The Retreat Map--from Kongtrul's Retreat Manual

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Re: The Retreat Map--from Kongtrul's Retreat Manual

Post by Sennin » Sun Sep 09, 2018 11:33 pm

conebeckham wrote:
Sat Sep 08, 2018 4:26 pm
Sennin wrote:
Sat Sep 08, 2018 3:57 pm
On the schedule in the other retreat thread, the ngondro practices were given with a time frame of 45, 60 days. Are retreatants accumulating 100,000 during this time?
You continue accumulating throughout the retreat, esp. prostrations. But you can accumulate a lot in 60 days, four sessions a day.Four sessions, 500 per session=2,000 a day. That's 120,000 in 60 days, eh?
Yeah, it slipped my mind that "one day" in retreat is NOT the average day and a lot can be accomplished. Speaking on timeframes, I remembered someone( ;) ) pointed out to me there is also ngondro accumulation by dedicated time instead of by count. I found that very interesting.
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