014
Tue Jan 12, 2016 6:43 pm
Forum: Gelug
Topic: Gelug Padmasambhava Practices
Replies: 26
Views: 5803

Re: Gelug Padmasambhava Practices

V Dalai Lama was terton himself. One of termas revealed by him was "Clouds of Offerings to Delight the Lotus-born" which is practice of 8 forms of Padmasambhava. Text was translated by Padmakara group (link below) and empowerments were given on few occasions also by HH Dalai Lama You may ask your L...
by Thubten Gyatso 2014
Sun Dec 27, 2015 4:15 pm
Forum: Gelug
Topic: Gelug Padmasambhava Practices
Replies: 26
Views: 5803

Re: Gelug Padmasambhava Practices

V Dalai Lama was terton himself. One of termas revealed by him was "Clouds of Offerings to Delight the Lotus-born" which is practice of 8 forms of Padmasambhava. Text was translated by Padmakara group (link below) and empowerments were given on few occasions also by HH Dalai Lama You may ask your L...
by Thubten Gyatso 2014
Sat Jan 10, 2015 5:45 pm
Forum: Gelug
Topic: Gelug Padmasambhava Practices
Replies: 26
Views: 5803

Re: Gelug Padmasambhava Practices

Thank you so much, everyone for your kind, generous, and very practical advice! As you've said, feeling such a strong connection to Guru Rinpoche is a gift and something to be cultivated, so I will continue my practices, including the Guru Yoga (thanks Qwerty for the link to the text, which is the o...
by Thubten Gyatso 2014
Fri Jan 09, 2015 4:57 am
Forum: Gelug
Topic: Gelug Padmasambhava Practices
Replies: 26
Views: 5803

Gelug Padmasambhava Practices

I wonder if anyone might have suggestions about some confusion that I’m having about guru yoga and Guru Rinpoche practices. My teachers and Dharma center are in the Gelug tradition, so I know that means I should see Tsongkhapa as the object of guru devotion rather than Guru Rinpoche who holds that p...
by Thubten Gyatso 2014
Sat Jan 03, 2015 4:23 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Greetings from New York!
Replies: 3
Views: 665

Greetings from New York!

Hello, Everyone! After reading about Buddhism for several years, I met the Dharma in 2011 and had the great good fortune to take refuge with my teacher in 2014. I follow the Gelug tradition. The center where I serve, practice, and study is quite young, we don’t have a resident teacher, and since my ...

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