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by WesleyP
Mon Jul 08, 2019 8:14 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: Black Juzu bead or baudle
Replies: 2
Views: 136

Re: Black Juzu bead or baudle

Pearlescent black with mixture of grey and white.
by WesleyP
Sun Jul 07, 2019 7:30 pm
Forum: Discovering Mahayana Buddhism
Topic: Buddhism and Evolution
Replies: 17
Views: 596

Re: Buddhism and Evolution

Thanks everyone. (Metta ~ See you around)
by WesleyP
Sun Jul 07, 2019 7:26 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: Black Juzu bead or baudle
Replies: 2
Views: 136

Black Juzu bead or baudle

I seem to have gained a black Juzu bead.
by WesleyP
Sun Jul 07, 2019 7:24 pm
Forum: Dharma in Everyday Life
Topic: Is it bad if I, as a youngster Buddhist, go to parties and drink alcool or smoke weed?
Replies: 13
Views: 525

Re: Is it bad if I, as a youngster Buddhist, go to parties and drink alcool or smoke weed?

That is your choice to start and quit all the way up NA or 12 steps anonymous.
by WesleyP
Tue Jul 02, 2019 7:09 am
Forum: Discovering Mahayana Buddhism
Topic: Buddhism and Evolution
Replies: 17
Views: 596

Re: Buddhism and Evolution

Alternatehistory95 wrote:
Sun Jun 30, 2019 4:37 pm
What is Buddhism's stance on Evolution and the Big Bang? Can a Buddhist accept those two as scientific fact?
Buddhist cosmology does not posit a beginning or end. (See about Samantabhadra)
by WesleyP
Tue Jul 02, 2019 7:03 am
Forum: Dharma in Everyday Life
Topic: The desire to stop suffering
Replies: 16
Views: 656

Re: The desire to stop suffering

Arjan Dirkse wrote:
Fri May 03, 2019 3:41 am
I struggle with this point. Desire is the root of all suffering, but is it bad to have a desire to stop samsara?
I think you can use suffering to grow and learn . .I also think it's how to Mature in the understanding of Life.
by WesleyP
Thu Jun 27, 2019 9:07 pm
Forum: Media
Topic: Mahabuddha Temple, Kathmandhu
Replies: 24
Views: 4609

Re: Mahabuddha Temple, Kathmandhu

Looks interesting . . Thanks for sharing! …
by WesleyP
Thu Jun 27, 2019 8:42 pm
Forum: Dharma in Everyday Life
Topic: How do you study about BuddhaDharma?
Replies: 2
Views: 147

Re: How do you study about BuddhaDharma?

I re-read the book 'Dzogchen Teachings' . .
by WesleyP
Thu Jun 27, 2019 1:56 am
Forum: Language
Topic: Sanskrit Lexicon
Replies: 4
Views: 190

Re: Sanskrit Lexicon

Thanks.
by WesleyP
Thu Jun 27, 2019 1:47 am
Forum: Dharma in Everyday Life
Topic: How do you study about BuddhaDharma?
Replies: 2
Views: 147

How do you study about BuddhaDharma?

Hi <wave>

How do you study about BuddhaDharma in the West? … Thanks
by WesleyP
Thu Jun 27, 2019 1:36 am
Forum: Zen
Topic: Zen Practice
Replies: 11
Views: 511

Re: Zen Practice

Thanks.
by WesleyP
Mon Jun 24, 2019 8:22 pm
Forum: Kagyu
Topic: Karmapa Chenno chanting
Replies: 16
Views: 695

Re: Karmapa Chenno chanting

Thank you for explaining.
by WesleyP
Fri Jun 14, 2019 12:42 am
Forum: Shrine Room
Topic: Sutras To Enshrine At Home
Replies: 6
Views: 493

Re: Sutras To Enshrine At Home

The Nichiren Gohonzon.
by WesleyP
Sat Jun 08, 2019 1:28 am
Forum: Dharma in Everyday Life
Topic: So the Display of the Mind isn't Real?
Replies: 7
Views: 387

Re: So the Display of the Mind isn't Real?

So the Display of the Mind isn't real? . . Or something surmised out of Nothing . . Reality, as we experience it, is a bunch of dependently arisen phenomena which rely on causes and conditions. Phenomena and their causes and conditions lack any essential existence independent of causes and conditio...
by WesleyP
Fri Jun 07, 2019 11:49 pm
Forum: Dharma in Everyday Life
Topic: So the Display of the Mind isn't Real?
Replies: 7
Views: 387

So the Display of the Mind isn't Real?

So the Display of the Mind isn't real? . . Or something surmised out of Nothing . .
by WesleyP
Thu Jun 06, 2019 12:21 pm
Forum: Dharma in Everyday Life
Topic: Buddhist Understanding of Emptiness.
Replies: 10
Views: 338

Re: Buddhist Understanding of Emptiness.

All phenomena arise based (dependent) on causes and conditions, they do not exist exist due to some inherent essence or quality. They are empty of an inherent essence or quality. Is this somehow related to the doctrine of Impermanence? . . Yes, because all things that arise based on causes and cond...

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