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by Malcolm
Fri Mar 11, 2016 8:27 pm
Forum: Zen
Topic: Buddha is an Ordinary Fellow
Replies: 333
Views: 7000

Re: Buddha is an Ordinary Fellow

... of insider lingo, I happened to take this one by Tilopa ... Which is not a practice open to ordained monks. They are barred from using a karmamudra and must instead rely on what is termed a jñānamudra. Well, not all Tibetan Teachers seem to agree with you on that. Actually, they do. However, ...
by jundo cohen
Fri Mar 11, 2016 8:25 pm
Forum: Zen
Topic: Buddha is an Ordinary Fellow
Replies: 333
Views: 7000

Re: Buddha is an Ordinary Fellow

... of insider lingo, I happened to take this one by Tilopa ... Which is not a practice open to ordained monks. They are barred from using a karmamudra and must instead rely on what is termed a jñānamudra. Well, not all Tibetan Teachers seem to agree with you on that. Even past you on that ...
by Malcolm
Fri Mar 11, 2016 8:13 pm
Forum: Zen
Topic: Buddha is an Ordinary Fellow
Replies: 333
Views: 7000

Re: Buddha is an Ordinary Fellow

... of insider lingo, I happened to take this one by Tilopa ... Which is not a practice open to ordained monks. They are barred from using a karmamudra and must instead rely on what is termed a jñānamudra.
by jundo cohen
Fri Mar 11, 2016 7:56 pm
Forum: Zen
Topic: Buddha is an Ordinary Fellow
Replies: 333
Views: 7000

Re: Buddha is an Ordinary Fellow

... copied earlier an obscure (to me anyway) text to show the difficulty of insider lingo, I happened to take this one by Tilopa ... When serving a karmamudra, the pure awareness of bliss and emptiness will arise: Composed in a blessed union of insight and means, Slowly send down, retain and draw ...
by jundo cohen
Fri Mar 11, 2016 1:36 pm
Forum: Zen
Topic: Buddha is an Ordinary Fellow
Replies: 333
Views: 7000

Re: Buddha is an Ordinary Fellow

... What are you all going on about? I mean, I just dipped into some Tilopa at random ... talk about some "insider" lingo! When serving a karmamudra, the pure awareness of bliss and emptiness will arise: Composed in a blessed union of insight and means, Slowly send down, retain and draw ...
by Crazywisdom
Thu Jan 21, 2016 11:02 am
Forum: Kagyu
Topic: Where have all the Kagyupas gone?
Replies: 21
Views: 1443

Re: Where have all the Kagyupas gone?

... many of Milarepa's meditation sites, such as Lapchi. Many Drikungpas continue to do long retreat there to this day. Drikung Kagyu does not have karmamudra as a lineage. Mila gave that to Rechungpa not Gampopa. After Milarepa died Gampopa went back and got some more stuff from Rechungpa. Gampopa ...
by dzoki
Thu Dec 24, 2015 6:36 pm
Forum: Kagyu
Topic: Where have all the Kagyupas gone?
Replies: 21
Views: 1443

Re: Where have all the Kagyupas gone?

... the exile Changling Rinpoche in Nepal, and there is one monastery in Tibet headed by Tibetan Changling Rinpoche. Ironically this lineage which has karmamudra practice as one of its core practices is at present practiced exclusively by monastics (at least outside of Tibet). Much of Rechung Kagyu ...
by smcj
Fri Dec 18, 2015 1:37 am
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Non-Duality in Dzogchen vs Advaita Vedanta
Replies: 329
Views: 9895

Re: Non-Duality in Dzogchen vs Advaita Vedanta

... It isn't like a ladder, it is like a circular stairway. The Pratimoksha Vows for a monk start with celibacy, and the last Vajrayana practice is karmamudra. The Shravakayana view is that all of life is suffering, and the Vajrayana view is that it is all a buddha realm. The Shravakayana has hundred ...
by YesheDronmar
Fri Oct 30, 2015 5:34 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Female Masters of the past.
Replies: 13
Views: 600

Re: Female Masters of the past.

