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by greentreee
Tue Feb 03, 2015 9:17 am
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Understanding of karma
Replies: 23
Views: 5056

Re: Understanding of karma

Part of the problem with the teaching of karma in the west is that is has been subtly linked with reward and punishment. Inevitable given the wests connection to judeo/christian thought. However, I try to look at it and explain it to others as being not really any different than say, the law of gra...
by greentreee
Tue Feb 03, 2015 8:30 am
Forum: Media
Topic: Music time
Replies: 3163
Views: 363957

Re: Music time

odysseus wrote:Hi, I believe Megadeth are some kind of Buddhists. :mrgreen: *dead cool*

https://www.facebook.com/aigurung/posts ... 5673715520
I don't have Facebook, but from what I remember, Dave Mustaine of Megadeath is a Born Again Christian and after checking wikipedia, he was born a Jehovah's Witness.
by greentreee
Sat Jan 10, 2015 7:15 am
Forum: Media
Topic: Music time
Replies: 3163
Views: 363957

Re: Music time

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LFasFq4GJYM

for a woman's perspective i suppose... :woohoo:
by greentreee
Sat Jan 10, 2015 6:12 am
Forum: Media
Topic: Music time
Replies: 3163
Views: 363957

Re: Music time

on a completely different note…

for the matriarchs out there/on here ha1

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zM0XDSkFLYg
by greentreee
Sat Jan 10, 2015 5:40 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: just sayin' hi, from N. Ontario
Replies: 7
Views: 1617

Re: just sayin' hi, from N. Ontario

just thought i'd say hi again.

been away for what looks like 2 years now. Finally got a hard copy of the wei shi lun by wei tat and doing other things in life.

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by greentreee
Sat Jan 10, 2015 4:38 am
Forum: Media
Topic: Music time
Replies: 3163
Views: 363957

Re: Music time

The video function is alright again, but since I have many songs I'll post them the old-fashioned way. :tongue: There is a small town in northern Germany called "Leer" which is "empty" in English. They can be happy there: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C0kHa39dWN4 Youtube is full of happy-songs fro...
by greentreee
Wed Jan 07, 2015 6:51 am
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Is Dzogchen only accidentally Buddhist?
Replies: 166
Views: 24245

Re: Is Dzogchen only accidentally Buddhist?

:offtopic:

accident buddha?
dzogcen is only being
the yogis prove it!

:focus:
by greentreee
Fri Sep 28, 2012 5:22 am
Forum: Media
Topic: Music time
Replies: 3163
Views: 363957

Re: Music time

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0gZ1U56-uDg why do i post these? i don't know, but i must admit that i was saddened that Oasis was unable to perform in China after BJork's performance. i could provide links about how the destruction of the environment has created such animosity regarding political s...
by greentreee
Fri Sep 28, 2012 2:22 am
Forum: Media
Topic: Music time
Replies: 3163
Views: 363957

Re: Music time

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Aas1sQLJL8A

"my karma just ran over your dogma, i can feel your pain." david lee roth
by greentreee
Thu Sep 27, 2012 9:11 pm
Forum: Media
Topic: Music time
Replies: 3163
Views: 363957

Re: Music time

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3HHQ11HOZwM http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hSHo6TjL1J8&feature=related http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PPbZEEZme6Y hopes and wishes for Eddy Van Halen p.s. sorry i don't know how to post the actual vid, i'm on dial up, and can't stand the wait for the image/link to app...
by greentreee
Thu Sep 27, 2012 6:49 pm
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Yogacara and dzogchen
Replies: 394
Views: 46268

Re: Yogacara and dzogchen

The Nyingma School of Tibetan Buddhism: It's Fundamentals and History by Dudjom Rinpoche & Jikdrel Yeshe Dorje Chapter 8 The Superiority of Atiyoga, the Great Perfection Thirdly, [following Mahayoga and Anuyoga,] there is the explanation of the definitive order of Atiyoga, the Great Perfection, whic...
by greentreee
Wed Sep 26, 2012 8:59 pm
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Yogacara and dzogchen
Replies: 394
Views: 46268

