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Mon Oct 01, 2018 8:00 pm
Forum: Kagyu
Topic: Dzogchen Teachings of Longchen Rabjam Drime Özer (Zhi Lam Drä Bu)
Replies: 14
Views: 998

Re: Dzogchen Teachings of Longchen Rabjam Drime Özer (Zhi Lam Drä Bu)

Sherab wrote:
Mon Oct 01, 2018 4:37 pm
heart wrote:
Mon Oct 01, 2018 1:33 pm
Sherab wrote:
Mon Oct 01, 2018 10:17 am

What is the significance of the starting character in the prayer?
It is the tertons mark, different for different tertons.

/magnus
What are the other terton's marks?
It is the sign that their termas normally start with. Similar to a seed syllable, but not really.

/magnus
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Mon Oct 01, 2018 1:33 pm
Forum: Kagyu
Topic: Dzogchen Teachings of Longchen Rabjam Drime Özer (Zhi Lam Drä Bu)
Replies: 14
Views: 998

Re: Dzogchen Teachings of Longchen Rabjam Drime Özer (Zhi Lam Drä Bu)

Sherab wrote:
Mon Oct 01, 2018 10:17 am
rang.drol wrote:
Wed Sep 26, 2018 3:57 pm
And this is the text he's teaching: http://www.lotsawahouse.org/tibetan-mas ... d-fruition
What is the significance of the starting character in the prayer?
It is the tertons mark, different for different tertons.

/magnus
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Sat Sep 29, 2018 9:30 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Tibetan Culture and History
Replies: 73
Views: 3187

Re: Tibetan Culture and History

================== - Which form of Vajrayogina is this ? - Never saw this cult before. - Are these people Nyingma ? It is not a cult, it is an ordinary village in Nepal with ordinary Nepalese people performing an annual event. The American Ngakpa in the pictures is Lama Rangbar who probably have so...
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Sat Sep 29, 2018 9:00 am
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Tibetan Culture and History
Replies: 73
Views: 3187

Re: Tibetan Culture and History

Tashi delek, Sankhu Vajrayogini: Many of you have heard or experienced something about our Nepal retreat center, Dechen Mingurling in Sankhu Vajrayogini. The Vajrakilaya Drupchen was the first major event attended by a wide International Sangha. Lord of Refuge Chadral Sangye Dorje Rinpoche has said...
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Mon Sep 24, 2018 2:35 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: The Point of Lineage Prayers
Replies: 8
Views: 383

Re: The Point of Lineage Prayers

Miroku wrote:
Mon Sep 24, 2018 2:19 pm
Hi,

I'd like to ask what is the point of lineage prayers? What is the benefit of reciting/singing them?
It is the vast and profound appreciation for the transmission that makes your Guru Yoga shine.

/magnus
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Thu Sep 20, 2018 9:00 am
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Dzogchen Community of Chogyal Namkhai Norbu
Replies: 6343
Views: 581695

Re: Dzogchen Community of Chogyal Namkhai Norbu

By any chance does anyone have the image of Garab Dorje that appears in the Thun book in a big size? It's the same as the one used in this cover . You can have it printed and enlarge it . It should come out fine. https://timely-api-public.s3.us-west-2.amazonaws.com/38149_phpgQOllL_medium.jpeg Thank...
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Wed Sep 19, 2018 9:54 am
Forum: Kagyu
Topic: Situation of Kalu Rinpoche
Replies: 51
Views: 4024

Re: Situation of Kalu Rinpoche

But has he studied sufficiently and accomplished practices in retreat? If yes, how did he do that if he is still 28 years old and all this drama with the monastery has been happening since years ago? I am just wondering as the information in this thread is a bit confusing. It is actually written in...
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Wed Sep 19, 2018 9:20 am
Forum: Kagyu
Topic: Situation of Kalu Rinpoche
Replies: 51
Views: 4024

Re: Situation of Kalu Rinpoche

But has he studied sufficiently and accomplished practices in retreat? If yes, how did he do that if he is still 28 years old and all this drama with the monastery has been happening since years ago? I am just wondering as the information in this thread is a bit confusing. It is actually written in...
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Tue Sep 18, 2018 5:00 am
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Dzogchen Community of Chogyal Namkhai Norbu
Replies: 6343
Views: 581695

Re: Dzogchen Community of Chogyal Namkhai Norbu

Earlier in the thread it was reported that Shitro is being performed. Does anyone know which Shitro is being performed and by whom? They are not doing Shitro, so I think we can all relax about that for the moment. Todays schedule in Dzamling Gar. Schedule : Tuesday 18 8:00am Guru yoga A White (firs...
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Tue Sep 18, 2018 4:57 am
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Dzogchen Community of Chogyal Namkhai Norbu
Replies: 6343
Views: 581695

Re: Dzogchen Community of Chogyal Namkhai Norbu

Lhasa wrote:
Tue Sep 18, 2018 3:41 am
Why ganapuja?
Ganapuja purifies samaya with the master.