... Perfection called Luminosity of Awakened Mind, was the teacher of Nagarjuna Garbha. 4. Princess Gomadevi: Oddiyana, main transmission of Mahayoga Karmamudra, 9th holder of the Dzogchen Semde Lineage (the lineage leading up to Shri Simha [19th], teacher of 8th c. Vairocana) 5. Dagnyidma (Metsongma ...
by Ivo
Wed Jul 29, 2015 5:37 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Anti-Tibetan Buddhism Signs
Replies: 242
Views: 14986

Re: Anti-Tibetan Buddhism Signs

However, the specific conversation about karmamudra aside, the germane question is; in the Vajrayana, are the mental poisons ever to be indulged in without transmuting them into their corresponding wisdom mind? Is it ok, for instance, to lose ...
by Urgyen Dorje
Wed Jul 29, 2015 5:23 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Anti-Tibetan Buddhism Signs
Replies: 242
Views: 14986

Re: Anti-Tibetan Buddhism Signs

... and relating with others, so working to integrate it has never really seemed overly problematic. However, the specific conversation about karmamudra aside, the germane question is; in the Vajrayana, are the mental poisons ever to be indulged in without transmuting them into their corresponding ...
by smcj
Wed Jul 29, 2015 4:54 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Anti-Tibetan Buddhism Signs
Replies: 242
Views: 14986

Re: Anti-Tibetan Buddhism Signs

... or private. Obviously a Nyingmapa would have a different take on things, as I've acknowledged all along. However, the specific conversation about karmamudra aside, the germane question is; in the Vajrayana, are the mental poisons ever to be indulged in without transmuting them into their corresponding ...
by udawa
Wed Jul 29, 2015 12:02 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Anti-Tibetan Buddhism Signs
Replies: 242
Views: 14986

Re: Anti-Tibetan Buddhism Signs

... mentioned somewhat subtly the yoga of passion several times in his own excellent posts, also without anyone taking much notice. The practices of karmamudra which work with the subtle winds and essences and which people for some reason always reference when they talk about "sex and buddhism" ...
by ShineeSeoul
Wed Jul 29, 2015 6:13 am
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Anti-Tibetan Buddhism Signs
Replies: 242
Views: 14986

Re: Anti-Tibetan Buddhism Signs

... mentioned somewhat subtly the yoga of passion several times in his own excellent posts, also without anyone taking much notice. The practices of karmamudra which work with the subtle winds and essences and which people for some reason always reference when they talk about "sex and buddhism" ...
by Ivo
Wed Jul 29, 2015 1:24 am
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Anti-Tibetan Buddhism Signs
Replies: 242
Views: 14986

Re: Anti-Tibetan Buddhism Signs

... mentioned somewhat subtly the yoga of passion several times in his own excellent posts, also without anyone taking much notice. The practices of karmamudra which work with the subtle winds and essences and which people for some reason always reference when they talk about "sex and buddhism" ...
by MalaBeads
Thu Jul 23, 2015 5:25 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Anti-Tibetan Buddhism Signs
Replies: 242
Views: 14986

Re: Anti-Tibetan Buddhism Signs

It's sort of strange to me that as soon as we start talking about integrating sexuality into our practice that our calibration point becomes karmamudra, the path of the lower door, which requires a tremendous amount of training as a foundation. There's a huge amount of bandwidth between just ...
by Malcolm
Thu Jul 23, 2015 4:03 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Anti-Tibetan Buddhism Signs
Replies: 242
Views: 14986

Re: Anti-Tibetan Buddhism Signs

... sadhana. For that matter, just take Lamdre. Everyone who takes Lamdre receives complete instructions in all completion stage practices including Karmamudra practice. Karmamudra is not that important for Dzogchen practitioners, because it is not their path, nevetheless there are literally hundreds ...
by smcj
Thu Jul 23, 2015 3:49 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Anti-Tibetan Buddhism Signs
Replies: 242
Views: 14986

Re: Anti-Tibetan Buddhism Signs

... criticism/reaction to the Nyingma approach to this practice was also basically a sectarian criticism.) It still bewilders me why we presume karmamudra is the only method to take sexuality onto the path. I've only asked for teachings on integrating a variety of experiences onto the path, ...
by Urgyen Dorje
Thu Jul 23, 2015 3:39 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Anti-Tibetan Buddhism Signs
Replies: 242
Views: 14986

Re: Anti-Tibetan Buddhism Signs

I know that.

There's a lot of vajrayana Buddhists having sex out there...

Malcolm wrote:
Urgyen Dorje wrote:It still bewilders me why we presume karmamudra is the only method to take sexuality onto the path.


It isn't. there is also the yoga of passion.
by Malcolm
Thu Jul 23, 2015 3:27 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Anti-Tibetan Buddhism Signs
Replies: 242
Views: 14986

Re: Anti-Tibetan Buddhism Signs

Urgyen Dorje wrote:It still bewilders me why we presume karmamudra is the only method to take sexuality onto the path.


It isn't. there is also the yoga of passion.

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