7th head of the Nyingmapa

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7th head of the Nyingmapa

Post by XXIlluminatingVoid72 » Fri Jan 26, 2018 3:49 pm

Katok Getse Rinpoche was been appointed head of the Nyingma lineage for three years, yesterday in Bodhgaya

http://tibet.net/2018/01/kathok-getse-r ... ngma-head/

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Re: 7th head of the Nyingmapa

Post by Adamantine » Fri Jan 26, 2018 4:06 pm

XXIlluminatingVoid72 wrote:
Fri Jan 26, 2018 3:49 pm
Katok Getse Rinpoche was been appointed head of the Nyingma lineage for three years, yesterday in Bodhgaya

http://tibet.net/2018/01/kathok-getse-r ... ngma-head/
What's most interesting is this new 3-year term rotation that's
been developed. . . I suppose it's quite a burden so probably the idea was to share the responsibility and not put it all on one persons shoulders for too long?
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Re: 7th head of the Nyingmapa

Post by Malcolm » Fri Jan 26, 2018 4:25 pm

Adamantine wrote:
Fri Jan 26, 2018 4:06 pm
XXIlluminatingVoid72 wrote:
Fri Jan 26, 2018 3:49 pm
Katok Getse Rinpoche was been appointed head of the Nyingma lineage for three years, yesterday in Bodhgaya

http://tibet.net/2018/01/kathok-getse-r ... ngma-head/
What's most interesting is this new 3-year term rotation that's
been developed. . . I suppose it's quite a burden so probably the idea was to share the responsibility and not put it all on one persons shoulders for too long?
They've copied it from the Sakyapas.
Buddhahood in This Life
འ༔ ཨ༔ ཧ༔ ཤ༔ ས༔ མ༔


[A]nything at all that is well spoken is the word of the Buddha.

-- Ārya-adhyāśaya-sañcodana-nāma-mahāyāna-sūtra

The different sūtras in accord with the emptiness
taught by the Sugata are definitive in meaning;
One can understand that all of those Dharmas in
which a sentient being, individual, or person are taught are provisional in meaning.

-- Samadhirāja Sūtra

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Re: 7th head of the Nyingmapa

Post by Pero » Fri Jan 26, 2018 4:42 pm

But what does the head of the Nyingma actually do?
Although many individuals in this age appear to be merely indulging their worldly desires, one does not have the capacity to judge them, so it is best to train in pure vision.
- Shabkar

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Re: 7th head of the Nyingmapa

Post by Malcolm » Fri Jan 26, 2018 4:45 pm

Pero wrote:
Fri Jan 26, 2018 4:42 pm
But what does the head of the Nyingma actually do?
Gives the Kama, gives the Rinchen Terzod, etc., reports to HHDL, etc. etc.
Buddhahood in This Life
འ༔ ཨ༔ ཧ༔ ཤ༔ ས༔ མ༔


[A]nything at all that is well spoken is the word of the Buddha.

-- Ārya-adhyāśaya-sañcodana-nāma-mahāyāna-sūtra

The different sūtras in accord with the emptiness
taught by the Sugata are definitive in meaning;
One can understand that all of those Dharmas in
which a sentient being, individual, or person are taught are provisional in meaning.

-- Samadhirāja Sūtra

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Re: 7th head of the Nyingmapa

Post by TaTa » Fri Jan 26, 2018 4:46 pm

Malcolm wrote:
Fri Jan 26, 2018 4:25 pm
Adamantine wrote:
Fri Jan 26, 2018 4:06 pm
XXIlluminatingVoid72 wrote:
Fri Jan 26, 2018 3:49 pm
Katok Getse Rinpoche was been appointed head of the Nyingma lineage for three years, yesterday in Bodhgaya

http://tibet.net/2018/01/kathok-getse-r ... ngma-head/
What's most interesting is this new 3-year term rotation that's
been developed. . . I suppose it's quite a burden so probably the idea was to share the responsibility and not put it all on one persons shoulders for too long?
They've copied it from the Sakyapas.
So the head of the sakyapas its not always sakya trinzin?

