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by nomono
Mon Aug 31, 2020 10:34 am
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Is there a book about the Nature of Mind by the Dalai Lama?
Replies: 5
Views: 398

Is there a book about the Nature of Mind by the Dalai Lama?

Hello, is there a book from the current Dalai Lama about the topic of Mind and its nature, rebirth etc.? I've read Luminous Mind by Kalu Rinpoche. Is there an equivalent from the Dalai Lama where he writes about the Nature of Mind from his perspective? And if not are there other Teachers whose books...
by nomono
Thu Aug 27, 2020 3:48 pm
Forum: Pure Land
Topic: Are there realms where beings can remember their past life(s)?
Replies: 5
Views: 226

Re: Are there realms where beings can remember their past life(s)?

Or could it be possible to compare the situation of not remembering the past with the following example: The temporary "me" or existence/mind continuum doesnt remember its early childhood. Nevertheless I am only aware of this moment right now and only experience this momnt and am aware of the now be...
by nomono
Thu Aug 27, 2020 11:24 am
Forum: Pure Land
Topic: Are there realms where beings can remember their past life(s)?
Replies: 5
Views: 226

Are there realms where beings can remember their past life(s)?

Generally beings who are reborn again as humans or animals dont remember their past life. So 1. Why is that? Isnt it rather sad that beings in the human realm are not seeing their own continutiy? Wouldnt it help more on the path to know? 2. Why bother to practice Buddhism at all when I cant remember...
by nomono
Sat Mar 14, 2020 4:55 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Is there a gradual introduction to Buddhism like the Lamrim of the Gelugpas in other buddhist schools?
Replies: 4
Views: 682

Is there a gradual introduction to Buddhism like the Lamrim of the Gelugpas in other buddhist schools?

Im looking for books that gradually and chronoligically introduces the reader with Buddhism from the view of Kagyu, Jonang, Tiantai/Tendai or Zen that begins from the Life of the Buddha, the four noble truths up to Karma, Rebirth, Nature of Mind and Buddha Nature. I only find books that are written ...
by nomono
Sat Mar 14, 2020 4:51 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Clarification on Ultimate and Conventional Nature of Mind in different Buddhist schools
Replies: 1
Views: 440

Clarification on Ultimate and Conventional Nature of Mind in different Buddhist schools

Hello, I am currently reading "A Buddhist approach" by Thubten Chodron and the Dalai Lama and am interested how the different schools of buddhism view the conventional and ultimate nature of Mind. How for example the Gelug differ from the Kagyu, Nyingma, Sakya or also how other mahayana schools like...
by nomono
Fri Sep 27, 2019 2:32 pm
Forum: Mahāyāna Buddhism
Topic: Informations about an extinct buddhist school?
Replies: 1
Views: 371

Informations about an extinct buddhist school?

I read on some encyclopedias that there was a historical school that had the Mahaparinirvana Sutra as its main text and was called Niepanshi 涅槃師 or Nieh-p’an-tsung/ Niepan zong in chinese and Nehan-shu in japanese (est. in the 4-5th century). On the wiki page on Korean Buddhism its written that ther...
by nomono
Wed Sep 11, 2019 2:02 pm
Forum: Ethical Conduct
Topic: Question Homosexuality in buddhist texts
Replies: 3
Views: 1131

Question Homosexuality in buddhist texts

Hello, I am genuinely interested how different traditions view homosexuality in Buddhism. I always heard that Buddhism did not diffirentiate between heterosexual and homosexual conduct. I believed that too and had the impression that Buddhism was very lgbt friendly. Now I stumbled across this wiki p...

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