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by Aku
Fri Jul 13, 2018 3:36 pm
Forum: Dharma in Everyday Life
Topic: Accept, respect, love, gone
Replies: 78
Views: 3003

Re: Accept everything or change something?

Hello friends, Should I accept everything as is (meditate, see dependent origination of all things, all things are empty of inherent existence, wisdom of discernment, wisdom of sameness, etc...)? Should I change something (tackle conflicted mental states, learn to love others with tonglen practice,...
by Aku
Fri Jul 13, 2018 3:33 pm
Forum: Meditation
Topic: Can't meditate anymore.
Replies: 19
Views: 1155

Re: Can't meditate anymore.

Don't oppose that drowsiness. Just watch it coming and remember that you are in the room, just like that. Just let everything pass.
by Aku
Mon Jun 25, 2018 1:57 pm
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Donating one's organs at death
Replies: 87
Views: 3895

Re: Donating one's organs at death

I could keep it on like that 8-)

by Aku
Mon Jun 25, 2018 1:46 pm
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Donating one's organs at death
Replies: 87
Views: 3895

Re: Donating one's organs at death

I have a musical answer to you.



And for those who want to grasp the dependent origination>

by Aku
Mon Jun 25, 2018 1:22 pm
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Donating one's organs at death
Replies: 87
Views: 3895

Re: Donating one's organs at death

To Grigoris>
How is freedom possible in such a mechanistical view? In a world where the flap of a butterfly's wing could do your fate... There's more to it.
by Aku
Mon Jun 25, 2018 11:20 am
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Donating one's organs at death
Replies: 87
Views: 3895

Re: Donating one's organs at death

[/quote]New technology exists because of karma. For how long a transplant is effective is kind of irrelevant because anything (and everything) that is born, dies. Dependent Origination dude. That doesn't mean we should not work on prolonging our life span. Otherwise we may just as well off ourselves...
by Aku
Mon Jun 25, 2018 10:45 am
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Donating one's organs at death
Replies: 87
Views: 3895

Re: Donating one's organs at death

[/quote]If you receive and organ transplant and it works then the karmic cause of the illness is exhausted. Receiving or not receiving an organ transplant (and the body accepting or rejecting the transplant)is also based on karma. As for the suffering: First Noble Truth dude. [/quote] Well, how much...
by Aku
Mon Jun 25, 2018 8:55 am
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Donating one's organs at death
Replies: 87
Views: 3895

Re: Donating one's organs at death

What is the use for an organ transplant if the karmic cause of the illness is not exhausted? Just prolonging your suffering life...
by Aku
Wed May 16, 2018 4:36 pm
Forum: Nyingma
Topic: Burning Dharma Materials
Replies: 39
Views: 5349

Re: Burning Dharma Materials

You could sell the books to a second-hand bookshop or donate to Dharma Centers.
by Aku
Tue Apr 24, 2018 4:21 pm
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Non-Duality in Dzogchen vs Advaita Vedanta
Replies: 489
Views: 42647

Re: Non-Duality in Dzogchen vs Advaita Vedanta

In Dzogchen, the goal seems to be to uncover ones Primodial Awareness. Is this state of Primodial Awareness, the quality of luminous emptiness, the same as the Non-Duality of True Self/Pure Witness as described by Advaita Vedanta? To elaborate further, most Advaita and Neo-Advaita teachings seem to...

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