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by 2ndchance
Thu Mar 26, 2020 12:22 pm
Forum: Meditation
Topic: Types of Open Eye Meditation in Buddhism
Replies: 6
Views: 471

Types of Open Eye Meditation in Buddhism

What are the different types of open eye meditation in Buddhism?

Or do Buddhists only do closed eye meditations?
by 2ndchance
Thu Mar 26, 2020 12:07 pm
Forum: Meditation
Topic: Non-Sitting Meditations
Replies: 4
Views: 484

Re: Non-Sitting Meditations

One of my most unaware unmindful “automatic” activities is eating. As I was a draftee soldier before for a few years we were trained to eat quickly, shovel our foods into our mouths as quickly as possible, chew quickly and swallow quickly, all eating actions done in the most mindless most unaware “a...
by 2ndchance
Thu Mar 26, 2020 7:25 am
Forum: Meditation
Topic: Non-Sitting Meditations
Replies: 4
Views: 484

Non-Sitting Meditations

As I am now experiencing most terrible problems to my back areas, I am now practicing non-sitting meditation. In effect, I try to meditate when lying down, when reading surfing the net, when typing on my iPhone, when eating and drinking, when talking, when urinating and defecating, etc. https://www....
by 2ndchance
Sun Mar 22, 2020 8:50 am
Forum: Meditation
Topic: How to Combine Loving-Kindness Meditation with Concentration Meditation?
Replies: 11
Views: 676

Re: How to Combine Loving-Kindness Meditation with Concentration Meditation?

How to Combine Loving-Kindness Meditation with Concentration Meditation? I am trying to evoke the feelings of loving-kindness while going into deep theta delta mode but not really achieving much success. make universal love your "object" of meditation. try to take it beyond words (thoughts). may I ...
by 2ndchance
Sun Mar 22, 2020 3:34 am
Forum: Meditation
Topic: How to Combine Loving-Kindness Meditation with Concentration Meditation?
Replies: 11
Views: 676

Re: How to Combine Loving-Kindness Meditation with Concentration Meditation?

To me deep concentration states are the equivalent of delta theta states .. there are plenty of Teachers and articles on the internet teaching deep meditation .. All I am trying to achieve is to combine loving kindness with deep concentration meditation .. if likening deep concentration meditation t...
by 2ndchance
Sun Mar 22, 2020 1:13 am
Forum: Meditation
Topic: How to Combine Loving-Kindness Meditation with Concentration Meditation?
Replies: 11
Views: 676

Re: How to Combine Loving-Kindness Meditation with Concentration Meditation?

SonamTashi wrote:
Sun Mar 22, 2020 12:55 am
Do you read "Dr." Joe Dispenza's books by any chance? Because that guy's a hack.
Thank you for the recommendation .. which Joe Dispenza’s books would you recommend first? ..
by 2ndchance
Sun Mar 22, 2020 12:02 am
Forum: Meditation
Topic: How to Combine Loving-Kindness Meditation with Concentration Meditation?
Replies: 11
Views: 676

How to Combine Loving-Kindness Meditation with Concentration Meditation?

How to Combine Loving-Kindness Meditation with Concentration Meditation?

I am trying to evoke the feelings of loving-kindness while going into deep theta delta mode but not really achieving much success.
by 2ndchance
Wed Mar 11, 2020 2:35 am
Forum: Meditation
Topic: How many hours of meditation do Monks do per day?
Replies: 10
Views: 1349

How many hours of meditation do Monks do per day?

How many hours of meditation do Monks do per day?

Which hours during the day and night do they usually meditate?
by 2ndchance
Sun Mar 08, 2020 10:10 am
Forum: Dharma in Everyday Life
Topic: How do Buddhists get rid of ants and other pests and insects?
Replies: 6
Views: 1700

How do Buddhists get rid of ants and other pests and insects?

May I ask a serious question about the precept against taking life?

How do Buddhists get rid of ants and other pests and insects in their home?
by 2ndchance
Fri Mar 29, 2019 5:19 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Twisting & Breaking the Buddhist Precepts because Form is Emptiness and Emptiness is Form
Replies: 7
Views: 675

Twisting & Breaking the Buddhist Precepts because Form is Emptiness and Emptiness is Form

The Heart Sutra states that Form is Emptiness and Emptiness is Form. Can't we apply the above Truth to the Empty Form of Buddhist Precepts? Under what circumstances can we break the Buddhist Precepts in the interests of Enlightenment? There are many buddhist masters who lie about not attaining siddh...
by 2ndchance
Tue Mar 12, 2019 5:38 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Heart Sutra Mantra cultivate Positive Emotions Bodhicitta
Replies: 10
Views: 796

Heart Sutra Mantra cultivate Positive Emotions Bodhicitta

A Lama just advised me to chant the heart sutra mantra to cultivate positive emotions of Bodhicitta in my heart. May I know if the heart sutra is called the "heart" sutra because it is meant exactly to cultivate the heart? I have been suffering from very negative emotions in my hearts for 10 years n...
by 2ndchance
Tue Mar 05, 2019 1:21 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Your recommendations for the Best Green Tara Picture to pray chant meditate to
Replies: 7
Views: 830

Your recommendations for the Best Green Tara Picture to pray chant meditate to

I am having difficulties searching for the best green tara picture to pray and chant and meditate to.

