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by Virgo
Tue Apr 24, 2018 11:37 pm
Forum: Kagyu
Topic: Lama Tsultrim facebook live teachings this week
Replies: 1
Views: 38

Re: Lama Tsultrim facebook live teachings this week

Lhasa wrote:
Tue Apr 24, 2018 10:08 pm
Not sure where to put this....
Usually we use this forum for events:

https://www.dharmawheel.net/viewforum.php?f=82

The Kagyu Forum is fine also.

:namaste: Kevin
by Virgo
Tue Apr 24, 2018 10:59 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: Jim Jefferies Gun Control Bit
Replies: 3
Views: 78

Re: Jim Jefferies Gun Control Bit

Jeff H wrote:
Tue Apr 24, 2018 4:30 pm
I especially liked the comparison with taking away the rights of "responsible slave owners".
Yes, I enjoyed that part.

Virgo...
by Virgo
Tue Apr 24, 2018 10:58 pm
Forum: North America (USA & Canada)
Topic: Venerable Drubpön Lama Karma @ Tara Mandala
Replies: 3
Views: 122

Re: Venerable Drubpön Lama Karma @ Tara Mandala

"Venerable retreat master (drubpön) Lama Karma was born in eastern Bhutan and joined the Long-Nying Chöling Monastery at a young age. His root teacher was Lama Naljorpa, the great yogi of mahamudra and Dzogchen, from whom he received numerous vows, empowerments, instructions and oral transmissions,...
by Virgo
Tue Apr 24, 2018 3:57 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: Jim Jefferies Gun Control Bit
Replies: 3
Views: 78

Re: Jim Jefferies Gun Control Bit

He made some good points, hey?

Kevin
by Virgo
Tue Apr 24, 2018 2:30 am
Forum: Lounge
Topic: Jim Jefferies Gun Control Bit
Replies: 3
Views: 78

Jim Jefferies Gun Control Bit

Golden:





Kevin
by Virgo
Tue Apr 24, 2018 1:01 am
Forum: Media
Topic: Music time
Replies: 1722
Views: 142086

Re: Music time



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by Virgo
Tue Apr 24, 2018 12:29 am
Forum: North America (USA & Canada)
Topic: Venerable Drubpön Lama Karma @ Tara Mandala
Replies: 3
Views: 122

Re: Venerable Drubpön Lama Karma @ Tara Mandala

• Endless Knot Padmasambhava Treasure Retreat June 27 – July 4
I might be able to make this one. Thanks clinno.

Kevin
by Virgo
Mon Apr 23, 2018 6:17 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: DNA TESTS
Replies: 40
Views: 461

Re: DNA TESTS

So, I had my DNA ancestry test done as a birthday present recently. Armed with the results and my family tree I can now confirm that I am mostly Irish (from around Tipperary, rural poor) almost a third Austrian (Vienna, bastard royalty), about a fifth English (Yorkshire), and the rest mostly Scandi...
by Virgo
Sun Apr 22, 2018 4:48 pm
Forum: News & Current Events
Topic: US and Allies Launch Strikes on Syria
Replies: 342
Views: 4268

Re: US and Allies Launch Strikes on Syria

Malcolm wrote:
Sun Apr 22, 2018 3:41 pm
We'll deal with Trump -- looking like he is very possibly going to be brought down by a porn star...fitting for such a man.
When you live a disgusting life full of deceit and terrible actions, it all comes out.

Kevin
by Virgo
Sun Apr 22, 2018 4:35 pm
Forum: Media
Topic: John Iadarola Goes "True North"
Replies: 5
Views: 173

Re: John Iadarola Goes "True North"

Bristollad wrote:
Sat Apr 21, 2018 9:24 am
Thanks! I quite enjoy John's musings on the Young Turks.
Yes, everybody loves John.

Kevin :namaste:
by Virgo
Sat Apr 21, 2018 4:06 am
Forum: Media
Topic: Music time
Replies: 1722
Views: 142086

Re: Music time



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by Virgo
Sat Apr 21, 2018 2:05 am
Forum: Media
Topic: John Iadarola Goes "True North"
Replies: 5
Views: 173

Re: John Iadarola Goes "True North"

The Young Turks uploaded the first episode to youtube:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2trf-zvslbY

In it John and Chavala visit Tromso.

Kevin
by Virgo
Fri Apr 20, 2018 9:26 pm
Forum: Media
Topic: John Iadarola Goes "True North"
Replies: 5
Views: 173

Re: John Iadarola Goes "True North"

Bristollad wrote:
Fri Apr 20, 2018 9:02 pm
Only available in the USA
That is disappointing. Sorry Bristollad, I would have written that if I had known. :namaste:

Kevin
by Virgo
Fri Apr 20, 2018 7:24 pm
Forum: Media
Topic: John Iadarola Goes "True North"
Replies: 5
Views: 173

John Iadarola Goes "True North"

WATCH: John Iadarola Goes "True North"



https://www.go90.com/placements/AeSQKsFy3Y1
by Virgo
Fri Apr 20, 2018 3:28 pm
Forum: Nyingma
Topic: Garchen Nyingtig Yabshi Germany 2018 Questions
Replies: 63
Views: 3487

Re: Garchen Nyingtig Yabshi Germany 2018 Questions

When someone asked Tulku Pema Wangyal about the benefits of this transmission... he said... the benefits will appear during one's journey in the bardo. I don't mean to sound dismissing, but when I hear someone tell me that the benefits of a given practice will be reaped during bardo - I am not inte...
by Virgo
Thu Apr 19, 2018 3:49 am
Forum: Academic Discussion
Topic: On Buddhism and Nominalism
Replies: 50
Views: 4239

Re: On Buddhism and Nominalism

What exactly is a "real" number? I'm still studying discrete mathematics in the context of computer science but I find things such as the set-theoretic definition of numbers strikingly reminiscent and compatible with Buddhism. A real number is by definition something that must be defined on the bas...
by Virgo
Thu Apr 19, 2018 2:28 am
Forum: Media
Topic: Music time
Replies: 1722
Views: 142086

Re: Music time




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by Virgo
Wed Apr 18, 2018 1:35 am
Forum: Meditation
Topic: Help on shamatha
Replies: 25
Views: 692

Re: Help on shamatha

Does anyone have any advice given by great masters or rinpoche on their advice for Shamatha meditation? I’m currently doing it on a daily basis. Also , what does Shamatha aim to achieve ultimately ? There are nine stages. First three are the most practical/important. This can be learned at most TB ...
by Virgo
Tue Apr 17, 2018 9:07 pm
Forum: News & Current Events
Topic: US and Allies Launch Strikes on Syria
Replies: 342
Views: 4268

Re: US and Allies Launch Strikes on Syria

What's your opinion on Wilsonian Globalism? Well we don't live in an isolated dimension. Kevin You were worried about the immaturity of human beings, so what is a more mature way to engage in internationalism in your opinion? I am not worried about the immaturity of human beings. My primary focus a...
by Virgo
Tue Apr 17, 2018 5:12 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
Replies: 5
Views: 276

Re: The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao

amanitamusc wrote:
Tue Apr 17, 2018 10:26 am
He had hep c and was in lust with a stripper in the states but his real love was in Burma.
I hope he didn't pull an Oscar Wao?

Virgo