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The Great River of Blessings is an account of the Rinchen Terdzö conferred by His Eminence Tertön Namkha Drimed Rinpoche on Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche in the winter of 2008-2009. The Rinchen Terdzö is a three month long presentation of some of the most vital practices and instructions held by the Nyingma lineage of Tibetan Buddhism. Namkha Drimed Rinpoche received the Rinchen ...more
ebook, Version 1.9, 259 pages
Published May 2011 by Highland Publications

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Strangely, this had both a lot more and a lot less detail than I was hoping for. The author missed a large chunk of the concluding Dzogchen transmissions, and so had nothing much to say about them. Still, it provided and interesting perspective both on the differences between how the Rinchen Terdzöd is bestowed in India vs. America, where I received portions of it, and on the background of the transmissions. Still, I'd say this is of more relevance to adherents of the Shambhala lineages than it ...more
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Walker Blaine is a member of the Nalanda Translation Committee, and a student of Chögyam Trungpa and his son Sakyong Mipham, both teachers in the Kagyu and Nyingma traditions of Tibetan Buddhism.
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