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by Lucjan
Wed Apr 01, 2015 4:01 pm
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Samaya and switching traditions.
Replies: 30
Views: 6212

Re: Samaya and switching traditions.

Nobody has yet posted here any understanding of what the Dzogchen samaya actually is. There are four. If someone is really trying to follow the Dzogchen teachings and understands the Dzogchen samaya, then they would also know that it is exceedingly difficult to not break the Dzogchen samayas even if...
by Lucjan
Tue Jan 13, 2015 9:20 pm
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Understanding of karma
Replies: 23
Views: 4594

Re: Understanding of karma

Karma is the linkage of causes and their effects. There seems to always be a preoccupation with the effect side of the equation, particularly, AFTER the effect has ripened. This is typical human nature of humans in samsara. Objectively, until we are irreversibly self-realized, we will either be prod...
by Lucjan
Tue Jun 19, 2012 11:37 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: Buddhism about spirit guides
Replies: 66
Views: 13750

Re: Buddhism about spirit guides

There are a couple of considerations here. Soliciting a guide from the spirit realm for help with mundane issues is one thing, and soliciting a guide for spiritual issues is another thing. Usually, people try to get help for things that are already set in motion. This is like trying to un-ring a bel...
by Lucjan
Fri Jun 08, 2012 10:01 pm
Forum: Dharma in Everyday Life
Topic: Is 'Wholesome Conduct' in Sex a good Karma?
Replies: 65
Views: 10904

Re: Is 'Wholesome Conduct' in Sex a good Karma?

But if you feel desire, this is a form of attachment, Vajrayana or not. Desire is not really a form of attachment, even though the former commonly results in the latter. Desire is our playing field, the actual cause of our human dimension. Attachment is our ignorant reaction to desire. It is possib...

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