that´s thai : mai = not, chop = like, gohok = lie

Saturday, April 25, 2009

ave maria


gurdjieff on reincarnation :

Occultist students would ask Gurdjieff about life after death, reincarnation, and so on, and he would reply that for most people, death is indeed the ultimate end, you go out like a light and that is it. Only for those who had persistently labored to develop a soul, a real, permanent, unchangeable "I," was there any possibility that some essential quality of their being would survive the death of the physical body. :

Gurdjieff taught that, contrary to conventional belief, man is not born with a Soul, but has to create one through personal effort. He taught further that the conventional belief that reincarnation involves the return of the soul to a physical body on earth is wrong. :

Many things are possible," said G. "But it is necessary to understand that man's being, both in life and after death, if it does exist after death, may be very different in quality.

The 'man-machine' with whom everything depends upon external influences, with whom everything happens, who is now one, the next moment another, and the next moment a third, has no future of any kind; he is buried and that is all. Dust returns to dust. This applies to him.

In order to be able to speak of any kind of future life there must be a certain crystallization, a certain fusion of man's inner qualities, a certain independence of external influences. If there is anything in a man able to resist external influences, then this very thing itself may also be able to resist the death of the physical body.

But think for yourselves what there is to withstand physical death in a man who faints or forgets everything when he cuts his finger?

Sunday, April 19, 2009

never not here

live events (chicago times) :

Sunday May 10th 12:00 noon Florian Schlosser
Special guest after Florian, Kenny Johnson
Wednesday May 13th 7:00 pm Bernie Prior
Sunday May 17th 1:00 pm Jeff Foster
Wednesday May 20th 7:00 pm Jim Dreaver
Special guest after Jim, Peter Francis Dziuban
Sunday May 24th 1:00 pm Rick Linchitz
After Rick, Jac O'Keeffe will be on
Wednesday May 27th 7:00 pm Unmani
Sunday May 31st 1:00 pm Unmani Satsangs
(will probably be a mini retreat all day)
Wednesday June 3rd, 7:00 pm Paul Hedderman
Sunday June 7th, 1:00 pm Gaia from Germany
Wednesday June 10th 7:00 pm Katie Davis
Sunday June 14th 1:00 pm Mooji
Wednesday June 17th 7:00 pm Ellie Roozdar
Wednesday June 24th 7:00 pm Peter Dziuban
Wednesday July 1st 7:00 pm Kenny Johnson
Wednesday July 8th 7:00 pm Elizabeth MacDonald

Tuesday, April 7, 2009

rising moon

been waiting

allah protects osho

penor rinpoche died

Kyabje Pema Norbu Rinpoche 1932 - 2009

Kyabjé Pema Norbu Rinpoche Enters Parinirvana

This is to formally announce that the 11th Throneholder of the Palyul Lineage of the Nyingma School of Tibetan Buddhism, His Holiness Pema Norbu Rinpoche entered the stage of Thugdam, the final stage of meditation, as of 8:20 PM on Friday, March 27, 2009, at the Namdroling Monastery in Bylakuppe, South India.

Earlier, at noon, His Holiness received offerings from many of the highest Nyingma Tulkus, Khenpos, and Lamas who had assembled to pay homage to him. Rinpoche left Columbia Asia Hospital at 3:30 PM with the help of the Bhutanese Government who provided an Indian police escort. He reached Palyul Namdroling at 6:40 PM and remained on his bed at the residence. Tulkus, Khenpos and Lamas did aspiration prayers together with His Holiness until 8:20 PM. At that time Rinpoche looked around and then closed his eyes and went into meditation.

Prayers continued for 5 minutes and then everyone remained in silence for the next two hours. His Holiness' meditation continues today, and is expected to continue for the next several days. When His Holiness releases his body from meditation, there will be an official acknowledgement of the final passing, allowing everyone to pay their respects according to tradition.

Kyabjé Drubwang Pema Norbu Rinpoche was born in 1932 in the Powo region of Kham, Eastern Tibet. His Holiness settled in South India where he built, with his own hands and with the help of a few monks, Namdroling Monastery . The monastery has grown into one of the largest Tibetan Buddhist Dharma centers in the world, housing over 6000 monks and nuns in the complex.

His Holiness also built temples and established dharma Centers around the world - in Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines, Australia, United Kingdom, Greece, Canada and the United States - among others. His Holiness frequently traveled to teach and give empowerments at all of them. Worldwide, His Holiness is universally revered for his loving kindness and compassion, pure upholding of the Vinaya and ceaseless dedication to the welfare of all beings. Wherever he went, has brought and nourished the Buddha-Dharma everywhere he has been.

He will live forever in our hearts.

Lama Lobsang Chophel, Secretary
28 March, 2009


Palyul Ling International

an interview with H.H. by Andrew Cohen :

in english

in german


Sunday, April 5, 2009

mere gurudev

My Gurudev, I offer these flowers of my faith at your feet
Whatever I have, you have given to me, and I dedicate it all to you.

I have no love, nor do I know you.
I don’t even have the strength to worship you,
But this mind of mine, this body of mine,
my every atom is dedicated to you.

You are the only one in my heart and my thoughts.
You are the one who I call out to.
Now Make me your instrument…all I am I offer to you.

Mere Gurudev, charanon par sumana shraddha ke arpita hai
Tere hee dena hai jo hai. Wahi tujha ko samarapita hai

Na priti hai pratiti hai, na hi puja ki shakti hai
Meraa yaha man, meraa yaha tan, meraa kan kan samarapita hai

Tuma hee ho bhaava men mere, vicharon mein, pukaron mein.
Banaale yantra ab mujhko mere saravatra samarapita hai

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