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PostPosted: Thu Oct 11, 2012 12:50 pm 
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You need to have the transmission for Longde, at least the empowerment for Heruka Ngondzog Gyalpo and the reading transmission for the text.


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PostPosted: Thu Oct 11, 2012 2:09 pm 
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Jacob wrote:
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Do i need a specific lung to be allowed to read and do practices from Longsal vol. 1? Also, I have noticed, that there is missing this Longsal vol. 1 book at shangshung shop. Why is that? I really want to buy this, but don't know how :)

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I think you maybe able to get the transimission on this particular text next month.
Then you can buy it from the international shop.

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PostPosted: Thu Oct 11, 2012 4:01 pm 
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I am very interested in learning Chang Chog practice, perhaps because I practiced Shitro for a very long time. I got ChNNR booklet but I got a few questions.

Did anyone understand if you could do it together with Shitro Kordas Rangdrol? I can't remember what Rinpoche said.

Anyone know if you could get the various things needed, in particular the sand, to do the ritual correctly and how to do it you don't have these things?

/magnus

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PostPosted: Thu Oct 11, 2012 5:31 pm 
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heart wrote:
I am very interested in learning Chang Chog practice, perhaps because I practiced Shitro for a very long time. I got ChNNR booklet but I got a few questions.

Did anyone understand if you could do it together with Shitro Kordas Rangdrol? I can't remember what Rinpoche said.

Anyone know if you could get the various things needed, in particular the sand, to do the ritual correctly and how to do it you don't have these things?

/magnus


The black sesame seeds from an Indian shop, guggul from Potalagate, the three-tiered container also from Potalagate. But I have the same question regarding the pho-je sand -- I haven't seen it on sale anywhere and ain't going to Bodhgaya any time soon to pick some up from the ground.

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PostPosted: Thu Oct 11, 2012 5:40 pm 
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ratna wrote:
heart wrote:
I am very interested in learning Chang Chog practice, perhaps because I practiced Shitro for a very long time. I got ChNNR booklet but I got a few questions.

Did anyone understand if you could do it together with Shitro Kordas Rangdrol? I can't remember what Rinpoche said.

Anyone know if you could get the various things needed, in particular the sand, to do the ritual correctly and how to do it you don't have these things?

/magnus


The black sesame seeds from an Indian shop, guggul from Potalagate, the three-tiered container also from Potalagate. But I have the same question regarding the pho-je sand -- I haven't seen it on sale anywhere and ain't going to Bodhgaya any time soon to pick some up from the ground.

R


Thank you ratna, yes I was think in particular of the pho-je. Anyone knows?

/magnus

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PostPosted: Thu Oct 11, 2012 5:46 pm 
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Jacob wrote:
Hi All!

Do i need a specific lung to be allowed to read and do practices from Longsal vol. 1? Also, I have noticed, that there is missing this Longsal vol. 1 book at shangshung shop. Why is that? I really want to buy this, but don't know how :)

:namaste:


The Longsal books are being reissued as individual teachings. For the Longde practice from Longsal vol. 1, the book you want is:

http://shangshung.org/store/index.php?m ... cts_id=535

All the best!

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PostPosted: Thu Oct 11, 2012 7:09 pm 
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Thank you for your answers :)

Actually, I don't need this book for longde practice. Some Jantra Joga instructor told me, that in this book there are some instructions on practices of 5 elements, and I really wanted to do them. Well, I will have to wait till longde retreat :)


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PostPosted: Fri Oct 12, 2012 10:10 am 
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Jacob wrote:
Thank you for your answers :)

Actually, I don't need this book for longde practice. Some Jantra Joga instructor told me, that in this book there are some instructions on practices of 5 elements, and I really wanted to do them. Well, I will have to wait till longde retreat :)


The practice of how to balance the elements is found and explained in detail in this book http://www.shangshungstore.org/index.php?l=product_detail&p=70
You would typically do this balancing in conjunction with longde sessions since longde can sometime disturb your energy due to the nature of the practice.

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PostPosted: Fri Oct 12, 2012 10:19 am 
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Thanks, that's really good to know :)


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PostPosted: Mon Oct 15, 2012 4:47 am 
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I just got the recording of the 21 Praises to Tara. It's actually in Sanskrit! The Sanskrit is based on Rinpoche's dreams and not historical though. Very beautiful.


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PostPosted: Mon Oct 15, 2012 6:09 am 
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Sherlock wrote:
I just got the recording of the 21 Praises to Tara. It's actually in Sanskrit! The Sanskrit is based on Rinpoche's dreams and not historical though. Very beautiful.


The melody is based on Rinpoche's dreams, the actual Sanskrit text comes from the Kangyur.

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PostPosted: Mon Oct 15, 2012 3:58 pm 
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Vajra brothers and sisters. May you all be happy, well and secure in your life. I hope your practice goes well. May all beings attain the supreme path of Dzogchen.


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PostPosted: Tue Oct 16, 2012 10:41 am 
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Vajra brothers and sisters. May you all be happy, well and secure in your life. I hope your practice goes well. May all beings attain the supreme path of Dzogchen.


Thank you, and the same to you!

