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by crazy-man
Fri Feb 16, 2018 10:14 am
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Dzogchen Community of Chogyal Namkhai Norbu
Replies: 5125
Views: 436980

Re: Dzogchen Community of Chogyal Namkhai Norbu

I use one of the Translation sites, for example Spanish Translation has a good english version
http://webcast.dzogchen.net/index.php?i ... ranslation
by crazy-man
Thu Feb 15, 2018 3:05 am
Forum: Sūtra Studies
Topic: Aṅgulimālīya Sūtra
Replies: 4
Views: 114

Re: Aṅgulimālīya Sūtra

ārya-aṅgulimālīya-nāma-mahāyāna-sūtra http://databases.aibs.columbia.edu/index.php?id=de3bcf4857cdca17f276b3c34e2d2cb1&enc=sanskrit_romanized_title_4_search&coll=kangyur So, I searched there and nothing came up. Were you implying that it is there or simply providing the resource in the hopes that i...
by crazy-man
Wed Feb 14, 2018 5:08 pm
Forum: Sūtra Studies
Topic: Sutras Extolling Benefits of Calm Abiding?
Replies: 4
Views: 173

Re: Sutras Extolling Benefits of Calm Abiding?

ārya-bodhisattva-piṭaka-nāma-mahāyāna-sūtra http://databases.aibs.columbia.edu/index.php?id=38ef16debad84ed8a333a65d4020a693&enc=sanskrit_romanized_title_4_search&coll=kangyur English Resources Author:Pederson, Kusumita Priscilla Title:The Dhyāna Chapter of the Bodhisattva-piṭaka-sūtra Publ. Date:19...
by crazy-man
Wed Feb 14, 2018 9:48 am
Forum: Sūtra Studies
Topic: Aṅgulimālīya Sūtra
Replies: 4
Views: 114

Re: Aṅgulimālīya Sūtra

ārya-aṅgulimālīya-nāma-mahāyāna-sūtra
http://databases.aibs.columbia.edu/inde ... ll=kangyur
by crazy-man
Fri Feb 02, 2018 5:43 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: Robot Buddhist Priests in Japan
Replies: 20
Views: 355

Re: Robot Buddhist Priests in Japan

What's next? Empowerment,direct introduction and pointing out using robots?
The Robot Buddha, from the film Doomsday Book (Inryu myeongmang bogoseo) or Creation of Heaven (Chunsangui Pijomul)
by crazy-man
Fri Feb 02, 2018 12:45 am
Forum: East Asian Buddhism
Topic: Koryu Shugendo
Replies: 10
Views: 203

Re: Koryu Shugendo

There is also a Facebook-Post see "https:// www.facebook.com/koshikidake/posts/1557038831010084" With the Meiji-period abolition of Shugendō, practitioners went in three directions: they either grew their hair and became Shinto priests (shinshoku), joined the Tendai or Shingon sects of Buddhism, or ...
by crazy-man
Fri Feb 02, 2018 12:38 am
Forum: East Asian Buddhism
Topic: Koryu Shugendo
Replies: 10
Views: 203

Re: Koryu Shugendo

The lineage seems to be authentic, but there are some problems with Mr. "Ninja" Stephen Hayes

My Disassociation From the Koryū Shugen Honshū
http://shugendo.org/node/18

by crazy-man
Tue Jan 16, 2018 5:05 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Gyalpo spirits
Replies: 16
Views: 691

Re: Gyalpo spirits

Gyalpo are a class of devas who live in the Cātummahārājika-world (lowest deva world). Besides the Four Great Kings (Cattāro Mahārājāno) and their followers (Dhatarattha: king of Gandhabba of the East, Virūlhaka: king of Kumbhanda of the South, Virūpakkha: king of Nāga of the West, and Vessarana: ki...
by crazy-man
Mon Jan 15, 2018 10:37 pm
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Parinirvana without remainder
Replies: 14
Views: 670

Re: Parinirvana without remainder

What the Buddha experienced at 35 was called sa-upādisesa-nibbāna - nirvana with remainder. What he experienced at 80 was called anupādisesa-nibbāna - nirvana without remainder: “dvemā, bhikkhave, nibbānadhātuyo. katame dve? saupādisesā ca nibbānadhātu, anupādisesā ca nibbānadhātu. There are these ...
by crazy-man
Mon Jan 15, 2018 7:44 pm
Forum: Shingon
Topic: Shingon Initiation - Japan
Replies: 7
Views: 290

