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by adya
Sat Oct 18, 2014 3:52 pm
Forum: Media
Topic: Chod chanting by Kunze Chimed
Replies: 0
Views: 411

Chod chanting by Kunze Chimed

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O104DsP3HwU Posted by blessing dakini on YouTube: Chod ( Cutting-off Ego) Text sutra -Dedicating the illusory body to accumulate merit. This practice composed by Gyalwa Ensapa and his spiritual heirs, and Panchen Lobsang Choegyan, the accomplished meditator Lobsang N...
by adya
Wed Oct 15, 2014 12:26 am
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Love and Liberation: Sera Khandro's Autobiography
Replies: 0
Views: 491

Love and Liberation: Sera Khandro's Autobiography

The book Love and Liberation: Autobiographical Writings of the Tibetan Buddhist Visionary Sera Khandro has finally been released. :twothumbsup: From Amazon: Love and Liberation reads the autobiographical and biographical writings of one of the few Tibetan Buddhist women to record the story of her li...
by adya
Wed Oct 15, 2014 12:04 am
Forum: Engaged Buddhism
Topic: 5 Things You Didn't Know About Slavery
Replies: 0
Views: 585

5 Things You Didn't Know About Slavery

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Slavery Written by Michael Hayworth Posted on Care2.com: http://www.care2.com/causes/5-things-you-didnt-know-about-slavery.html Extremists groups in Iraq, cotton in Asia, conflict minerals in Africa, the humble prawn and the farms of America’s deep south. Struggling t...
by adya
Tue Oct 14, 2014 11:53 pm
Forum: Engaged Buddhism
Topic: Buddhist Charities
Replies: 19
Views: 6348

Re: Buddhist Charities

I know this is a bit late in terms of the OP's question, but I wanted to add this to the list in case anyone else is interested in donating to a Buddhist charity. Founded by Bhikku Bodhi, Buddhist Global Relief provides direct food aid to people afflicted by hunger and malnutrition, promotes ecologi...
by adya
Mon Oct 13, 2014 5:30 am
Forum: Engaged Buddhism
Topic: Merit Building -- Weekly/Daily Meritorious Actions
Replies: 11
Views: 1739

Re: Merit Building -- Weekly/Daily Meritorious Actions

Hey Jesse, Another way to build merit is through Care2.com. It's a social action network that allows users to support non-profit agencies worldwide through petitions and a free click-to-donate system. Issues range from human rights, animal welfare, to protecting the environment: http://www.care2.com/
by adya
Mon Oct 13, 2014 4:39 am
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Origins of this Prayer
Replies: 7
Views: 697

Re: Origins of this Prayer

In case anyone's interested, here's the Song of Devotion for Kunkhyen Longchenpa (Gyang Lu) sung by Urgyen Dorje Lama. It's from the Shower of Blessings CD:

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by adya
Sun Oct 05, 2014 6:12 am
Forum: Media
Topic: Music time
Replies: 1441
Views: 118035

Re: Music time

TRC wrote:This is Ali Farka Touré, legendary Malian musician. Unfortunately no longer with us in this format.

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Now that's what I call down-home African blues. Thanks!
by adya
Sun Oct 05, 2014 6:07 am
Forum: Media
Topic: Music time
Replies: 1441
Views: 118035

Re: Music time

Mkoll wrote:Here's some totally not chill-out electronic dance music. A very dark track.

The Green Martian - Industry

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Hey, that was sweet. It reminds me of the house music I used to listen to when I was a kid. Thanks for sharing.
by adya
Sat Oct 04, 2014 1:38 am
Forum: Media
Topic: Music time
Replies: 1441
Views: 118035

Re: Music time

Here's some chill-out electronica to get you through the weekend: Buddha Lounge, Vol. 4. Enjoy!

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by adya
Thu Oct 02, 2014 5:10 pm
Forum: Media
Topic: Music time
Replies: 1441
Views: 118035

Re: Music time

Lama Wangchuk: Himalayan Spirit (Prayers from the Kagyu tradition)

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by adya
Fri Aug 03, 2012 8:56 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Wearing mantra amulets
Replies: 11
Views: 2178

Re: Wearing mantra amulets

Is there a special method of folding the mantra so that it doesn't cause any potential obstacles? :namaste: Hi Femme, Yes, there is a proper way of writing out and then folding up such an amulet. Apart from that, typically they are wrapped in brocade or some nice fabric and/or placed inside a gau. ...
by adya
Fri Aug 03, 2012 2:53 am
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Wearing mantra amulets
Replies: 11
Views: 2178

Re: Wearing mantra amulets

Also, would it be (im)proper to wear such an amulet while you're sleeping? I don't belief so, not in itself. However, it is bad to lie on the amulet which can happen by accident while you sleep. Interesting. Well I'm a bit of wild sleeper. I toss and turn and such. So I guess the best thing for me ...
by adya
Fri Aug 03, 2012 1:33 am
Forum: Games & Humour
Topic: Funny cats
Replies: 3
Views: 1984

Funny cats

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by adya
Fri Aug 03, 2012 1:29 am
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Wearing mantra amulets
Replies: 11
Views: 2178

Wearing mantra amulets

Hey guys, I have a question about wearing mantra amulets. Let's say, for example, you've written or printed out a copy of the Vajra Guru mantra with gold ink on blue paper and you wanted to wear it around your neck as an amulet. Is there a special method of folding the mantra so that it doesn't caus...
by adya
Thu Aug 02, 2012 8:11 am
Forum: Games & Humour
Topic: Buddha and squirrel
Replies: 1
Views: 985

Buddha and squirrel

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by adya
Wed Aug 01, 2012 6:45 pm
Forum: Media
Topic: Music time
Replies: 1441
Views: 118035

Re: Music time

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by adya
Wed Aug 01, 2012 6:28 pm
Forum: Nyingma
Topic: Throma Nagmo Teachings by Lama Tharchin Rinpoche
Replies: 31
Views: 5306

Re: Throma Nagmo Teachings by Lama Tharchin Rinpoche

Lama Tharchin Rinpoche is teaching in Los Angeles on Dudjom Lingpa's Throma Nagmo, August 10-12. You can attend live http://blackdakini.net/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; Or register to receive the teachings remotely, via live streaming: http://us4.campaign-archive1.com/?u=0f7caeca...
by adya
Tue Jul 31, 2012 9:37 pm
Forum: Dharma in Everyday Life
Topic: Where to buy fine tibetan paper and gold inc?
Replies: 4
Views: 686

Re: Where to buy fine tibetan paper and gold inc?

Hi, you can get handmade Tibetan paper from Tibetanpaper.com. You can also purchase blue Nepalese Lokta Paper for $4.95 and a Sakura Gold Ink Calligraphy Marker for as low as $1.59 on Amazon. Good luck!
by adya
Tue Jul 31, 2012 3:48 am
Forum: Media
Topic: Zenju's Path - African American and Zen
Replies: 1
Views: 459

Re: Zenju's Path - African American and Zen

That was a really cool documentary, thanks for posting. Jan Willis is another African-American Buddhist. She's Professor of Religion at Wesleyan University and practices within the Gelugpa tradition:

http://jwillis.faculty.wesleyan.edu/

:namaste: