Startling issue about my yidam/ishta-devata is arising

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Re: Startling issue about my yidam/ishta-devata is arising

Postby Karma Dorje » Wed Feb 20, 2013 6:32 am

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Re: Startling issue about my yidam/ishta-devata is arising

Postby Jainarayan » Wed Feb 20, 2013 2:58 pm

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Re: Startling issue about my yidam/ishta-devata is arising

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"Although my view is higher than the sky, My respect for the cause and effect of actions is as fine as grains of flour."
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Re: Startling issue about my yidam/ishta-devata is arising

Postby Indrajala » Thu Feb 21, 2013 1:13 am

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Re: Startling issue about my yidam/ishta-devata is arising

Postby Jainarayan » Thu Feb 21, 2013 1:37 am

Yes, there's a belief afoot that Sanskrit is the origin of all IE languages. It comes from the Out of India theory. It's a political thermonuclear bomb.
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Postby Indrajala » Thu Feb 21, 2013 5:44 am

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Re: Startling issue about my yidam/ishta-devata is arising

Postby Yudron » Thu Feb 21, 2013 5:59 am

You will find Sakyas who feel the Sanskrit pronunciation of mantras that they believe is most authentic is more effective. Others argue that some Tibetan pronunciation is closer to the was Sanskrit sounded way back. And so on...

Once you go down that kind of road, things get absurd pretty fast.
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Re: Startling issue about my yidam/ishta-devata is arising

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Worthy, wise and virtuous: Who is energetic and not indolent, in misfortune unshaken,
flawless in manner and intelligent, such one will honor gain. - Digha Nikaya III 273

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Postby Jainarayan » Thu Feb 21, 2013 3:39 pm

Worthy, wise and virtuous: Who is energetic and not indolent, in misfortune unshaken,
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Re: Startling issue about my yidam/ishta-devata is arising

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Worthy, wise and virtuous: Who is energetic and not indolent, in misfortune unshaken,
flawless in manner and intelligent, such one will honor gain. - Digha Nikaya III 273


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