Garchen Rinpoche webcast March 20-23 BC,Canada

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Garchen Rinpoche webcast March 20-23 BC,Canada

Postby Lhasa » Mon Mar 10, 2014 1:55 am

Tashi Deleg.

We are happy to provide the following link http://garchenrinpoche.ca to a live webcast of our upcoming teachings with His Eminence, Garchen Rinpoche, held in Richmond BC, Canada. Please note - all times and dates are PST: Pacific Standard Time.

Webcast Schedule:

Thu & Fri, March 20-21, 2014

10:00 am – 12:00 pm 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Teaching on “Hitting the Essence in Three Words” by Garab Dorje



Saturday, March 22, 2014

10:00 am – 12:00 pm Four Dharmas of Gampopa

2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Sengdongma (Lion-faced Dakini) Empowerment

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Taking Refuge Ceremony



Sunday, March 23, 2014

10:00 am – 12:00 pm Instructions on OM AH HUNG breathing practice

2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Medicine Buddha Empowerment

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Guru Rinpoche Tsog

Please bookmark this site and check back when our teachings begin.

Thank you so much.

--
Yours in the Dharma,
Garchen Dharma Society, Lama Jangchub

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Re: Garchen Rinpoche webcast March 20-23 BC,Canada

Postby VajraLion » Mon Mar 10, 2014 2:03 am

Thx for posting Lhasa, received Amitahba initiation yesterday and transmission of Great Drikung Phowa today from HE Garchen Rinpoche. His qualities are innumerable. Just seeing him inspires faith.
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Re: Garchen Rinpoche webcast March 20-23 BC,Canada

Postby Lhasa » Mon Mar 10, 2014 2:20 am

It looks like he gives WONDERFUL hugs too. :buddha2: :hug: :buddha2:

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Postby VajraLion » Mon Mar 10, 2014 3:28 pm

Definitely :D
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Re: Garchen Rinpoche webcast March 20-23 BC,Canada

Postby Shemmy » Mon Mar 10, 2014 6:06 pm

Great! Right on the heels of Garab Dorje's Anniversary, so that we can participate in both ChNNR's webcast and this one. Looking forward to it.

By the way, the link posted is to a poster announcing the event not anything that looks like it would host a webcast. I don't know if that's a mistake 'r what..

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Re: Garchen Rinpoche webcast March 20-23 BC,Canada

Postby Shemmy » Sat Mar 15, 2014 2:10 pm

Does anyone know? Where on the web can we catch these teachings?


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Postby Soap-Bubble » Sat Mar 15, 2014 4:38 pm

Thank you, but these are for the current webcast in Seattle. I think Shemmy was interested in watching the webcast mentioned in this thread specifically. I am very interested in it, too.
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Postby Shemmy » Sat Mar 15, 2014 6:47 pm

Looks to me its more than likely, Soap-Bubble, these links are good for the 20-23rd teachings as well.

I'm also wondering if Lama Garchen is still doing a glasnost on the necessity for live empowerments and if the recordings of the current teachings on Shitro are good enough for empowerment as they were for Vajrakilaya last December and the series of 13 empowerments last spring.

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Re: Garchen Rinpoche webcast March 20-23 BC,Canada

Postby Lhasa » Sat Mar 15, 2014 8:02 pm

"Please bookmark this site and check back when our teachings begin."

From my original post, I take this to mean that the live link will be on that page when the teachings are to begin. Hope so.

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Postby Soap-Bubble » Sat Mar 15, 2014 8:28 pm

I confess that I don't understand the way Garchen Rinpoche presents his teachings.

For example, the empowerment of Shitro seemingly has no practice attached to it. At least it was not explained on screen. If the point would be to recognize the nature of poisons and realize ultimate bodhichitta, there'd be no need in multiple empowerments, just get any single one with its explanations and samayas. So surely there must be a practice attached to it? Besides, you can't benefit people who passed away without doing anything, and shitro is normally a practice in this regard, too. Which makes me think that there are either explanations given somewhere else or secret (?) books (as I failed to find any books by Garchen Rinpoche on shitro).

The same could be said about White Tara Empowerment, it wasn't clear whether what Garchen Rinpoche said was all there was to it. Or maybe there was a separate practice rather than only a single mantra, some sadhana. I thought that if he didn't mention anything, then it surely meant that there was nothing else to it, but after today's shitro I am not so sure any longer.

Is anybody aware what the actual case is?
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Re: Garchen Rinpoche webcast March 20-23 BC,Canada

Postby bryandavis » Sat Mar 15, 2014 8:55 pm

There are three sessions of bardo teachings coming up. Gar Rinpoche might explain more during that time. Also since the shitro we just received is revealed from the Yang Dzab cycle I am sure there are practices connected with it available.

As far as White Tara, you can of course now order the sadhana off of the GBI website and practice that. There is a whole series of videos on you tube of Rinpoche going over the WT practice. Just do a search and they will pop up.

I am also interested to learn more about what if any practices are available connected with the shitro cycle.

all the best,

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Re: Garchen Rinpoche webcast March 20-23 BC,Canada

Postby Lhasa » Sat Mar 15, 2014 9:14 pm

[url][email protected][/url]
Garchen Rinpoche answers every email. So you can write to him directly, or ask the Garchen Institute your questions and they will do their best to find out for you.
I have noticed that sometimes Garchen Rinpoche will give an empowerment one day, and a one day retreat on that deity the next day and that retreat day is for practice. The next visit to L.A. is like that, later this month. The White Tara empowerment in L.A. several weeks ago also had a retreat/practice day.
It seems to me, some of the empowerments are for stabilizing and ripening the mind and not to learn a practice...It could be too, that the Lamas in these centers teach the practice after the empowement is given, when Rinpoche isn't there.
Also, some of the texts are copyrighted by translators and can be used on site but not distributed on the internet. The live-streaming is new and different for each center, so bugs are still being worked out.

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Postby Soap-Bubble » Sun Mar 16, 2014 7:06 am

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Re: Garchen Rinpoche webcast March 20-23 BC,Canada

Postby bryandavis » Sun Mar 16, 2014 2:46 pm

Soap-bubble,

As far as Shitro empowerment I didnt say we can practice anything with out receiving further transmission. I just said Im sure there are teaching available within the YangZab cycle.

My experience with Gar Rinpoche is that on many practices like White Tara, or other commonly propagated common yidams, he gives the empowerment and that gives us permission to practice what is available through GBI. A common saying from Rinpoche is "Bodhicitta is the actually lung"

I also sent an email so we shall see.

I am also hold that having the lung is important with one exception, if the Guru himself through his blessings makes other exceptions. I mainly follow Gar Rinpoche and he is relaxed in many way in his methods.

Anyhow, we are fortunate to be able to connect to a Great master like him :thumbsup:

all the best,
Bryan

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Re: Garchen Rinpoche webcast March 20-23 BC,Canada

Postby bryandavis » Sun Mar 16, 2014 9:14 pm

In case anyone else is reading with the question about the white Tara empowerment here is the response I got from gbi:


Hi Bryan,

Garchen Rinpoche says that anyone with Bodhicitta can practice White Tara and there is no need to receive the lung.

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Postby Pero » Mon Mar 17, 2014 7:01 pm

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Postby VajraLion » Tue Mar 18, 2014 5:15 pm

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