Commiphora wightii ,mukul, guggul resin

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Commiphora wightii ,mukul, guggul resin

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Hello all,

Commiphora wightii ,mukul, guggul resin ¿where to buy it through international shipping?
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https://dharmaratna.online/shop/herbal- ... guggul/

About as authentic as you can get. From Ka-Nying Shedrub Ling Monastery in Nepal.

Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche is one of my teachers, and I have bought several items from them in the past. Good source, and friendly people to deal with.
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Terma wrote: Thu Jul 30, 2020 7:46 pm https://dharmaratna.online/shop/herbal- ... guggul/

About as authentic as you can get. From Ka-Nying Shedrub Ling Monastery in Nepal.

Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche is one of my teachers, and I have bought several items from them in the past. Good source, and friendly people to deal with.
excelent. i'm very concerned because chemicals can do the trick, and found several indian supplyers that i don't know if deal with organics.

besides i'm happy to help a buddhist center.

thanks i'll take a look!
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javier.espinoza.t wrote: Thu Jul 30, 2020 8:15 pm
Terma wrote: Thu Jul 30, 2020 7:46 pm https://dharmaratna.online/shop/herbal- ... guggul/

About as authentic as you can get. From Ka-Nying Shedrub Ling Monastery in Nepal.

Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche is one of my teachers, and I have bought several items from them in the past. Good source, and friendly people to deal with.
excelent. i'm very concerned because chemicals can do the trick, and found several indian supplyers that i don't know if deal with organics.

besides i'm happy to help a buddhist center.

thanks i'll take a look!
Thanks for the reminder, actually. I chatted with their store manager and they are now delivering again after shutting down for a while. I ordered some guggul as well.
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I have been using guggul and sometime sandalwood incense to practice riwo sangcho lately since my riwo sangcho incense from Shechen monastery is depleted. Not sure it is appropriate but I follow a Dzongsa Khyentse Rinpoche's teaching that one can burn anything for the practice. Didn't go ahead replenishing the riwo sangcho incense as I personally love the fragrance of other materials incense.
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WeiHan,

The incense is not for you; it's for the Guru(s) and Deities. Since the ingredients in Riwo Sangchod each have a reason for being there, good to get more. You can add a little to any other incense you'd like to offer as well as various flours. This includes sandalwood and guggul. This will make the Riwo Sangchod incense go further. In that case, the reserved portion is your "mother" mixture.
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WeiHan wrote: Mon Aug 03, 2020 7:12 pm I have been using guggul and sometime sandalwood incense to practice riwo sangcho lately since my riwo sangcho incense from Shechen monastery is depleted. Not sure it is appropriate but I follow a Dzongsa Khyentse Rinpoche's teaching that one can burn anything for the practice. Didn't go ahead replenishing the riwo sangcho incense as I personally love the fragrance of other materials incense.
Ummmm... The thing with guggul is that it repels some classes of malignant beings. With Sangcho we want to invite all beings so there may be a clash of interests.

Surely you can find cedar that you can cut branches off, dry and burn. They plant the stuff everywhere.
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pemachophel wrote: Mon Aug 03, 2020 7:47 pm WeiHan,

The incense is not for you; it's for the Guru(s) and Deities. Since the ingredients in Riwo Sangchod each have a reason for being there, good to get more. You can add a little to any other incense you'd like to offer as well as various flours. This includes sandalwood and guggul. This will make the Riwo Sangchod incense go further. In that case, the reserved portion is your "mother" mixture.
Lama Pema, it's ok to empower the mother sang with liberation through smell, rigth? it is known that it will have that effect also?
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Grigoris wrote: Mon Aug 03, 2020 8:03 pm
WeiHan wrote: Mon Aug 03, 2020 7:12 pm I have been using guggul and sometime sandalwood incense to practice riwo sangcho lately since my riwo sangcho incense from Shechen monastery is depleted. Not sure it is appropriate but I follow a Dzongsa Khyentse Rinpoche's teaching that one can burn anything for the practice. Didn't go ahead replenishing the riwo sangcho incense as I personally love the fragrance of other materials incense.
Ummmm... The thing with guggul is that it repels some classes of malignant beings. With Sangcho we want to invite all beings so there may be a clash of interests.

Surely you can find cedar that you can cut branches off, dry and burn. They plant the stuff everywhere.
This is the main concern for using guggul for riwo sangcho practice. Besides guggul, sandalwood and even agarwood incense, I now use a tibetan incense with Tibetan inula root, saffron, licorice,clove, cinnamon, rose and dried orange peel as ingredient.

I live in a city, high rise building. There are no cedar to cut besides in city, is illegal to cut trees planted by government.
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Wei Han,

Just looked up Lama Dawa Chodrak's ingredients for making a mother sang mixture and it does not include guggul. Sorry if I was mistaken.
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pemachophel wrote: Tue Aug 04, 2020 3:49 pm Wei Han,

Just looked up Lama Dawa Chodrak's ingredients for making a mother sang mixture and it does not include guggul. Sorry if I was mistaken.
Lama Pema Chophel,

Is it convenient for you to post Lama Dawa's ingredients for mother sang? Lama Zopa has one 25 ingredients for Sur teachings in the internet but I have never heard Riwo Sangchod has a rigid ingredients requirement. In fact, many lamas have taught that burning some juniper or cedar wood may suffice although if one put effort into amassing all ingredients together is great. FYI, I found one riwo sangchod incense in the web that has gokul as an ingredient, not sure if gokul is guggul?
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https://www.saraswatipublications.org/p ... n-sogdrub/

Dowload for free. The list of ingredients is at the end.

I don't know that this is a "rigid" list. It's Lama Dawa's list. It doesn't say where He got it from.
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