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heart wrote:You know Earth Dragon the normal way in Vajrayana to approach a deity like Vajrakilaya is like this;
1. Request the empowerment, the oral transmission and explanation of the practice from your heart while presenting an offering. Repeat many times if necessary until your Guru accepts your request. Please understand that it is a major commitment on your side, you have to do many years of practice every day. It is also a big responsibility for the Guru. So don't do this if you are not very serious and dedicated.
2. Receive the empowerment, the oral transmission and explanation of the practice. This can take quite some time if there are texts that need translation and so on.
3. Do the practice and study the commentary or commentaries. Ask your Guru questions when possible to resolve doubts. Learn how to perform the various rituals as well as you can.
Eventually, if you practice very well for many years, the full meaning of Vajrkilaya and many of its rituals and teachings will arise in your own mind. At that point you can check with your Guru if your understanding and realization is correct.
Thank you for your simple but effective advice
karma naheb wrote:Venerable Sangha,
I have received the initiation or empowerment of Longchen Nyinthing Vajrakilaya From $th Dodrupchen Rinpoche,I do have the text and all other things but I have not much explanation in english,if anyone has the complete explanation of the mandala generation of the main and another deities and possibly a photo ,I would be greatly helped and feel grateful
mahabuddha wrote:"Hey teacher tell me all the secret information." No, it's probably better you find it on the internet
lama tsewang wrote:the most extensive practical instructions in english on phurba is from lama tharchin, on the friends of lama tharchin website .
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