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by Fortyeightvows
Mon Aug 10, 2020 5:56 am
Forum: Book Reviews
Topic: ANTIFA THE ANTI-FASCIST HANDBOOK MARK BRAY
Replies: 3
Views: 72

Re: ANTIFA THE ANTI-FASCIST HANDBOOK MARK BRAY

That’s all this thread is
by Fortyeightvows
Mon Aug 10, 2020 5:55 am
Forum: Book Reviews
Topic: ANTIFA THE ANTI-FASCIST HANDBOOK MARK BRAY
Replies: 3
Views: 72

Re: ANTIFA THE ANTI-FASCIST HANDBOOK MARK BRAY

Political propaganda on dharmawheel
by Fortyeightvows
Mon Aug 10, 2020 5:52 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: New to the forum
Replies: 4
Views: 48

Re: New to the forum

Welcome to dharmawheel
by Fortyeightvows
Mon Aug 10, 2020 5:51 am
Forum: Nichiren
Topic: Are heaven and hell actual places?
Replies: 6
Views: 112

Re: Are heaven and hell actual places?

I will depart from the others and say that he did believe they were actual places.
Of course he did
by Fortyeightvows
Mon Aug 10, 2020 5:50 am
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Ngakpas everywhere!
Replies: 226
Views: 5097

Re: Ngakpas everywhere!

dharma students are looking for that elusive "hair standing on end" moment
Looking for a numinous experience
by Fortyeightvows
Fri Aug 07, 2020 9:22 pm
Forum: Ethical Conduct
Topic: a confession
Replies: 17
Views: 342

Re: a confession

How exactly do you do purification and penance? Generally there are four parts to purfication & penance 1. refuge 2. regret doing it 3. do something to make up for it 4. try to not do it again So in this case, you made a certain type of connection to temple, so now since you have that connection to...
by Fortyeightvows
Fri Aug 07, 2020 9:09 pm
Forum: Ethical Conduct
Topic: a confession
Replies: 17
Views: 342

Re: a confession

I think you should make some donations to that temple
by Fortyeightvows
Fri Aug 07, 2020 8:17 pm
Forum: Nyingma
Topic: How to know which image is restricted? (Split from "Do you know this diety?")
Replies: 13
Views: 366

Re: How to know which image is restricted? (Split from "Do you know this diety?")

either way, anyone who is interested is just a few clicks away
by Fortyeightvows
Fri Aug 07, 2020 8:14 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Ngakpas everywhere!
Replies: 226
Views: 5097

Re: Ngakpas everywhere!

You serious? It is a massive massive business, from 'super forecasters' in politics and economics to those addicted to daily horoscopes. The 'modern world' is global, obviously, and people in many cultures look to spiritual sources of divination. The weather people on TV....in english, they even ca...
by Fortyeightvows
Fri Aug 07, 2020 7:12 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Ngakpas everywhere!
Replies: 226
Views: 5097

Re: Ngakpas everywhere!

I have doubts that the modern world has any use of divination.......... You serious? It is a massive massive business, from 'super forecasters' in politics and economics to those addicted to daily horoscopes. The 'modern world' is global, obviously, and people in many cultures look to spiritual sou...
by Fortyeightvows
Fri Aug 07, 2020 7:09 pm
Forum: Nyingma
Topic: How to know which image is restricted? (Split from "Do you know this diety?")
Replies: 13
Views: 366

Re: How to know which image is restricted? (Split from "Do you know this diety?")

The other thing to add is that the same people who say it shouldn't be public are the same people who will have a totally open public webcast, where they show the images, say the mantras, etc. Those webcasts are just as public as being online. And for that matter, some empowerment that is totally op...
by Fortyeightvows
Fri Aug 07, 2020 7:06 pm
Forum: Discovering Mahayana Buddhism
Topic: Sources substantiating claims about "Hindus" not achieving liberation
Replies: 18
Views: 303

Re: Sources substantiating claims about "Hindus" not achieving liberation

one of my teachers says that samaddhi is not liberation -according to buddhism-. i completely agree with him. I generally agree with this, but I will also add that there are several different states which are all called 'samaddhi'. Wonder what that same teacher would say if you asked about jhana...
by Fortyeightvows
Fri Aug 07, 2020 1:57 am
Forum: Engaged Buddhism
Topic: Hiroshima 75th anniversary
Replies: 7
Views: 284

Re: Hiroshima 75th anniversary

Shotenzenjin wrote:
Thu Aug 06, 2020 11:54 pm
Hiroshima and Nagasaki both were horrendous war crimes. and crimes against humanity.
Agree
by Fortyeightvows
Thu Aug 06, 2020 7:54 pm
Forum: East Asian Buddhism
Topic: bad dreams after reciting sutras ?
Replies: 3
Views: 138

bad dreams after reciting sutras ?

If a person had bad dreams or scary dreams after reciting the kshitigharba sutra, what does it mean ?
by Fortyeightvows
Mon Aug 03, 2020 7:28 pm
Forum: Academic Discussion
Topic: What are you looking for?
Replies: 70
Views: 16444

Re: What are you looking for?

"Buddhist shrines: bringing sacred context and shared memory into the home"
from Journal of Contemporary Religion Volume 33, 2018 - Issue 2
by Fortyeightvows
Sun Aug 02, 2020 5:40 am
Forum: Suggestion Box
Topic: Exception to the New Anti-Necro-Rule?
Replies: 5
Views: 222

Re: What are you looking for? (2)

the old thread is already past the six months.
by Fortyeightvows
Sun Aug 02, 2020 1:27 am
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Sacred Passage Tsa-tsa
Replies: 9
Views: 254

Re: Sacred Passage Tsa-tsa

I think it’s good that westerners can have this sort of service now. But it also seems weird to send someone’s ashes to strangers and all that
by Fortyeightvows
Sun Aug 02, 2020 1:24 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello all!
Replies: 6
Views: 146

Re: Hello all!

Welcome to dharmawheel
by Fortyeightvows
Sat Aug 01, 2020 10:44 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Introducing myself
Replies: 7
Views: 271

Re: Introducing myself

Welcome to dharmawheel
by Fortyeightvows
Fri Jul 31, 2020 7:34 pm
Forum: Suggestion Box
Topic: Exception to the New Anti-Necro-Rule?
Replies: 5
Views: 222

Exception to the New Anti-Necro-Rule?

https://dharmawheel.net/viewtopic.php?f=102&t=8134 Exceptions include all topics in the pinned 'Announcement' section of each forum for example:- 'The Great Vegetarian Debate', The Great Abortion Debate' and any 'Resource' topic. Can this thread be one of the exceptions to the new rule? https://dhar...

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