The Practice of the Five Warrior Syllables
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The Practice of the Five Warrior Syllables

The following practice was designed by Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche. It utilizes what are known in Bön as the Five Warrior Syllables (Pa-wo du-nga). Tenzin Rinpoche explains, “The reason these seed syllables are called warriors is because they are powerful and indestructible. They are associated with the Five Wisdoms—and it is wisdom that is able to … Continue reading

Sacred Syllables: An Interview with Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche
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Sacred Syllables: An Interview with Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche

QUESTION: Sound is important in the world’s spiritual traditions and is central to many Tibetan healing and spiritual practices. It seems that sound affects us on all levels—physical, mental, and spiritual. TENZIN WANGYAL RINPOCHE: Yes, there are different levels of sound practice. Ancient Tibetan yogis who lived in the wilderness far from medical care used … Continue reading