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by anjali
Wed Jun 20, 2018 7:07 pm
Forum: News & Current Events
Topic: Article: Spiritual healing — how Doctor Adrian Feldmann became Buddhist monk Thubten Gyatso
Replies: 0
Views: 57

Article: Spiritual healing — how Doctor Adrian Feldmann became Buddhist monk Thubten Gyatso

Spiritual healing — how Doctor Adrian Feldmann became Buddhist monk Thubten Gyatso Becoming a monk at the age of 32 was like enrolling in post-graduate studies in medicine, said Gyatso. To him, Buddhism is the "missing link" in medicine. "After five years of working as a doctor I knew that the basi...
by anjali
Tue Jun 19, 2018 6:23 am
Forum: Ethical Conduct
Topic: Help me with a difficult family conversation.
Replies: 19
Views: 342

Re: Help me with a difficult family conversation.

I grew up in the rural south in the US. My dad was an avid outdoorsman--he loved to hunt and fish. A long time ago now, he had a slowly progressing terminal cancer. I quite my job to be with him and mom for the last few months of his life. At the time I was in my mid-20s. As the end drew near, and h...
by anjali
Mon Jun 18, 2018 5:14 pm
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Thoughts on Dzogchen without buddhism?
Replies: 127
Views: 3171

Re: Thoughts on Dzogchen without buddhism?

Long story short: while travelling in Nepal, a person who said he was a tummo-yogi pointed out the nature of my mind. ... Any thoughts, feedback and reflections are welcomed. An auspicious beginning. Get yourself a copy of, As It Is, Vol 2 , and see how well it aligns with your experience. If you h...
by anjali
Sun Jun 17, 2018 11:32 pm
Forum: Meditation
Topic: wrathful visualization
Replies: 10
Views: 471

Re: wrathful visualization

I second JD's recommendation of Lama Tsultrim Allione's Feeding Your Demons. For two non-tantric approaches... If you are interested in working specifically with anger, check out Thich Nhat Hanh's book, Anger: Wisdom for Cooling the Flames. Another approach is Chapter 16, Taking Afflictions and Emot...
by anjali
Sun Jun 17, 2018 12:57 am
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Dzogchen and Mahamudra: differences and similarities
Replies: 219
Views: 5053

Re: Dzogchen and Mahamudra: differences and similarities

Grigoris wrote:
Sat Jun 16, 2018 8:11 pm
Garchen Rinpoche also gives Ganges Mahamudra instructions online via live stream.
Indeed. In fact, this coming June 30 – July 1 Garchen Rinpoche will be offering pith instruction on the Ganges Mahamudra. Don't know if it will be live streamed, but I'm guessing it will.
by anjali
Tue Jun 12, 2018 10:26 pm
Forum: News & Current Events
Topic: So, Anthony Bourdain...
Replies: 45
Views: 1129

Re: So, Anthony Bourdain...

Years ago I was discussing suicide with a therapist friend who made a comment I'll never forget, "How to kill the ego without harming the body?" "So, you ever heard of this guy, Siddhartha Gotama?" My friend had Buddhist sympathies, and would work with clients along pragmatic lines in a theraputic ...
by anjali
Tue Jun 12, 2018 8:04 pm
Forum: News & Current Events
Topic: So, Anthony Bourdain...
Replies: 45
Views: 1129

Re: So, Anthony Bourdain...

Queequeg wrote:
Tue Jun 12, 2018 6:56 pm
... Suicide seems to me a coarse impulse to end being. ...
Years ago I was discussing suicide with a therapist friend who made a comment I'll never forget, "How to kill the ego without harming the body?"
by anjali
Sat Jun 09, 2018 3:54 am
Forum: News & Current Events
Topic: So, Anthony Bourdain...
Replies: 45
Views: 1129

Re: So, Anthony Bourdain...

In addition to the two high-profile suicides mentioned, there was this just yesterday: Suicide rates [in US] are up 30 percent since 1999, CDC says . From the article: Nearly 45,000 people died by suicide in 2016, the CDC team found. ... Firearms were the most common method used. They were used in n...
by anjali
Thu Jun 07, 2018 9:07 pm
Forum: North America (USA & Canada)
Topic: 5th Annual USA Drikung Kagyu Monlam: June 9-10
Replies: 10
Views: 437

Re: 5th Annual USA Drikung Kagyu Monlam: June 9-10

conebeckham wrote:
Thu Jun 07, 2018 9:01 pm
Just down the road.......
Nice. Will you be attending? I'm driving in tomorrow.
by anjali
Thu Jun 07, 2018 8:54 pm
Forum: North America (USA & Canada)
Topic: 5th Annual USA Drikung Kagyu Monlam: June 9-10
Replies: 10
Views: 437

5th Annual USA Drikung Kagyu Monlam: June 9-10

I was surprised to not see this mentioned anywhere in Dharma Events (maybe I just missed it in my search). Don't know if it is going to be webcast.

