Chod In Mongolia

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Chod In Mongolia

Postby phantom59 » Tue Feb 02, 2010 5:03 pm

Travel with a great spiritual master on this journey to discover your own Wisdom Mind. Learing ancient tantric and shamanic practices, we will carry these into the vast and sapcious heartland of Mongolia. With the practices of chod, windhorse and other, particapants will reinvigorate both the land and their own lifepath.

The Tibetan Practice of Chod is a powerful method of cutting through obstacles-material, emotional and spiritual. it continually clarifies and free one's body, mind and spirit, as well as healsing others. Relying on Feminine Wisdom energy, the body itself becomes an offering to all beings in the universe. This is the ultimate practice of the compassionate spiritual warrior, a rich apprach to life that leads to ultimate liberation.

Practice: We will recieve the chod empowerment and progressive training in chod and other transformative sacred technologies. This will include two weekends of training that includes the cham or chod dance, Pegyal and Kusali chod, windhorse, smoke offering, hayagriva and garuda practice, healing rituals and full day chod practice, and teaching son the Nature of mind.
Pilgrimage: Visiting sacred places, monasteries and wild power spots in the Mongolian hinterland, we will balance the outer and inner landscape, purifying the land and uncovering our inherent lucidity.
Benefit: We will participate in the great Buddhist revival of Mongolia, bringing back sacred practices that had been banned for 50 years by the Soviets; Some will be transmitted for the first time ever.

Tsewong Sitar Rimpoche, head of the Sangye Teng monastery in Bhutan, is a great living master of chod and lineage holder of PeGyal Lingpa. having spent 20 years in meditative retreat, he is Dzokchen master of limitless compassion and fearless wisdom.

Carroll Dunham, has spent the last 20 years living in Nepal and Mongolia. An experienced Buddhist and guide, she has recently produced a film on the spirit of the horse and nomadic culture in Mongolia for National Geographic

Lama Jinpa, completed the traditional 3-year retreat under the guidance of Kalu Rinpoche. A leading Western expert on chod, he has practiced holistic medicine for 33 years and studies dharma for 28 years from many Kagyu and Nyinma sages.

Lama Pema Tenzin, is a master of meditation and ritual, sacred dance and art, and an accomplished thanka artist and stupa builder. The brother of Tswewong Rinpoche, he has studied and practiced dharma since the age of six under many great Vajrayana masters.

Read more at http://www.wildearthjourneys.com/magicalmongolia.htm

hod Pilgrimage with Lama Wangdu and Amchi Sherab Barma
June 15th - June 30th, 2010

http://www.wildearthjourneys.com/thousandraysofsun.htm

Fulfilling prophecy and the request of Mongolian nomads, the eminent Tingri-born Chodpa, Lama Tsering Wangdu, whose fearless compassion emanates like a 1000 rays of sun, accompanied by Bhutanese amchi (traditional healer/doctor) Sherab Barma, will pilgrimage to Mongolia to transmit Padampa Sangye’s skillful shije teachings on how to alleviate suffering to open hearts and minds.
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Re: Chod In Mongolia

Postby phantom59 » Sun Feb 07, 2010 4:45 pm

Benefits of Chö
a Purifying the spiritual causes of physical disease
a Pacifying of psychological patterns of anger, fear and confusion.
a Clearing of obstacles to spiritual progress and development.
a Cutting through disturbances to happiness, prosperity and security.
a Diminishing obstacles to healthier, more intimate relationships.
a Clearing of the negative impact of non-human entities or maras.
a Averting the harmful influences or contamination by ill-will of others.
a Resolving karmic and past-life blockages that result in material and spiritual problems.
a Accumulation of positive karma that foster physical, emotional and spiritual progress.
a Clearing of obstacles tied to home, land or regions; reclaiming damaged environments.

Chö is a lifelong spiritual practice for one's personal evolution, it is also a unique and extremely effective means for healing others. Part of the remarkable legacy of Machik Labdrön, the propagator of chö in Tibet, is a set of healing practices that clear the underlying causes of psychological and physical illness, while propelling us towards ultimate enlightenment. For centuries, wandering chö practitioners were well known in Tibet for their ability to heal illness, stop epidemics and pacify local conflicts. Chö rituals can also heal the land, change weather patterns and even improve the ecological balance of entire areas through the spiritual force of this technique.

Chö For Healing Others
As part of the THC Outreach Program, healing chö ceremonies are performed either in a public venue, or in private homes for smaller groups. The cycle of healing practices include:
The Hundred Torma Offering (Changbu Gyatsa) (Machik and PeGyal Lingpa traditions).
Offering in Six Parts (Tabpa Cha Druk).
The Nail of the Four Elements (Chang Shi Zerbu).
Those that are Hard to Tame (Shay Dul).
The Precious Rosary (Tsogley Rinchen Trengwa with special healing section added).
Ceremonies for the dying or deceased (Dur) to assist them in the afterlife journey.


http://tibetancho.com/HealingChod.html
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Re: Chod In Mongolia

Postby Ngawang Drolma » Mon Feb 08, 2010 10:02 am

With a loving mind, cherish more than a child
The hostile gods and demons of apparent existence,

And tenderly surround yourself with them.

Nourish them always with warm flesh and blood.
With the hook of love and compassion,
Befriend them and never dismiss them.

If, with pure noble thought and enlightened resolve,
You connect them to the sacred Dharma
And they are freed and established in happiness,
Then you, child, whoever you are,
Will be my inseparable friend.

-Machig Labdron (trans. Sarah Harding, 207.)
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Re: Chod In Mongolia

Postby muni » Tue Feb 09, 2010 11:41 am

:bow: Thank you for showing this Ngawang Drolma! How really true!

Only in delusion we are all separate. When we realize that, is there nothing to add.
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