Chogyal Namkhai Norbu Has Attained Parinirvana


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Post by Simon E. » Thu Oct 04, 2018 9:20 am

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Post by Ignorant_Fool » Thu Oct 04, 2018 11:27 am

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Re: Chogyal Namkhai Norbu Has Attained Parinirvana

Post by DerFrager » Thu Oct 04, 2018 7:14 pm

Dear students of Chogyal Namkhai Norbus' teachings,
I don't know much about Buddhism, but I am sure, that Namkhai Norbu was a big teacher with a lot of knowlegde and that he brought much inspiration to the ones, who listened to him.

I have a question and it shouldn't be disrespectful regarding the life and passing away of him, but I would like to know the exact time of his birth.

If everything has a meaning and the exact time of his passing away was mentioned in the letter of his family, then there must be also a meaning in the exact time of his birth on the 8th of december 1938. Does somebody, please, has an information about it or knows where to search for it?

I hope, that this question was not too disrespectful and I would be really grateful for an answer.
Kind regards to everyone,
Lars

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Re: Chogyal Namkhai Norbu Has Attained Parinirvana

Post by Ayu » Thu Oct 04, 2018 8:04 pm

DerFrager wrote:
Thu Oct 04, 2018 7:14 pm
Dear students of Chogyal Namkhai Norbus' teachings,
I don't know much about Buddhism, but I am sure, that Namkhai Norbu was a big teacher with a lot of knowlegde and that he brought much inspiration to the ones, who listened to him.

I have a question and it shouldn't be disrespectful regarding the life and passing away of him, but I would like to know the exact time of his birth.

If everything has a meaning and the exact time of his passing away was mentioned in the letter of his family, then there must be also a meaning in the exact time of his birth on the 8th of december 1938. Does somebody, please, has an information about it or knows where to search for it?

I hope, that this question was not too disrespectful and I would be really grateful for an answer.
Kind regards to everyone,
Lars
I can't imagine they had an exact time and noted it in 1938 in Kham. But I admit, I don't know.
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Re: Chogyal Namkhai Norbu Has Attained Parinirvana

Post by kirtu » Thu Oct 04, 2018 10:39 pm

DerFrager wrote:
Thu Oct 04, 2018 7:14 pm
Dear students of Chogyal Namkhai Norbus' teachings,
I don't know much about Buddhism, but I am sure, that Namkhai Norbu was a big teacher with a lot of knowlegde and that he brought much inspiration to the ones, who listened to him.

I have a question and it shouldn't be disrespectful regarding the life and passing away of him, but I would like to know the exact time of his birth.

If everything has a meaning and the exact time of his passing away was mentioned in the letter of his family, then there must be also a meaning in the exact time of his birth on the 8th of december 1938. Does somebody, please, has an information about it or knows where to search for it?

I hope, that this question was not too disrespectful and I would be really grateful for an answer.
Kind regards to everyone,
Lars
ChNNR spoke of details of his birth in "My Reincarnation" and I remember some references in other sources so perhaps you can piece something together.

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Re: Chogyal Namkhai Norbu Has Attained Parinirvana

Post by climb-up » Fri Oct 05, 2018 1:19 am

Ayu wrote:
Thu Oct 04, 2018 8:04 pm
DerFrager wrote:
Thu Oct 04, 2018 7:14 pm
Dear students of Chogyal Namkhai Norbus' teachings,
I don't know much about Buddhism, but I am sure, that Namkhai Norbu was a big teacher with a lot of knowlegde and that he brought much inspiration to the ones, who listened to him.

I have a question and it shouldn't be disrespectful regarding the life and passing away of him, but I would like to know the exact time of his birth.

If everything has a meaning and the exact time of his passing away was mentioned in the letter of his family, then there must be also a meaning in the exact time of his birth on the 8th of december 1938. Does somebody, please, has an information about it or knows where to search for it?

