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by kalden yungdrung
Thu Oct 18, 2018 6:57 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Guru Rinpoche´s leaving of Tibet
Replies: 0
Views: 25

Guru Rinpoche´s leaving of Tibet

Tashi delek, Guru Rinpoche / Padmasambhava / Pema Yungne, the invited Indian Mahasiddha who visited Tibet once. The Tibetan Buddhist sources emphasize the role of Indian pandits in the introduction of Buddhism, notably the archetypal figure of the Mahasiddha ('Great Magician') Padmasambhava. =======...
by kalden yungdrung
Thu Oct 18, 2018 5:36 pm
Forum: Bön
Topic: Bön Chöd
Replies: 5
Views: 645

Re: Bön Chöd

Tashi delek,

Sorry, but even the spreader of this video clip (Amchi Ugyen Bhuti Yangton), could not give me additional information regarding the place in Tibet and the related persons in blue.

by kalden yungdrung
Thu Oct 18, 2018 11:34 am
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Tibetan Culture and History
Replies: 69
Views: 2071

Re: Tibetan Culture and History

Tashi delek, A Tibetan Mountain Yogi returns after 20 years of retreat into the illusionary living world, of today. Lama Govinda is a Tulku. His mother lied to 3 Monks who were looking for this Tulku. Tulku Govinda was the only son so his mother did not want to give him away. But the Village Lama kn...
by kalden yungdrung
Thu Oct 18, 2018 11:19 am
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Guru Rinpoche As...
Replies: 15
Views: 503

Re: Guru Rinpoche As...

Tashi delek M, Then please explain the meaning of Dorje Drolo, who is sitting on a tiger. Agree there are a lot of interpretations and some are valid and some not. Seems to be that this emanation of Guru Rinpoche is one of the most unclear guises of him. Explain? Not sure I can do that. Dorje Drolo...
by kalden yungdrung
Thu Oct 18, 2018 11:15 am
Forum: Mahāyāna Buddhism
Topic: No end to samsara?
Replies: 47
Views: 1236

Re: No end to samsara?

Crazywisdom wrote:
Thu Oct 18, 2018 11:09 am


Samsara is not without a cause. The cause of Samsara is part of the four noble truths.
Here was spoken / explained that Mind has no cause.
Samsara and al dualisms inside Samsara have a cause and result based on :

- Poisitive Karma
- Negative Karma
- Neutral Karma
by kalden yungdrung
Thu Oct 18, 2018 10:39 am
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Guru Rinpoche As...
Replies: 15
Views: 503

Re: Guru Rinpoche As...

Saw also that Dorje Drolo would be the manifestation of Crazy Wisdom that Guru Rinpoche used to break concepts and stiff ideas. sorry to question another common possible misconception, but I've read a number of Drolo sadhanas and commentaries. I've never seen "crazy wisdom" ('chol ba'i ye shes?) me...
by kalden yungdrung
Thu Oct 18, 2018 10:35 am
Forum: Language
Topic: Tibetan words
Replies: 33
Views: 1531

Re: Tibetan words

by kalden yungdrung
Thu Oct 18, 2018 10:21 am
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Guru Rinpoche As...
Replies: 15
Views: 503

Re: Guru Rinpoche As...

Tashi delek, We know the 8 Manifestations of Guru Rinpoche, but i have also many times seen the Blue Guru Rinpoche as the Medicine Buddha. Etc. But there are 8 main surrounding figures, plus Pema Jungne in the centre. Who is wearing the pointy red hat? :reading: How many names can we give the perso...
by kalden yungdrung
Thu Oct 18, 2018 10:19 am
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Remedy Gyalpo
Replies: 41
Views: 1919

Re: Remedy Gyalpo

but it doesn't matter let 100000000 demos be ... you will die one day anyway ... this body will perish preparing mind with compassion, loving kindness and stable meditation or even better direct experience of emptiness is what will protect you after death this is real focus of the path 4 activities...
by kalden yungdrung
Thu Oct 18, 2018 10:06 am
Forum: Lounge
Topic: NATURE
Replies: 29
Views: 585

Re: NATURE

Tashi delek, Animals can be sometimes as smart as humans. ============= A crow was given a puzzle that involves 8 different pieces that the bird is able to see individually. The bird is then shown all the pieces together in one area, and the bird must then figure out how to use all the pieces to ret...
by kalden yungdrung
Thu Oct 18, 2018 8:29 am
Forum: Lounge
Topic: NATURE
Replies: 29
Views: 585

