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by Losal Samten
Thu Jan 19, 2017 4:12 am
Forum: Gelug
Topic: Refuge vows
Replies: 20
Views: 388

Re: Refuge vows

Malcolm wrote:Not even tobacco is included since it is not intoxicating, since nicotine is a stimulant, like caffeine.

Is amphetamine a madana?
by Losal Samten
Thu Jan 19, 2017 2:09 am
Forum: Discovering Mahayana Buddhism
Topic: Interested in Tara practice.
Replies: 4
Views: 87

Re: Interested in Tara practice.

There are Lamas that give Tara teachings via the internet, you could research into those. In the meantime, Tara's dharani is practicable without lung.

http://www.fpmtabc.org/download/sutra/S ... _fears.pdf
by Losal Samten
Wed Jan 18, 2017 1:57 pm
Forum: Media
Topic: Music time
Replies: 1016
Views: 80165

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by Losal Samten
Tue Jan 17, 2017 7:22 pm
Forum: Mahāyāna Buddhism
Topic: The Mind-Only Tradition
Replies: 13
Views: 226

Re: The Mind-Only Tradition

    "When something does not exist in something else, that something is empty of it; whatever is left over there exists" - Asanga
When the Dependent Nature is empty of the Imputed Nature, what you have left over is the Perfected Nature.
by Losal Samten
Tue Jan 17, 2017 4:40 pm
Forum: Media
Topic: Music time
Replies: 1016
Views: 80165

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by Losal Samten
Mon Jan 16, 2017 12:40 am
Forum: Academic Discussion
Topic: How Madhyamika Philosophy Solves the Mystery of Quantum Physics
Replies: 851
Views: 12064

Re: How Madhyamika Philosophy Solves the Mystery of Quantum Physics

Malcolm wrote:the later Sakya POV

Who introduced it (and why)?
by Losal Samten
Thu Jan 12, 2017 7:59 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Illuminating Quotes by Malcolm Namdrol-la
Replies: 79
Views: 8052

Re: Illuminating Quotes by Malcolm Namdrol-la

Malcolm wrote:The classical notion of the two truths hinges on vidyā and āvidyā being different, the former veridical and the latter false. But in fact vidyā and avidyā are just opposite sides of one coin, or even avidyā has vidyā.
by Losal Samten
Wed Jan 11, 2017 7:41 am
Forum: Games & Humour
Topic: Daily Laugh Thread
Replies: 61
Views: 8370

Re: Daily Laugh Thread

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by Losal Samten
Wed Jan 11, 2017 12:32 am
Forum: Media
Topic: Music time
Replies: 1016
Views: 80165

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by Losal Samten
Mon Jan 09, 2017 8:51 pm
Forum: Sūtra Studies
Topic: The Sūtra of Questions Regarding Death and Transmigration
Replies: 0
Views: 119

The Sūtra of Questions Regarding Death and Transmigration

An Annotated Translation of the Sūtra of Questions Regarding Death and Transmigration by Tom Tillemans Questions Regarding Death and Transmigration contains explanations of Buddhist views on the nature of life and death, and a number of philosophical arguments against non-Buddhist conceptions, notab...
by Losal Samten
Mon Jan 09, 2017 8:31 pm
Forum: Media
Topic: Music time
Replies: 1016
Views: 80165

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by Losal Samten
Sun Jan 08, 2017 3:09 pm
Forum: Book Reviews
Topic: Padmakara's Mulamadhyamakakarika
Replies: 1
Views: 64

Padmakara's Mulamadhyamakakarika

Has anyone read this yet? How does it compare to the Dharmachakra rendition?

https://books.google.co.uk/books?id=cmF ... &q&f=false
by Losal Samten
Sun Jan 08, 2017 4:50 am
Forum: Media
Topic: Music time
Replies: 1016
Views: 80165

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by Losal Samten
Sun Jan 08, 2017 3:43 am
Forum: Media
Topic: Music time
Replies: 1016
Views: 80165

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by Losal Samten
Sat Jan 07, 2017 3:58 am
Forum: Media
Topic: Music time
Replies: 1016
Views: 80165

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by Losal Samten
Sat Dec 31, 2016 3:48 am
Forum: Pure Land
Topic: Vietnamese: Sitting meditation over Pure Land practice?
Replies: 13
Views: 239

Re: Vietnamese: Sitting meditation over Pure Land practice?

At my local Vietnamese temple, which is replete with a 40-ft Quan Yin and beautiful Amitabha altar (obviously a Pure Land temple), they are holding meditation classes/Dharma talks on Saturday evenings. These are sitting meditation classes. I know how to sit (meditate); I want to learn how to chant ...
by Losal Samten
Sat Dec 31, 2016 2:37 am
Forum: Academic Discussion
Topic: How Madhyamika Philosophy Solves the Mystery of Quantum Physics
Replies: 851
Views: 12064

Re: How Madhyamika Philosophy Solves the Mystery of Quantum Physics

What do you think about the great commentator Mabja Jangchub Tsöndrü, one of the earliest of the Tibetan Prasangikas? Botrul: Moreover, concerning individual scholars' distinct ways of assertion, it is said that for most of the early generation [referring to Mabja and Tsang Nakpa, both disciples of...
by Losal Samten
Fri Dec 30, 2016 6:26 pm
Forum: Kagyu
Topic: Winter teachings with Garchen Rinpoche
Replies: 38
Views: 929

Re: Winter teachings with Garchen Rinpoche

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I would ecommend uBLock Origin over Adblock (Plus).

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by Losal Samten
Fri Dec 30, 2016 4:22 am
Forum: Media
Topic: Music time
Replies: 1016
Views: 80165

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Thu Dec 29, 2016 6:44 pm
Forum: Media
Topic: Music time
Replies: 1016
Views: 80165

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