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- Tue Jan 08, 2019 7:14 pm
- Forum: Introductions
- Topic: Brief members bios - please contribute!
- Replies: 96
- Views: 28196
I never noticed this thread before! :shrug: I am 64 years old. I eventually got married and moved out to the one of the Gulf Islands on Canada's west coast. The islands were full of original and neo hippies, and I was not surprised to find another group to practise with out there. More recently, we...
- Tue Dec 25, 2018 1:18 am
- Forum: Mahāyāna Buddhism
- Topic: Disagreeing with Guru
- Replies: 79
- Views: 4733
My own experience has been in line with Gregoris' posts, and it is my understanding that your root guru is the one who gave you pointing-out instructions that you actually understood. . Without a direct experience of the nature of mind, mediated through the teacher's blessing, all the discussion abo...
Trungpa Rinpoche said many things that were cryptic, veiled, or poetic. Many students found this appealing, others not so much. Personally, I learned most of what I know about dharma from the straightforward, traditional presentations of Thrangu Rinpoche and others, while much of CTR's verbal flight...
I use this very sparingly once or twice a year: https://www.elderly.com/waltons-bodhran ... -cream.htm
- Sat Oct 06, 2018 10:43 pm
- Forum: News & Current Events
- Topic: Latest report on Shambala abuse just released.
- Replies: 140
- Views: 9682
It all seems so sad...FWIW, I was a Boulder student of CTR's from 1972 until his death in 1987, left and moved away during The Troubles of the mid-80's, and was fortunate to make a deep connection soon thereafter with Thrangu Rinpoche, who has been my main teacher to this day. I lived on a remote ra...
I would definitely second Tergar for a number of reasons. I think the organization as a whole is definitely one of the best dharma groups I've ever encountered. I've been practicing with them for the last few years. First, Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche and his lamas are great teachers who speak from expe...