Re: Yogacara and dzogchen

byamspa wrote:Energizer bunny thread...it keeps going and going and going....
funny you mention that, in some ways, this does seem like a tortoise and hare debate about where or more appropriately, what, the end is, and who'll get there first!
by greentreee
Fri Sep 21, 2012 8:09 pm
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Six Types Of Mindfulness in Dzogchen?
Replies: 10
Views: 3315

Re: Six Types Of Mindfulness in Dzogchen?

http://www.rigpawiki.org/index.php?title=Sixteen_bhumis" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; Sixteen bhumis (Wyl. sa bcu drug) — Perfect Joy (Skt. pramuditābhūmi; Tib. rabtu gawa; Wyl. rab tu dga’ ba) Immaculate / Stainless (Skt. vimalābhūmi; Tib. drima mepa; Wyl. dri ma med pa) Luminous ...
by greentreee
Wed Sep 19, 2012 6:04 pm
Forum: Academic Discussion
Topic: Record of Pointing at the Moon
Replies: 2
Views: 1128

Re: Record of Pointing at the Moon

Hi, I probably went looking for them once, and didn't have any luck. There may be store in taiwan or hong kong though, that have chinese versions. I have spent some time over the last 15 years trying to collect english translations of the book Master Nan mentions in Working Towards Enlightenment, as...
by greentreee
Wed Sep 19, 2012 4:10 pm
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Yogacara and dzogchen
Replies: 394
Views: 46268

Re: Yogacara and dzogchen

From CH'ENG WEI-SHIH LUN The Doctrine of Mere-Consciousness By Hsuan Tsang translated by Wei Tat http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cheng_Weishi_Lun" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; (pdf link at the bottom of the page) page 671, The Two Barriers 1. Avaranas The barrier of vexing passions (Kl...
by greentreee
Sat Jun 09, 2012 7:52 pm
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Institutional Buddhism
Replies: 650
Views: 64991

Re: Institutional Buddhism

asunthatneversets wrote:
uan wrote:
really? very linear concept. I guess we only have this one life then the flame goes out forever.
All concepts are linear.

concepts are of mind,
as we move through precious time.
what's back there, is fine.

breath well.
by greentreee
Tue Jun 05, 2012 11:29 pm
Forum: Sūtra Studies
Topic: Avatamsaka Sutra
Replies: 152
Views: 46380

Re: Avatamsaka Sutra

http://www.4shared.com/office/s4vxWvxr/the_flower_ornament_sutra_tran.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; stumbled on it the other day, after noticing a few links in the thread were dead. it's nice to find since i bought Cleary's Vol. 1 a couple years ago and haven't yet read it and ...
by greentreee
Sat Jun 02, 2012 7:42 pm
Forum: Sūtra Studies
Topic: A Yogācārabhūmi-śāstra translation project?
Replies: 24
Views: 9108

Re: A Yogācārabhūmi-śāstra translation project?

How different is this from Buddhist Phenomenology: A Philosophical Investigation of Yogacara Buddhism and the Ch'eng Wei-shih Lun (Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism) [Paperback] by Dan Lusthaus? That had 5 translations of each verse with background. :thanks: it does look similar, the main diff...
by greentreee
Sat Jun 02, 2012 5:50 pm
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Dzogchen and the Two Stages
Replies: 101
Views: 16016

Re: Dzogchen and the Two Stages

Accumulating merit or using conceptual methods is like making a candle, while the Dzogchen pointing-out instruction is like lighting the candle. You must have both - the candle and a match - to illuminate the darkness. With inadequate merit, you can pehraps recognize mind essence, but the recogniti...
by greentreee
Fri Jun 01, 2012 7:12 pm
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Dzogchen, Buddhism and culture
Replies: 46
Views: 8311

Re: Institutional Buddhism

ChNNR said today using other cultures/religions as secondary support material is OK but not as the main (dominant) point of view and that mixing up things into a(n ecclectic) mix is like the famous "Milanese Soup" where you throw in whatever ideology into the pot which he said is not his teaching a...

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