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akatararyo wrote:It is my understanding that the Chod from the Dudjom Tersar does not require empowerment to practice since there is no self-generation and T'hroma is visualized above your head.
KonchokZoepa wrote:i would like to practice chöd but i dont have empowerments or any lung? is lung enough or do you need wang also.
KonchokZoepa wrote:there doesnt seem to be any chöd activity in europe. U.S is way too far away for me. i live in finland.
Venerable Tulku Drakpa Gyaltsen is one of the very few tulkus formally recognized by Kyabje Mindrolling Trichen. Tulku Drakpa Gyaltsen was recognized as the re-incarnation of Gegong Rogza Sonam Palgay. Venerable Tulku Drakpa Gyaltsen has received numerous empowerments and transmissions from great masters such as Kyabje Mindrolling Trichen, Kyabje Penor Rinpoche, Kyabje Trulzhig Rinpoche and Kyabje Taklung Tsetrul Rinpoche. Venerable Tulku Dagpa Gyaltsen has spent considerable time in various retreats and has completed his studies of rituals and liturgies. Venerable Tulku Drakpa Gyaltsen has also completed his studies at the Ngagyur Nyingma College, the shedra at the Mindrolling Monastery in Dehra Dun, India. Venerable Tulku Drakpa Gyaltsen has been teaching for many years now and is currently the spiritual director and founder of Dhanakosha Center in Finland where he currently resides and teaches.
KonchokZoepa wrote:thanks for so extensive reply. i found out recently about Tulku Dakpa Rinpoche living here. havent met him yet. he lives in another city where i am currently visiting but he is abroad teaching.
the shitro drubchen and retreat already passed, that was actually the time when i found out about the center.
maybe the longchen nyingthik will be bestowed hopefully next year ? does that include chöd?
KonchokZoepa wrote:hi, i am looking information that when there are chöd empowerments happening. i would like to practice chöd but i dont have empowerments or any lung? is lung enough or do you need wang also.
and if you do know any chöd empowerments in 2013 or 2014 please inform me.
KonchokZoepa wrote:are you from finland ?
KonchokZoepa wrote:karma jinpa. the longchen nyingthik cycle of teachings and empowerments will take place next summer if the lama is in a heatlhy condition.
and thanks karma jinpa very much for your active and extensive help and information.
to which school or lineage does the sound of dakini laughter belong to ? and can someone confirm that lung is enough for that practice.
Malcolm wrote:akatararyo wrote:It is my understanding that the Chod from the Dudjom Tersar does not require empowerment to practice since there is no self-generation and T'hroma is visualized above your head.
You are going to find a lot of disagreement about that.
Karma Jinpa wrote:The best lamas I personally know of for Chöd empowerments are Lho Ontul Rinpoche, HH Karma Chagme Rinpoche, and Lama Tsering Wangdu. OR seems to give the wang pretty regularly, as it tends to be included in his annual Oddiyana Retreats. He lives at his monastery---Wogmin Thubten Shedrub Ling---in Tso Pema (Rewalsar Lake, India). The Drikung Dzogchen Communities in the U.S. are trying to arrange a teaching tour for him as we speaked; it's slated for 2014.
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