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Re: 7th head of the Nyingmapa

Post by Malcolm » Fri Jan 26, 2018 4:50 pm

TaTa wrote:
Fri Jan 26, 2018 4:46 pm
Malcolm wrote:
Fri Jan 26, 2018 4:25 pm
Adamantine wrote:
Fri Jan 26, 2018 4:06 pm


What's most interesting is this new 3-year term rotation that's
been developed. . . I suppose it's quite a burden so probably the idea was to share the responsibility and not put it all on one persons shoulders for too long?
They've copied it from the Sakyapas.
So the head of the sakyapas its not always sakya trinzin?
The head of the Sakyas is always the Sakya Trizin, they've merely turned it into a three year gig for the time being because there are so many Khon family members who have been trained for the position.
Buddhahood in This Life
འ༔ ཨ༔ ཧ༔ ཤ༔ ས༔ མ༔


[A]nything at all that is well spoken is the word of the Buddha.

-- Ārya-adhyāśaya-sañcodana-nāma-mahāyāna-sūtra

The different sūtras in accord with the emptiness
taught by the Sugata are definitive in meaning;
One can understand that all of those Dharmas in
which a sentient being, individual, or person are taught are provisional in meaning.

-- Samadhirāja Sūtra

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Re: 7th head of the Nyingmapa

Post by Pero » Fri Jan 26, 2018 7:49 pm

Malcolm wrote:
Fri Jan 26, 2018 4:45 pm
Pero wrote:
Fri Jan 26, 2018 4:42 pm
But what does the head of the Nyingma actually do?
Gives the Kama, gives the Rinchen Terzod, etc., reports to HHDL, etc. etc.
I see. But don't other teachers also give Kama and so on?
Although many individuals in this age appear to be merely indulging their worldly desires, one does not have the capacity to judge them, so it is best to train in pure vision.
- Shabkar

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Re: 7th head of the Nyingmapa

Post by Malcolm » Fri Jan 26, 2018 8:39 pm

Pero wrote:
Fri Jan 26, 2018 7:49 pm
Malcolm wrote:
Fri Jan 26, 2018 4:45 pm
Pero wrote:
Fri Jan 26, 2018 4:42 pm
But what does the head of the Nyingma actually do?
Gives the Kama, gives the Rinchen Terzod, etc., reports to HHDL, etc. etc.
I see. But don't other teachers also give Kama and so on?

Yes, but there is no one teacher responsible for all Nyingma monasteries without a head of sect. Rotating it means that rather than factions being able to develop around this teacher or that, more qualified teachers rather than less will be exposed to the limelight.
Buddhahood in This Life
འ༔ ཨ༔ ཧ༔ ཤ༔ ས༔ མ༔


[A]nything at all that is well spoken is the word of the Buddha.

-- Ārya-adhyāśaya-sañcodana-nāma-mahāyāna-sūtra

The different sūtras in accord with the emptiness
taught by the Sugata are definitive in meaning;
One can understand that all of those Dharmas in
which a sentient being, individual, or person are taught are provisional in meaning.

-- Samadhirāja Sūtra

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Re: 7th head of the Nyingmapa

Post by Pero » Fri Jan 26, 2018 8:49 pm

Malcolm wrote:
Fri Jan 26, 2018 8:39 pm
Pero wrote:
Fri Jan 26, 2018 7:49 pm
Malcolm wrote:
Fri Jan 26, 2018 4:45 pm


Gives the Kama, gives the Rinchen Terzod, etc., reports to HHDL, etc. etc.
I see. But don't other teachers also give Kama and so on?

Yes, but there is no one teacher responsible for all Nyingma monasteries without a head of sect. Rotating it means that rather than factions being able to develop around this teacher or that, more qualified teachers rather than less will be exposed to the limelight.
Cool.
Although many individuals in this age appear to be merely indulging their worldly desires, one does not have the capacity to judge them, so it is best to train in pure vision.
- Shabkar

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