Re: Shingon Initiation - Japan

How to Arrange a Temple Stay on Mt. Koya, Japan http://livesabroad.com/temple-stay-on-mt-koya/ Templestay on Mt. Koya https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/11/travel/japan-monastery-koyasan.html http://www.lacarmina.com/blog/2017/05/koyasan-koya-buddhist-temple-stay-cemetery/ https://www.urbanpixxels.com/...
by crazy-man
Fri Jan 12, 2018 10:28 am
Forum: Shingon
Topic: Shingon Initiation - Japan
Replies: 7
Views: 290

Re: Shingon Initiation - Japan

In general, Shingon is not as accessible to Westerners as Tibetan Buddhism is. To fully train in the Shingon school, one would have to at the minimum become fluent in Japanese and spend years closely training under the guidance of a Shingon priest who holds the teaching lineage that has been passed...
by crazy-man
Mon Jan 01, 2018 2:02 am
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Alan Wallace DZ related Q&A
Replies: 21
Views: 1105

Re: Alan Wallace DZ related Q&A

He stated many times that hes root guru is the dalai lama. You can easily check for yourself in one of his many teachings, for example the dzogchen introduction con youtube
Thank you for the advice.
by crazy-man
Mon Jan 01, 2018 2:00 am
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Question on Kalachakra prophecy
Replies: 31
Views: 1484

Re: Question on Kalachakra prophecy

Verse I.154 from The Abridged Kalachakra Tantra (Tib. bsDus-rgyud, Skt. Laghu Kalacakra Tantra) reads: Adam, Noah, Abraham, and five others – Moses, Jesus, the White-Clad One, Muhammad, and Mahdi – with tamas, are in the asura-naga caste. The eighth will be the blinded one. The seventh will manifes...
by crazy-man
Sat Dec 30, 2017 10:58 pm
Forum: News & Current Events
Topic: Wherever a Buddha appears - the world is purified
Replies: 68
Views: 1956

Re: Wherever a Buddha appears - the world is purified

The first precepts is: Pāṇātipātā veramaṇī sikkhāpadaṃ samādiyāmi Panatipata is derived from the word ‘pana’ and ‘atipata’. ‘Pana’ means ‘being or life’ and ‘atipata’ means ‘end rapidly’. So, Panatipata means ‘cause an end to a being or life rapidly’ and shortly means ‘killing’. Generally, a being ...
by crazy-man
Sat Dec 30, 2017 6:23 pm
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Alan Wallace DZ related Q&A
Replies: 21
Views: 1105

Re: Alan Wallace DZ related Q&A

TaTa wrote:
Sat Dec 30, 2017 3:12 pm
javier.espinoza.t wrote:
Sat Dec 30, 2017 6:47 am
Who is allan wallace root guru?
HHDL is his root guru. His main dzogchrn guru is gyatrul rimpoche
His root Guru was Geshe Rabten at Dharamsala and Tharpa Choeling, Rikon CH. The Dalai Lama ordained Alan.
http://www.alanwallace.org/
by crazy-man
Fri Dec 29, 2017 12:47 am
Forum: Shrine Room
Topic: question about vaisravana
Replies: 10
Views: 442

Re: question about vaisravana

Like many Buddhist divinities, Bishamonten traces his origin back to India's Hindu-Buddhist pantheon, where he is known as Vaiśravaṇa (Pāli = Vessavaṇa), transliterated into Chinese as Píshāmén 毘沙門 (Jp. = Bishamon or Beishiramana 吠室羅未拏), and translated as Tamonten 多聞天 (lit. = One Who Hears Much), f...
by crazy-man
Thu Dec 28, 2017 10:24 pm
Forum: Shrine Room
Topic: question about vaisravana
Replies: 10
Views: 442

Re: question about vaisravana

Bishamon's (Vaisravana) rank as the most powerful of the four kings is also likely due to his role as king of the north. Says independent scholar Michael D. Gunther: "In Chinese cosmology, still familiar today as 'feng shui 風水,' north is the most dangerous direction, such that dwellings (including ...