Extraordinary Women Practitioners

Pictures of revered teachers, places, rupas, temples, shrine rooms etc. that bring inspiration to our members. Pilgrimage advice etc.
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Punya
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Extraordinary Women Practitioners

Post by Punya » Thu Sep 21, 2017 11:10 pm

The thread is intended as a homage to great women practitioners. Please add stories and photos you find inspiring.

This first story is about the extraordinary realisation of Mayum Kunsang Dechen, consort of Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche and mother of Chokyi Nyima and Tsikey Chokling Rinpoches, as told by Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche:

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Just as the trunk of an ordinary tree
Lying in the forests of the Malaya mountains
Absorbs the perfume of sandal from the moist leaves and branches
So you come to resemble who whomever you follow.

~Words of My Perfect Teacher

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jkarlins
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Re: Extraordinary Women Practitioners

Post by jkarlins » Fri Sep 22, 2017 3:17 am

Glad you started this.

Jake

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dzogchungpa
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Re: Extraordinary Women Practitioners

Post by dzogchungpa » Fri Sep 22, 2017 4:42 am

Khandroma Kunzang Wangmo:

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A documentary about her: Sky Dancer
Through Dzogchen we can really understand what God is and we don’t have to worry if there is a God or not. God always exists as our real nature, the base, for everybody. - Chögyal Namkhai Norbu

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