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 Post subject: Advice needed
PostPosted: Sun May 23, 2010 10:25 pm 
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Hi my fellow vajrayana practitioners :) I just ordered a new ghau, and I'm going to fill it up. But I'd like some advice on what to put in it. The last one I had I used a piece of a cord that was blessed by an extremely high lama, some Chulen pills that had thousands of blessings, and some written mantras.

Any other ideas?

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 Post subject: Re: Advice needed
PostPosted: Mon May 24, 2010 11:31 am 
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A beautiful little prayer written by you for genuine comfort

the sick ones, disabled ones, poor ones, beings helpless suffering in the darkness of afflictions.

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 Post subject: Re: Advice needed
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relics of buddha or great masters; or their clothes.
'dharmakaya relics'= buddha's words would be also good.

In tantra, some mantras are said to be benefitial to wear on you, such as pratisara dharani.

other than these, anything blessful would be fine, such as mandala sand, blessed pills, small status... etc

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Hi my fellow vajrayana practitioners :) I just ordered a new ghau, and I'm going to fill it up. But I'd like some advice on what to put in it. The last one I had I used a piece of a cord that was blessed by an extremely high lama, some Chulen pills that had thousands of blessings, and some written mantras.

Any other ideas?

Best,
Laura


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 Post subject: Re: Advice needed
PostPosted: Wed Jun 09, 2010 3:29 pm 
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Thank you so much, I really appreciate it :namaste:

Of course I'd put mantras in it but this gives me other ideas as well.

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Laura


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 Post subject: Re: Advice needed
PostPosted: Wed Jun 09, 2010 9:47 pm 
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Maybe you should put some emptiness in it.

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 Post subject: Re: Advice needed
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catmoon wrote:
Maybe you should put some emptiness in it.

where is without emptiness?


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 Post subject: Re: Advice needed
PostPosted: Sun Jun 13, 2010 5:05 pm 
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Hi Laura

I put my refuge string in mine, with the blessings of one of my teachers, and it feels good, "right" if that makes any sense.

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 Post subject: Re: Advice needed
PostPosted: Sun Jun 13, 2010 8:42 pm 
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Liberation through wearing maybe.

http://www.skydancerpress.com/index.php ... &Itemid=44

/magnus

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 Post subject: Re: Advice needed
PostPosted: Mon Jun 14, 2010 3:24 am 
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You can always fill it up with WMD ND-la :mrgreen:

P.S WMD=Weapons of Mara Destruction

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 Post subject: Re: Advice needed
PostPosted: Mon Jun 14, 2010 4:00 am 
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plwk wrote:
You can always fill it up with WMD ND-la :mrgreen:

P.S WMD=Weapons of Mara Destruction


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 Post subject: Re: Advice needed
PostPosted: Mon Jun 14, 2010 4:34 am 
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heart wrote:
Liberation through wearing maybe.

http://www.skydancerpress.com/index.php ... &Itemid=44

/magnus


That's neat, thanks :)


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 Post subject: Re: Advice needed
PostPosted: Tue Jun 15, 2010 12:35 am 
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All good suggestions!

I would add:

Anything that relates to/reminds you of your lama..


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 Post subject: Re: Advice needed
PostPosted: Tue Jun 15, 2010 4:44 pm 
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So many wonderful ideas! Thanks all! :D


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 Post subject: Re: Advice needed
PostPosted: Wed Jun 23, 2010 3:17 am 
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Sorry for sounding dumb, but how is a ghau most commonly used/worn? I haven't heard of these before and they sound like a wonderful item to have. :bow: And is there a particularly reliable seller that is worth checking out?
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