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by windsweptliberty
Wed Mar 01, 2017 5:14 am
Forum: Sūtra Studies
Topic: Bodhisattvas and Three Jewels
Replies: 1
Views: 909

Re: Bodhisattvas and Three Jewels

Such nobility and compassion in this.
by windsweptliberty
Fri Jun 07, 2013 6:28 pm
Forum: Dharma in Everyday Life
Topic: Walking Away
Replies: 21
Views: 2807

Re: Walking Away

It'd be better to make your spiritual quest and your family the same thing. Compassion is naturally felt for one's family due to nature, that's a good starting point for Compassion that transcends one's family, preferences etc. If we can't find the "spiritual" in the mundane aspects of life, it see...
by windsweptliberty
Fri Jun 07, 2013 1:17 am
Forum: Sūtra Studies
Topic: Sutta Central
Replies: 3
Views: 920

Re: Sutta Central

NICE! :thumbsup:
by windsweptliberty
Fri Feb 15, 2013 6:00 am
Forum: Media
Topic: Hyon Gak Sunim interviews Robert Thurman
Replies: 2
Views: 648

Re: Hyon Gak Sunim interviews Robert Thurman

Thank you for this. It is very interesting. :thumbsup:
by windsweptliberty
Sun Jan 20, 2013 7:36 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: i am new too
Replies: 7
Views: 1204

Re: i am new too

Helllllooooo! :hi:
by windsweptliberty
Sun Jan 20, 2013 7:34 pm
Forum: Games & Humour
Topic: Yes or No ...
Replies: 1014
Views: 91534

Re: Yes or No ...

No.
Have you ever wore your shoes on the wrong feet? :woohoo:
by windsweptliberty
Thu Jan 03, 2013 6:13 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Guru Rinpoche prediction
Replies: 8
Views: 3503

Re: Guru Rinpoche prediction

There was a time where i had a lot of interest in prophecies. Then, as the time passed and prophecies never happened, I concluded that: 1) prophecies are not real and will not happen, because: a) prophets do not have a real capacity to predict future (altought they see themselves as prophets)...b) ...
by windsweptliberty
Thu Jan 03, 2013 5:57 pm
Forum: Dharma in Everyday Life
Topic: How can you live completly under the Noble Eigthfold Path
Replies: 13
Views: 1884

Re: How can you live completly under the Noble Eigthfold Path

Kye ho! Listen with sympathy! With insight into your sorry worldly predicament, realising that nothing can last, that all is as dreamlike illusion, meaningless illusion provoking frustration and boredom, turn around and abandon your mundane pursuits. -Tilopa This life lasts 60 years on average and ...
by windsweptliberty
Thu Jan 03, 2013 5:52 pm
Forum: Nyingma
Topic: Possible Nyingma Kama Wangs
Replies: 85
Views: 10824

Re: Possible Nyingma Kama Wangs

Thank you for the information Yudron. I've put my name on the email list. :woohoo:
by windsweptliberty
Mon Dec 31, 2012 4:34 am
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: tibetan buddhist monasticism in the west
Replies: 88
Views: 11884

Re: tibetan buddhist monasticism in the west

This is an interesting thread, lots of good comments. I hope that all those obstacles do not obstruct and only slightly hinder the movement of monasticism in the west.
by windsweptliberty
Sun Dec 30, 2012 6:50 am
Forum: Pure Land
Topic: Reciting the Buddha's Name
Replies: 3
Views: 1438

Re: Reciting the Buddha's Name

What an essential component to practice. :twothumbsup:
by windsweptliberty
Sun Dec 30, 2012 6:39 am
Forum: Lounge
Topic: HAPPY NEW YEAR 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 585

Re: HAPPY NEW YEAR 2013

That was Nice. :heart:
by windsweptliberty
Sun Dec 30, 2012 6:36 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Simple
Replies: 3
Views: 819

Re: Simple

:hi:
by windsweptliberty
Sun Dec 23, 2012 4:04 am
Forum: Media
Topic: Hans Rosling: New Insights On Poverty
Replies: 2
Views: 650

Re: Hans Rosling: New Insights On Poverty

Very optimistic. Thank you. :popcorn:
by windsweptliberty
Sat Dec 22, 2012 4:07 am
Forum: Dharma in Everyday Life
Topic: Is Buddhism just as irrational as other beliefs?
Replies: 64
Views: 8457

Re: Is Buddhism just as irrational as other beliefs?

undefineable wrote:Or somewhere inbetween - rather than a mix of extremes
Your right. :twothumbsup:
by windsweptliberty
Fri Dec 21, 2012 10:16 pm
Forum: Dharma in Everyday Life
Topic: Is Buddhism just as irrational as other beliefs?
Replies: 64
Views: 8457

Re: Is Buddhism just as irrational as other beliefs?

Foaming monk, I always see a lot of thoughtful insight into your explainations! Thank you.
by windsweptliberty
Fri Dec 21, 2012 6:59 pm
Forum: Dharma in Everyday Life
Topic: Is Buddhism just as irrational as other beliefs?
Replies: 64
Views: 8457

Re: Is Buddhism just as irrational as other beliefs?

It's great that you are questioning. I think the answer lies in whether your interpretation of the dharma is literal of figurative - or a combination. :heart: My interpretation tends to lean towards the figurative side.
by windsweptliberty
Thu Dec 20, 2012 9:02 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: tibetan buddhist monasticism in the west
Replies: 88
Views: 11884

Re: tibetan buddhist monasticism in the west

I'm not a monk nor a nun but I would be interested in hearing what you have to say. Forgive my ignorance, but I was wondering what stlee tradition is?
by windsweptliberty
Thu Dec 20, 2012 5:11 am
Forum: Media
Topic: Writers on Dharma-related Topics
Replies: 1
Views: 495

Re: Writers on Dharma-related Topics

That's fantastic, there isn't that much young adult dharma fiction out there. :heart: Good Luck!
by windsweptliberty
Thu Dec 20, 2012 4:56 am
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: ego interference
Replies: 4
Views: 834

Re: ego interference

I have experienced somthing like that which I attribute to some sort of fear. I usually sit with it and remind my self that not even that is permenent. :heart: