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by Fortyeightvows
Mon Jan 22, 2018 6:31 am
Forum: Jonang
Topic: Kalacakra and shambala
Replies: 9
Views: 180

Re: Kalacakra and shambala

It is modernity that has separated the spiritual from the material.
Keep that in mind as you read the responses that are sure to follow.
by Fortyeightvows
Sat Jan 20, 2018 10:37 am
Forum: News & Current Events
Topic: Feminism, the "myth" of the gender pay gap and other left wing ideologies
Replies: 31
Views: 803

Re: Feminism, the "myth" of the gender pay gap and other left wing ideologies

The basis of a paygap between genders is as old as humanity. put simply, woman require less calories than men.
by Fortyeightvows
Sat Jan 20, 2018 9:43 am
Forum: Mahāyāna Buddhism
Topic: News from bodhgaya
Replies: 1
Views: 119

Re: News from bodhgaya

Thirty minutes ago: Police say low-intensity bomb in Bodh Gaya was to create panic among tourists Confirming the detection of the two live bombs, Magadh Range DIG Vinay Kumar said they will be defused in Niranjana river after being inspected by the National Investigation Agency Though the nature of ...
by Fortyeightvows
Sat Jan 20, 2018 9:39 am
Forum: Mahāyāna Buddhism
Topic: News from bodhgaya
Replies: 1
Views: 119

News from bodhgaya

Two bombs were found from the Bodh Gaya pilgrimage centre on Friday following a small explosion-like sound. This happened amidst stringent security measures in view of the Dalai Lama's stay. https://www.indiatoday.in/india/story/bihar-two-bombs-found-near-bodh-gaya-pilgrimage-centre-1150013-2018-01...
by Fortyeightvows
Tue Jan 16, 2018 10:18 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Pagan Deity Propitiation by Dharma Siblings
Replies: 38
Views: 1024

Re: Pagan Deity Propitiation by Dharma Siblings

Mantrik wrote:
Tue Jan 16, 2018 6:58 pm
So, back to the OP's question. Assuming this is happening, assuming they won't stop or listen or go away, and there are consequences for the OP and for the community, what do you suggest the OP and community can do to mitigate the effects?

Religious pluralism :yinyang:
by Fortyeightvows
Tue Jan 16, 2018 9:02 am
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Divination services
Replies: 3
Views: 235

Re: Divination services

Varis wrote:
Thu Jan 11, 2018 3:23 pm
Does anyone know any reputable teachers who offer divination services online?

Thank you.
Why do you want to do it online?
by Fortyeightvows
Sun Jan 14, 2018 9:33 pm
Forum: Alternative Health
Topic: Spirit attack
Replies: 21
Views: 551

Re: Spirit attack

You need to consult with an expert.
by Fortyeightvows
Fri Jan 12, 2018 8:39 am
Forum: Nichiren
Topic: Confucianism and feminism in Buddhist organizations
Replies: 32
Views: 609

Re: Confucianism and feminism in Buddhist organizations

sounds like someone has alot of hang ups about race and class
by Fortyeightvows
Fri Jan 12, 2018 8:12 am
Forum: Mahāyāna Buddhism
Topic: types of arharts and disciples
Replies: 6
Views: 271

Re: types of arharts and disciples

SunWuKong wrote:
Fri Jan 12, 2018 2:32 am
Mostly it’s different types of arhants, those which do and do not possess the “higher” jhanas
I get that but is the attainment of those jhanas correspond to the stream enterer, once returner, etc?
by Fortyeightvows
Thu Jan 11, 2018 11:37 pm
Forum: Nichiren
Topic: Confucianism and feminism in Buddhist organizations
Replies: 32
Views: 609

Re: Confucianism and feminism in Buddhist organizations

I think I can safely say, the process of making Buddhist communities more naturally Western is under way.
What does it mean? What does a buddhist community that is naturally western look like?
by Fortyeightvows
Thu Jan 11, 2018 9:31 am
Forum: Shrine Room
Topic: question about vaisravana
Replies: 10
Views: 390

Re: question about vaisravana

Malcolm wrote:
Thu Dec 28, 2017 11:45 pm
They are the same.
Really? But the story with the stones being thrown and why we do the water and all that is about dzambala, how could it be vaisravana?
by Fortyeightvows
Thu Jan 11, 2018 9:26 am
Forum: Mahāyāna Buddhism
Topic: types of arharts and disciples
Replies: 6
Views: 271

types of arharts and disciples

We all know the fourfold division: Stream enterer Once returner Non Returner Arhart But there is also a sevenfold list presented in this sutra https://www.accesstoinsight.org/tipitaka/mn/mn.070.than.html which is summarized here: https://www.budsas.org/ebud/jhanas/jhanas06.htm 1. the faith-devotee (...
by Fortyeightvows
Thu Jan 11, 2018 5:27 am
Forum: Gelug
Topic: Announcement about Choden Rinpoche's reincarnation
Replies: 0
Views: 140

Announcement about Choden Rinpoche's reincarnation

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by Fortyeightvows
Wed Jan 10, 2018 12:36 am
Forum: Mahāyāna Buddhism
Topic: Famous teachers and places to study dharma in China
Replies: 7
Views: 277

Re: Famous teachers and places to study dharma in China

Peking University has some good programs
by Fortyeightvows
Tue Jan 09, 2018 11:50 pm
Forum: Nyingma
Topic: Urgent help people!
Replies: 18
Views: 571

Re: Urgent help people!

Maitreya is often depicted in icons as sitting on a chair, why do we think that is?
by Fortyeightvows
Sun Jan 07, 2018 9:50 pm
Forum: Tendai
Topic: Tendai fire ceremony
Replies: 10
Views: 247

Re: Tendai fire ceremony

Seishin wrote:
Sun Jan 07, 2018 8:14 pm
Its called. Tantric art and meditation.
The one I was talking about its called "Homa rites and maṇḍala meditation in Tendai Buddhism"
by Fortyeightvows
Sun Jan 07, 2018 4:54 am
Forum: Tendai
Topic: Tendai fire ceremony
Replies: 10
Views: 247

Re: Tendai fire ceremony

I thought about saying this on your other thread but ill say it here instead. get michael saso's book! One of his books is all about the homa rites
by Fortyeightvows
Wed Jan 03, 2018 4:48 am
Forum: Lounge
Topic: Butoh
Replies: 6
Views: 230

Re: Butoh

I was watching this (I used to love this band, still really like some of their pieces): As odd or unbelievable as this may sound, I've actually seen them live one time. It was years ago and a friend saw in it in he newspaper and we went. Thy had all sorts of metal pipes set up on the stage. It was ...
by Fortyeightvows
Mon Jan 01, 2018 9:28 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Very sad news: Letter to Sogyal Rinpoche / Abuse allegations
Replies: 955
Views: 49365

Re: Very sad news: Letter to Sogyal Rinpoche / Abuse allegations

I've never been able to appreciate when recordings are played at dharma assemblys.
by Fortyeightvows
Mon Jan 01, 2018 7:59 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Very sad news: Letter to Sogyal Rinpoche / Abuse allegations
Replies: 955
Views: 49365

Re: Very sad news: Letter to Sogyal Rinpoche / Abuse allegations

weitsicht wrote:
Mon Jan 01, 2018 5:46 pm
Fortyeightvows wrote:
Mon Jan 01, 2018 5:36 pm
Do they actually play tapes of chanting?
Yes, Sogyal's chant as I mentioned...
Weird