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by sangyey
Sat Jan 18, 2020 3:29 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Role of meditative absorption in Tibetan Buddhism
Replies: 33
Views: 1287

Re: Role of meditative absorption in Tibetan Buddhism

Maybe I'm not remembering correctly but I thought the jhanas are accessible after the 6th stage of shamatha. stage 5 is still divided concentration, stage 6 is much less divided as subtle obstacles begin to be overcome. 7, 8, 9 are all varying degrees of one pointed concentration - 7 and 8 still ha...
by sangyey
Thu Jan 16, 2020 4:20 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Role of meditative absorption in Tibetan Buddhism
Replies: 33
Views: 1287

Re: Role of meditative absorption in Tibetan Buddhism

Isn’t there something like the nine stages of meditation which when complete is the ‘single pointed concentration of the desire realm’ and then after that comes the Jhanas? And then in the same breath once you have attained the first Jhana that is enough for liberation if you wanted to stop there?
by sangyey
Mon Dec 23, 2019 4:35 pm
Forum: Mahāyāna Buddhism
Topic: Tibetan Medicine resource
Replies: 8
Views: 257

Re: Tibetan Medicine resource

Library of Tibetan Classics has ‘Mirror of Beryl - A Historical Introduction to Tibetan Medicine.’
by sangyey
Sat Sep 21, 2019 11:50 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Samaya (3 years)
Replies: 7
Views: 578

Re: Samaya (3 years)

Thank you for the replies.
by sangyey
Sat Sep 21, 2019 4:24 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Samaya (3 years)
Replies: 7
Views: 578

Samaya (3 years)

Hello, I was wondering if anyone knows if Samaya that has been broken after three years can not be repaired? I was reading somewhere in Treasury of Precious Qualities that there were 4 kinds of breach and the last kind had something like the time of day being broken down into segments and something ...
by sangyey
Sat Aug 31, 2019 8:43 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Favorite Book
Replies: 22
Views: 1232

Re: Favorite Book

Tsongkhapa’s Lam Rim Volumes 1,2, and 3.

Patrul Rinpoche’s Words of my Perfect Teacher.
by sangyey
Fri Aug 30, 2019 2:50 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: mental factors
Replies: 1
Views: 180

Re: mental factors

Library of Tibetan Classics just released ‘Ornament of Abhidharma.’ I’ve been studying a little about the mental factors from there.
by sangyey
Fri Aug 16, 2019 12:09 am
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: texts/teachings on problems of alcohol
Replies: 16
Views: 1027

Re: texts/teachings on problems of alcohol

I briefly came across something from the Library of Tibetan Classics - ‘Ornament of Abhidharma’ where it was discussed in context.
by sangyey
Thu Jul 18, 2019 12:03 am
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Question on Vajrasattva
Replies: 5
Views: 593

Re: Question on Vajrasattva

Thank you for the replies.
by sangyey
Wed Jul 17, 2019 1:39 am
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Question on Vajrasattva
Replies: 5
Views: 593

Question on Vajrasattva

Hello,

I was just wondering if Vajrasattva is Samanthabadra or Vajrapani?

Thank you.
by sangyey
Mon Jun 03, 2019 8:35 pm
Forum: Sūtra Studies
Topic: Refuge in the Sutras
Replies: 5
Views: 438

Re: Refuge in the Sutras

Thank you for the clarification and replies.
by sangyey
Mon Jun 03, 2019 12:35 am
Forum: Sūtra Studies
Topic: Refuge in the Sutras
Replies: 5
Views: 438

Refuge in the Sutras

Hello,

I was wondering and wanted to ask if Refuge is talked about in the Sutras or if it is something that was devised later?

Thank you.
by sangyey
Fri Feb 08, 2019 10:50 pm
Forum: Nyingma
Topic: Empowerments are for life?
Replies: 53
Views: 4077

Re: Empowerments are for life?

Is there something about having three years to repair a Samaya otherwise it’s not repairable?

Thank you.
by sangyey
Sat Nov 17, 2018 12:55 am
Forum: Mahāyāna Buddhism
Topic: Bodhicharyavatara - study tips
Replies: 6
Views: 535

Re: Bodhicharyavatara - study tips

You could try memorizing it.
by sangyey
Fri Oct 05, 2018 9:07 pm
Forum: Language
Topic: Samadhi
Replies: 2
Views: 511

Re: Samadhi

Awesome! Thanks for the reply.
by sangyey
Thu Oct 04, 2018 11:57 pm
Forum: Language
Topic: Samadhi
Replies: 2
Views: 511

Samadhi

Hello,

Is Samadhi a Pali word or a Sanskrit word?

If it is a Sanskrit word is it different than Dhyana?

Thank you.
by sangyey
Fri Sep 21, 2018 10:02 pm
Forum: Wellness, Diet and Fitness
Topic: Memory - improvement techniques
Replies: 13
Views: 1351

Re: Memory - improvement techniques

Thank you!
by sangyey
Fri Sep 21, 2018 3:50 pm
Forum: Wellness, Diet and Fitness
Topic: Memory - improvement techniques
Replies: 13
Views: 1351

Re: Memory - improvement techniques

What version of the Amitabha Sutra did you memorize Monlam Tharchin?
by sangyey
Fri Aug 31, 2018 6:10 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Dissolution of the Deity
Replies: 7
Views: 662

Dissolution of the Deity

Hello, In regards to the generation and completion stages when the deity is dissolved does that pertain to the generation stage or the completion stage? I had thought that it pertained to the start of the completion stage but after coming across some other sources they said that it was at the end of...
by sangyey
Mon Jun 25, 2018 11:19 pm
Forum: Gelug
Topic: Tsongkhapa Short Mantra
Replies: 2
Views: 701

Re: Tsongkhapa Short Mantra

Awesome, thank you!

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