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by crazy-man
Mon Feb 20, 2017 10:28 pm
Forum: Kagyu
Topic: rechung nyengyu
Replies: 18
Views: 365

Re: rechung nyengyu

karṇatantravajragāthā-nāma कर्णतन्त्रवज्रगाथा-नाम (snyan brgyud rdo rje'i tshig rkang zhes bya ba) སྙན་བརྒྱུད་རྡོ་རྗེའི་ཚིག་རྐང་ཞེས་བྱ་བ། http://databases.aibs.columbia.edu/index.php?id=092bbcb50bae2208d539f11668fe0d31&enc=sanskrit_romanized_title_4_search&coll=tengyur https://www.tbrc.org/#...
by crazy-man
Sat Feb 18, 2017 1:35 pm
Forum: Pure Land
Topic: Ippen in Ji-Shu
Replies: 4
Views: 124

Re: Ippen in Ji-Shu

Ippen hijiri-e : artistic and literary sources in a Buddhist handscroll painting of thirteenth century Japan / https://books.google.de/books?id=l5iZnQEACAAJ&dq=inauthor:%22Laura+S+Kaufman%22&hl=de&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwivmuDB0ZnSAhXEjywKHXoYC4oQ6AEIHDAA Charisma and Community Formation in ...
by crazy-man
Sat Feb 18, 2017 1:10 pm
Forum: Sūtra Studies
Topic: BDK Translations
Replies: 4
Views: 241

Re: BDK Translations

A complete listing of all of the Tripiṭaka texts for the first series can be found on the BDK Japan website here.
http://www.bdk.or.jp/english/english_tr ... _list.html
by crazy-man
Sun Feb 05, 2017 11:52 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Rudraksha mala
Replies: 3
Views: 202

Re: Rudraksha mala

For Wrathful activities, black in colour, the material is rudraksha seeds, fruit pits, or beads made from human bone.

http://www.himalayanart.org/search/set.cfm?setID=1139

Samphuta Tantra
http://vajrayana.faithweb.com/SamphutaTantra.pdf
by crazy-man
Wed Feb 01, 2017 4:25 am
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Chinese New Year one month before Tibetan this year??
Replies: 11
Views: 329

Re: Chinese New Year one month before Tibetan this year??

TIBETAN CALENDAR MATHEMATICS http://www2.math.uu.se/~svante/papers/calendars/tibet.pdf http://buddhabythesea.com/tibetan-medicine/tibetan-astrology/ Contributions to the History of Tibetan Mathematics, Tibetan Astronomy, Tibetan Time Calculation (Calendar) and Sino-Tibetan Divination http://www.indo...
by crazy-man
Wed Feb 01, 2017 3:48 am
Forum: Academic Discussion
Topic: Translation of the Pramanavarttika
Replies: 3
Views: 108

Re: Translation of the Pramanavarttika

ENGLISH Dunne, John. 1996. ‘Thoughtless Buddha, Passionate Buddha.’ Edited by American Academy of Religion. Journal of the American Academy of Religion 64 (3): 525–56. ... more ... Dunne, John. 2004. Foundations of Dharmakīrti’s Philosophy. Somerville MA: Wisdom Publications. ... more ... Franco, E...
by crazy-man
Mon Jan 23, 2017 8:25 pm
Forum: Dharma in Everyday Life
Topic: Suggestions on Planning for Death
Replies: 23
Views: 451

Re: Suggestions on Planning for Death

There is a historical account of a conversation between Dromtönpa - Lama Atisha’s heart disciple - and a practitioner. One day, Dromtönpa saw this practitioner circumambulating a stupa and he said to him, “It is good that you are circumambulating the stupa, but would it not be better for you to pra...
by crazy-man
Mon Jan 23, 2017 8:14 pm
Forum: Shingon
Topic: Kana seed-syllables/mantras?
Replies: 2
Views: 126

Re: Kana seed-syllables/mantras?

Siddham in China and Japan http://www.sino-platonic.org/complete/spp088_siddham_china_japan.pdf Die Siddhaṃ in der japanischen Kunst in Ritualen der Heilung http://archiv.ub.uni-heidelberg.de/volltextserver/21405/1/Dissertation-Mark-Hosak.pdf Kuden: The Oral Hermeneutics of Tendai Tantric Buddhism h...
by crazy-man
Sun Jan 15, 2017 10:12 am
Forum: Gelug
Topic: Recording of Lama Chopa
Replies: 2
Views: 112

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: 27
Views: 711

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: 13
Views: 383

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: 27
Views: 711

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: 540

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: 229

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: 540

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: 109

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: 311

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: 362

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...

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