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by Forrestyogi
Fri Sep 07, 2018 3:42 am
Forum: Nyingma
Topic: Ngakpa International - Vajrayana Training
Replies: 111
Views: 14555

Re: Ngakpa International - Vajrayana Training

Hey did you know this is just a continuation of cyberbullying? Cyber bullying is when you post rumors, mean comments, harassment etc. It normalizes cruel behavior and violence. Did you know that women and minorities (which she is both) are disproportionately singled out by cyber-bullies? Cyber bully...
by Forrestyogi
Sat Jan 10, 2015 4:05 am
Forum: Ethical Conduct
Topic: Alcohol
Replies: 86
Views: 16031

Re: Alcohol

The 5 precepts which most lay followers are expected to observe say not. As a general rule of thumb the 5th precept advises us against the use of alcohol & other drugs likely to cause heedlesness. Tobacco & caffeine are not usually considered part of this precept because although they are both addi...
by Forrestyogi
Sat Jan 10, 2015 12:22 am
Forum: Meditation
Topic: Meditation in cemeteries
Replies: 29
Views: 5717

Re: Meditation in cemeteries

Maybe I'm strange, but Western cemeteries look like a park, nothing scary, they bring me great peace actually. I would imagine that being there in the dead of night might prove to be a little scarier. Do you think that simply finding a scary place (any scary place: dark alley, creepy basement etc.)...
by Forrestyogi
Fri Jan 09, 2015 11:50 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Greetings From Somerville
Replies: 3
Views: 716

Greetings From Somerville

Hello All, I'm new here, I've been studying the dharma off and on, in one way or another, all my life. I currently live in Somerville, MA (near Cambridge) and have been away from my sangha (distance wise) for a bit. It's been tough being away from my sangha, and now I'm hoping that this will help ke...

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