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by Dorje Shedrub
Wed Apr 17, 2019 10:24 pm
Forum: News & Current Events
Topic: Tsogyelgar Upper Shrine Room Burned to the Ground
Replies: 8
Views: 279

Tsogyelgar Upper Shrine Room Burned to the Ground

This Vajrayana temple was part of White Lotus Farms. No one was injured, but many precious murals and other items were lost. Fire fighters helped recover a statue of Guru Rinpoche from the ashes. https://www.mlive.com/news/2019/04/buddha-statue-pulled-from-ashes-of-burned-barn-at-white-lotus-farms.h...
by Dorje Shedrub
Tue Apr 16, 2019 9:40 pm
Forum: Gelug
Topic: Differences between sects
Replies: 10
Views: 416

Re: Differences between sects

Some of the main differences in the explanations that the four traditions give of the teachings come from their ways of defining and using technical terms, as well as from their presenting the Dharma from different points of view. For instance, the pair “permanent/impermanent” can mean either stati...
by Dorje Shedrub
Tue Apr 16, 2019 9:02 pm
Forum: Suggestion Box
Topic: Problem with searches
Replies: 7
Views: 894

Re: Problem with searches

I miss not being able to use internal search with results returned as threads not posts.

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by Dorje Shedrub
Tue Apr 16, 2019 8:51 pm
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Dzogchen Community of Chogyal Namkhai Norbu
Replies: 6564
Views: 641452

Re: Dzogchen Community of Chogyal Namkhai Norbu

fish_image_square.jpg Vesak Day Fish Release! In Tibetan this practice is known as 'tshe thar', life release. Save the lives of fish awaiting slaughter: In Tibetan this practice is known as 'tshe thar', life release. Here you can buy fish in Nepal. They will be released into environments where they...
by Dorje Shedrub
Tue Apr 16, 2019 8:15 pm
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Dzogchen Community of Chogyal Namkhai Norbu
Replies: 6564
Views: 641452

Re: Dzogchen Community of Chogyal Namkhai Norbu

Long Weekend of Collective Practice from Merigar West Reserved to those who received transmission from Chögyal Namkhai Norbu Program (Italian time) Friday, 19 April 17:00 Ganapuja of Mandarava with Dance of the Vajra Saturday, 20 April 10-11 Guruyoga of Garab Dorje 11:30-12:30 Guruyoga of Garab Dor...
by Dorje Shedrub
Tue Apr 16, 2019 1:43 am
Forum: Lounge
Topic: Notre Dame Paris on fire
Replies: 15
Views: 414

Re: Notre Dame Paris on fire

A loss for the Church, especially if the relics in the spire were lost, a loss for Paris, and a historical loss for the world, of this 800+ year old cathedral.

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by Dorje Shedrub
Sat Apr 13, 2019 5:51 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Finding Your Guru
Replies: 19
Views: 459

Re: Finding Your Guru

Aspiration developed and expressed by prayers such as Calling the Guru from Afar are quite helpful. Once you have found a possible guru, examine him or her, as well as yourself. Patrul Rinpoche gives the qualifications of guru and disciple in Words of My Perfect Teacher. Many of us have gurus far fr...
by Dorje Shedrub
Fri Apr 12, 2019 10:03 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Finding Your Guru
Replies: 19
Views: 459

Re: Finding Your Guru

When investigating a teacher it is important to know who his teachers are and who authorized him to teach. In addition, it is important for said teacher to be connected to an authentic lineage.

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by Dorje Shedrub
Fri Apr 12, 2019 9:50 pm
Forum: News & Current Events
Topic: Chinese Scientists Have Put Human Brain Genes In Monkeys
Replies: 21
Views: 356

Re: Chinese Scientists Have Put Human Brain Genes In Monkeys

Mexican cartels harvest organs too. I head a story of it happening i the U.S. too, by a cartel in Chicago.

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by Dorje Shedrub
Wed Apr 10, 2019 6:10 pm
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Dzogchen Community of Chogyal Namkhai Norbu
Replies: 6564
Views: 641452

Re: Dzogchen Community of Chogyal Namkhai Norbu

Anyone here know how to get a hold of Jim Valby? So far he is the only senior student of Rinpoches that I know of that has any knowledge of Longde. Please feel free to PM me Does anyone here know what the requirements/qualifications are to do the Longde practices - and where students can get the st...
by Dorje Shedrub
Wed Apr 10, 2019 5:41 pm
Forum: News & Current Events
Topic: First Ever Black Hole Image Released
Replies: 16
Views: 374

Re: First Ever Black Hole Image Released

Queequeg wrote:
Wed Apr 10, 2019 4:23 pm
Not as black as I thought it would be.
The bright ring is matter turned into plasma due to extreme velocity before entering the black hole. It is almost exactly as predicted. Amazing!

