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