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The Great River of Blessings

The Great River of Blessings

The Great River of Blessings – An eBook Available Through The Sakyong Foundation The Sakyong Foundation is pleased to announce it is hosting The Great River Of Blessings a new downloadable book by Walker Blaine. This book is an account of the Rinchen Terdzo that was conferred ... continue
Posted July 6, 2010 by
The Terton and the Chodak in the Shambhala Terma Tradition

The Terton and the Chodak in the Shambhala Terma Tradition – HIGHLIGHT

By Walker Blaine This article is an edited extract from The Great River Of Blessings, a digital book about the Rinchen Terdzo, conferred by His Eminence Namkha Drimed Rinpoche on the Kongma Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche in the winter of 2008 – 2009. During the course of the ... continue
Posted July 5, 2010 by Walker Blaine
From Revelation to Lineage: Unveiling Terma

From Revelation to Lineage: Unveiling Terma – HIGHLIGHT

By Holly Gayley The revelation of terma, or “treasures,” is a distinctive way that new lineages and cycles of teachings are established in Tibetan Buddhism. Since the eleventh century, terma has provided a mechanism for innovation in Tibet, framed as the recovery of ancient wisdom that is ... continue
Posted July 4, 2010 by Holly
Shambhala as a Terma Lineage

Shambhala as a Terma Lineage – HIGHLIGHT

By Acharya Judith Simmer-Brown This article is based on an address to the Shambhala Teachers’ Academy held at Dechen Choling in September, 2009. Originally released on the Shambhala Times last December, it is now being republished in conjunction with the release of The Great River of Blessings, ... continue
Posted July 3, 2010 by
What is Terma?

What is Terma? – HIGHLIGHT

This article was originally published on the Richen Terdzo blog. It has been newly edited and reprinted on the Shambhala Times with the permission of the author. By Holly Gayley Terma texts contain Buddhist teachings intended for troubled times as a source of renewed wisdom and blessings. Although ... continue
Posted July 1, 2010 by Holly

Timeliness of the Shambhala Terma – HIGHLIGHT

In Tibet, terma has been discovered in times of chaos, confusion or uncertainty. During dark periods of history – whether political or spiritual – terma arises to respond to specific situations with fresh spiritual teachings and blessings. “In our case,” Kalapa Acharya Adam Lobel points out, ... continue
Posted July 4, 2009 by Jennifer Holder


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