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by KRB80
Mon Jul 30, 2018 3:30 am
Forum: Media
Topic: Music time
Replies: 2357
Views: 188945

Re: Music time

by KRB80
Wed Jul 25, 2018 4:07 am
Forum: Lounge
Topic: Who is America ?
Replies: 227
Views: 6360

Re: Who is America ?

Not sure whether to laugh or cry....both?
by KRB80
Thu Jul 19, 2018 4:11 am
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Boston-area teachings: Changchub Dorje's Atiyoga
Replies: 20
Views: 1944

Re: Boston-area teachings: Changchub Dorje's Atiyoga

Here is the translation with the original Tibetan:



(Please let me know if this works)
by KRB80
Wed Jul 18, 2018 6:17 pm
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Immutable Nature of the Primordial State
Replies: 68
Views: 2929

Re: Immutable Nature of the Primordial State

Actually, the assertion that there is no basis is precisely the meaning of Dzogchen, Mahāmudra, and Prajñāpāramitā. With Prajnaparamita yes. With Mahamudra and Dzogchen it depends on who you talk to. In "Myriad Worlds" Kongtrul writes: What is the fundamental nature of the original primordial groun...
by KRB80
Wed Jul 18, 2018 3:54 pm
Forum: Media
Topic: Music time
Replies: 2357
Views: 188945

Re: Music time

by KRB80
Tue Jul 17, 2018 4:19 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: Big messages to deplorables ???
Replies: 139
Views: 5242

Re: Big messages to deplorables ???

I'm still hoping that the LONG-TERM aspect of Trump getting elected will be beneficial for the USA (the short term consequences are obviously atrocious). Turmoil and unrest are usually a prerequisite for actual relative growth and positive change. If Billary had gotten elected, it would have been mo...
by KRB80
Tue Jul 17, 2018 3:30 am
Forum: Lounge
Topic: Big messages to deplorables ???
Replies: 139
Views: 5242

Re: Big messages to deplorables ???

Johnny Dangerous wrote:
Tue Jul 17, 2018 1:49 am
I'll just leave this here, it pretty much sums up my views on the current situation:

https://www.counterpunch.org/2018/06/08 ... g-at-home/
Spot-on.
by KRB80
Sun Jul 08, 2018 3:43 am
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Strategies for Keeping Practice in the West
Replies: 56
Views: 2434

Re: Strategies for Keeping Practice in the West

Two weekends ago, Tulku Yeshe Gyamtsho said something that really caught my attention. He said, "Until you are working for all sentient beings all day every day, you're not yet a Bodhisatva." The implication was that, until then, one is only aspiring to be a Bodhisatva. Forget nirvana; forget Enlig...
by KRB80
Fri Jul 06, 2018 2:42 pm
Forum: Mahāyāna Buddhism
Topic: Why do Buddhas never joke?
Replies: 19
Views: 880

Re: Why do Buddhas never joke?

Huh? Buddha is the ultimate trickster.
by KRB80
Thu Jul 05, 2018 6:14 am
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo & Lama Tsultrim Allione: Shambhala's Sakyong Mipham
Replies: 373
Views: 18840

Re: Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo & Lama Tsultrim Allione: Shambhala's Sakyong Mipham

smcj wrote:
Thu Jul 05, 2018 5:38 am
So Shambhala makes people take a vow so that they won’t have any other teachers? Now that is messed up!
I was thinking the same thing when I heard that.
by KRB80
Tue Jul 03, 2018 3:49 am
Forum: Lounge
Topic: Scary Liberal Views and Policy Positions?
Replies: 126
Views: 3564

Re: Scary Liberal Views and Policy Positions?

Johnny Dangerous wrote:
Tue Jul 03, 2018 3:21 am
Virgo wrote:
Mon Jul 02, 2018 10:49 pm
Eddo wrote:
Sat Jun 30, 2018 8:31 pm


Love to see how all this would get paid for
taxes.

Kevin...
Can't believe people even need to ask that, (*&^5ing ridiculous, ever growing defense budget, that's how.
Indeed. But that, however, would hinder the neoliberal agenda. :crazy:
by KRB80
Tue Jul 03, 2018 12:09 am
Forum: Lounge
Topic: Scary Liberal Views and Policy Positions?
Replies: 126
Views: 3564

Re: Scary Liberal Views and Policy Positions?

Here is a good article that references that Umberto Eco text on "Ur-Fascism", that Johnny Dangerous posted:

https://lithub.com/umberto-eco-on-donal ... a-fascist/
by KRB80
Wed Aug 02, 2017 9:35 pm
Forum: Nyingma
Topic: Her Eminence Mindrolling Jetsün Khandro Rinpoche
Replies: 7
Views: 1205

Re: Her Eminence Mindrolling Jetsün Khandro Rinpoche

She'll be teaching in Boston (Arlington) soon. A talk and a weekend program, I think. Jake Are you referring to this: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/taking-the-leap-transcending-doubt-through-meditation-teachings-by-her-eminence-jetsun-khandro-tickets-34595419832 ? I would love to be able to attend t...
by KRB80
Thu Jul 27, 2017 11:12 am
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Buddhahood in This Life Transmission: 09/15/17
Replies: 67
Views: 10602

Re: Buddhahood in This Life Transmission: 09/15/17

kirtu wrote:
KRB80 wrote:Awesome.

What city/town is this in?
Cambridge, Massachusetts

Kirt
Thank you, Kirt. Hopefully I'll be able to attend in person.
by KRB80
Thu Jul 27, 2017 1:46 am
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Buddhahood in This Life Transmission: 09/15/17
Replies: 67
Views: 10602

Re: Buddhahood in This Life Transmission: 09/15/17

Awesome.

What city/town is this in?
by KRB80
Mon Jun 05, 2017 10:53 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Best Books on Shamata
Replies: 11
Views: 1000

Re: Best Books on Shamata

Yeah, as far as Shamata is concerned, I have found nothing surpass the depth/breadth of The Mind Illuminated by Culadasa.
by KRB80
Thu Jun 01, 2017 9:58 pm
Forum: Chan
Topic: Path to Buddhahood in Chan/Zen
Replies: 65
Views: 9053

Re: Path to Buddhahood in Chan/Zen

Chinul has a lot to say about the Sudden Enlightenment/Gradual Cultivation. I heartily recommend: https://www.amazon.com/Tracing-Back-Rad ... 0824814274 for in depth discussion/analysis.
by KRB80
Sat May 27, 2017 11:11 pm
Forum: Seon
Topic: Zen is No Secret
Replies: 11
Views: 4338

Re: Zen is No Secret

Chinul is such a great recent discovery of mine. I am currently sinking my teeth into Tracing Back The Radiance.

Thank you, Astus. :namaste:
by KRB80
Fri May 12, 2017 12:19 am
Forum: Lounge
Topic: A new fad: fidget spinners
Replies: 6
Views: 969

Re: A new fad: fidget spinners

I saw these gadgets on an AM TV show last week while I was in one of my accounts. I had the same reaction to the fad gadget as your friend did to the prayer wheels. :shrug:
by KRB80
Fri May 05, 2017 9:02 pm
Forum: Rinzai
Topic: The Rinzai Zen Way: A Guide to Practice
Replies: 23
Views: 3658

Re: The Rinzai Zen Way: A Guide to Practice

Congratulations! I'll be sure to seek it out as well.

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