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by kunle
Tue Jun 02, 2015 8:50 am
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Bodhisvara website: Resounding Sanskrit Buddhist Literature
Replies: 2
Views: 497

Bodhisvara website: Resounding Sanskrit Buddhist Literature

Dear all, Please visit this new website: Bodhisvara - Resounding Sanskrit Buddhist Literature Here the letter of introduction: Dear friends, I am very happy to share with you the link for the Bodhisvara website, Resounding Sanskrit Buddhist Literature: Recordings of the Buddha's Heritage. http://www...
by kunle
Tue Jun 02, 2015 8:49 am
Forum: Academic Discussion
Topic: Bodhisvara website: Resounding Sanskrit Buddhist Literature
Replies: 4
Views: 1962

Bodhisvara website: Resounding Sanskrit Buddhist Literature

Dear all, Please visit this new website: Bodhisvara - Resounding Sanskrit Buddhist Literature Here the letter of introduction: Dear friends, I am very happy to share with you the link for the Bodhisvara website, Resounding Sanskrit Buddhist Literature: Recordings of the Buddha's Heritage. http://www...
by kunle
Tue May 06, 2014 4:17 pm
Forum: Sakya
Topic: Three Steps Insight Meditation
Replies: 19
Views: 2351

Re: Three Steps Insight Meditation

thx M
by kunle
Tue May 06, 2014 4:00 pm
Forum: Sakya
Topic: Three Steps Insight Meditation
Replies: 19
Views: 2351

Re: Three Steps Insight Meditation

this way of meditating the view is actually derived from the section on the meditating the inseparability of samsara and nirvana, termed "the three points of practice", i.e. mind, illusion and insubstantiality. Since the view of the inseparability of samsara and nirvana as well as the three points ...
by kunle
Tue May 06, 2014 3:13 pm
Forum: Gelug
Topic: Gorampa & Tsongkhapa
Replies: 357
Views: 27090

Re: Gorampa & Tsongkhapa

So... My question is: what does all this mean at the level of practice? Does it have some profound effect? Or is it all just an Indo-Tibetan pissing contest (to put it crudely)? a teacher once told me that from the practitioners point of view, the point of such discussions mustn't be criticism of i...
by kunle
Tue May 06, 2014 2:29 pm
Forum: Sakya
Topic: Three Steps Insight Meditation
Replies: 19
Views: 2351

Re: Three Steps Insight Meditation

Cittamatra is in fact taught as a prelude to Madhyamaka in Sakya. Do you mean Cittamatra in its limited sense of "all phenomena are only mind"? As in Shantaraskita's Yogacara Madhyamaka. unfortunately there seems to be no extant Sakya commentary on this text. Rongton is said to have authored one, b...
by kunle
Tue May 06, 2014 2:11 pm
Forum: Sakya
Topic: Three Steps Insight Meditation
Replies: 19
Views: 2351

Re: Three Steps Insight Meditation

Cittamatra is in fact taught as a prelude to Madhyamaka in Sakya. Do you mean Cittamatra in its limited sense of "all phenomena are only mind"? Mipham made a useful distinction: - cittamatra of the authoritative scriptures: teachings of the Buddha and masters expounding the three natures etc., this...
by kunle
Tue May 06, 2014 1:57 pm
Forum: Sakya
Topic: Three Steps Insight Meditation
Replies: 19
Views: 2351

Re: Three Steps Insight Meditation

So it is saying, if there is attachment to external realities as things that are truly existent, then you don't have 'right view'. this is incorrect. the right view, according to Sakya, is definitely not limited to dismantling a belief in an outer reality. neither is it limited to undermining the b...
by kunle
Mon May 05, 2014 3:45 pm
Forum: Sakya
Topic: Three Steps Insight Meditation
Replies: 19
Views: 2351

Re: Three Steps Insight Meditation

if this is still of interest and for what it s worth, my understanding: it is a gradual approach to the view free of all extremes. and it is important to understand that it is a meditative process, not an intellectual exercice. intellectually one can (quite) quickly establish emptiness, but the medi...
by kunle
Mon May 05, 2014 2:49 pm
Forum: Sakya
Topic: Gorampa, Rendawa, and Rongton
Replies: 2
Views: 658

Re: Gorampa, Rendawa, and Rongton

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by kunle
Mon May 05, 2014 2:39 pm
Forum: Sakya
Topic: Great Sakya Books
Replies: 26
Views: 8691

Re: Great Sakya Books

Sakya presentation of Buddha Nature by Rongtön (study and partial translation):
http://othes.univie.ac.at/5046/1/2009-04-03_9606624.pdf" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
by kunle
Mon May 05, 2014 2:39 pm
Forum: Discovering Mahayana Buddhism
Topic: Mahayana/Vajrayana Links and Resources
Replies: 426
Views: 22005

Re: Great Sakya Books

Sakya presentation of Buddha Nature by Rongtön (study and partial translation):
http://othes.univie.ac.at/5046/1/2009-04-03_9606624.pdf" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
by kunle
Sun Jun 02, 2013 8:51 pm
Forum: Sakya
Topic: Great Sakya Books
Replies: 26
Views: 8691

Re: Great Sakya Books

Khenchen Appey Rinpoche (2008): Teachings on Sakya Pandita's Clarifying the Sage's Intent. Kathmandu: Vajra Publications.
Khenchen Appey Rinpoche (forthcoming): Cultivating a Heart of Wisdom: Oral Instructions on the Mind Training in Seven Points.
by kunle
Sun Jun 02, 2013 8:51 pm
Forum: Discovering Mahayana Buddhism
Topic: Mahayana/Vajrayana Links and Resources
Replies: 426
Views: 22005

Re: Great Sakya Books

Khenchen Appey Rinpoche (2008): Teachings on Sakya Pandita's Clarifying the Sage's Intent. Kathmandu: Vajra Publications.
Khenchen Appey Rinpoche (forthcoming): Cultivating a Heart of Wisdom: Oral Instructions on the Mind Training in Seven Points.
by kunle
Mon May 09, 2011 7:10 pm
Forum: Asia/Pacific
Topic: Vipassana and Compassion Retreat at IBA, Kathmandu
Replies: 0
Views: 264

Vipassana and Compassion Retreat at IBA, Kathmandu

Dear Friends, If you are interested in Vipassana practice and the development of compassion, the International Buddhist Academy (IBA) in Kathmandu/Nepal offers a wonderful 10 day retreat in September 2011. text from the webpage: 10 Day Mindfulness and Compassion Retreat (September 5 to 14) For this ...