becoming a wandering yogi?

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Re: becoming a wandering yogi?

Postby RikudouSennin » Mon Feb 25, 2013 9:36 pm

I wander from place to place, Im a yogi. :P
yoga as taught to me means expertise in action, a particular approach to action.

i don't just drift place to place, i'm guided. :tongue:

my day and night revolve around sadhana.

i get up at 4:00am, thank the earth for allowing me to placemy feet on her, wash up, sit on my asana do from 3-5hours of meditation.

I clean, do chores, service is one of the best means to reach attainment. i serve all, humans, insects, plants, etc.

I exercise. study my sanskrit lessons,i was learning sanskrit from neal delmoico for severalmonths, im a good transliterator and chanter.

the I does this and so much more daily, the whole day is yoga.

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Re: becoming a wandering yogi?

Postby Andrew108 » Tue Feb 26, 2013 9:24 am

RikudouSennin wrote:I wander from place to place, Im a yogi. :P
yoga as taught to me means expertise in action, a particular approach to action.

i don't just drift place to place, i'm guided. :tongue:

my day and night revolve around sadhana.

i get up at 4:00am, thank the earth for allowing me to placemy feet on her, wash up, sit on my asana do from 3-5hours of meditation.

I clean, do chores, service is one of the best means to reach attainment. i serve all, humans, insects, plants, etc.

I exercise. study my sanskrit lessons,i was learning sanskrit from neal delmoico for severalmonths, im a good transliterator and chanter.

the I does this and so much more daily, the whole day is yoga.

:twothumbsup: :meditate: :namaste:

:heart: :heart: :heart: :heart:


Are you doing any buddhist practice? Practice informed by the buddhist view?
The Blessed One said:

"What is the All? Simply the eye & forms, ear & sounds, nose & aromas, tongue & flavors, body & tactile sensations, intellect & ideas. This, monks, is called the All. Anyone who would say, 'Repudiating this All, I will describe another,' if questioned on what exactly might be the grounds for his statement, would be unable to explain, and furthermore, would be put to grief. Why? Because it lies beyond range." Sabba Sutta.
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Re: becoming a wandering yogi?

Postby Stewart » Tue Feb 26, 2013 1:42 pm

RikudouSennin wrote:I wander from place to place, Im a yogi. :P
yoga as taught to me means expertise in action, a particular approach to action.

i don't just drift place to place, i'm guided. :tongue:

my day and night revolve around sadhana.

i get up at 4:00am, thank the earth for allowing me to placemy feet on her, wash up, sit on my asana do from 3-5hours of meditation.

I clean, do chores, service is one of the best means to reach attainment. i serve all, humans, insects, plants, etc.

I exercise. study my sanskrit lessons,i was learning sanskrit from neal delmoico for severalmonths, im a good transliterator and chanter.

the I does this and so much more daily, the whole day is yoga.

:twothumbsup: :meditate: :namaste:

:heart: :heart: :heart: :heart:



That's good, to be honest i wasn't directly referring to you, so no need to explain your situation. I wish you luck.
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Re: becoming a wandering yogi?

Postby RikudouSennin » Tue Feb 26, 2013 7:27 pm

Andrew108 wrote:
RikudouSennin wrote:I wander from place to place, Im a yogi. :P
yoga as taught to me means expertise in action, a particular approach to action.

i don't just drift place to place, i'm guided. :tongue:

my day and night revolve around sadhana.

i get up at 4:00am, thank the earth for allowing me to placemy feet on her, wash up, sit on my asana do from 3-5hours of meditation.

I clean, do chores, service is one of the best means to reach attainment. i serve all, humans, insects, plants, etc.

I exercise. study my sanskrit lessons,i was learning sanskrit from neal delmoico for severalmonths, im a good transliterator and chanter.

the I does this and so much more daily, the whole day is yoga.

:twothumbsup: :meditate: :namaste:

:heart: :heart: :heart: :heart:


Are you doing any buddhist practice? Practice informed by the buddhist view?


short tun, medium tun, long tun,

Om Mani Padme Hum mantra on mala, usually 1 1/2 hour, my mind gets quiet after 45 mins.

song of vajra

Ah meditation

:twothumbsup: :twothumbsup: :twothumbsup: :twothumbsup:
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Re: becoming a wandering yogi?

Postby Adamantine » Wed Feb 27, 2013 4:47 pm

RikudouSennin wrote:
Andrew108 wrote:
RikudouSennin wrote:I wander from place to place, Im a yogi. :P
yoga as taught to me means expertise in action, a particular approach to action.

i don't just drift place to place, i'm guided. :tongue:

my day and night revolve around sadhana.

i get up at 4:00am, thank the earth for allowing me to placemy feet on her, wash up, sit on my asana do from 3-5hours of meditation.

