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Re: Dzogchen Community of Chogyal Namkhai Norbu

Postby booker » Tue Aug 02, 2011 10:38 am

Sure it does answer mate, thanks :)
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Re: Dzogchen Community of Chogyal Namkhai Norbu

Postby alpha » Wed Aug 03, 2011 3:05 pm

A few questions related to Direct transmission on 8 of August.

Is this an introduction into rigpa?
Why is it that some call it Worldwide Guru Yoga transmission?
Is this a Guru yoga transmission or is it an introduction to rigpa ?
If it is a Guru yoga transmision how is this different from ...for example the transmission of guru yoga and thuns which contain guru yoga which rinpoche quite often gives at the end of the various retreats?
Is this an open webcast?

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Re: Dzogchen Community of Chogyal Namkhai Norbu

Postby Josef » Wed Aug 03, 2011 5:43 pm

alpha wrote:A few questions related to Direct transmission on 8 of August.

Is this an introduction into rigpa?
Why is it that some call it Worldwide Guru Yoga transmission?
Is this a Guru yoga transmission or is it an introduction to rigpa ?
If it is a Guru yoga transmision how is this different from ...for example the transmission of guru yoga and thuns which contain guru yoga which rinpoche quite often gives at the end of the various retreats?
Is this an open webcast?

Thank you

Guru Yoga is an introduction.
Guru Yoga is the daily practice of working with that introduction and transmission.
Its no different from the transmissions Rinpoche gives at retreats.
Yes, its an open webcast.
I believe Rinpoche is going to explain the practice before the transmission so tune in early.
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Re: Dzogchen Community of Chogyal Namkhai Norbu

Postby Sherab Dorje » Wed Aug 03, 2011 5:45 pm

Time?
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Re: Dzogchen Community of Chogyal Namkhai Norbu

Postby Sönam » Wed Aug 03, 2011 5:56 pm

Nangwa wrote:Yes, its an open webcast.


no, it's not!

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Re: Dzogchen Community of Chogyal Namkhai Norbu

Postby Josef » Wed Aug 03, 2011 5:58 pm

Sönam wrote:
Nangwa wrote:Yes, its an open webcast.


no, it's not!

Sönam

Yes it is.
The retreat on Garuda is closed but the WWT is open.
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Re: Dzogchen Community of Chogyal Namkhai Norbu

Postby Sherab Dorje » Wed Aug 03, 2011 5:59 pm

Time?
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Re: Dzogchen Community of Chogyal Namkhai Norbu

Postby Josef » Wed Aug 03, 2011 6:04 pm

gregkavarnos wrote:Time?
:namaste:

Explanation starts at 8:30 Eastern Time in the US.
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Re: Dzogchen Community of Chogyal Namkhai Norbu

Postby Sherab Dorje » Wed Aug 03, 2011 6:05 pm

AM or PM EST?
Thank you!
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Re: Dzogchen Community of Chogyal Namkhai Norbu

Postby Josef » Wed Aug 03, 2011 6:06 pm

gregkavarnos wrote:AM or PM EST?
Thank you!
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PM :smile:
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Re: Dzogchen Community of Chogyal Namkhai Norbu

Postby Sönam » Wed Aug 03, 2011 6:56 pm

Dear Friends,

We are pleased to inform you that the Garuda retreat with Rinpoche will be broadcast live from Merigar West in Italy as a CLOSED webcast.
To ensure that your username and password will function your membership must be current for the year 2011.

Become a member or renew here:
http://tsegyalgar.org/support/onlinemembership/

To sign up for membership with Tsegyalgar West, please contact their secretary at tsegyalgarwestsecretary@gmail.com


Webcast information can be found here:
http://www.freezecast.com/webcast/?Home

Schedule for the "Dark Garuda" Teaching can be found here:
http://www.freezecast.com/webcast/?Regi ... &year=2011


Register your membership to receive a username and password here:

http://www.freezecast.com/webcast/?How_ ... to_Webcast


Thank you,

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Date Event Time and Location
5-08-2011 CLOSED WEBCAST Merigar West Retreat - The Dark Garuda 17:00-19:00 (Italy) Rome time GMT+2
6-08-2011 CLOSED WEBCAST Merigar West Retreat - The Dark Garuda 10:00-12:00 (Italy) Rome time GMT+2
7-08-2011 **NO WEBCAST** - Initiation of the Dark Garuda 10:00-12:00 (Italy) Rome time GMT+2
8-08-2011 Ganapuja for the day of Guru Rinpoche 12:30-13:00 (Italy) Rome time GMT+2
8-08-2011 CLOSED WEBCAST Merigar West Retreat - The Dark Garuda 10:00-12:00 (Italy) Rome time GMT+2
9-08-2011 CLOSED WEBCAST Merigar West Retreat - The Dark Garuda 10:00-12:00 (Italy) Rome time GMT+2
10-08-2011 CLOSED WEBCAST Merigar West Retreat - The Dark Garuda 10:00-12:00 (Italy) Rome time GMT+2
11-08-2011 CLOSED WEBCAST Merigar West Retreat - The Dark Garuda 10:00-12:00 (Italy) Rome time GMT+2
11-08-2011 Medium Ganapuja 17:00-20:00 (Italy) Rome time GMT+2
12-08-2011 CLOSED WEBCAST Merigar West Retreat - The Dark Garuda 10:00-12:00 (Italy) Rome time GMT+2
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Re: Dzogchen Community of Chogyal Namkhai Norbu

