medicine buddha practice

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medicine buddha practice

Postby jay » Wed May 29, 2013 8:59 pm

I would like to do a medicine buddha practice and have received the lung from ChNN, but have not found any information for the practice. There are no books on it at shangshung. I would be very grateful if someone could tell me how i do this practice.

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Re: medicine buddha practice

Postby Lhug-Pa » Wed May 29, 2013 9:26 pm

Here's a post that might help: ... 40#p110645

Lhug-Pa wrote:The only ones I know of explained by Dzogchen Teachers, are the two books I'd mentioned:

Lhug-Pa wrote:And two great Dzogchen Teachers have even written books about the Medicine Buddha, Khenchen Thrangu Rinpoche and H.H. Dudjom Rinpoche. ... /18052.htm" onclick=";return false; ... /12745.htm" onclick=";return false;

Chögyal Namkhai Norbu Rinpoche often gives the Lung transmission for the Medicine Buddha as well (of course we don't need the Lung transmission in order to practice a Sutra version of the Medicine Buddha Sadhana).

And like I said Chögyal Namkhai Norbu Rinpoche gives the Lung transmission for Medicine Buddha, however I haven't seen any book by him on Medicine Buddha.

In receiving the said Lung transmission from Chögyal Namkhai Norbu Rinpoche, I don't see why we couldn't do either of the practices in the above two books.

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Re: medicine buddha practice

Postby heart » Thu May 30, 2013 5:33 am

Jay, ask Rinpoche. There are many different Medicine Buddha practices with differing visualizations.

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