Are there any green tara practitioners in here?

Please share your best green tara pictures for me to visualize when I am meditating.

Thanks. :namaste:
by 2ndchance
Thu Feb 21, 2019 1:44 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Simplest Most Effective Most Efficient Deity Yoga to Purify Negative Karma
Replies: 13
Views: 1620

Simplest Most Effective Most Efficient Deity Yoga to Purify Negative Karma

Hello All, May I know what is the Simplest Most Effective Most Efficient Deity Yoga to Purify Negative Karma? There seem to be a lot of visualizations involved in Deity Yoga and I am not sure if my concentration is good enough to concentrate on too many visualizations. I have been instructed to do D...
by 2ndchance
Tue Feb 19, 2019 5:30 am
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Practices to Cultivate Positive Emotions Positive States of Minds
Replies: 10
Views: 764

Re: Practices to Cultivate Positive Emotions Positive States of Minds

Thank you for all your teachings. If I meditate and concentrate on the aspect of loving-kindness, will there be any attachments formed to loving-kindness? If so, do you think this attachment to loving-kindness is an attachment worth cultivating or is this attachment wrong? The buddhist teachings tea...
by 2ndchance
Sun Feb 17, 2019 9:03 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Tibetan Yogis & Their Multiple Yoginis Wives
Replies: 11
Views: 1309

Tibetan Yogis & Their Multiple Yoginis Wives

Greetings All. May I ask for any one in here to share information with me regarding Tibetan Yogis who have multiple Yoginis Wives in the past? I read somewhere on Dharma Wheel that some Tibetan Yogis have multiple Yoginins Wives in the past but I can't find the threads again. I need to study the thi...
by 2ndchance
Sun Feb 17, 2019 9:54 am
Forum: Dharma in Everyday Life
Topic: Are men or women more interested in Enlightenment?
Replies: 63
Views: 4017

Are men or women more interested in Enlightenment?

May I humbly ask all here .. do you think that men in general are more interested in Enlightenment, more interested in Buddhism than women? I have researched a lot of books a lot of masters throughout the world and I have made some observations. 1) There are many more monks in the far east and south...
by 2ndchance
Sat Feb 16, 2019 4:31 am
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Practices to Cultivate Positive Emotions Positive States of Minds
Replies: 10
Views: 764

Practices to Cultivate Positive Emotions Positive States of Minds

Hello all, I have been told to seek advice about practices which are used to cultivate positive emotions and positive states of minds. Love, Joy, Happiness, Free of Afflictions, Free of Enmity, Free of Suffering, Peace, Harmony, Health, Prosperity, Confidence, Contentment, Gratitude, Humility, Etc. ...
by 2ndchance
Fri Feb 15, 2019 11:44 pm
Forum: Media
Topic: Songs of Musical Prayers Mantra Chanting
Replies: 0
Views: 348

Songs of Musical Prayers Mantra Chanting

I am most actively seeking songs of musical prayers mantra chanting especially tibetan monks who chant prayers and mantras in tune to music tunes. Let me share some youtube vids as examples. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rtub1ZqLogc&t=3097s https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bF5ggVUmiAE&t=586s https:...
by 2ndchance
Fri Feb 15, 2019 1:02 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Tibetan Masters' advice on dealing with loneliness
Replies: 52
Views: 3183

Tibetan Masters' advice on dealing with loneliness

It was Valentine's day yesterday but I didn't feel lonely. However today my heart was hit by extreme bouts of loneliness and depression for no reason. I had been alone for more than a decade now and honestly, right now, I do not have the time, the energy, the motivation to date any women as it is ex...
by 2ndchance
Sat Feb 09, 2019 10:32 am
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: How to spread blessings of mantra chanting while walking on the streets
Replies: 13
Views: 1209

How to spread blessings of mantra chanting while walking on the streets

As I walk on the streets everyday, I keep chanting the mantra "Om Mani Padme Hum".

I like to know how do I spread the energies of the mantra to all beings of all existences, particularly to everyone who pass by me, as I walk in the streets?

:thanks:

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