Turning the Wheel of Dharma in Xining (05 Sep 2012)

xining-1On 5 September 2012, Gyalwai Nyugu Rinpoche came to Xining, a big city in Qinghai province, to turn the wheel of Dharma and give teachings to about 500 disciples who benefited greatly. This is a long awaited moment where young and old, filled with compassion and respect, waiting patiently for Rinpoche’s arrival.

 

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An eighty year old lady and her old friend held fresh flowers and a khata to welcome the arrival of Rinpoche.

 

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Gyalwai Nyugu Rinpoche gave personal blessings to each disciple. Rinpoche taught the disciples the Refuge vows, Ngondro practice of the lineage and Guru Yoga. He stressed the importance of practice by following the proper sequence, from the common and uncommon preliminaries, to the meditative practice of Guru Yoga, intermediate and higher levels of meditation. Rinpoche also emphasized the importance of contemplating the common preliminaries and before completing the preliminary practices, to find a qualified Guru, to practice the pith instructions of Dzogchen. He further emphasized to do more animal liberation and to also do Guru Yoga as a group practice.

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Disciples prayed that Rinpoche will live long and continue to turn the wheel of Dharma. Disciples vowed to follow Gyalwai Nyugu Rinpoche in all their lifetimes and to practice the Dzogchen (Great Perfection).

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