Mahayana/Vajrayana Links and Resources

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Re: Mahayana/Vajrayana Links and Resources

Postby Luke » Mon Apr 06, 2009 11:32 pm

video:
The Lion's Roar: Portrait Of The 16th Gyalwa Karmapa
Part 1
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e2lhuc1v ... L&index=16
Part 2
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yrIUsVSR ... B&index=18
Part 3
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zbq9VIdO ... B&index=17
Part 4
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=waew58sw ... B&index=15
Part 5
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ykq6kY3x ... B&index=14

India Questions H H The Dalai Lama
Part 1 [Indian and Tibetan college students get to ask His Holiness questions]
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r7tucHwV5gU
Part 2 [a Tibetan student asks a very moving question about His Holiness returning to Tibet]
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-qx17F9_ ... re=channel
Part 3 [H.H.'s opinion about self-defense, meditation during death]
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L81aFMvx ... re=related
Part 4 [H.H. talks about love and the possibility of being reincarnated as a woman]
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xnt2l-xvW7o&NR=1

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Re: Mahayana/Vajrayana Links and Resources

Postby thornbush » Sat Apr 18, 2009 6:52 am

Kindly add any interesting resources for all's benefit here with regards to the Pure Land Tradition:

It's the 5 Sutras & 1 Sastra for Pure Landers: http://www.amtb-usa.org/eabs1-1.htm

A. The Threefold Pure Land Sutras:
Amitabha Sutra: see link: http://www.drba.org/dharma/amitabhasutra.asp
Infinite life Sutra:
Old translation: http://web.mit.edu/~stclair/www/larger.html
New translation: http://buddhistfaith.tripod.com/purelan ... s/id2.html
Visualisation Sutra: see link: http://www.cloudwater.org/visualization.html

B. Pure Land Exhortation Sutras:
Chapter 40 Avatamsaka Sutra: see link: http://www.sinc.sunysb.edu/Clubs/buddhi ... index.html
Mahastamaprapta's Insight: See link: http://www.sutrasmantras.info/sutra08.html

C. Vasubandhu's Commentary:
http://www12.canvas.ne.jp/horai/jodoron.htm

Other Classic/Modern Commentarial Links as below:

























Youtube/Audio links:




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Re: Mahayana/Vajrayana Links and Resources

Postby dumb bonbu » Thu Apr 30, 2009 8:07 am





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Although I too am within Amida's grasp,
Passions obstruct my eyes and I cannot see him;
Nevertheless, great compassion is untiring and
illumines me always.
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Re: Mahayana/Vajrayana Links and Resources

Postby Drolma » Thu Apr 30, 2009 1:09 pm

Four Noble Truths by His Holiness The Dalai Lama -

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Re: Mahayana/Vajrayana Links and Resources

Postby Drolma » Fri May 01, 2009 8:21 pm

Teachings from
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Re: Mahayana/Vajrayana Links and Resources

Postby thornbush » Tue May 05, 2009 3:29 pm

Another gold nugget for this place: http://www.kalavinkapress.org/

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Re: Mahayana/Vajrayana Links and Resources

Postby Drolma » Tue May 05, 2009 3:31 pm

:thanks:

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Re: Mahayana/Vajrayana Links and Resources

Postby Drolma » Tue May 05, 2009 3:54 pm



MP3 Audio file
Ven. Thubten Chodron in a motivating talk for new students touching on all the points that westerners find most difficult with the Buddhist teachings, karma and rebirth, beginningless mind through the role of the spiritual teacher. Imparting knowledge on the basic truths in Buddhas teachings on compassion, karma, the path, bodhicitta, and the six perfections, Ven. Chodron offers a glimpse on how to practice in this very lifetime.

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Re: Mahayana/Vajrayana Links and Resources

Postby Luke » Sat Jun 06, 2009 10:58 am

Here's a cool video about Nagarjuna:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9-FrTSeWUrs

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Re: Mahayana/Vajrayana Links and Resources

Postby Luke » Wed Dec 02, 2009 2:16 am

Here's a beautiful video set to Tsongkhapa's mantra:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uloWscIs ... re=related

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Re: Mahayana/Vajrayana Links and Resources

Postby DGA » Fri Nov 26, 2010 8:52 pm

Here is an introductory course in Mahayana Buddhism, taught online and free of charge by people who know what they're talking about:

http://www.tendai.eu/82.html

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Re: Mahayana/Vajrayana Links and Resources

Postby Luke » Wed Oct 12, 2016 3:33 pm

Here are links to audio files of dharma talks by many different Mahayana teachers and scholars:

http://chancenter.org/cmc/multimedia/audio/


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