Treasure Vase Info

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Konchog1
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Treasure Vase Info

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Oddly, I find a good source on treasure vases.

What do you do with them? Can you open them?
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Treasure vases are used to bring prosperity etc. For example in Dujom Rinpoche´s text on treasure vases it says (not exact quote): If you put them into country, harvest will be bountiful, if you put them into house, the household will prosper.
So they can be buried in earth to make the land harmonious and prosperous or put in your shrine, to make your home prosperous. You probably should not open them once they were blessed, but that´s just my idea. Anyways you won´t find anything in there that any common person would consider a treasure. There are blessing pills of medicine, cube pyrite as a support for yakshas, lado (a life stone for Dharma guardians), some yantra diagrams, mantra rolls, incense etc.
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What is Treasure Vase? Where you can get them?
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Most emphatically, do not open once it has been consecrated in a drubchen. Also, Treasure Vases should be reconsecrated once per year. This is commonly done using yang-gug (hooking wealth) puja. Keep on your altar or other clean, high, special place in your house. Make offerings to the vase. For instance, you can make the seven or eight outer offerings (arghyam, padyam, pupe, dhupe, etc.). A Deity or Deities reside in the vase. So there are Lama Nor-lha Treasure Vases, Norgyunma Treasure Vases, Dzambhala Treasure Vases, Naga Treasure Vases, etc. If burying the vase in order to bless a region and restore yang/wealth energy, there is a puja that goes along with this (if possible). Treasure Vases can also be buried under the foundation of a new house or building to insure yang/wealth energy. Treasure Vases not only confer the blessings of material wealth and abundance but also spiritual wealth. Bottom line, I highly recommend getting one. Check out the Saraswati Bhawan website. Lama Dawa consecrated a number of Treasure Vases in Mexico not long ago. I think there are some left.
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We once consecrated a whole bunch of treasure vases at the end of a Mahakala Drupchen, using a special sadhana of White Six Armed Mahakala. I've got two of the vases--one is in my shrine, and one is buried under my shrine house.
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We keep all together in a separate chest in our shrine room. Most are not meant to be displayed as other shrine items, but kept hidden away to increase yang. As long as a wealth puja is performed once in a while it should "recharge" them.
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