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by Daniel Arraes
Tue Oct 01, 2019 10:37 pm
Forum: Language
Topic: Wylie spelling for rigpe cha
Replies: 2
Views: 903

Wylie spelling for rigpe cha

Could anyone please show me the wylie spelling for the Tibetan term 'cognizance' or rigpe cha? If possible, the sanskrit equivalent as well, please.
by Daniel Arraes
Tue Feb 07, 2012 12:49 pm
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Aalaya and Neutral awareness
Replies: 4
Views: 1113

Re: Aalaya and Neutral awareness

Namdrol wrote:
Daniel Arraes wrote:Can one say that, according to Dzogchen, Aalaya (kun-gzhi) and the neutral awareness (shes-pa-lung-ma-bstan) are the same thing?

No, they are different. The ālaya is ignorance.
What type of ignorance: innate or imputing?
by Daniel Arraes
Mon Feb 06, 2012 10:00 pm
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Aalaya and Neutral awareness
Replies: 4
Views: 1113

Aalaya and Neutral awareness

Can one say that, according to Dzogchen, Aalaya (kun-gzhi) and the neutral awareness (shes-pa-lung-ma-bstan) are the same thing?
by Daniel Arraes
Mon Dec 19, 2011 6:24 pm
Forum: Nyingma
Topic: Date problems
Replies: 3
Views: 905

Date problems

How come some sources state Kamalashila lived between 713 and 763 c.e., whereas the Samye debate took place supposedly arround 794 c.e?
Is there any hypothesis like there being two kamalashilas?
by Daniel Arraes
Sun Jul 10, 2011 10:34 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: 5 Wisdoms
Replies: 20
Views: 2494

Re: 5 Wisdoms

It depends on the Vajrayāna school to which one adheres. For example, the Sakya school teaches that all the qualities of the three kāyas are naturally present in sentient beings originally, and that this natural presence does not conflict with transformation. Then what would be the difference betwe...
by Daniel Arraes
Wed Mar 23, 2011 9:06 pm
Forum: Dharma in Everyday Life
Topic: What is a tantric teaching in Buddhism?
Replies: 176
Views: 30551

Re: What is a tantric teaching in Buddhism?

It depends on how you see it; "sutra" is merely a word, "tantra" is merely a word. In Tibet they have a transalation of the Avatamsaka Sutra in Kangyur, but they felt it belongs to the category of Tantra, and so it is found in the Tantra section of the Kangyur, not in the Sutra Section. Similarly i...
by Daniel Arraes
Wed Mar 02, 2011 4:14 pm
Forum: Shingon
Topic: Shingon Shu Hawaii
Replies: 7
Views: 3570

Re: Shingon Shu Hawaii

tktru's post raises a number of questions. It's significant that the congregation approved; did the idea rise from the bottom, so to speak, or was this something proposed by the leadership of the temple that met with the agreement of the membership? If so, then what was behind the sentiment behind ...
by Daniel Arraes
Thu Feb 24, 2011 12:15 am
Forum: Tendai
Topic: Why isn't Tendai popular in the West?
Replies: 77
Views: 20555

Re: Why isn't Tendai popular in the West?

Seishin wrote:Recently found this: http://www.youtube.com/user/Tendaihokkebrasil Tendai-shu in Brazil. :twothumbsup:
Hi! Actually this guy is bogus and a very unpleasant fella. He's very harsh and unpolite in critising all other forms of Buddhism besides his own. I did mention him back on E-sangha.

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