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by crazy-man
Sun Jan 15, 2017 10:12 am
Forum: Gelug
Topic: Recording of Lama Chopa
Replies: 2
Views: 68

Re: Recording of Lama Chopa

Guru Puja with Tibetan and English Subtittled Text with Geshe Ngawang Gedun
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gVMWu2sYDPw
by crazy-man
Sun Jan 15, 2017 10:00 am
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Blue stripe on monastics robes
Replies: 25
Views: 520

Re: Blue stripe on monastics robes

for example, Padmasambhava is wearing the dark blue gown of a mantra practitioner http://www.lotsawahouse.org/tibetan-masters/chokyi-drakpa/a-torch-for-the-path Okay, he's wearing a blue gown (not a very clear image actually) but why does it say "of a mantra practitioner". Is dark blue a ...
by crazy-man
Sun Jan 15, 2017 8:58 am
Forum: Gelug
Topic: Difference in guru yogas
Replies: 3
Views: 148

Re: Difference in guru yogas

Lama Chopa is a practice of guru devotion special to the Gelugpa tradition of Tibetan Buddhism. In Sanskrit, lama is guru, and chopa is offering, so Lama Chopa translates into English as “offering to the spiritual guide.” In the Gelugpa tradition, there are many guru yoga sadhanas, but Lama Chopa i...
by crazy-man
Thu Jan 12, 2017 1:46 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Blue stripe on monastics robes
Replies: 25
Views: 520

Re: Blue stripe on monastics robes

for example, Padmasambhava is wearing the dark blue gown of a mantra practitioner
http://www.lotsawahouse.org/tibetan-mas ... r-the-path
by crazy-man
Thu Jan 12, 2017 5:04 am
Forum: Gelug
Topic: Refuge vows
Replies: 20
Views: 383

Re: Refuge vows

Caffeine can have both positive and negative health effects. It can treat and prevent the premature infant breathing disorders bronchopulmonary dysplasia of prematurity and apnea of prematurity. Caffeine citrate is on the WHO Model List of Essential Medicines.[12] It may confer a modest protective ...
by crazy-man
Wed Jan 11, 2017 5:23 pm
Forum: Nyingma
Topic: Black Manjushri DT
Replies: 2
Views: 137

Re: Black Manjushri DT

http://www.fodian.net/world/manjusri/black/blacka.html http://media-cache-ec0.pinimg.com/736x/04/aa/f1/04aaf1af677d7be8348ffc249aaa8d28.jpg https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/236x/11/bd/ec/11bdec298b17441b6b4aab6a7a94be14.jpg http://www.fpmt-ldc.org/images/ps_mm.jpg http://www.fodian.net/world/man...
by crazy-man
Wed Jan 11, 2017 10:15 am
Forum: Gelug
Topic: Refuge vows
Replies: 20
Views: 383

Re: Refuge vows

the shila is Surāmerayamajjapamādaṭṭhānā veramaṇī sikkhāpadaṃ samādiyāmi I undertake the training rule to abstain from fermented drinks, liquors, wines, and other intoxicants that causes heedlessness (and manipulate the mind). if you have health problems and you use Caffeine as a medicine, it is oka...
by crazy-man
Wed Jan 11, 2017 9:34 am
Forum: East Asian Buddhism
Topic: 6th heaven karma from Shurangama Sutra
Replies: 2
Views: 61

Re: 6th heaven karma from Shurangama Sutra

a demon king does not necessarily have to be mara, because there are still several "demon kings" in the buddhist cosmology and there are different forms or types of mara, e.g. Khandha Māra, Kilesa Māra, Abhisankhāra Māra, Maccu Māra and Devaputta Māra http://www.palikanon.com/english/pali_...
by crazy-man
Wed Jan 11, 2017 8:50 am
Forum: Media
Topic: Which Buddha is this?
Replies: 12
Views: 229

Re: Which Buddha is this?

it could be Amitabha or Shakyamuni Buddha. both of their characteristic mudras are typically the same meditation (dhyana) position, with both hands joined together, holding alms bowls. the only different can be the colour of the body. Amitābha (Amida) Buddha is classically depicted in Tibetan art as...
by crazy-man
Wed Jan 11, 2017 8:33 am
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Vira, Yogin, Daka
Replies: 11
Views: 292

Re: Vira, Yogin, Daka

vira वीर adj., fem., or mas. = strong, wife, man, etc. http://spokensanskrit.de/index.php?tinput=vIra yogin योगिन् adj. or mas. = possessed of, devotee, ascetic http://spokensanskrit.de/index.php?beginning=0+&tinput=yogin&trans=Translate daka डाक mas., = imp attending kAlI http://spokensansk...
by crazy-man
Tue Jan 10, 2017 2:56 am
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Question
Replies: 9
Views: 346

Re: Question

by crazy-man
Tue Jan 10, 2017 2:25 am
Forum: Mahāyāna Buddhism
Topic: Charyasamgrahapradipa
Replies: 1
Views: 72

