Which is the side of the Protectors on the altar?

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Dharmaswede
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Which is the side of the Protectors on the altar?

Post by Dharmaswede » Sat Apr 24, 2010 11:25 pm

Which side is the Protectors' on the altar, from the practioner's perspective?

Thank you!

Jens

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Re: Which is the side of the Protectors on the altar?

Post by Bodhi » Sun Jul 18, 2010 9:31 am

In my opinion, and personally I dont really think it matters. Just as long as it is a clean respectful place then it should be fine. It is more important of what inside our heart/mind than the physical :].

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Re: Which is the side of the Protectors on the altar?

Post by heart » Sat Jul 24, 2010 12:04 pm

Dharmaswede wrote:Which side is the Protectors' on the altar, from the practioner's perspective?

Thank you!

Jens
Hi Jens,

This can vary in many practice cycles in the Nyingma. I am not sure what would be correct in a general way but I keep the protector offerings on the left side.

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