Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Explanation for World Wide Transmission on the Anniversary of Adzom Drugpa

Jim  Valby will give an explanation* on October 29, 2015 for the World Wide Guru Yoga Transmisson on the Anniversary of Adzom Drugpa with Chögyal Namkhai Norbu scheduled for webcast on November 6th at 7:00 AM EST

*The Explanation is required for first time participants
Live webcast The World Wide Transmissions are broadcast as live webcasts or individuals may attend at most Gars. Generally the explanations of the practice by senior students are available by teleconference from Tsegyalgar East. To access the live webcast on November 6, visit the webcast page here on November 6 at 7:00 AM EST. [There is a world wide time converter on that link]

DATE: October 29, 2015
TIME: 7:00-8:30 PM
LOCATION: Tsegyalgar East Gonpa or via free teleconference call. Contact the secretary Harold at secretary@tsegyalgar.org  for phone hook-up information or call 413-369-4153

It is advisable that all participants plan early to contact the secretary and acquire the necessary texts well before the explanation date or the US Shang Shung Bookstore here for the Guru Yoga Book.

Brief Biography of Adzom Drukpa from Rangjung Yeshe Wiki

Known as 'The Wanderers Tamer' Adzom Drukpa (1842-1924) — Drodul Pawo Dorje ('gro 'dul dpa' bo rdo rje); Was the incarnation of Ma Rinchen Chok (rma rin chen mchog) and one of the greatest Dzogchen masters of the early twentieth Century. He was the disciple of both Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo and Paltrul Rinpoche, and teacher to the 2nd Jamyang Khyentse, Chokyi Lodro. Trusted dharma-friend and contemporary to Jamgön Mipham, he received teaching and transmission from such master as; Kathog Situ, Shechen Thutob Namgyal, Kongtrul Lodro Thaye and Kathok Moktsa Rinpoche. Also received visions of Rigdzin Jigme Lingpa, whereby he was taught directly, and Khandro Yeshe Tsogyal. After taking up the life style of a Terton, he became an inheritor of hidden-treasure and prolific author. Thus he was one of the most important masters of Longchen Nyingtig lineage and essential link in the Nyingtig’s Oral-transmission of Yeshe Lama and Tsa-Lung. Two of his main student were is sons Agyur Rinpoche and Pema Wangyal, however 13 of his students were known to have achieved rainbow body.

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