Is offering alcohol as a gift to ones ngakpa lama appropriate and does it have a specific meaning?

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Is offering alcohol as a gift to ones ngakpa lama appropriate and does it have a specific meaning?

Post by lotuslogos » Thu Dec 13, 2018 11:52 am

My question to you all: Is offering alcohol as a gift to ones ngakpa lama appropriate and does it have a specific meaning/significance or is it inauspicious or inappropriate?

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Re: Is offering alcohol as a gift to ones ngakpa lama appropriate and does it have a specific meaning?

Post by Grigoris » Thu Dec 13, 2018 1:03 pm

lotuslogos wrote:
Thu Dec 13, 2018 11:52 am
My question to you all: Is offering alcohol as a gift to ones ngakpa lama appropriate and does it have a specific meaning/significance or is it inauspicious or inappropriate?
Every time I go see my ngakapa lama I bring him some local booze. He loves it.
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