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PostPosted: Tue Oct 16, 2012 9:04 pm 
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BARCELONA SPAIN

October 17, 2012 - 20:00 (GMT+2) 2pm EDT, NYC

"Birth, Life and Death" by Chögyal Namkhai Norbu
Presentation of the Spanish translation with presence of the Author, translator and editor.
at: Casa Tibet, Barcelona

OPEN WEBCAST
Means all are invited members and non-members.

LINK at time of webcast:
http://www.shangshunginstitute.net/webcast/video.php

You have to calculate your time:
20:00 hours is 8pm Barcelona time,
for example on the East Coast USA Barcelona is 6 hours ahead of us, so
the time for the presentation would be 2pm Eastern Time .

Book "Birth, Life and Death":
http://shangshung.org/store/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=88_68&products_id=400

Questions:
webcast@shangshunginstitute.org
info@streaming.ylon.net


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PostPosted: Fri Oct 19, 2012 9:58 pm 
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heart wrote:
I am very interested in learning Chang Chog practice, perhaps because I practiced Shitro for a very long time. I got ChNNR booklet but I got a few questions.

Did anyone understand if you could do it together with Shitro Kordas Rangdrol? I can't remember what Rinpoche said.

Anyone know if you could get the various things needed, in particular the sand, to do the ritual correctly and how to do it you don't have these things?

/magnus


You can add the mantra after the Namcho Shitro mantras.


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arsent wrote:
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Is the Yudronma book about to be published?


FUI: The book is already available from the Italian SSi web store!



Hey, I got the book but the explanation is a bit unclear to me. Is there anyone here who knows how this thing works?

All the dice combination have something in the 12 categories but how does that answer a simple yes/no question? Or any question? I don't understand it.

Also in the instruciton it says that you should put something in the donation box -- which donation box???

And a divination cup? What is this? And what is that thing with turn it to the left, lower it... etc. I don't think these instructions can be of any use to me...


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PostPosted: Tue Oct 23, 2012 12:21 pm 
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jivko wrote:
arsent wrote:
Blue Garuda wrote:
Is the Yudronma book about to be published?


FUI: The book is already available from the Italian SSi web store!


All the dice combination have something in the 12 categories but how does that answer a simple yes/no question? Or any question? I don't understand it.
Also in the instruciton it says that you should put something in the donation box -- which donation box???
And a divination cup? What is this? And what is that thing with turn it to the left, lower it... etc. I don't think these instructions can be of any use to me...


Hi!
I don't have the book yet, but I listened to the explanation Rinpoche gave giving the transmission.
Divinations rarely answer yes/no simple way, it's also true for Mo and Yi-Jing.
Donation box is probably part of explanation for doing it in the gar - Rinpoche said it's going to be organized and available in all DC places. :smile:
Divination cup? hm... I don't know if the dice set comes with a cup or not, ?
Normally for example for divination with coins, one shall use a container instead of one's hands. So maybe it refers to this?


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PostPosted: Tue Oct 23, 2012 4:54 pm 
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jivko wrote:
arsent wrote:
Blue Garuda wrote:
Is the Yudronma book about to be published?


FUI: The book is already available from the Italian SSi web store!



Hey, I got the book but the explanation is a bit unclear to me. Is there anyone here who knows how this thing works?

All the dice combination have something in the 12 categories but how does that answer a simple yes/no question? Or any question? I don't understand it.

Also in the instruciton it says that you should put something in the donation box -- which donation box???

And a divination cup? What is this? And what is that thing with turn it to the left, lower it... etc. I don't think these instructions can be of any use to me...


What Rinpoche said during the transmission of this MO was that every Gar would have a special place in the shrine hall to do this Mo. I am guessing that there will be a a"divination cup" and a "donation box" in this place.

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Event: Closed Webcast with Choegyal Namkhai Norbu from Tenerife: Atii Gongpa Ngotrod
Date: October 26th-30th, 2012.
TENERIFE RETREAT

October 26th - 30th, 2012

Longsal Atii Gongpa ngotrod

CLOSED WEBCAST, TIMEZONE: GMT +1
http://www.shangshunginstitute.net/webcast/video.php


26th Oct. 10am-12pm. (5am-7am, EDT NYC)


Introduction about this retreat teaching and transmission of Ati Guru Yoga with the tridlung of Short Thun Practice.

27th Oct. 10am-12pm.

Giving instruction of Atii Gongpa Ngotrod, and tridlung of Medium Thun Practice.

28th Oct. 10am-12pm.

Giving instruction of Atii Gongpa Ngotrod, and tridlung of Short and Medium Gana Puja.

29th Oct. 10am-12pm.

Giving instruction of Atii Gongpa Ngotrod, and tridlung of Longer Thun Practice.

29th Oct. 4-7pm.

We do Gana Puja for the full moon and ending this retreat and so on.

30th Oct. 10am-12pm.

Giving some advices for the daily life practices and tridlungs of collective practices and so on. We also do an Ati Guru Yoga altogether for finishing our retreat.


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PostPosted: Wed Oct 24, 2012 7:32 pm 
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oldbob wrote:
Event: Closed Webcast with Choegyal Namkhai Norbu from Tenerife: Atii Gongpa Ngotrod


Any ideas of what upcoming teachings is about and are there any booklets, literature in SSI store related?


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