/magnus
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Sun Sep 16, 2018 2:25 pm
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Dzogchen Community of Chogyal Namkhai Norbu
Replies: 6343
Views: 581695

Re: Dzogchen Community of Chogyal Namkhai Norbu

It feels utterly unreal to receive that email, it is so untimely somehow for all of us.

/magnus
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Mon Sep 10, 2018 5:08 am
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Common Language between Teacher and Student
Replies: 15
Views: 623

Re: Common Language between Teacher and Student

mandog wrote:
Mon Sep 10, 2018 12:25 am
PadmaVonSamba wrote:
Mon Sep 10, 2018 12:22 am
I have almost always communicated with my teachers via a translator.
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Did you find that this created any doubt that hindered your practice?
You have to find a translator that is honest and skilful, some translators edit both questions and answers.

/magnus
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Sun Sep 09, 2018 9:13 am
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: What Shamatha tradition best prepares one for Dzogchen?
Replies: 70
Views: 3510

Re: What Shamatha tradition best prepares one for Dzogchen?

Well, as a student of both Alan Wallace and of Chökyi Nyima Rinpoche I think like this. Alan teaches shamatha from the point of view of different traditions, but his approach is characterized by his training in gelugpa/lamrim as well as Sri Lankan Therevada. That approach is a gradual one where you...
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Sat Sep 08, 2018 9:15 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Common Language between Teacher and Student
Replies: 15
Views: 623

Re: Common Language between Teacher and Student

This topic has been discussed in a brief way in connection with other topics, but I wanted to ask the following question explicitly: Does one need to share at least one common language with their lama? that is certainly a good idea, but not always possible. /magnus And how do you think things work ...
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Sat Sep 08, 2018 7:29 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Common Language between Teacher and Student
Replies: 15
Views: 623

Re: Common Language between Teacher and Student

mandog wrote:
Sat Sep 08, 2018 3:50 pm
This topic has been discussed in a brief way in connection with other topics, but I wanted to ask the following question explicitly: Does one need to share at least one common language with their lama?
that is certainly a good idea, but not always possible.

/magnus
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Wed Sep 05, 2018 4:47 am
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Dzogchen Community of Chogyal Namkhai Norbu
Replies: 6343
Views: 581695

Re: Dzogchen Community of Chogyal Namkhai Norbu

amanitamusc wrote:
Tue Sep 04, 2018 8:25 pm

The misunderstanding is my fault.That was not my intention.
It can happen to us all, so don't worry.

/magnus
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Tue Sep 04, 2018 3:30 pm
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Dzogchen Community of Chogyal Namkhai Norbu
Replies: 6343
Views: 581695

Re: Dzogchen Community of Chogyal Namkhai Norbu

Some of Rinpoche's students may request empowerments as did he when he met his Root Lama.Was it necessary?No.In most cases it is not. Rinpochce rarely gives elaborate empowerments. You do realise that ChNNR received all the empowerments for Changchub Dorje's termas from Changchub Dorje's son. Empow...
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Mon Sep 03, 2018 6:04 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche - online seminar on the "Union of Dzogchen & Mahamudra"
Replies: 89
Views: 3977

Re: Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche - online seminar on the "Union of Dzogchen & Mahamudra"

anybody know of a sadhana form of the latter songs (I think 5, 6, 7)? I can compile the quotes but I am hesitant to do so unless it's never been done before for no reason (I imagine there is a sadhana or at least a good reason why there isnt)... Or not even a "sadhana" but just a pithy, practical v...
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Sun Sep 02, 2018 4:43 pm
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: The Self-Arisen Vidya Tantra and The Self-Liberated Vidya Tantra A Translation of the Rigpa Rang Shar and Rigpa Rangdrol
Replies: 147
Views: 13422

Re: The Self-Arisen Vidya Tantra and The Self-Liberated Vidya Tantra A Translation of the Rigpa Rang Shar and Rigpa Rang

Malcolm wrote:
Sun Sep 02, 2018 4:40 pm
amanitamusc wrote:
Sun Sep 02, 2018 9:03 am
Do you have others of the 17. ready to roll out?
Yes, two more root texts WITH commentaries.
really great with the commentaries!

/magnus
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Sun Sep 02, 2018 9:03 am
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Dzogchen Community of Chogyal Namkhai Norbu
Replies: 6343
Views: 581695

Re: Dzogchen Community of Chogyal Namkhai Norbu

Not sure if this is too in detail a question for a public forum(please let me know if so, I will edit it out), but when Rinpoche says visualizing the Trondu alone is enough when on a Tara retreat, does this include the seed syllable at the heart-center and/or the mantra rotating around it? I am not...

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