Three Dharmapala of Dudjom Tersar

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Three Dharmapala of Dudjom Tersar

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Is there a specific empowerment that includes the three Dharmapala of the Dudjo Tersar: Ekadzati (Ralchigma), Rahula and Dorje Lekpa?

Or is it that each one is received sperately?

Is there even a specific empowerment for the worldly protector Rahula, or is he given as part of a particular Yidam/Dharmapala mandala?
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Grigoris wrote: Fri May 22, 2020 6:13 pm Is there a specific empowerment that includes the three Dharmapala of the Dudjo Tersar: Ekadzati (Ralchigma), Rahula and Dorje Lekpa?

Or is it that each one is received sperately?

Is there even a specific empowerment for the worldly protector Rahula, or is he given as part of a particular Yidam/Dharmapala mandala?
Rahula is not a worldly protector. He is a "wisdom" protector. Ekajati, Rahula, and Dorje Lekpa can be practiced as yidams, provided one has the empowerment for this.

There are many different empowerments for all three of these deities. The standard one is the seven protector empowerment by Longchenpa found in the Rinchen Terzod.
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Malcolm wrote: Fri May 22, 2020 7:10 pmRahula is not a worldly protector. He is a "wisdom" protector.
Ah, okay. Up until now every description that I have read...
The standard one is the seven protector empowerment by Longchenpa found in the Rinchen Terzod.
Perfect. Thank you.
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In the Dudjom Tersar, I believe there is an "entrustment" for Damchen Chitor, not an "empowerment." At least that's what Lama Dawa said when He was giving it. I've also received a number of Dudjom Tersar Protector practices, especially Ma Ekadzati, from Loppon Orgyen Tenzin (at Enrico's in Austria), and, if I remember correctly, these were simply bestowed as lungs.

Just checked my empowerment file and the one's vbestowed by LOTR were all lungs.
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pemachophel wrote: Fri May 22, 2020 8:01 pm In the Dudjom Tersar, I believe there is an "entrustment" for Damchen Chitor, not an "empowerment." At least that's what Lama Dawa said when He was giving it. I've also received a number of Dudjom Tersar Protector practices, especially Ma Ekadzati, from Loppon Orgyen Tenzin (at Enrico's in Austria), and, if I remember correctly, these were simply bestowed as lungs.

Just checked my empowerment file and the one's vbestowed by LOTR were all lungs.
A srog gtad is a kind of empowerment.
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Malcolm wrote: Fri May 22, 2020 9:10 pm
pemachophel wrote: Fri May 22, 2020 8:01 pm In the Dudjom Tersar, I believe there is an "entrustment" for Damchen Chitor, not an "empowerment." At least that's what Lama Dawa said when He was giving it. I've also received a number of Dudjom Tersar Protector practices, especially Ma Ekadzati, from Loppon Orgyen Tenzin (at Enrico's in Austria), and, if I remember correctly, these were simply bestowed as lungs.

Just checked my empowerment file and the one's vbestowed by LOTR were all lungs.
A srog gtad is a kind of empowerment.
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