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Vajrakilaya Razor Which Destroys at a Touch: Annual Summer Dzogchen Retreat
July 17, 2016 - July 18, 2016
Annual Summer Dzogchen RetreatVajrakilaya Razor Which Destroys at a Touch (Pudri Rekphung)
Revealed by of H.H. Dudjom Rinpoche
July 16‰ÛÒ24 ‰ۢ Padma Samye Ling
Dudjom Tersar Vajrakilaya Empowerment at PSL on Sunday, July 17th at 10:00am bestowed by Ven. Khenpo Tsewang Dongyal Rinpoche
The Buddha gave many different categories of teachings. The most profound & direct teaching of the nature and it‰۪s display of beauty are the three Inner Tantras. Among these, the practice aspect of the Mahayoga tantras can be divided into the Eight Herukas. Vajrakilaya is the embodiment of all the buddhas‰۪ activities, and is the most powerful practice to subdue obstacles, negativities, and bring forth enlightenment. According to Buddhist history, even Guru Padmasambhava practiced on Vajrakilaya in order to subdue all negative forces.
Guru Padmasambhava brought this teaching to Tibet and gave the entire Mahayoga practice to his nine heart students. Vajrakilaya is the most famous practices among them, which continued through the two lineages of kama and terma. This particular lineage is a mind terma revealed by H.H. Dudjom Rinpoche, who was predicted by Guru Rinpoche himself. In 1937 while H.H. Dudjom Rinpoche was in retreat in Paro Taktsang, Bhutan, Yeshe Tsogyal appeared to him in the form of a female turquoise dog and gave him the empowerments, oral transmission, & instructions for this practice. In 1948, H.H. Dudjom Rinpoche wrote this very clear, condensed version of the Vajrakilaya treasure.
This Monkey Year is considered a very special year of Guru Padmasambhava. Ven. Khenpo Tsewang Rinpoche is offering this empowerment in honor of Guru Padmasambhava and H.H. Dudjom Rinpoche.
Everyone is welcome to attend this retreat‰ÛÓno previous empowerment or any other background is required. You may attend as much of this retreat as you like.
PBC members $420; $64/day
Non-members $530; $80/day
Padma Samye Ling
618 Buddha Highway
Sidney Center, NY 13839