Re: NATURE

Tashi delek, Ko Ko, can talk by signs. She knows about 500 signs to express himself. This gorilla has emotions and other feelings, which he can express. Ko Ko died recently. =================== Koko the Gorilla uses sign language to communicate with people, the depth of her ability to communicate is...
by kalden yungdrung
Thu Oct 18, 2018 7:59 am
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Guru Rinpoche As...
Replies: 15
Views: 503

Re: Guru Rinpoche As...

- Guru Dorje Drolo (Wylie: gu ru rDo-rje gro-lod, Skrt: Guru Vajra ?) the fierce manifestation of Vajrakilaya (wrathful Vajrasattva) known as "Diamond Guts", the comforter of all, imprinting the elements with Wisdom-Treasure. Yes, these are all different "aspects" or manifestations of Guru Rinpoche...
by kalden yungdrung
Thu Oct 18, 2018 7:30 am
Forum: Lounge
Topic: NATURE
Replies: 29
Views: 585

Re: NATURE

Tashi delek,

Perfect Master... a masterpiece in itself... (Black-headed phoceus - ploceus melanocephalus)

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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black-headed_weaver
by kalden yungdrung
Wed Oct 17, 2018 7:42 pm
Forum: Language
Topic: idea to translate the word dharma
Replies: 5
Views: 190

Re: idea to translate the word dharma

i think i came up with a good translation of the word "dharma" which is polysemantic and thus defies any literal translation. but how about: fundament i think that captures many of the nuances of the word. PS Fundament-bums doesn't sound as kick-ass as 'dharma-bums' but no translation is perfect i ...
by kalden yungdrung
Wed Oct 17, 2018 6:39 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Why did you choose vajrayana buddhism?
Replies: 14
Views: 528

Re: Why did you choose vajrayana buddhism?

Mirror wrote:
Tue Oct 16, 2018 2:58 pm
Why did you choose vajrayana buddhism?
Due to the level of understanding.
by kalden yungdrung
Wed Oct 17, 2018 6:15 pm
Forum: Wellness, Diet and Fitness
Topic: A better world
Replies: 92
Views: 4815

Re: A better world

Tashi delek, The reality of the back grounds of the steak on the plate can be horrible. A better world is for many Buddhists a vegetarian diet with all the complications a vegetarian can have regarding the missing of some nutritions. Some take that easy, and compensate those missing elements with Vi...
by kalden yungdrung
Wed Oct 17, 2018 5:39 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Guru Rinpoche As...
Replies: 15
Views: 503

Re: Guru Rinpoche As...

Tashi delek, We know the 8 Manifestations of Guru Rinpoche, but i have also many times seen the Blue Guru Rinpoche as the Medicine Buddha. ==================== 8_Manifestations of Guru Rinpoche - 00.jpg Padmasambhava is said to have taken 8 forms or manifestations (Tib. Guru Tsen Gye) representing d...
by kalden yungdrung
Wed Oct 17, 2018 2:45 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: NATURE
Replies: 29
Views: 585

Re: NATURE

Tashi delek, Very special cries of the Gibbons, it gives the jungle a special sound. For how long can we still hear these cries ? ================ Gibbon expression... Gibbons, communicate in a sophisticated way using no less than 450 different cries, adapted to the situations in which they are loca...
by kalden yungdrung
Wed Oct 17, 2018 1:53 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Hats in the Tibetan Monastic Traditions
Replies: 11
Views: 434

Re: Hats in the Tibetan Monastic Traditions

Tashi delek,

Below the hat of the New Bön / Bön Sarma Tradition.

On top of the Hat, we see a Dorje / Vajra and in front of the Hat, the Yungdrung.

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by kalden yungdrung
Wed Oct 17, 2018 1:21 pm
Forum: Wellness, Diet and Fitness
Topic: A better world
Replies: 92
Views: 4815

Re: A better world

Tashi delek, For the most of us it is a normal case to get "clean" water from the tap in the kitchen. But for the most people of tghis planet, approxamately 10%, this is a dream. These and others can get only contaminated water. A better world and health with clean water for everybody. https://www.f...

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