tibetan language for the prayer

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tibetan language for the prayer

Postby whitemonia » Tue Sep 10, 2013 10:18 am

namastè,

what Dalai Lama, or gelug lineage, suggests about the prayer language? It is better in own language (for the meaning) or in tibetan language (the traditional)?

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Re: tibetan language for the prayer

Postby JKhedrup » Tue Sep 10, 2013 3:29 pm

HH Dalai Lama has said that for individual practice, it is better to use an English text.

A friend of mine actually knows HHDL's sister in India. His sister asked my friend for an English copy of the Six Session Guru Yoga as she had told HH she found it easier to understand Buddhist terminology in English than in Tibetan. So that gives some indication of how flexible HH is on this topic.
In order to ensure my mind never comes under the power of the self-cherishing attitude,
I must obtain control over my own mind.
Therefore, amongst all empowerments, the empowerment that gives me control over my mind is the best,
and I have received the most profound empowerment with this teaching.
-Atisha Dipamkara
brtsal ba'i bkhra drin
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Re: tibetan language for the prayer

Postby whitemonia » Wed Sep 11, 2013 6:34 am

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