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by Dorje Shedrub
Thu Jan 31, 2019 3:38 pm
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: gaze/open eyes/closed eyes
Replies: 60
Views: 4422

Re: gaze/open eyes/closed eyes

There is a practice where eyes are slightly open, but may appear closed to others.

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by Dorje Shedrub
Tue Jan 29, 2019 7:06 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Feeling sleepy
Replies: 13
Views: 755

Re: Feeling sleepy

I often get sleepy during SOV, as it is so relaxing.

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by Dorje Shedrub
Sun Jan 27, 2019 6:59 pm
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Finding a qualified Teacher
Replies: 19
Views: 2346

Re: Finding a qualified Teacher

Khenpo Tsewang Rinpoche has three locations in India. Padma Samye Jetavan Tibetan Nyingma Buddhist Center P.O. Shravasti Bahraich, UP. 271801 011-91-525-226-5417 Padma Samye Chokhor Ling Nyingma Buddhist Monastery SA-lO/9-KA Sarnath, Varanasi, U.P. 221007 011-91-542-259-5296 padma.chokhorling@gmail....
by Dorje Shedrub
Thu Jan 24, 2019 10:28 pm
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Chod Damaru vs standard Damaru
Replies: 54
Views: 4299

Re: Chod Damaru vs standard Damaru

I have heard these are made authentically: https://www.damaruworks.com/damaru/

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by Dorje Shedrub
Mon Jan 21, 2019 2:13 am
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Signing Off
Replies: 37
Views: 5830

Re: Signing Off

This is a great loss to both this forum and to the propagation of Dzogchen

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by Dorje Shedrub
Mon Jan 21, 2019 12:06 am
Forum: Dharma Events
Topic: Lama Tsultrim Allione - Open Webcast Transmission - January 20, 2019
Replies: 9
Views: 1485

Re: Lama Tsultrim Allione - Open Webcast Transmission - January 20, 2019

What is the name of the aspiration prayer that she said comes before Green Tara and many other practices? Also, what is the name of the protector of Machig Labdron whose invocation(?) she gave?

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by Dorje Shedrub
Sat Jan 19, 2019 11:54 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: New Moderators
Replies: 10
Views: 967

Re: New Moderators

Welcome and best wishes.

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by Dorje Shedrub
Wed Jan 09, 2019 4:48 am
Forum: Dharma in Everyday Life
Topic: Buddhist Text Recommendations for Chapel
Replies: 3
Views: 314

Buddhist Text Recommendations for Chapel

While my local small town hospital the other day translating for someone, I visited the chapel and to my surprise, on the altar found two Christian Bibles the Book of Mormon, a copy of the Jewish Tanakh, and copy of the Koran. I would like to hear suggestions for a Buddhist text that would be approp...
by Dorje Shedrub
Mon Dec 31, 2018 6:35 am
Forum: Prayers and Aspirations
Topic: Request for all
Replies: 9
Views: 1040

Re: Request for all

by Dorje Shedrub
Sat Dec 29, 2018 6:24 pm
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Silent practice in Dzogchen Community - what are the options?
Replies: 6
Views: 808

Re: Silent practice in Dzogchen Community - what are the options?

Rinpoche always said to do our best and to work within our circumstances. I would suggest just mouthing the words, which can even be done on an in breath - otherwise, silently. I believe intent is the most important aspect.

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by Dorje Shedrub
Thu Dec 27, 2018 2:08 pm
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Dzogchen Community of Chogyal Namkhai Norbu
Replies: 6909
Views: 731786

Re: Dzogchen Community of Chogyal Namkhai Norbu

Ignorant_Fool wrote:
Thu Dec 27, 2018 1:37 pm
The webcast site seems to be down ... Is it working for anyone?
I got a security warning and when I bypassed it, a 404 error.

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by Dorje Shedrub
Mon Dec 24, 2018 12:24 am
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Dzogchen Community of Chogyal Namkhai Norbu
Replies: 6909
Views: 731786

Re: Dzogchen Community of Chogyal Namkhai Norbu

Could someone please pm me a copy of the DC practice text of Gomadevi? Thank you.

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by Dorje Shedrub
Thu Dec 13, 2018 9:45 pm
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Question on Duality/Other
Replies: 25
Views: 1679

Re: Question on Duality/Other

All of the universe and beings, samsara and nirvana have one basis. The two paths and two results are the enchantments of knowledge (rig pa) and ignorance (ma rig pa)... The basis being discussed, as clarified here by Jigme Lingpa, is not the original, generic basis (aka the unfabricated mind essen...
by Dorje Shedrub
Thu Dec 13, 2018 8:48 pm
Forum: Prayers and Aspirations
Topic: My father died on Dec 2
Replies: 24
Views: 1289

Re: My father died on Dec 2

May you find comfort during this time of loss.

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by Dorje Shedrub
Wed Dec 12, 2018 3:30 am
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Dzogchen Community of Chogyal Namkhai Norbu
Replies: 6909
Views: 731786

Re: Dzogchen Community of Chogyal Namkhai Norbu

Great article in The Melong in case anyone missed it: Recalling The Presence of the Master Rinpoche’s parents didn’t have a son so Rinpoche’s father went to the great Dzogchen master Adzom Drugpa. Adzom Drugpa gave him some advice to do Green Tara practice and so Rinpoche’s parents invited a practit...
by Dorje Shedrub
Tue Dec 11, 2018 9:00 am
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Dzogchen Community of Chogyal Namkhai Norbu
Replies: 6909
Views: 731786

Re: Dzogchen Community of Chogyal Namkhai Norbu

lelopa wrote:
Tue Dec 11, 2018 8:34 am
page 9 after tare there is a TAM for transformation followed by the 6 syllable mantra
That's what I thought but wasn't sure. I have the download from the webcast page (practice text only).

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by Dorje Shedrub
Tue Dec 11, 2018 3:36 am
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Dzogchen Community of Chogyal Namkhai Norbu
Replies: 6909
Views: 731786

Re: Dzogchen Community of Chogyal Namkhai Norbu

I got a bit lost. It seems like they skipped a couple sections. Can someone confirm that there is no transformation in this sadhana? DS yes, in the anuyoga way. this sadhana is a bit different from the booklet, but you can find it in the resources section in the same page as the webcast is. When do...
by Dorje Shedrub
Sun Dec 09, 2018 7:56 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hi from Missouri, USA
Replies: 5
Views: 355

Re: Hi from Missouri, USA

Welcome!
by Dorje Shedrub
Sun Dec 09, 2018 7:55 pm
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Dzogchen Community of Chogyal Namkhai Norbu
Replies: 6909
Views: 731786

Re: Dzogchen Community of Chogyal Namkhai Norbu

Josef wrote:
Sun Dec 09, 2018 4:48 pm
Dorje Shedrub wrote:
Sat Dec 08, 2018 11:07 pm
I got a bit lost. It seems like they skipped a couple sections.

Can someone confirm that there is no transformation in this sadhana?

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Which sadhana?
Green Tara from current webcast.
by Dorje Shedrub
Sat Dec 08, 2018 11:07 pm
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Dzogchen Community of Chogyal Namkhai Norbu
Replies: 6909
Views: 731786

Re: Dzogchen Community of Chogyal Namkhai Norbu

I got a bit lost. It seems like they skipped a couple sections.

Can someone confirm that there is no transformation in this sadhana?

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