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by Dorje Shedrub
Tue Mar 26, 2019 6:06 am
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Dzogchen Community of Chogyal Namkhai Norbu
Replies: 6564
Views: 641452

Re: Dzogchen Community of Chogyal Namkhai Norbu

Functionally, how can one even have membership in the DC if they lack funds? I'd been through a few webcasted retreats, but had only been student of Rinpoches (unfortunately) for a few years before he passed, which explains why I might not have heard it before. The local gar can sometimes make up t...
by Dorje Shedrub
Tue Mar 26, 2019 5:47 am
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Dzogchen Community of Chogyal Namkhai Norbu
Replies: 6564
Views: 641452

Re: Dzogchen Community of Chogyal Namkhai Norbu

Functionally, how can one even have membership in the DC if they lack funds? I'd been through a few webcasted retreats, but had only been student of Rinpoches (unfortunately) for a few years before he passed, which explains why I might not have heard it before. The local gar can sometimes make up t...
by Dorje Shedrub
Tue Mar 26, 2019 1:22 am
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Dzogchen Community of Chogyal Namkhai Norbu
Replies: 6564
Views: 641452

Re: Dzogchen Community of Chogyal Namkhai Norbu

Yes. I am. I was talking to acces the webcast. Do i need dc membership? I cant afford this year to be a member wich sucks a lot. You just need the password, which is: TORMA The password is no secret as it is posted on Tsegyalgar East site and on their Facebook. Other Gars have occasional webcast pr...
by Dorje Shedrub
Tue Mar 26, 2019 12:54 am
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Dzogchen Community of Chogyal Namkhai Norbu
Replies: 6564
Views: 641452

Re: Dzogchen Community of Chogyal Namkhai Norbu

ganapuja.jpg Dakini Day Ganapuja Date: Saturday, March 30, 2019 Location: Schoolhouse Gönpa, Conway, MA and via Tsegyalgar East **Webcast** 3:30pm-4:30pm Vajra Dance Tun 5:00pm (ET) - Dakini Day Ganapuja with Dance of the Song of the Vajra Open to all who have received Transmission or those sincere...
by Dorje Shedrub
Tue Mar 26, 2019 12:44 am
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Dzogchen Community of Chogyal Namkhai Norbu
Replies: 6564
Views: 641452

Re: Dzogchen Community of Chogyal Namkhai Norbu

Thanks. Do i have to be a dc member to participate? You would need to have received direct introduction and be familiar with the saddhana, which you can get from SSI bookstore. DS Yes. I am. I was talking to acces the webcast. Do i need dc membership? I cant afford this year to be a member wich suc...
by Dorje Shedrub
Mon Mar 25, 2019 1:17 am
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Dzogchen Community of Chogyal Namkhai Norbu
Replies: 6564
Views: 641452

Re: Dzogchen Community of Chogyal Namkhai Norbu

Dont forget that Tsegyalgar East webcasts ganapujas on every Guru Rinpoche Day, Dakini Day, new moon, and full moon at 7 PM Eastern time. They also webcast a collective practice on Sunday mornings at 9:30 AM. Sometimes they also do Marme Monlam and Namkhai. Additional group practices, such as chod ...
by Dorje Shedrub
Thu Mar 21, 2019 10:14 pm
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Dzogchen Community of Chogyal Namkhai Norbu
Replies: 6564
Views: 641452

Re: Dzogchen Community of Chogyal Namkhai Norbu

Tonight 3/21/19 is ganapuja with potentiation of Namkhai and Invocation of the lamp at 7 PM https://www.tsegyalgar.org/localcenters ... napuja-16/

Vajra Dance Tun at 5:30 - not sure if webcasts or not.

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by Dorje Shedrub
Thu Mar 21, 2019 7:48 pm
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Dzogchen Community of Chogyal Namkhai Norbu
Replies: 6564
Views: 641452

Re: Dzogchen Community of Chogyal Namkhai Norbu

Dont forget that Tsegyalgar East webcasts ganapujas on every Guru Rinpoche Day, Dakini Day, new moon, and full moon at 7 PM Eastern time. They also webcast a collective practice on Sunday mornings at 9:30 AM. Sometimes they also do Marme Monlam and Namkhai. Additional group practices, such as chod p...

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