I hope, that this question was not too disrespectful and I would be really grateful for an answer.
Kind regards to everyone,
Lars
I can't imagine they had an exact time and noted it in 1938 in Kham. But I admit, I don't know.
That was my first thought too, especially since (AFAIK) Tibetan astrology doesn't focus on the specific hour and minute.
...If you find out I'd be curious.

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Re: Chogyal Namkhai Norbu Has Attained Parinirvana

Post by SkyDragon3 » Fri Oct 05, 2018 7:03 am

DerFrager wrote:
Thu Oct 04, 2018 7:14 pm
Dear students of Chogyal Namkhai Norbus' teachings,
I don't know much about Buddhism, but I am sure, that Namkhai Norbu was a big teacher with a lot of knowlegde and that he brought much inspiration to the ones, who listened to him.

I have a question and it shouldn't be disrespectful regarding the life and passing away of him, but I would like to know the exact time of his birth.

If everything has a meaning and the exact time of his passing away was mentioned in the letter of his family, then there must be also a meaning in the exact time of his birth on the 8th of december 1938. Does somebody, please, has an information about it or knows where to search for it?

I hope, that this question was not too disrespectful and I would be really grateful for an answer.
Kind regards to everyone,
Lars
With respect, mixing different cultural views and values is unlikely to be helpful, I would suggest.

In Tibetan buddhism great masters are commemorated on the date and time of their death, not the time of their birth. There is a reason for this. It is what they accomplished in their life that is to be remembered and found inspirational.

Just a short review of the life and accomplishments of Chogyal Namkhai Norbu is almost beyond belief, by ordinary human standards, so I hope some devoted individual or individuals decide to record this for future dharma practitioners, especially dzogchenpas.

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Post by Hansei » Fri Oct 05, 2018 7:40 am

climb-up wrote:
Fri Oct 05, 2018 1:19 am
Ayu wrote:
Thu Oct 04, 2018 8:04 pm
DerFrager wrote:
Thu Oct 04, 2018 7:14 pm
Dear students of Chogyal Namkhai Norbus' teachings,
I don't know much about Buddhism, but I am sure, that Namkhai Norbu was a big teacher with a lot of knowlegde and that he brought much inspiration to the ones, who listened to him.

I have a question and it shouldn't be disrespectful regarding the life and passing away of him, but I would like to know the exact time of his birth.

If everything has a meaning and the exact time of his passing away was mentioned in the letter of his family, then there must be also a meaning in the exact time of his birth on the 8th of december 1938. Does somebody, please, has an information about it or knows where to search for it?

I hope, that this question was not too disrespectful and I would be really grateful for an answer.
Kind regards to everyone,
Lars
I can't imagine they had an exact time and noted it in 1938 in Kham. But I admit, I don't know.
That was my first thought too, especially since (AFAIK) Tibetan astrology doesn't focus on the specific hour and minute.
...If you find out I'd be curious.
Me too.

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Post by Mantrik » Fri Oct 05, 2018 9:20 am

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Re: Chogyal Namkhai Norbu Has Attained Parinirvana

Post by meepits » Sat Oct 06, 2018 7:41 pm

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Where the administration site refers to him as having been “the foremost living Dzogchen,” I assume what’s being translated is “Dzogchen teacher”?

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Post by dharmafootsteps » Sat Oct 06, 2018 9:44 pm

meepits wrote:
Sat Oct 06, 2018 7:41 pm
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Where the administration site refers to him as having been “the foremost living Dzogchen,” I assume what’s being translated is “Dzogchen teacher”?
Pretty much. It says ‘rdzogs chen bstan pa’, which would be ‘Dzogchen teachings’, then ‘snang byed chen po’ which is a phrase I’ve not come across before, but would be something like ‘great Illuminator’.

So I think the literal translation would be “great illuminator of the Dzogchen teachings”. I’m sure someone with more nuanced understanding could give a better translation though.

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Post by Dorje Shedrub » Sun Oct 21, 2018 11:45 pm

Not sure if anyone clicked on the link in the other thread, but there is a nice video of Rinpoche embedded further down.

https://www.jamyangnorbu.com/blog/2018/ ... KsUElCtnMO

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