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Lama Dawa Mirror Divinations -

Postby TenzinDorje » Thu Apr 05, 2012 12:53 pm

Chicago-TUESDAY APRIL 24th Lama Dawa will be available for some private mirror divination appointments. Sessions are limited to three questions or 30 minutes, whichever comes first. The recommended donation is $40 for a session. For more information on mirror divinations and structuring divination questions, please refer to http://www.lamadawa.com/divinations.html appointments will be scheduled on first-come basis, so to reserve a time, please contact me at [email protected]

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Re: Lama Dawa Mirror Divinations -

Postby TenzinDorje » Thu Apr 05, 2012 7:50 pm

not my email address above. the email would be addressed to Orgyen Ridgzin. TD

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Postby Wesley1982 » Fri Apr 06, 2012 1:14 am

(I think) you use quality incense and lightly knock or tap your bathroom/bedroom mirror for some reason. It's like hello? is someone else there? . .

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Re: Lama Dawa Mirror Divinations -

Postby Wesley1982 » Fri Apr 06, 2012 8:05 pm

Care to tell me more about this practice by Lama Dawa? . .

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Re: Lama Dawa Mirror Divinations -

Postby Dave The Seeker » Sat Apr 07, 2012 2:54 am

Check the link in his first post. There's a lot of info there.

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Re: Lama Dawa Mirror Divinations -

Postby Wesley1982 » Sat Apr 07, 2012 4:58 am

I'll be around on Dharma Wheel April 24th but not in Chicago, Il.

Do you want to send him email or ask question? . .

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Re: Lama Dawa Mirror Divinations -

Postby Blue Garuda » Tue Apr 10, 2012 8:01 pm

if it helps anyone:

I have consulted Lama Dawa twice.

My initial reaction was that I would never be in a position to benefit from his advice as I could not afford the travel necessary.

Three years later and every word has come true.

I can't explain, but can wholeheartedly endorse Lama Dawa's divinations.
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Re: Lama Dawa Mirror Divinations -

Postby greentara » Sat Apr 14, 2012 12:23 am

Interesting! I would have thought a teacher with siddhi's and touched by the divine would not be mercenary and charge a fee. I would think any real power would make one humble and just reach out to the poor, deluded seekers.

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Postby Ogyen » Sat Apr 14, 2012 7:26 pm

That's my teacher! Greentara - I fail to see the mercenary part. Divinations take time, if anyone wants one, there used to be such a thing as going and asking and giving an offering to the teacher. And the teacher wouldn't necessarily give one anyway. Readings by their nature are not exactly just like, "hey do me my reading" ... The "fee" is simply a donation. If one doesn't want to give a donation, no one is forcing them to seek a divination. How is being adept at something spiritual change the fact that even Lama Dawa has to eat and support a multi-country sangha. He's using what he's got to help practitioners, others sell books. No one is calling them mercenaries for selling other services, like astronomical retreat prices, books, products from altar items to funding prayers (which you also have to donate for if you want for example done on your behalf) etc to help support their own sanghas. I think the term mercenary is kind of misleading... it's a service. And not one everyone offers it. Not every deluded seeker even finds merit in a divination.

Lama Dawa also supports sanghas down here in Mexico and in Nepal which I guarantee are not wealthy, so whatever donations come in have no different path than those of any other teacher charging for this and that. Perhaps you over-idealize the practical application of spiritual matters with the necessary need to live in a worldly matrix...? He's not exactly going and 'getting rich' off of divination donations... I don't know if you've ever met Lama Dawa, but his humility is actually quite stunning... it permeates his presence. Hard to describe in an online post to people who may not even know who he is..
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Postby greentara » Sun Apr 15, 2012 5:15 am

Sorry I don't know much about Lama Dawa. It was a critique of teachers in general that charge entry, sometimes hefty entry fees and become business men instead of spiritual guides.
'Merchants go when truth appears
for the truth needs no merchanting.
Behold thy temple cleared of merchants'

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Re: Lama Dawa Mirror Divinations -

Postby Berry » Sun Apr 15, 2012 7:58 am

Is this lama a monk ?

As far as I can remember doing divinations and fortune telling, or asking for money, is against the rules made by the Buddha for monks and nuns.
Leave the polluted water of conceptual thoughts in its natural clarity. Without affirming or denying appearances, leave them as they are. When there is neither acceptance nor rejection, mind is liberated into mahāmudra.

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Leave the polluted water of conceptual thoughts in its natural clarity. Without affirming or denying appearances, leave them as they are. When there is neither acceptance nor rejection, mind is liberated into mahāmudra.

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Postby Arnoud » Sun Apr 15, 2012 9:24 am

Lama Dawa is married.

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Re: Lama Dawa Mirror Divinations -

Postby Berry » Sun Apr 15, 2012 9:32 am

Leave the polluted water of conceptual thoughts in its natural clarity. Without affirming or denying appearances, leave them as they are. When there is neither acceptance nor rejection, mind is liberated into mahāmudra.

~ Tilopa

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