Great video of chod ceremony!

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Great video of chod ceremony!

Postby Grigoris » Sun Oct 16, 2016 9:10 am

Apologies in advance to those that don't have Facebook.

https://www.facebook.com/tenz.neljor/videos/10210509738200745/
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Re: Great video of chod ceremony!

Postby heart » Sun Oct 16, 2016 8:15 pm

Sherab Dorje wrote:Apologies in advance to those that don't have Facebook.

https://www.facebook.com/tenz.neljor/videos/10210509738200745/


Think it is a folk dance group, sure don't look like yogis.

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You will be carried away by the enemy of thoughts, like a small child in a battle field.
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Re: Great video of chod ceremony!

Postby Grigoris » Sun Oct 16, 2016 8:40 pm

You are joking, right?
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Re: Great video of chod ceremony!

Postby heart » Mon Oct 17, 2016 4:51 am

Sherab Dorje wrote:You are joking, right?


No, look at their dresses they are more or less exactly the same.

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"Even though you have recognized your essence, if you do not get accustomed to it,
You will be carried away by the enemy of thoughts, like a small child in a battle field.
So long as you are not free from the limitations of accepting and rejecting,
That long will you not recognize the view of the innermost secret heart-essence."

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Re: Great video of chod ceremony!

Postby Grigoris » Mon Oct 17, 2016 5:57 am

heart wrote:
Sherab Dorje wrote:You are joking, right?


No, look at their dresses they are more or less exactly the same.

/magnus
News flash... Monks all dress the same too... As do ngakpa from the same gompa...

Or they may be wearing a specific costume, which is used for the specific ritual...
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Re: Great video of chod ceremony!

Postby heart » Mon Oct 17, 2016 10:28 am

Sherab Dorje wrote:
heart wrote:
Sherab Dorje wrote:You are joking, right?


No, look at their dresses they are more or less exactly the same.

/magnus
News flash... Monks all dress the same too... As do ngakpa from the same gompa...

Or they may be wearing a specific costume, which is used for the specific ritual...


Right, they dress up as folk dance team because they are from the same Gompa. :smile:

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"Even though you have recognized your essence, if you do not get accustomed to it,
You will be carried away by the enemy of thoughts, like a small child in a battle field.
So long as you are not free from the limitations of accepting and rejecting,
That long will you not recognize the view of the innermost secret heart-essence."

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Re: Great video of chod ceremony!

Postby Grigoris » Mon Oct 17, 2016 11:57 am

heart wrote:Right, they dress up as folk dance team because they are from the same Gompa. :smile:

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I mean a ritual costume... Stop being obtuse.
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Re: Great video of chod ceremony!

Postby heart » Mon Oct 17, 2016 1:34 pm

Sherab Dorje wrote:
heart wrote:Right, they dress up as folk dance team because they are from the same Gompa. :smile:

/magnus
I mean a ritual costume... Stop being obtuse.


:smile: I already told you what I think about this.

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"Even though you have recognized your essence, if you do not get accustomed to it,
You will be carried away by the enemy of thoughts, like a small child in a battle field.
So long as you are not free from the limitations of accepting and rejecting,
That long will you not recognize the view of the innermost secret heart-essence."

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Re: Great video of chod ceremony!

Postby tomamundsen » Mon Oct 17, 2016 8:37 pm

Very cool! :D

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Re: Great video of chod ceremony!

Postby ClearblueSky » Tue Oct 18, 2016 9:20 pm

Whether they are a "folk dance group" or not I can't say, but the actual dance itself looks very similar to every ritual (non-folk) chod dance I've seen so...


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