Dzogchen Ganapuja

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Re: Dzogchen Ganapuja

Postby Norwegian » Sun Feb 26, 2012 12:11 am

"Recently Chögyal Namkhai Norbu confirmed that the books containing his Longsal Teachings and related commentaries are restricted to practitioners who have already received from him the transmission of the teachings contained in each volume (also via webcast) or the Longsal Root Initiation of the Jñanadakini."

Within the Dzogchen Community there are books that are restricted for Dzogchen Community practicioners too, in other words, if I for example do not have the transmission of a text/practice, then it's restricted.

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Re: Dzogchen Ganapuja

Postby Pero » Sun Feb 26, 2012 12:14 am

Although many individuals in this age appear to be merely indulging their worldly desires, one does not have the capacity to judge them, so it is best to train in pure vision.
- Shabkar

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Re: Dzogchen Ganapuja

Postby Lhug-Pa » Sun Feb 26, 2012 12:21 am

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Re: Dzogchen Ganapuja

Postby Lhug-Pa » Sun Feb 26, 2012 12:30 am

Edit: Never mind. I was referring to again; but I'll take the time to look it up if I really need to.
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Re: Dzogchen Ganapuja

Postby Pero » Sun Feb 26, 2012 12:34 am

Although many individuals in this age appear to be merely indulging their worldly desires, one does not have the capacity to judge them, so it is best to train in pure vision.
- Shabkar

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Re: Dzogchen Ganapuja

Postby Lhug-Pa » Sun Feb 26, 2012 4:21 am

Thank you for offering to do that Pero, I really appreciate it. :anjali:

It's probably best that I stick to my current plan of action for now, and perhaps by the time I'm ready to study Longsal teachings more, the Longsal Preliminary Practices book will be back in print. If it's not, I might just take you up on that, as it's hard to say if I'll be able to transcribe Tibetan simply by hearing it, even with the Drajyor book on hand. :reading:

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Re: Dzogchen Ganapuja

Postby dakini_boi » Sat Mar 03, 2012 5:46 pm

I have a ganapuja question, unrelated to the rest of this thread.

ChNNR mentions that one can do a very abbreviated ganapuja with just a bit of food and wine. My question is, is it acceptable to make offerings to the 3 roots and guardians (including worldly guardians) - multiplying the offerings through visualization, and then eating it? Or if doing the full offering to guardians, should there always be a separate plate?

as a footnote to that question, is the offering plate to the 3 roots also what is offered to the worldly guardians?

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Re: Dzogchen Ganapuja

Postby Fa Dao » Sat Mar 03, 2012 7:13 pm

Ok, so heres the next obvious question...how and when can one get the Longsal Root Initiation of Jnanadakini? And if one gets that is one able to do any of the practices in the Longsal books 1-8?
"But if you know how to observe yourself, you will discover your real nature, the primordial state, the state of Guruyoga, and then all will become clear because you will have discovered everything"-Namkhai Norbu Rinpoche

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Re: Dzogchen Ganapuja

Postby Pero » Sat Mar 03, 2012 7:50 pm

Although many individuals in this age appear to be merely indulging their worldly desires, one does not have the capacity to judge them, so it is best to train in pure vision.
- Shabkar

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Re: Dzogchen Ganapuja

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Re: Dzogchen Ganapuja

Postby Lhug-Pa » Wed Mar 21, 2012 6:48 am

It isn't indispensable to have a physical light-fire (candle) offering when participating in a open webcast Ganapuja is it?

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Re: Dzogchen Ganapuja

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Re: Dzogchen Ganapuja

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Re: Dzogchen Ganapuja

Postby conebeckham » Fri Apr 13, 2012 11:45 pm



"Absolute Truth is not an object of analytical discourse or great discriminating wisdom,
It is realized through the blessing grace of the Guru and fortunate Karmic potential.
Like this, mistaken ideas of discriminating wisdom are clarified."
- (Kyabje Bokar Rinpoche, from his summary of "The Ocean of Definitive Meaning")

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Re: Dzogchen Ganapuja

Postby Lhug-Pa » Fri Apr 13, 2012 11:52 pm

Thanks Conebeckham :anjali:

I thought that I'd read somewhere that regarding a specific ritual we're not supposed to light the candle by ourselves, so I was wondering if it was in reference to Marme Monlam.

But I'm not completely sure.... :shrug:

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Re: Dzogchen Ganapuja

Postby Lhug-Pa » Sat Apr 14, 2012 1:14 am

If we don't have a larger Puja Drum for parts of practices that it compliments, which is the next best scenario:

A) Skip that part of the practice.

B) Substitute a Damaru

C) Substitute a Ghanta

D) Perform that part of the practice without any instruments at all.

E) Substitute a Damaru and a Ghanta if the part of the practice normally uses both a larger Puja Drum and a Ghanta.

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Re: Dzogchen Ganapuja

Postby Malcolm » Sat Apr 14, 2012 1:56 am





འ༔ ཨ༔ ཧ༔ ཤ༔ ས༔ མ༔


Free of hope and fear, relax.
Human life spent in
a state of great spaciousness is enjoyable.


— Kunzang Dechen Lingpa

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Re: Dzogchen Ganapuja

Postby Dronma » Sat Apr 14, 2012 2:53 am

"My view is as vast as the sky, but my actions are finer than flour"
~ Padmasambhava ~

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Re: Dzogchen Ganapuja

Postby Kilaya. » Sat Apr 14, 2012 9:51 am

Look at those charlatans, madly engaged
in fervent argument.
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Re: Dzogchen Ganapuja

Postby Dronma » Sat Apr 14, 2012 8:27 pm

"My view is as vast as the sky, but my actions are finer than flour"
~ Padmasambhava ~


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