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by crazy-man
Thu Nov 23, 2017 6:05 am
Forum: East Asian Buddhism
Topic: What is this?
Replies: 2
Views: 86

Re: What is this?

TENNYO 天女 (Celestial Maidens) http://www.onmarkproductions.com/html/karyoubinga.html http://yokai.com/tennyo/ Tennyo, or tennin, as the male versions were called, were spirit shapeshifters that dwelled in the outskirts of Tengoku. [1] Tennin and tennyo were messengers, servants, and scouts of Heaven...
by crazy-man
Wed Nov 22, 2017 3:33 pm
Forum: Mahāyāna Buddhism
Topic: Jhanas in the Bodhisattva bhumi system
Replies: 4
Views: 106

Re: Jhanas in the Bodhisattva bhumi system

The Five Paths to Liberation & Enlightenment https://studybuddhism.com/en/advanced-studies/lam-rim/the-five-paths/the-five-paths-to-liberation-enlightenment Meditation Instruction: Calm Abiding Represented as a Painting Meditation https://terebess.hu/english/oxherd27.html The Bhavanakrama trilogy by...
by crazy-man
Mon Nov 20, 2017 9:45 pm
Forum: East Asian Buddhism
Topic: Who is His Holiness Vairocana Xing Wu / Mr. Wu Ze Heng
Replies: 10
Views: 1485

Re: Who is His Holiness Vairocana Xing Wu / Mr. Wu Ze Heng

The spiritual leader of a Chinese Buddhist sect is to be prosecuted for financial and sexual offences, state media said Thursday, as Beijing intensifies its crackdown on what it calls dangerous cults. Wu Zeheng, the leader of the Huazang Dharma group, will face a number of charges, including rape a...
by crazy-man
Fri Nov 17, 2017 10:36 am
Forum: Dharma in Everyday Life
Topic: Nun's ordination
Replies: 28
Views: 1908

Re: Nun's ordination

According to a Chinese source preserved among the Dunhuang documents, however, one of the secondary wives of Emperor Tri Songdetsen, Queen Droza Jangdron (‘Bro-bza’ Byang-sgron), and thirty more women did receive bhikshuni ordination at Samye. Their ordination would have been conferred by the Chine...
by crazy-man
Thu Nov 16, 2017 11:26 pm
Forum: Mahāyāna Buddhism
Topic: The Different Bodhisattva Vows
Replies: 6
Views: 142

Re: The Different Bodhisattva Vows

bodhisattva vow of the Brahmajāla Sūtra by Kumarajiva http://setradise.com/books/brahma-net-sutra-moral-code-bodhisattva/brahma-net-sutra Bodhisattvabhumi of the Yogācārabhūmi Śāstra by Asanga http://www.downloads.prajnaquest.fr/BookofDzyan/Sanskrit%20Buddhist%20Texts/bodhisattvabhumi_vol_one_1930.p...
by crazy-man
Thu Nov 16, 2017 6:08 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Dakini Script?
Replies: 61
Views: 1696

Re: Dakini Script?

In 1953 Ayu Khandro attained rainbow body. In 2004 His Eminence Khempo Yurmed Tinly Rinpoche (Abbot of both Gantay Monastery and Zilnon Kagyeling Monastery-- as well as the Dalai Lama's choice to represent the Nyingma school of Tibetan Buddhism at the United Nations Millennium World Peace Summit) r...
by crazy-man
Thu Nov 16, 2017 2:13 am
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Types of emanations
Replies: 24
Views: 444

Re: Types of emanations

mind emanation: thugs kyi sprul-sku speech emanation: gsung gi sprul-sku body emanation: sku yi sprul-sku qualities emanation: yon tan sprul-sku activities emanation: phrin las sprul-sku Usually a reincarnation has to be someone’s taking rebirth as a human being after previously passing away. Ordina...
by crazy-man
Wed Nov 15, 2017 8:00 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hi- I'm a new member
Replies: 6
Views: 143

Re: Hi- I'm a new member

TENZIN བསྟན་འཛིན m & f Tibetan, Bhutanese From Tibetan བསྟན་འཛིན (bstan-'dzin) which means "upholder of teachings". This is one of the given names of the current Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso (1935-). TENZING བསྟན་འཛིན m & f Tibetan Variant transcription of TENZIN. https://www.behindthename.com/names/u...
by crazy-man
Wed Nov 15, 2017 7:40 am
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Dakini Script?
Replies: 61
Views: 1696

Re: Dakini Script?

