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by Curious Layperson
Sat Mar 09, 2013 4:22 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: General book on Tibetan Buddhism for the non-practitioner?
Replies: 7
Views: 1052

Re: General book on Tibetan Buddhism for the non-practitione

Thank you - very helpful recommendations here.

Bow of gratitude
by Curious Layperson
Thu Mar 07, 2013 5:55 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: General book on Tibetan Buddhism for the non-practitioner?
Replies: 7
Views: 1052

General book on Tibetan Buddhism for the non-practitioner?

Hello, I attend Japanese and Korean Zen Centers in the US, but have studied East Asia (including Tibet) and am curious about Tibetan Buddhism. I know enough to know that its practices are closely tied to Tibetan culture, and any assumptions or attempts at understanding that I bring from Zen may not ...
by Curious Layperson
Thu Jan 17, 2013 7:36 pm
Forum: Zen
Topic: Five Mountain Zen Order & Paul Lynch
Replies: 230
Views: 39102

Re: Five Mountain Zen Order & Paul Lynch

jisahn Mujin, How's the weather in you part of the world today? Adam Tebbe says its true so you believe it. Besides, Adam is a shifty character who publicly revealed that he has done prison time. Don't be so petty with me, Miss Thing. Do the research that proves your point. Your website is very dar...
by Curious Layperson
Wed Dec 19, 2012 9:41 pm
Forum: Zen
Topic: Five Mountain Zen Order & Paul Lynch
Replies: 230
Views: 39102

Re: Five Mountain Zen Order & Paul Lynch

Dear Dharma Wheel, I know that "20-year-old-kid" (Wanji Dharma or Thích Đức Tâm). I know him well. He possesses what appears to be a photographic memory. He is a walking Sutra, able to quote, at length, passages from a wide variety of Buddhist texts. On top of that, he has a tremendous heart for pe...
by Curious Layperson
Mon Dec 17, 2012 2:47 pm
Forum: Zen
Topic: Five Mountain Zen Order & Paul Lynch
Replies: 230
Views: 39102

Re: Five Mountain Zen Order & Paul Lynch

Longtime reader and lurker commenting here - as a layperson curious about Zen, who does not live near many resources and must do some internet due diligence from time to time before trying something or spending money on programs, I think that discussions like these are very useful. A year or so ago ...