I clean, do chores, service is one of the best means to reach attainment. i serve all, humans, insects, plants, etc.

I exercise. study my sanskrit lessons,i was learning sanskrit from neal delmoico for severalmonths, im a good transliterator and chanter.

the I does this and so much more daily, the whole day is yoga.

:twothumbsup: :meditate: :namaste:

:heart: :heart: :heart: :heart:


Are you doing any buddhist practice? Practice informed by the buddhist view?


short tun, medium tun, long tun,

Om Mani Padme Hum mantra on mala, usually 1 1/2 hour, my mind gets quiet after 45 mins.

song of vajra

Ah meditation

:twothumbsup: :twothumbsup: :twothumbsup: :twothumbsup:


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Detachment is the final happiness. ~Sri Saraha
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Re: becoming a wandering yogi?

Postby Andrew108 » Thu Feb 28, 2013 10:41 am

Rikudou, the practices you are doing need to be underpinned with the inspiration of Dzogchen Semde.
The Blessed One said:

"What is the All? Simply the eye & forms, ear & sounds, nose & aromas, tongue & flavors, body & tactile sensations, intellect & ideas. This, monks, is called the All. Anyone who would say, 'Repudiating this All, I will describe another,' if questioned on what exactly might be the grounds for his statement, would be unable to explain, and furthermore, would be put to grief. Why? Because it lies beyond range." Sabba Sutta.
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Re: becoming a wandering yogi?

Postby Stewart » Thu Feb 28, 2013 12:43 pm

Andrew108 wrote:Rikudou, the practices you are doing need to be underpinned with the inspiration of Dzogchen Semde.


Andrew,

How do you know that? What gives you the insight to give that practice advice to Rikudou?

Semde isn't suited to everyone.... I'm genuinely interested.

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Re: becoming a wandering yogi?

Postby byamspa » Thu Feb 28, 2013 4:32 pm

:popcorn:
Phenomenon, vast as space, dharmata is your base, arising and falling like ocean tide cycles, why do i cling to your illusion of unceasing changlessness?
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Re: becoming a wandering yogi?

Postby RikudouSennin » Fri Mar 01, 2013 7:50 am

Andrew108 wrote:Rikudou, the practices you are doing need to be underpinned with the inspiration of Dzogchen Semde.


remind me agian what that means, :shrug:
i havent picked up any book besides sanskrit grammar text for the last 4 months
i just do the practice :emb:
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Re: becoming a wandering yogi?

Postby randomseb » Fri Mar 08, 2013 9:28 pm

How fortunate to live in a country where you could live on the land year round, as opposed to up here in Canada, where you need to hunker down for the long winter, with adequate supplies!

Sometimes I long for a time when one could roam from monastery to monastery, meeting various masters and teachers, taking refuge for a little while before hitting the road again, and where the lay community for the most part has a long tradition of helping out a wandering monk. Such as in Asia. Even Gautama Buddha wandered from place to place. This nomadic tradition and lay-support we lack here in the West!

May your wandering bring you much self-learning and growth, you fine, modern, western example of non-attachment to things and places, you!

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As a side note, I see a lot of :soapbox: politicians in this thread.
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Re: becoming a wandering yogi?

Postby byamspa » Fri Mar 08, 2013 9:37 pm

RikudouSennin wrote:
Andrew108 wrote:Rikudou, the practices you are doing need to be underpinned with the inspiration of Dzogchen Semde.


remind me agian what that means, :shrug:
i havent picked up any book besides sanskrit grammar text for the last 4 months
i just do the practice :emb:


Just keep doing that. :)
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Re: becoming a wandering yogi?

Postby Pema Rigdzin » Sat Mar 09, 2013 9:41 am

byamspa wrote:
RikudouSennin wrote:
Andrew108 wrote:Rikudou, the practices you are doing need to be underpinned with the inspiration of Dzogchen Semde.


remind me agian what that means, :shrug:
i havent picked up any book besides sanskrit grammar text for the last 4 months
i just do the practice :emb:


Just keep doing that. :)

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Re: becoming a wandering yogi?

