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by Mr. G
Thu May 17, 2018 3:47 pm
Forum: Dharma in Everyday Life
Topic: om Mani Padme Hung Meaning
Replies: 2
Views: 142

Re: om Mani Padme Hung Meaning

...Avalokitesvara whose mantra, often called for short "Mani" or "Six Syllables" (Yi-ge Drug-ma), is the universally known "Om Mani Padme Hum." These Sanskrit words have almost always been translated as "Hail to the Jewel in the Lotus," or something similar. However, we believe that, in origin, the...
by Mr. G
Thu May 10, 2018 4:43 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Podcast - Love Letters from Golok: A Tantric Couple in Modern Tibet
Replies: 4
Views: 379

Podcast - Love Letters from Golok: A Tantric Couple in Modern Tibet

Often when people think of Tibetan Buddhism they have a limited vision of that social reality, perhaps one that imagines monks sitting in meditation or focused on the Dalai Lama. Rarely is the historical role of female Buddhist masters central to one’s understanding of contemporary Tibetan life. In ...
by Mr. G
Tue Apr 24, 2018 2:22 pm
Forum: North America (USA & Canada)
Topic: Venerable Drubpön Lama Karma @ Tara Mandala
Replies: 8
Views: 586

Re: Venerable Drubpön Lama Karma @ Tara Mandala

This is the one I'm most looking forward to this year as well.
by Mr. G
Thu Apr 19, 2018 4:31 pm
Forum: Pure Land
Topic: Mark Blum - "Critically Reading the Tannisho"
Replies: 3
Views: 272

Re: Mark Blum - "Critically Reading the Tannisho"

Yeah, looking forward to his Tannisho Project.
by Mr. G
Sun Apr 08, 2018 4:38 pm
Forum: Pure Land
Topic: Books on Pure Land saints.
Replies: 3
Views: 254

Re: Books on Pure Land saints.

That is a great list Tatsuo!

I'd also like to add 'No Abode: The Record of Ippen' by Dennis Hirota
by Mr. G
Fri Apr 06, 2018 4:39 pm
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Buddhahood in This Life
Replies: 235
Views: 27852

Re: Buddhahood in This Life

krodha wrote:
Thu Mar 22, 2018 4:39 am
Who else is planning to go to Santa Fe? I am.
I'll be there 8-)
by Mr. G
Sat Mar 24, 2018 9:24 pm
Forum: Chod
Topic: Namkhai Norbu's Chöd?
Replies: 6
Views: 520

Re: Namkhai Norbu's Chöd?

Sorry to ask this again, but my post got conquered by other discussions, so I had to post this again, especially as I still haven't received an answer from Tara Mandela. Does anyone here have a copy of Namkhai Norbu's Chöd they could please send me through PM? I received the lung, but not the sadha...
by Mr. G
Fri Mar 02, 2018 5:25 pm
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Buddhahood in This Life
Replies: 235
Views: 27852

Re: Buddhahood in This Life

Malcolm wrote:
Thu Mar 01, 2018 8:23 pm
Mr. G wrote:
Thu Mar 01, 2018 7:44 pm
I don't use facebook. Is there an alternative way to register and pay?
You are registered. Make your donation at the door. :-)
Thanks! :thumbsup:
by Mr. G
Thu Mar 01, 2018 7:44 pm
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Buddhahood in This Life
Replies: 235
Views: 27852

Re: Buddhahood in This Life

I don't use facebook. Is there an alternative way to register and pay?
by Mr. G
Mon Feb 19, 2018 5:18 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Google Rigpa Tibetan Buddhist Calendar online this year?
Replies: 7
Views: 1357

Re: Google Rigpa Tibetan Buddhist Calendar online this year?

chimechodra wrote:
Sun Feb 18, 2018 7:33 pm
If you follow Namkhai Norbu Rinpoche, there's always Alendar: http://alendar.org/

It also has haircutting days as well as a large amount of other astrological advice.
It's a nice app. Hope they add Naga and Sang offering days.
by Mr. G
Thu Jan 25, 2018 9:09 pm
Forum: Academic Discussion
Topic: Monastic Tibetan Buddhists Fear Death More
Replies: 55
Views: 6393

Monastic Tibetan Buddhists Fear Death More

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/cogs.12590/full Abstract: It is an old philosophical idea that if the future self is literally different from the current self, one should be less concerned with the death of the future self (Parfit, 1984). This paper examines the relation between attitudes...
by Mr. G
Wed Jan 10, 2018 5:01 pm
Forum: Nyingma
Topic: Khenpo Sonam of Bhutan - Padgyal Lingpa lineage
Replies: 15
Views: 809

Re: Khenpo Sonam of Bhutan - Padgyal Lingpa lineage

For anyone in the U.S., this teaching will be given in Colorado this year by Drubpön Lama Karma: http://taramandala.org/programs/12497/endless-knot-padmasambhava-treasure-retreat/ Lama Karma was heart student of Terton Pedgyal Lingpa Rinpoche, and he served as the scribe for the entirety of Pedgyal ...
by Mr. G
Mon Jan 08, 2018 5:48 pm
Forum: Dharma Events
Topic: Lama Tsultrim Allione, Jan. 7
Replies: 49
Views: 2294

Re: Lama Tsultrim Allione, Jan. 7

:crying: How does one visualize themself as Tara then? Without Om Ah Hum going into you, what happens? You don't have to self generate to chant mantra. Lhasas suggestion sounds reasonable if you are dead serious about the practices. Last time I tried contacting them, they said nothing. Email them a...
by Mr. G
Thu Jan 04, 2018 6:29 pm
Forum: Shingon
Topic: Shingon fire ritual
Replies: 11
Views: 945

Re: Shingon fire ritual

Richard K. Payne wrote a nice book called 'Tantric Ritual of Japan; Feeding the Gods--The Shingon Fire Ritual'
by Mr. G
Fri Dec 29, 2017 6:06 pm
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Does Tarthang Tulku teach dzogchen?
Replies: 26
Views: 1433

Re: Does Tarthang Tulku teach dzogchen?

Whenever I spoke to his former students,I only heard about the karma yoga they did. They rarely saw him and he didn't teach much. He did however had them work quite a bit. I met a volunteer who did karma yoga for 6 months at his center in CA. They have a 60 hour work week. This person also mentione...
by Mr. G
Tue Dec 12, 2017 6:06 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: The Road Trip
Replies: 84
Views: 3831

Re: The Road Trip

Virgo wrote:
Mon Dec 11, 2017 11:32 pm
Major Thanks to Ben (Mr G). He was super nice. I have met a new friend. Thank you, Ben.
A pleasure, anytime! Thanks for coming up to visit. Hope you enjoyed the land.