Re: Charyasamgrahapradipa

Dipamkara (Dipankara): Caryasamgrahapradipa Based on the ed. by G. Tucci: Minor Buddhist Texts. Delhi: Motilal Banarsidas 1986, pp. 201-203. http://gretil.sub.uni-goettingen.de/gretil/1_sanskr/6_sastra/3_phil/buddh/bsa005_u.htm སྤྱོད་པ་བསྡུས་པའི་སྒྲོན་མ། (spyod pa bsdus pa'i sgron ma), चर्यासंग्रहप्...
by crazy-man
Tue Jan 10, 2017 1:52 am
Forum: Discovering Mahayana Buddhism
Topic: Resources concerning the Nāga
Replies: 2
Views: 124

Re: Resources concerning the Nāga

nāga 1. a snake; a supematural serpent (usually living in water or under the earth), one of a race of mythical snakes (the enemies of the garuḷas) 2. an elephant 3. the best or most excellent of its kind; a mighty being Nāga2 Cobra, Hindi nag, large snakes of the family Elapidae which are capable of...
by crazy-man
Thu Jan 05, 2017 10:01 am
Forum: Zen
Topic: Pure Land teachings from a Zen perspective
Replies: 7
Views: 111

Re: Pure Land teachings from a Zen perspective

Honen Shonin (Jodo-Shu), Shinran Shonin (Jodo-Shin-Shu), Myōan Eisai (Rinzai-Shu), Dogen Zenji (Soto-Shu) and Nichiren Daishonin (Nichiren-Shu) were former monks of the Tendai-Shu and i think that they took some elements from the teaching of the Tendai-Shu into their own teachings. Zen & Sukhava...
by crazy-man
Thu Jan 05, 2017 5:09 am
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Life history of Maitripa ?
Replies: 13
Views: 820

Re: Life history of Maitripa ?

Maitripa aka Maitreyanātha, Advayavajra, Maitrīgupta and Maitrīpāda The Life of the Siddha-Philosopher Maitrīgupta http://karma-kagyu-meister.weebly.com/uploads/1/3/7/7/13778657/98831802-mark-tatz-the-life-of-the-siddha-philosopher-maitrgupta.pdf Life and Teaching of Nepalese Siddha Advayavajra http...
by crazy-man
Sat Dec 31, 2016 10:14 pm
Forum: Mahāyāna Buddhism
Topic: Lower Realms and Tathagata Gharba
Replies: 23
Views: 406

Re: Lower Realms and Tathagata Gharba

Tathagata Gharba means: Tathagata : he who comes and goes in the same way, being in such a state or condition http://spokensanskrit.de/index.php?script=HK&beginning=0+&tinput=tathagatha&trans=Translate&direction=SE Gharba : born from a womb, foetus, emryo http://spokensanskrit.de/ind...
by crazy-man
Wed Dec 28, 2016 6:27 pm
Forum: Nyingma
Topic: Khyentse Cho-kyi Lo-dros Jetsun Shuksep Guru Yoga
Replies: 4
Views: 218

Re: Khyentse Cho-kyi Lo-dros Jetsun Shuksep Guru Yoga

Guru Yoga of the Foremost Yogini Jetsün Lochen (rnal ‘byor dbang mo rje btsun lo chen gyi bla ma’i rnal ‘byor) (519-521) Colophon: In response to the request from this great master’s own student Ngawang Chönyi, Jamyang Chökyi Lodrö spoke these words in the omniscient Longchenpa’s cave at Gangri Tök...
by crazy-man
Wed Dec 28, 2016 1:31 am
Forum: Nyingma
Topic: Khyentse Cho-kyi Lo-dros Jetsun Shuksep Guru Yoga
Replies: 4
Views: 218

Re: Khyentse Cho-kyi Lo-dros Jetsun Shuksep Guru Yoga

Jamyang Khyentse Chökyi Lodrö composed a guru yoga focused on Lochen at the request of her disciple Ngawang Chönyi.

http://www.rigpawiki.org/index.php?titl ... nyi_Zangmo

The Life of Jetsun Lochen Rinpoche
http://web.uni-frankfurt.de/irenik/relkultur27-11.html
by crazy-man
Wed Dec 28, 2016 12:05 am
Forum: Discovering Mahayana Buddhism
Topic: Can a person be a hungry ghost?
Replies: 11
Views: 300

Re: Can a person be a hungry ghost?

there are different forms of peta(preta, hungry ghost) Peta dead, departed, the departed spirit. The Buddhistic peta represents the Vedic pitaraḥ (manes, cp. pitṛyajña), as well as the Brāhmaṇic preta. The first are souls of the “fathers,” the second ghosts, leading usually a miserable existence as ...
by crazy-man
Tue Dec 27, 2016 10:41 pm
Forum: Tendai
Topic: authentic tendai text?
Replies: 2
Views: 140

Re: authentic tendai text?

thank you Jikai for your help. is this the origional source ot the text?:
Tendai Gongyo (Daily Ritual Practice) Rev. Jion Prosser
http://www.lulu.com/shop/rev-jion-pross ... 91660.html

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