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by philji
Fri Jul 12, 2019 4:50 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Sponsoring Puja/Prayers for a Friend
Replies: 8
Views: 214

Re: Sponsoring Puja/Prayers for a Friend

Although it may seem alien to western culture there is great merit and benefit in sponsoring prayers and pujas. Group practice also increases the benefit. We can of course always recite prayers for someone but a sponsored puja has multiple benefits.
by philji
Thu Jul 11, 2019 6:51 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Sponsoring Puja/Prayers for a Friend
Replies: 8
Views: 214

Re: Sponsoring Puja/Prayers for a Friend

This could be helpful.
Padmasambhava Prayer · Düsum Sangye · Buddha of the Three Times · 1,000 recitations · Recited daily · $30 · Donate
Chanted daily, 16:00/17:00hrs.
Padmasambhava Prayer
by philji
Sat Jun 15, 2019 6:11 pm
Forum: Kagyu
Topic: Garchen R. Amitabha drubchen/empowerment 6-14/16
Replies: 2
Views: 227

Re: Garchen R. Amitabha drubchen/empowerment 6-14/16

Is there any English translation?
by philji
Thu Jun 06, 2019 9:11 pm
Forum: Kagyu
Topic: Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche live-stream now
Replies: 12
Views: 494

Re: Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche live-stream now

June 3 10:00 – 12:00 Vajrakilaya empowerment (Sangtik Phurba) June 4, 5, 6 10:00 – 13:00 teachings with Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche 17:00 – 19:00 teachings with Lama Tenzin Sangpo Above is the description of the teachings and empowerment given..... Upon his arrival in Ukraine, Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche will a...
by philji
Fri May 31, 2019 7:42 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello Everyone, In search of Guru...
Replies: 8
Views: 1122

Re: Hello Everyone, In search of Guru...

I rejoice in your merit. quote=kajibabu post_id=493666 time=1558517884 user_id=5366] Babu, there are so many great Buddhist teachers in Nepal! Chokyi Nyima or Thrangu Rinpoche are very good. There are other well known Lamas there, and also a number of ones that are well known there in Nepal, but not...
by philji
Tue May 28, 2019 5:54 pm
Forum: Nyingma
Topic: Retreat Centers
Replies: 41
Views: 1544

Re: Retreat Centers

In theory seems a great idea, in practice not always. Dharma centres can be very busy places with as Magnus says above lots of work/ help needed.
by philji
Wed May 08, 2019 6:25 pm
Forum: Dharma in Everyday Life
Topic: Home self-retreat advice
Replies: 9
Views: 452

Re: Home self-retreat advice

Alan Wallace has some excellent guided retreats online. Here is a link to one.
http://media.sbinstitute.com/courses/spring2011/
by philji
Mon Apr 22, 2019 7:23 pm
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Visualisations and Dzogchen
Replies: 82
Views: 3502

Re: Visualisations and Dzogchen

:good: Visualisations or rather the capacity to create images in your mind are natural. A big part of our conceptual mind deals with images. If you think about someone you know there will immediately be an image in your mind. Visualisations are 3D, you are not supposed visualise a flat deity. Visual...
by philji
Tue Apr 09, 2019 6:09 pm
Forum: Kagyu
Topic: CNR video help
Replies: 1
Views: 222

Re: CNR video help

I have never seen a video of Chokyi Nyima rinpoch e explaining the expelling the stake breath practice. I have seen Lama Tenzin Sangpo demonstrating it( it is a core part of the Tara Triple Excellence program. But I don't have a copy to share sorry.
by philji
Fri Apr 05, 2019 8:29 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Beginner Practice Books?
Replies: 18
Views: 810

Re: Beginner Practice Books?

HH Phakchok Rinpoche requested that this introductory book by Khenpo Gyaltsen of Ka-nying Shedrub Ling monastery be translated into English. It covers a lot of the fundamentals of Tibetan Buddhist practices, including Shamatha meditation, mantra recitation, how to hold a mala, shrine set up and mor...
by philji
Sat Feb 23, 2019 7:28 pm
Forum: Dharma Events
Topic: Trinley Nyingpo
Replies: 0
Views: 1140

Trinley Nyingpo

TRINLEY NYINGPO RETREAT at Gomde UK. Trinley Nyingpo Retreat - with Lama Tsultrim Sangpo Accomplishing the Guru´s Wisdom Mind - Dispeller of all Obstacles 7 day Practice Retreat: Monday 1 April – Sunday 7 April 2019 The retreat will begin on the evening of Monday the 1st April and conclude on Sunday...
by philji
Thu Feb 21, 2019 5:04 pm
Forum: Kagyu
Topic: three year retreat experiences?
Replies: 43
Views: 3718

Re: three year retreat experiences?

:good: Initially the biggest obstacle was getting used to sleeping in a meditation box. After the first month, in exasperation, I tossed my cushion on the plywood floor and tried to sleep on the ground—but that was even worse. So I climbed back into the box—slowly, by about the 3rd or 4th month—I gr...
by philji
Mon Feb 11, 2019 6:23 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Dechen Barwa prayer
Replies: 7
Views: 487

Re: Dechen Barwa prayer

There is a lot of info on the prayer here.
http://all-otr.org/vajrayana/42-wangdu- ... hat-exists
by philji
Wed Jan 30, 2019 6:36 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Cost of retreats USA vs. EUR
Replies: 111
Views: 4409

Re: Cost of retreats USA vs. EUR

From personal experience i have seen a lot of difference in cost depending or not whether the centre is bringing a teacher in from India/ Nepal etc. Obviously then there are more extensive costs involved. If the teacher is resident and the teaching is in an established centre then I cannot see why c...
by philji
Sun Dec 30, 2018 4:44 pm
Forum: Mahamudra
Topic: Beginner in Mahamudra
Replies: 62
Views: 3361

Re: Beginner in Mahamudra

The joy of living programs that Mingyur Rinpoche has designed on Tergar website can help start your journey.
by philji
Wed Dec 19, 2018 7:00 pm
Forum: Kagyu
Topic: Morning and Evening Prayers
Replies: 8
Views: 584

Re: Morning and Evening Prayers

This is an important prayer that you could include.
http://rinpoche.com/dchng.html
by philji
Mon Oct 29, 2018 6:39 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Prayers before reading dharma texts
Replies: 11
Views: 951

Re: Prayers before reading dharma texts

Perhaps something relating to correct motivation.
by philji
Tue Oct 16, 2018 9:46 am
Forum: Kagyu
Topic: Revoking/undoing temporary refuge.
Replies: 5
Views: 676

Re: Revoking/undoing temporary refuge.

What is temporary refuge?
by philji
Sun Oct 14, 2018 9:27 am
Forum: Kagyu
Topic: Joint Statement of the Two Karmapas
Replies: 95
Views: 7790

Re: Joint Statement of the Two Karmapas

Shamarpa on Two Karmapas becoming friends https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=le3uGntpgRU http://www.hardnewsmedia.com/2018/10/will-karmapa-lama-return-india-after-his-historic-france-meeting-his-competitor http://www.mydigitalfc.com/fc-weekend/diplomatic-enclave-karmapa-intrigue Is there a translation...

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