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2. Training in spiritual practices

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At the age of 31 (in 1889), Shardza Rinpoche met the 5th Kun grol rin po che named Rig 'dzin Nam mkha' grags pa who performed a 100 day retreat on the Yab sras dril sgrub and asked Shardza to be his assistant. In between the sessions of practice, the master gave him numerous explanations on the key points of both Sutras and Tantras and answered his many questions. After the demise of his father, he performed the necessary funerals based on the Klong rgyas and other rituals. Then, in 1898 (sa khyi), when he was 40, students started to flock around him like bees attracted by fragrant flowers. At the request of mChog sprul Nyi ma from Gong rgyal monastery, Shardza Rinpoche went to a sanctuary called g.Yung drung rin chen 'bar ba where he gave the four initiations of rDzogs chen to a few disciples.

Keywords: rDzogs chen; Shardza Rinpoche; spiritual practices; sutras; tantras; training

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