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by Greg
Tue Nov 28, 2017 11:20 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: extibetanbuddhist dot com
Replies: 128
Views: 8561

Re: extibetanbuddhist dot com

dzogchungpa wrote:
Tue Nov 28, 2017 11:17 pm
That's not very gist-like.
No, figured it was better to just present the primary source and let you make of it what you will. I can't recall now but I don't think Chandler has anything other than this.
by Greg
Tue Nov 28, 2017 10:57 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: extibetanbuddhist dot com
Replies: 128
Views: 8561

Re: extibetanbuddhist dot com

I should have chosen my words more carefully, "so much" is inaccurate. She charges Matthis Namgyel with covering for Sogyal Rinpoche, I think in part based on this and on other occasions: https://vimeo.com/53576867 And also refers to here: https://buddhism-controversy-blog.com/2012/06/15/what-is-a-r...
by Greg
Tue Nov 28, 2017 10:12 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: extibetanbuddhist dot com
Replies: 128
Views: 8561

Re: extibetanbuddhist dot com

I did not find even the depth of study like another antagonist writing webpage If you want a deeper study, her critique has now been turned into a full-length book with the title Enthralled: The Guru Cult of Tibetan Buddhism . That was a long and often tedious read, but I didn't realize there was s...
by Greg
Tue Oct 03, 2017 3:39 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Tibetan sources of ānāpānasmṛti
Replies: 2
Views: 334

Re: Tibetan sources of ānāpānasmṛti

At one point I was quite interested in this, did a lot of research, and put that into here:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anapanasa ... _tradition
by Greg
Thu Aug 25, 2016 5:21 pm
Forum: Mahamudra
Topic: Loch Kelly
Replies: 109
Views: 10026

Re: Loch Kelly

Hello all, I am a colleague of Loch Kelly’s and wanted to clear up some of the confusions here: 1. I have helped coordinate events for Loch and other teachers. Some of the information about fees is related to communicating with hosts about how many students they think will attend. Most lay teachers...
by Greg
Tue Aug 02, 2016 12:29 am
Forum: Academic Discussion
Topic: Good resources on karma?
Replies: 15
Views: 1282

Re: Good resources on karma?

The Law of Karma: A Philosophical Study by Bruce Reichenbach, University of Hawaii Press, ISBN 0-8248-1352-9 This book is a little obscure but it is wonderful and one of its kind. One of the only places I've ever seen anyone treat some of the philosophical conundrums that arise from the implication...
by Greg
Thu Jul 28, 2016 7:28 pm
Forum: Academic Discussion
Topic: Tibetan Yoga and Mysticism: A Textual Study of the Yogas of Naropa and Mahamudra Meditation in the Medieval Tradition
Replies: 1
Views: 531

Tibetan Yoga and Mysticism: A Textual Study of the Yogas of Naropa and Mahamudra Meditation in the Medieval Tradition

Been leafing through Tibetan Yoga and Mysticism: A Textual Study of the Yogas of Naropa and Mahamudra Meditation in the Medieval Tradition of Dags po . http://pdfsr.com/pdf/tibetan-yoga-and-mysticism-a-textual-study-of-the-yogas-of-naropa-and-mahamudra-meditation-in-the-me Have the The Manifold Sayi...
by Greg
Thu May 26, 2016 3:10 pm
Forum: Academic Discussion
Topic: Mahayana/Yogacara Abhidharma reflects Pali Nikayas better than Theravadin Abhidhamma
Replies: 7
Views: 995

Re: Mahayana/Yogacara Abhidharma reflects Pali Nikayas better than Theravadin Abhidhamma

I'm reading through Lusthaus' "Buddhist Phenomenology" now, I'm still near the beginning but I found this interesting note by him that Walpola Rahula had already noted in 1978 in "A Comparative Study of the Dhyanas according to Theravada, Sarvastivada and Mahayana" in Zen and the Taming of the Bull...
by Greg
Wed May 18, 2016 9:24 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche name change
Replies: 8
Views: 1535

Re: Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche name change

It is an interesting question, how much privacy public lamas such as DPR are entitled to regarding the basic facts of their lives. Recently I was told by someone who is close to DPR (or at least close enough to know with certainty) that it is quite true that he is married and has a young daughter wi...
by Greg
Fri May 13, 2016 7:08 pm
Forum: Suggestion Box
Topic: DW Reader's Choice Awards?
Replies: 12
Views: 1484

Re: DW Reader's Choice Awards?

If it was limited to books it might be less contentious, and also serve to provide some much needed exposure to underappreciated work.
by Greg
Thu May 12, 2016 8:53 pm
Forum: Academic Discussion
Topic: A Fine Blend of Mahāmudrā and Madhyamaka: Maitrīpa's Collection of Texts on Non-conceptual Realization (Amanasikāra)
Replies: 4
Views: 716

A Fine Blend of Mahāmudrā and Madhyamaka: Maitrīpa's Collection of Texts on Non-conceptual Realization (Amanasikāra)

I just discovered that Klaus-Dieter Mathes has a big book out in the field he has been working in for several years now: A Fine Blend of Mahāmudrā and Madhyamaka: Maitrīpa's Collection of Texts on Non-conceptual Realization (Amanasikāra) https://www.scribd.com/doc/312268559/A-Fine-Blend-of-Mah%C4%81...
by Greg
Tue May 03, 2016 9:03 pm
Forum: Suggestion Box
Topic: PM trouble?
Replies: 2
Views: 512

Re: PM trouble?

Ah I see, thanks!
by Greg
Tue May 03, 2016 8:44 pm
Forum: Suggestion Box
Topic: PM trouble?
Replies: 2
Views: 512

PM trouble?

My sent messages are just sitting in my Outbox and never make it to Sent. Anyone else having this issue?
by Greg
Sat Mar 26, 2016 3:50 am
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Lung disorder
Replies: 12
Views: 1299

Re: Lung disorder

Now that I think about it, I was once on a cabin retreat alone in the woods for a couple of weeks, and I decided to try and see if I could tighten up my shamatha enough to get into the first dhyana. I tried out a real tight focus on a kṛtsna stone, and all it did was generate a weird and extremely ...
by Greg
Fri Mar 25, 2016 4:19 am
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Lung disorder
Replies: 12
Views: 1299

Re: Lung disorder

Now that I think about it, I was once on a cabin retreat alone in the woods for a couple of weeks, and I decided to try and see if I could tighten up my shamatha enough to get into the first dhyana. I tried out a real tight focus on a kṛtsna stone, and all it did was generate a weird and extremely u...
by Greg
Fri Mar 18, 2016 7:11 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Lung disorder
Replies: 12
Views: 1299

Re: Lung disorder

For some reason it is something I've only ever seen Gelukpas mention.
by Greg
Fri Jan 29, 2016 11:50 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche name change
Replies: 8
Views: 1535

Re: Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche name change

Thanks!
by Greg
Fri Jan 29, 2016 11:32 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche name change
Replies: 8
Views: 1535

Re: Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche name change

Punya wrote:We've already had this discussion http://www.dharmawheel.net/viewtopic.php?f=47&t=19692
My question is not answered in that thread.
by Greg
Fri Jan 29, 2016 9:28 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche name change
Replies: 8
Views: 1535

Re: Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche name change

Vasana wrote:Will it help your dharma practice either way?
I didn't ask with the expectation that it would.