Postby Andrew108 » Sun Mar 10, 2013 1:46 pm

RikudouSennin wrote:
Andrew108 wrote:Rikudou, the practices you are doing need to be underpinned with the inspiration of Dzogchen Semde.


remind me agian what that means, :shrug:
i havent picked up any book besides sanskrit grammar text for the last 4 months
i just do the practice :emb:

Are you in contact with any Dzogchen Community centers? You are doing the Guru Yoga practices so I was wondering if you have received any instruction. Do you have any commentaries or books that you are studying from ChNN? It's generally accepted that you can integrate Dzogchen into any formalized religious setting (hindu christian or otherwise), but it's important to have a clear understanding of the implications of Dzogchen. I understand that you have received D.I over webcast. How do you feel about Guru Yoga? And The Song of Vajra? Do you intend to contact ChNN again? Just wondering how it is going.
The Blessed One said:

"What is the All? Simply the eye & forms, ear & sounds, nose & aromas, tongue & flavors, body & tactile sensations, intellect & ideas. This, monks, is called the All. Anyone who would say, 'Repudiating this All, I will describe another,' if questioned on what exactly might be the grounds for his statement, would be unable to explain, and furthermore, would be put to grief. Why? Because it lies beyond range." Sabba Sutta.
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Re: becoming a wandering yogi?

Postby RikudouSennin » Sun Mar 10, 2013 10:04 pm

Oh yes all is well. Thanks

Currently Im studying the Pratyutpanna Samadhi Sutra.

Universal Emancipation :group:
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Re: becoming a wandering yogi?

Postby Sherab Dorje » Sun Mar 10, 2013 10:12 pm

Andrew108 wrote:Are you in contact with any Dzogchen Community centers? You are doing the Guru Yoga practices so I was wondering if you have received any instruction. Do you have any commentaries or books that you are studying from ChNN? It's generally accepted that you can integrate Dzogchen into any formalized religious setting (hindu christian or otherwise), but it's important to have a clear understanding of the implications of Dzogchen. I understand that you have received D.I over webcast. How do you feel about Guru Yoga? And The Song of Vajra? Do you intend to contact ChNN again? Just wondering how it is going.
Chill out, you are nagging! ;)
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Meditation and conduct become delusion,
One will not attain the real result
One will be like a blind man who has no eyes."
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Re: becoming a wandering yogi?

Postby Andrew108 » Sun Mar 10, 2013 11:29 pm

RikudouSennin wrote:Oh yes all is well. Thanks

Currently Im studying the Pratyutpanna Samadhi Sutra.

Universal Emancipation :group:

I wonder if you have been given any support or guidance from anyone in the Dzogchen Community in the U.S? if not then perhaps we can sort something out.
The Blessed One said:

"What is the All? Simply the eye & forms, ear & sounds, nose & aromas, tongue & flavors, body & tactile sensations, intellect & ideas. This, monks, is called the All. Anyone who would say, 'Repudiating this All, I will describe another,' if questioned on what exactly might be the grounds for his statement, would be unable to explain, and furthermore, would be put to grief. Why? Because it lies beyond range." Sabba Sutta.
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Re: becoming a wandering yogi?

Postby RikudouSennin » Sun Mar 10, 2013 11:32 pm

Andrew108 wrote:
RikudouSennin wrote:
Andrew108 wrote:Rikudou, the practices you are doing need to be underpinned with the inspiration of Dzogchen Semde.


remind me agian what that means, :shrug:
i havent picked up any book besides sanskrit grammar text for the last 4 months
i just do the practice :emb:

Are you in contact with any Dzogchen Community centers? You are doing the Guru Yoga practices so I was wondering if you have received any instruction. Do you have any commentaries or books that you are studying from ChNN? It's generally accepted that you can integrate Dzogchen into any formalized religious setting (hindu christian or otherwise), but it's important to have a clear understanding of the implications of Dzogchen. I understand that you have received D.I over webcast. How do you feel about Guru Yoga? And The Song of Vajra? Do you intend to contact ChNN again? Just wondering how it is going.


I like Guru Yoga, I like S.O.V.
ChNN is awakened buddha.
I should study more.
Your questions feel sincere, thanks for the transmission
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Re: becoming a wandering yogi?

Postby RikudouSennin » Sun Mar 10, 2013 11:34 pm

Andrew108 wrote:
RikudouSennin wrote:Oh yes all is well. Thanks

Currently Im studying the Pratyutpanna Samadhi Sutra.

Universal Emancipation :group:

I wonder if you have been given any support or guidance from anyone in the Dzogchen Community in the U.S? if not then perhaps we can sort something out.


Yes. In Atlanta, im not there currently. Great people.
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Re: becoming a wandering yogi?

Postby RikudouSennin » Mon Aug 19, 2013 11:21 pm

have begun my lifestyle as a homeless sadhu once agian, more prepared after last years initial travel.
made it from atlanta to missouri to los angeles, and it was hard but i learned so much
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Re: becoming a wandering yogi?

Postby Motova » Tue Aug 20, 2013 2:11 am

Good luck! I'm a bit jelly. :tongue:

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