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by anjali
Thu Jun 07, 2018 8:18 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Dharma Wheel (Engaged)
Replies: 30
Views: 1251

Re: Dharma Wheel (Engaged)

I don't know if you are familiar with Dan Carlin - he was a pioneer in podcasting and did a regular current events commentary podcast called "Common Sense" for years. He quit abruptly shortly after Trump was elected, without much explanation. He recently released a new pod cast to explain why he st...
by anjali
Wed Jun 06, 2018 8:13 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Mipham: Gelug = Svatantrika Madhyamaka
Replies: 153
Views: 4003

Re: Mipham: Gelug = Svatantrika Madhyamaka

The topic is Mipham: Gelug = Svatantrika Madhyamaka.

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by anjali
Wed Jun 06, 2018 8:02 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Dharma Wheel (Engaged)
Replies: 30
Views: 1251

Re: Dharma Wheel (Engaged)

For sure, but in fairness, I saw little good and some serious nastiness in there. That's a shame. It seems a learning opportunity was missed. I wonder whatever happened to the art of disagreeing respectfully? :shrug: (I've been reading a couple of very nice books on civility by P.M. Forni.) Mind yo...
by anjali
Tue Jun 05, 2018 7:09 pm
Forum: News & Current Events
Topic: Young monks lead revival of Buddhism in Mongolia...
Replies: 3
Views: 268

Young monks lead revival of Buddhism in Mongolia...

Young monks lead revival of Buddhism in Mongolia after years of repression . ...the repression, begun in the 1930s with the arrival of Communism, killed an estimated 17,000 monks, official figures show. At the time, most Mongolians were devout adherents to a form of Buddhism similar to that practic...
by anjali
Sat Jun 02, 2018 3:41 am
Forum: Lounge
Topic: authorization
Replies: 27
Views: 940

Re: authorization

Per OP's request, topic has been moved to the Lounge.
by anjali
Wed May 30, 2018 10:07 pm
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Kim Katami (Pema Rinpoche, the terton) dangerous?
Replies: 13
Views: 1581

Re: Open Heart/Kim Katami and Song of Vajra

The list of masters Kim claims have given him teachings should give anyone pause: Masters without a physical body Received teachings named after each master. You can find information of these mahasiddhas by web search. Mahasiddha Thirumular . My root guru. One of the legendary Shaivite saints. Autho...
by anjali
Sun May 20, 2018 10:01 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Barche Lamsel Visualization?
Replies: 29
Views: 852

Re: Barche Lamsel Visualization?

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Sun May 20, 2018 8:44 pm
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by anjali
Mon Apr 30, 2018 9:48 pm
Forum: Dharma in Everyday Life
Topic: Buddhist karma yoga
Replies: 11
Views: 536

Re: Buddhist karma yoga

In Yogananda's commentary on the Gita , the chapter on Karma Yoga has the following subheadings: Why is activity a necessary part of the Path ot Liberation? The nature of right action: Performing all works as oblations (yajna) Righteous duty, performed with nonattachement, is Godly How egoless actio...
by anjali
Sun Apr 29, 2018 5:02 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Intro and a question
Replies: 15
Views: 487

Re: Intro and a question

Savoir wrote:
Sun Apr 29, 2018 4:44 am
Hi anjali,

Thank you for your reply and welcoming message. The Kagyu centre in my area is the Kagyu Samye Dzong, a branch of the Kagyu Samye Ling Monastery in Scotland.
:thumbsup:
by anjali
Sun Apr 29, 2018 1:17 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello everyone
Replies: 3
Views: 180

Re: Hello everyone

Greetings and welcome to Dharma Wheel! There are a variety of Buddhist traditions. This board is dedicated to Mahayana & Vajrayana Buddhism. Dharma Wheel has a sister site, Dhamma Wheel , dedicated to the Theravada tradition. You may want to check that one out as well, if you are trying to figure ou...

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