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by Hieros Gamos
Mon Nov 10, 2014 8:37 pm
Forum: Mahāyāna Buddhism
Topic: The Truth of the First Noble Truth
Replies: 296
Views: 22822

Re: The Truth of the First Noble Truth

lorem wrote:Hey you said you liked vegetarians. I pegged you for a rabbit lover.
Oh dear now there's an excuse to post lolcatz.

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by Hieros Gamos
Mon Nov 10, 2014 7:59 pm
Forum: Mahāyāna Buddhism
Topic: The Truth of the First Noble Truth
Replies: 296
Views: 22822

Re: The Truth of the First Noble Truth

I have a cat. I've had NDEs.
by Hieros Gamos
Mon Nov 10, 2014 7:07 pm
Forum: Mahāyāna Buddhism
Topic: Dharma Cultures, Collaboration, Correction Ad-Hoc Sundry &c
Replies: 112
Views: 10619

Re: The Truth of the First Noble Truth

Sherab Dorje wrote:... put through the mincer.
I prefer vegetarians.
by Hieros Gamos
Sat Sep 20, 2014 3:18 am
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Is Tibetan Buddhism world-denying?
Replies: 16
Views: 1230

Re: Is Tibetan Buddhism world-denying?

I think we'd all rather piss in each others' cereal than be chakravartins.
by Hieros Gamos
Fri Sep 19, 2014 8:30 pm
Forum: Dharma in Everyday Life
Topic: Tradition of the buddhist robe
Replies: 11
Views: 878

Re: Tradition of the buddhist robe

hm interesting t u
by Hieros Gamos
Fri Sep 19, 2014 7:57 pm
Forum: Dharma in Everyday Life
Topic: Buddhist cults?
Replies: 57
Views: 8284

Re: Buddhist cults?

Maybe we need Democratic elections to let us know who's enlightened.
by Hieros Gamos
Fri Sep 19, 2014 7:55 pm
Forum: Games & Humour
Topic: Yes or No ...
Replies: 986
Views: 79206

Re: Yes or No ...

Yes.

Maybe?
by Hieros Gamos
Fri Sep 19, 2014 7:31 pm
Forum: Mahāyāna Buddhism
Topic: Do sentient beings gain merit when one generates Bodhicitta?
Replies: 9
Views: 827

Re: Do sentient beings gain merit when one generates Bodhici

LastLegend wrote:Merit is transferable
?

It is?
by Hieros Gamos
Thu Sep 18, 2014 3:02 pm
Forum: Dharma in Everyday Life
Topic: Tradition of the buddhist robe
Replies: 11
Views: 878

Re: Tradition of the buddhist robe

Maybe, but the aghoris and sadhus went naked.
by Hieros Gamos
Tue Sep 16, 2014 2:49 am
Forum: Mahāyāna Buddhism
Topic: Awakening the beasts
Replies: 7
Views: 801

Re: Awakening the beasts

If I have any beliefs about immortality it is that certain dogs I know will go to heaven, and very very few people.
James Thurber
by Hieros Gamos
Tue Sep 16, 2014 2:21 am
Forum: Lounge
Topic: Is Western Buddhism an (ethnic) identity-based Buddhism?
Replies: 57
Views: 3574

Re: Is Western Buddhism an (ethnic) identity-based Buddhism?

Sherab Dorje wrote:Monkey Magic for me! Kung-fu didn't hold that much appeal for me as a kid.
Oh Monkey absolutely. That totally cool thing he did blowing on his lips to summon his cloud or whatever it was. (I used to have the hots for Tripitaka I'm sorry to say ...)
by Hieros Gamos
Fri Sep 12, 2014 3:56 pm
Forum: Mahāyāna Buddhism
Topic: Bodhisattva's remorse
Replies: 22
Views: 3392

Re: Bodhisattva's remorse

I don't know how to boil an egg let alone be properly compassionate.
by Hieros Gamos
Fri Sep 12, 2014 2:24 am
Forum: Games & Humour
Topic: Yes or No ...
Replies: 986
Views: 79206

Re: Yes or No ...

Yes! Sticky rice! (Balls).

#12 as good as #11?

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by Hieros Gamos
Fri Sep 12, 2014 12:00 am
Forum: Ethical Conduct
Topic: Today I told a lie
Replies: 14
Views: 1886

Re: Today I told a lie

Just a thought - did you in fact take the precepts the same day as your lie? Also did the person you told it to believe it beyond a doubt?
by Hieros Gamos
Thu Sep 11, 2014 9:48 pm
Forum: Dharma in Everyday Life
Topic: Difference between consciousness and the mind
Replies: 499
Views: 31120

Re: Difference between consciousness and the mind

You two really need to get a room.
by Hieros Gamos
Thu Sep 11, 2014 9:18 pm
Forum: Dharma Stories
Topic: Turning water into wine(Chogyam Trungpa)
Replies: 120
Views: 12718

Re: Turning water into wine(Chogyam Trungpa)

When you first begin to practice the vajrayana, you are just committing yourself loosely to the vajrayana. But when you take part in a vajrayana abhisheka, or empowerment ceremony, you drink what is called the samaya oath water. At that point, you are actually taking the formal samaya vow. When you...
by Hieros Gamos
Wed Sep 10, 2014 3:00 pm
Forum: News & Current Events
Topic: Inequality
Replies: 198
Views: 11900

Re: Inequality

Society seems to have ‘covered up’ in the popular consciousness the fact that the traditional name [for employer and employee] is ’master and servant.’
David Ellerman
by Hieros Gamos
Wed Sep 10, 2014 2:56 pm
Forum: News & Current Events
Topic: Inequality
Replies: 198
Views: 11900

Re: Inequality

Just in case you didn't know, we do have a command economy: It is directed by those with the most money. :twothumbsup: Capacities or labour power cannot be used without the worker using his will, his understanding and experience, to put them into effect. The use of labour power requires the presenc...
by Hieros Gamos
Tue Sep 09, 2014 9:46 pm
Forum: Games & Humour
Topic: Yes or No ...
Replies: 986
Views: 79206

Re: Yes or No ...

Because.

AAK

No, no, noooooooooo!

Um

Was it ok to answer that question like that?