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by Fortyeightvows
Fri Jun 22, 2018 6:36 pm
Forum: Kagyu
Topic: Troma Nagmo
Replies: 26
Views: 677

Re: Troma Nagmo

Correct
by Fortyeightvows
Fri Jun 22, 2018 6:06 pm
Forum: Kagyu
Topic: Troma Nagmo
Replies: 26
Views: 677

Re: Troma Nagmo

I've never heard of a geluk lama giving a troma empowerment
by Fortyeightvows
Fri Jun 22, 2018 6:05 pm
Forum: Media
Topic: Beloved Robot Dogs Honored In Funeral Ceremony
Replies: 2
Views: 94

Re: Beloved Robot Dogs Honored In Funeral Ceremony

Alot of japanese buddhism is just for show
by Fortyeightvows
Wed Jun 20, 2018 7:52 am
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Origin of Full Length Prostrations
Replies: 2
Views: 187

Re: Origin of Full Length Prostrations

pretty sure it has something to do with building the psychic body
by Fortyeightvows
Sun Jun 10, 2018 10:40 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: US diplomats fall sick in Cuba, China. A new weapon?
Replies: 21
Views: 453

Re: US diplomats fall sick in Cuba, China. A new weapon?

play stupid games, win stupid prizes
by Fortyeightvows
Sat Jun 09, 2018 11:08 am
Forum: Dharma in Everyday Life
Topic: Proper Buddhist meditation room
Replies: 6
Views: 384

Re: Proper Buddhist meditation room

I'd be more interested in which way the door faces and where the main beams are.
by Fortyeightvows
Sat Jun 09, 2018 2:17 am
Forum: Wellness, Diet and Fitness
Topic: Circumcision
Replies: 41
Views: 934

Re: Circumcision

It's because they think of "hygiene" as a synonym to "purity" as in ritual purity according to those traditions.
by Fortyeightvows
Fri Jun 08, 2018 11:50 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Yidams on a bikini
Replies: 59
Views: 1413

Re: Yidams on a bikini

Trying doing that with a picture of muhhamed and see what happens!
Josef wrote:
Fri Jun 08, 2018 9:34 pm
There are plenty other reasons to boycott amazon.
True
by Fortyeightvows
Thu Jun 07, 2018 5:23 am
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: What's the difference between trance and meditation?
Replies: 10
Views: 368

Re: What's the difference between trance and meditation?

One may be able to say that the sensory shut down meditations could be called a trance
by Fortyeightvows
Thu Jun 07, 2018 5:23 am
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: What's the difference between trance and meditation?
Replies: 10
Views: 368

Re: What's the difference between trance and meditation?

Rapture is usually used for piti.
Along with sukha, it is an element of the first jhanas. Not a synonym
by Fortyeightvows
Thu Jun 07, 2018 1:14 am
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Poverty spirits
Replies: 6
Views: 322

Re: Poverty spirits

javier.espinoza.t wrote:
Thu Jun 07, 2018 12:52 am
you made it: "don be hungry about it". wow
I don't understand
by Fortyeightvows
Thu Jun 07, 2018 12:41 am
Forum: Tendai
Topic: Spanish books by "Maestro Myoren"
Replies: 9
Views: 555

Re: Spanish books by "Maestro Myoren"

Seishin wrote:
Fri May 11, 2018 9:21 am
I can't see how his work and his sangha can be said to be "another nichiren-new religion" :shrug:
It was just a comment after a casual glance. I really didn't mean it in a bad way at all. Sincerely. I wish them the best.
by Fortyeightvows
Thu Jun 07, 2018 12:36 am
Forum: Dharma in Everyday Life
Topic: The merit of supporting Christian monastics?
Replies: 2
Views: 187

The merit of supporting Christian monastics?

Some christian sects like the orthodox sects your talking about here, the catholics and even the novus ordo sect all have monastic traditions. My question is, how does the merit created by supporting and sponsoring these monastic christian contemplatives compare to sponsoring buddhist monastics? I ...
by Fortyeightvows
Thu Jun 07, 2018 12:26 am
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Poverty spirits
Replies: 6
Views: 322

Re: Poverty spirits

I would think so.
Maybe it could be taken as instruction to be more generous
by Fortyeightvows
Thu Jun 07, 2018 12:20 am
Forum: Mahāyāna Buddhism
Topic: Hungry Ghosts, Purify Water
Replies: 18
Views: 595

Re: Hungry Ghosts, Purify Water

Sentient Light wrote:
Wed Jun 06, 2018 9:38 pm
3 or 4PM
I'm usually working around that time.
by Fortyeightvows
Tue Jun 05, 2018 11:49 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Dharma Wheel (Engaged)
Replies: 33
Views: 1399

Re: Dharma Wheel (Engaged)

I nominate greg to be moderator of the new forum!
by Fortyeightvows
Tue Jun 05, 2018 11:22 pm
Forum: Mahāyāna Buddhism
Topic: Hungry Ghosts, Purify Water
Replies: 18
Views: 595

Re: Hungry Ghosts, Purify Water

at temple services like the video shows the water that has been blessed by the mantras and made so that the ghosts can eat it is taken outside,
by Fortyeightvows
Tue Jun 05, 2018 9:05 pm
Forum: News & Current Events
Topic: Young monks lead revival of Buddhism in Mongolia...
Replies: 3
Views: 271

Re: Young monks lead revival of Buddhism in Mongolia...

It’s easy to chop down a forest, right? But it takes a long time for new trees to grow back.
by Fortyeightvows
Tue Jun 05, 2018 9:03 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Symptoms Before Vajra Hell
Replies: 64
Views: 2128

Re: Symptoms Before Vajra Hell

Grigoris wrote:
Tue Jun 05, 2018 12:52 pm
When was the last time you came across an Arhat? A Buddha?
Maybe we run in different circles.
Anyways, what do arhats and look like?

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