Postby Pema Rigdzin » Wed Aug 03, 2011 10:07 pm

The post about the WWT says it includes a 20 minute group practice including visualizations, mantras, mudras, etc. Is any of this found in the tun book? If not, is there anyone that could scan & email me the relevant pages from the worldwide transmission booklet??! I will definitely purchase my own copy asap, but of course I'll need one in the meantime for Sunday. I would be eternally grateful!
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Re: Dzogchen Community of Chogyal Namkhai Norbu

Postby Josef » Wed Aug 03, 2011 11:50 pm

Pema Rigdzin wrote:The post about the WWT says it includes a 20 minute group practice including visualizations, mantras, mudras, etc. Is any of this found in the tun book? If not, is there anyone that could scan & email me the relevant pages from the worldwide transmission booklet??! I will definitely purchase my own copy asap, but of course I'll need one in the meantime for Sunday. I would be eternally grateful!

Hi Pema,
It will most likely be instruction on the Short Tun.
The Tun book will be sufficient.
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Re: Dzogchen Community of Chogyal Namkhai Norbu

Postby Pema Rigdzin » Thu Aug 04, 2011 12:40 am

Thanks, Nangwa!
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Re: Dzogchen Community of Chogyal Namkhai Norbu

Postby simhanada » Thu Aug 04, 2011 1:10 am

Pema Rigdzin wrote:The post about the WWT says it includes a 20 minute group practice including visualizations, mantras, mudras, etc. Is any of this found in the tun book? If not, is there anyone that could scan & email me the relevant pages from the worldwide transmission booklet??! I will definitely purchase my own copy asap, but of course I'll need one in the meantime for Sunday. I would be eternally grateful!


The practices done for the WWT are different to the practices found in the Tun book. Some elements are the same as some of the other practices Rinpoche gives(eg, purification, refuge, dedication etc), but content of the practices are different. The relevant chants/visualisations and explanations etc of the practice are only found in the WWT booklets, as far as I know.

Maybe you could contact the closest Gakyil/Ling/Gar to you and see if they can provide you with a temporary copy and maybe see if they can have someone go over it with you over the phone if not in person.
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Re: Dzogchen Community of Chogyal Namkhai Norbu

Postby Sönam » Thu Aug 04, 2011 7:18 am

here the new schedule of the next retreat from Merigar West (Italy - GMT+2).

We would like to remind you that it will be a CLOSED WEBCAST.

5 th Aug. 5-7 pm
6 th Aug. 10-12 am
8 th Aug. 10-12 am
8 th Aug. 12:30-1pm
9 th Aug. 10-12 am
12 th Aug. 10-12 am

In the Webcast Support Site http://www.freezecast.com/webcast You will find updated SCHEDULE and informations.

Bye,
The Webcast Team


Nangwa I'm lost with your answer ... is it open webcast or closed?

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Re: Dzogchen Community of Chogyal Namkhai Norbu

Postby simhanada » Thu Aug 04, 2011 7:35 am

Sönam wrote:Nangwa I'm lost with your answer ... is it open webcast or closed?

Sönam


The WWT is open, the Garuda Retreat is closed
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Re: Dzogchen Community of Chogyal Namkhai Norbu

Postby Sönam » Thu Aug 04, 2011 7:41 am

simhanada wrote:
Sönam wrote:Nangwa I'm lost with your answer ... is it open webcast or closed?

Sönam


The WWT is open, the Garuda Retreat is closed


I must be completely stupid ... WWT means world wide transmission ? and it says closed webcast ? what did I missed ?

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Re: Dzogchen Community of Chogyal Namkhai Norbu

Postby simhanada » Thu Aug 04, 2011 8:02 am

Sönam wrote:
simhanada wrote:
Sönam wrote:Nangwa I'm lost with your answer ... is it open webcast or closed?

Sönam


The WWT is open, the Garuda Retreat is closed


I must be completely stupid ... WWT means world wide transmission ? and it says closed webcast ? what did I missed ?

Sönam


haha, I'm not sure what you missed :) The times you posted are for the Garuda retreat, which is a closed webcast.

The World Wide Transmission (WWT) is an Open webcast(as far as I know. It is not mentioned on the webcast homepage yet) which will happen at around 5am in Italy and is not mentioned on the retreat schedule.
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Re: Dzogchen Community of Chogyal Namkhai Norbu

Postby daelm » Thu Aug 04, 2011 8:55 am

Nangwa wrote:
Pema Rigdzin wrote:The post about the WWT says it includes a 20 minute group practice including visualizations, mantras, mudras, etc. Is any of this found in the tun book? If not, is there anyone that could scan & email me the relevant pages from the worldwide transmission booklet??! I will definitely purchase my own copy asap, but of course I'll need one in the meantime for Sunday. I would be eternally grateful!

Hi Pema,
It will most likely be instruction on the Short Tun.
The Tun book will be sufficient.



the WWT on the 08th is structured around the Guru Yoga of Padmasambhava. (the March WWT is built around the Guru Yoga of Garab Dorje, and the November, the Guru Yoga of Adzom Drukpa.) the group practice in each WWT is the Guru Yoga for the relevant personage, and that differs from the short Tun, though structurally it has some things in common.

in this WWT, the invocation, mudras and visualizations are specific, and are not part of the Tun.


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