Difficulties to meet with one's Teacher

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pael
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Difficulties to meet with one's Teacher

Post by pael » Tue Jun 19, 2018 12:44 pm

I have difficulties to meet with my Vajrayana Teachers. One is Shakya Trizin. I can't travel. One Teacher who lives in my country is far away. I'm not sure when I can ask him few questions. What I can do meanwhile? I think I have done all these years only a lip service. I don't know when I can ask transmission of Narak Kongtruk Kanshak. How long time it takes from Teacher to recite it?
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Re: Difficulties to meet with one's Teacher

Post by Aryjna » Tue Jun 19, 2018 1:27 pm

There are many methods of purification, some of which you must already have.

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Re: Difficulties to meet with one's Teacher

Post by Marc » Tue Jun 19, 2018 2:16 pm

The Narak Dongtruk / Kongshak is not that long.
In group practices with chants etc... It takes around 20/30min. (depending on the numbers of mantra recited of course).  
So I guess that a Lama could give you the lung in about 10min.

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Re: Difficulties to meet with one's Teacher

Post by pael » Tue Jun 19, 2018 2:56 pm

Aryjna wrote:
Tue Jun 19, 2018 1:27 pm
There are many methods of purification, some of which you must already have.
I was said it is for 3 years exceeders. When I recite confession prayer I don't remember all breakages and transgressions.
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Re: Difficulties to meet with one's Teacher

Post by kirtu » Tue Jun 19, 2018 3:18 pm

pael wrote:
Tue Jun 19, 2018 2:56 pm
Aryjna wrote:
Tue Jun 19, 2018 1:27 pm
There are many methods of purification, some of which you must already have.
I was said it is for 3 years exceeders. When I recite confession prayer I don't remember all breakages and transgressions.
Don't worry about that. The 3 year thing is a rule of thumb at any rate. We should be doing Vajrasattva everyday anyway and this would take care of theat. But just earnestly recite even if it's been 10,000 years.

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Kyabje Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche.

"Only you can make your mind beautiful."
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Re: Difficulties to meet with one's Teacher

Post by Aryjna » Tue Jun 19, 2018 4:40 pm

pael wrote:
Tue Jun 19, 2018 2:56 pm
Aryjna wrote:
Tue Jun 19, 2018 1:27 pm
There are many methods of purification, some of which you must already have.
I was said it is for 3 years exceeders. When I recite confession prayer I don't remember all breakages and transgressions.
Since they purify karma from infinite lifetimes i don't think it makes much difference if you remember the breakages. You dont remember negative deeds from previous lifetimes anyway.

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