Dzogchen Community of Chogyal Namkhai Norbu

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Garchen Rinpoche is finishing his teaching in Germany with a Tsog today. It was announced that because of ChNN's death a few days ago, they would not be singing and dancing in the Tsog...they would be in silence. :buddha1:
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Lhasa wrote: Sun Sep 30, 2018 2:12 pm Garchen Rinpoche is finishing his teaching in Germany with a Tsog today. It was announced that because of ChNN's death a few days ago, they would not be singing and dancing in the Tsog...they would be in silence. :buddha1:
Thank you for this info! This is very touching.
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Miroku wrote: Sun Sep 30, 2018 2:25 pm
Lhasa wrote: Sun Sep 30, 2018 2:12 pm Garchen Rinpoche is finishing his teaching in Germany with a Tsog today. It was announced that because of ChNN's death a few days ago, they would not be singing and dancing in the Tsog...they would be in silence. :buddha1:
Thank you for this info! This is very touching.
Earlier in the week last week, Garchen Rinpoche gave short teachings on what to do when the Lama dies. And he mentioned that the sambogakaya form of the Lama is always available in the recorded teachings. He had also changed the teachings on Friday, to a Yamantaka practice and tsog and powa....a couple days beforehand.
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Lhasa wrote: Sun Sep 30, 2018 2:45 pm
Miroku wrote: Sun Sep 30, 2018 2:25 pm
Lhasa wrote: Sun Sep 30, 2018 2:12 pm Garchen Rinpoche is finishing his teaching in Germany with a Tsog today. It was announced that because of ChNN's death a few days ago, they would not be singing and dancing in the Tsog...they would be in silence. :buddha1:
Thank you for this info! This is very touching.
Earlier in the week last week, Garchen Rinpoche gave short teachings on what to do when the Lama dies. And he mentioned that the sambogakaya form of the Lama is always available in the recorded teachings. He had also changed the teachings on Friday, to a Yamantaka practice and tsog....a couple days beforehand.
Could you PM me the teachings or where can I find them? I am very interested. I'd PM you but you seem to have it disabled.

Garchen Rinpoche is truly a mahasidha just like ChNN.
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Miroku wrote: Sun Sep 30, 2018 2:52 pm
Lhasa wrote: Sun Sep 30, 2018 2:45 pm
Miroku wrote: Sun Sep 30, 2018 2:25 pm

Thank you for this info! This is very touching.
Earlier in the week last week, Garchen Rinpoche gave short teachings on what to do when the Lama dies. And he mentioned that the sambogakaya form of the Lama is always available in the recorded teachings. He had also changed the teachings on Friday, to a Yamantaka practice and tsog....a couple days beforehand.
Could you PM me the teachings or where can I find them? I am very interested. I'd PM you but you seem to have it disabled.

Garchen Rinpoche is truly a mahasidha just like ChNN.
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCKivfc ... c5TEma1oaA

There are four videos on Milarepa's Mahamudra, and sorry I don't remember which ones he mentioned the death of a Lama. You'll have to listen to all of them. :smile:
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Lhasa wrote: Sun Sep 30, 2018 3:11 pm
Miroku wrote: Sun Sep 30, 2018 2:52 pm
Lhasa wrote: Sun Sep 30, 2018 2:45 pm

Earlier in the week last week, Garchen Rinpoche gave short teachings on what to do when the Lama dies. And he mentioned that the sambogakaya form of the Lama is always available in the recorded teachings. He had also changed the teachings on Friday, to a Yamantaka practice and tsog....a couple days beforehand.
Could you PM me the teachings or where can I find them? I am very interested. I'd PM you but you seem to have it disabled.

Garchen Rinpoche is truly a mahasidha just like ChNN.
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCKivfc ... c5TEma1oaA

There are four videos on Milarepa's Mahamudra, and sorry I don't remember which ones he mentioned the death of a Lama. You'll have to listen to all of them. :smile:
Thank you very much! Okay. :D That won't hurt. Hope one can get a lung from a recording too not only empowerment (according to Garchen Rinpoche). Well, now back to topic.
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Thank you, Lhasa! :heart:
Miroku wrote: Sun Sep 30, 2018 2:52 pmGarchen Rinpoche is truly a mahasidha just like ChNN.
He most certainly is.
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Garchen Rinpoche's students should follow his advice re practice appropriate to the death of ChNN.

ChNN's students should follow ChNN's advice and that of his senior students at this time.

If you follow both, then I would humbly suggest adhering to the wishes of ChNN as the essential core.
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Hansei wrote: Sat Sep 29, 2018 10:37 am By any chance does anyone have a big and good quality image of this wonderful thangka of the Refuge tree with Rinpoche?
Thank you for reminding of this thangka,

Here is the link to the 27 Mb hi-res file



Hope this time the post passes through,
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TravellingMagi wrote: Thu Oct 04, 2018 8:41 am
Hansei wrote: Sat Sep 29, 2018 10:37 am By any chance does anyone have a big and good quality image of this wonderful thangka of the Refuge tree with Rinpoche?
Thank you for reminding of this thangka,

Here is the link to the 27 Mb hi-res file

...

Hope this time the post passes through,
Om Ah Hum :buddha1:
:o Wonderful!

Thank you so much! :namaste:
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TravellingMagi wrote: Thu Oct 04, 2018 8:41 am Thank you for reminding of this thangka,

Here is the link to the 27 Mb hi-res file


Hope this time the post passes through,
Om Ah Hum :buddha1:
:good:

Thank you so much! This is really beautiful.
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TravellingMagi wrote: Thu Oct 04, 2018 8:41 am
Hansei wrote: Sat Sep 29, 2018 10:37 am By any chance does anyone have a big and good quality image of this wonderful thangka of the Refuge tree with Rinpoche?
Thank you for reminding of this thangka,

Here is the link to the 27 Mb hi-res file



Hope this time the post passes through,
Om Ah Hum :buddha1:
Beautiful, thank you.

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Mr. G wrote: Thu Oct 04, 2018 7:58 pm
Beautiful, thank you.

Do you know who the artist is?
Sadly, I do not know. I found the link to the file on a site of a Russian Sangha member. Maybe Nick Dudka is the artist? Cause he is Russian)))
Surely the people who posted the Thangka in the Melong would know who the artist is.
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I do not know who the original artist is, but Samtengar may know, as I believe it was they who brought it with them to Dzamling Gar, where it was presented. So contact them and ask.
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Is there's a key to all of the masters in the thanka?
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climb-up wrote: Thu Oct 04, 2018 9:39 pm Is there's a key to all of the masters in the thanka?
Not that I am aware of.

But in general, for students of Rinpoche, it would be a good idea to get "The Temple of the Great Contemplation - The Gönpa of Merigar". This is a very nice book, as it outlines all the details of the Merigar gönpa with great precision, and moreover gives general information of all the lineage masters of the Dzogchen Community which are painted on the walls inside (148 of them).
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Oh, thank you.
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Speaking of dates, does anyone have the time of the opening ceremony of the Temple of Great Contemplation? I would like to look at an astrological diagram.

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Lion`s Roar:

Chögyal Namkhai Norbu, leader of the International Dzogchen Community, dies at 79

https://www.lionsroar.com/224252-2/?mc_ ... 585e5b3eb0

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climb-up wrote: Thu Oct 04, 2018 9:39 pm Is there's a key to all of the masters in the thanka?
the names of the masters are written on the thangka.
so we need only a higher resolution for making a key....
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