a practical question

Forum for discussion of Tibetan Buddhism. Questions specific to one school are best posted in the appropriate sub-forum.
Post Reply
User avatar
Posts: 180
Joined: Mon Jan 09, 2012 3:13 pm
Location: Waponi Woo

a practical question

Post by byamspa » Tue Oct 02, 2012 1:24 am

Ok, how does one successfully launder a ngakpa zen? Mine is the plain variety, cotton blend, one white panel with two plain red panels on the outsides of the white panel.

Is there a way to successfully wash it without turning the whole thing a weird shade of pink?
Phenomenon, vast as space, dharmata is your base, arising and falling like ocean tide cycles, why do i cling to your illusion of unceasing changlessness?

Posts: 746
Joined: Wed Dec 15, 2010 6:58 pm

Re: a practical question

Post by ngodrup » Tue Oct 02, 2012 1:29 am

Have it dry cleaned the first one or two times.

Posts: 1087
Joined: Fri Jun 15, 2012 8:55 pm

Re: a practical question

Post by Yudron » Tue Oct 02, 2012 4:34 am

Sometimes the dyes are so cheap, they run even from dry cleaning. But that is still the best route.

Sometimes the Bhutanese kind have stitching between the colors, and I know one lama's who unstitched it, washed the white and red separately, then had someone re-sew it together.

Post Reply

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Google [Bot], javier.espinoza.t, Majestic-12 [Bot], yagmort and 45 guests