Wait, what? How are they not authentic? Do you mean the scripts, owl dakini, bat dakini, teachers, deities, dances, and so on were all fake? read this What is the Aro controversy? As far as I can tell, there isn’t one, really. Instead, there was a group of about ten people who said negative things ...
by crazy-man
Tue Nov 14, 2017 11:20 pm
Forum: Shingon
Topic: meaning
Replies: 1
Views: 305

Re: meaning

On koro koro sendari matôgi sowaka. (Jp)
Om huru huru candâli mâtàngi svâhâ. (Skt)
Om heal, heal Candâli Mâtàngi svâhâ. (Eng)

The word svāhā comes from Vedic ritual.

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by crazy-man
Tue Nov 14, 2017 11:03 pm
Forum: Shingon
Topic: English Language Material on Shingon?
Replies: 16
Views: 971

Re: English Language Material on Shingon?

more Info: http://selfdefinition.org/tantra/Yamasaki-Shingon-Japanese-Esoteric-Buddhism.pdf http://www.academia.edu/Documents/in/Shingon http://townsendgroups.berkeley.edu/sites/default/files/sharf-thinking_through_shingon_ritual.pdf http://www.academia.edu/27230665/Shingon_Doctrine_of_Interpenetrat...
by crazy-man
Tue Nov 14, 2017 5:10 am
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Morality of stockholding
Replies: 40
Views: 1326

Re: Morality of stockholding

"Monks, a lay follower should not engage in five types of business. Which five? Business in weapons, business in human beings, business in meat, business in intoxicants, and business in poison. "These are the five types of business that a lay follower should not engage in." https://www.accesstoinsi...
by crazy-man
Tue Nov 14, 2017 4:37 am
Forum: Zen
Topic: Anyone knows Vinītaruci or his zen practice?
Replies: 33
Views: 539

Re: Anyone knows Vinītaruci or his zen practice?

Vinītaruci Vinītaruci (毘尼多流支, ?–594) means subdued pleasure (滅喜). He was born in the sixth century, in southern India. In 574, the sixth year of the Taijian (太建) years of the Chen Dynasty (557–89, the last of the four Southern Dynasties), he went to Chang-an (長安), China, in search of the Dharma. He...
by crazy-man
Tue Nov 14, 2017 4:11 am
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Dakini Script?
Replies: 61
Views: 1696

Re: Dakini Script?

more Info: http://www.chinabuddhismencyclopedia.com/en/index.php/Khandro_Dayig_%E2%80%93_The_Dakini_Script http://khandrolingpapers.blogspot.de/2012/12/dakini-script.html http://www.dakiniscripts.at/index.html http://www.lantsha-vartu.at/ https://www.nalandatranslation.org/articles/trungpa-rinpoches...
by crazy-man
Sat Nov 11, 2017 4:07 pm
Forum: Nyingma
Topic: Ngakpa centers in singapore
Replies: 16
Views: 269

Re: Ngakpa centers in singapore

Singapore Dudjom Dharma House http://www.pramodavajra.org/index.php?do=page&locid=2004&topid=4&tpid=179 Malaysia Dudjom Dharma House http://www.pramodavajra.org/index.php?do=page&locid=2006&topid=10&tpid=187 2017/12/6~10 The Vajra kilaya Great Accomplistment Puja at Ipoh,Malaysia http://www.pramodav...
by crazy-man
Sat Nov 11, 2017 10:39 am
Forum: Mahāyāna Buddhism
Topic: Akaniṣṭha Gandavyuha location
Replies: 5
Views: 200

Re: Akaniṣṭha Gandavyuha location

Akaniṭṭhā in the Pali-Suttas are the same place as Akaniṣṭha in the Mahayana-Sutras and Vajrayana-Tantras. It´s localized in the realm of form (Rūpadhātu) in the world of gods (Brahmaloka). This is inside samsara. 1) lcang lo can; 2) Akani h a, [1) = 'og min stug po bkod pa'i zhing] Buddha field of ...
by crazy-man
Sat Nov 11, 2017 12:11 am
Forum: Academic Discussion
Topic: The Dharmakāya in Early Buddhist Texts
Replies: 41
Views: 1569

Re: The Dharmakāya in Early Buddhist Texts

Devadatta is a perfect example of schism that happens during the life of the Buddha. Indeed, and what were among the chief things he did, aside from attempted assassination of the Buddha? I believe he tried to change monastic practice of the time, did he not? In the Vibhan̄ga, Saṃghādisesa 10, Deva...
by crazy-man
Fri Nov 10, 2017 11:15 pm
Forum: Mahāyāna Buddhism
Topic: Akaniṣṭha Gandavyuha location
Replies: 5
Views: 200

Re: Akaniṣṭha Gandavyuha location

akanistha gandavyuha is inside samsara, but it is one of 6 level of the akanistha buddhafield (Akaniṭṭhā,pali) the highest of the pure abodes/mansions (Suddhāvāsā, pali) of the brahma-worlds (Brahmaloka, pali) in the form realm (Rūpadhātu, pali). the other mansions in the brahma-world below are Suda...