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by Tiago Simões
Sat Aug 19, 2017 7:44 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: A Japanese monk in Tibet
Replies: 16
Views: 1194

A Japanese monk in Tibet

I find this Japanese monk quite interesting, his story shows that even between buddhist cultures there can be culture shock, works pretty well to talk about fundamentalism in modern western and non-western buddhism. Ekai Kawaguchi (February ...
by yan kong
Sun Dec 25, 2016 10:34 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Longchenpa fathered a son as a monk
Replies: 10
Views: 820

Longchenpa fathered a son as a monk

I was reading over a biography of Longchenpa today and learned that he fathered a son while holding a monks precepts. I realize this is probably not the first or last instance in which this happened, but I'm wondering what the lineage reasoning is behind this? Did he break his vows, if not why? Does...
by Footsteps
Mon Sep 05, 2016 4:49 am
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Was there a Historic Tibetan Monk known for sleeping?
Replies: 15
Views: 1644

Was there a Historic Tibetan Monk known for sleeping?

Particularly, for having perhaps been caught sleeping in the lap of of a buddha statue?
by diamind
Wed Apr 06, 2016 4:14 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Dzongsar khyentse... monk?
Replies: 69
Views: 7487

Dzongsar khyentse... monk?

Hi,

is Dzongsar khyentse a monk? or there's some other reason he wheres robes like monk?
by qwerty13
Mon Mar 07, 2016 9:00 pm
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Dzogchen, varjayana and being a monk/ nun
Replies: 63
Views: 5924

Dzogchen, varjayana and being a monk/ nun

I used to think that being a monk is something very important and it would be best that vajrayana practitoiners become monks and uphold more than 200 pratimoksha vows instead of being a lay person. I thought that when Buddha said that you ...
by DGA
Thu Feb 04, 2016 12:56 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Cover of National Geographic, March 2005: Tibetan Monk
Replies: 12
Views: 1729

Cover of National Geographic, March 2005: Tibetan Monk

On the cover of the March 2005 issue of National Geographic magazine, there's an image of a Tibetan monk with his face and head covered in electrodes. Anyone know the identity of this monk? Related: any popular-press information on Richard Davidson's brain-scan lab that used ...
by kalden yungdrung
Wed Jul 22, 2015 9:56 pm
Forum: Bön
Topic: Menri Monk Mandala Class
Replies: 0
Views: 379

Menri Monk Mandala Class

Tashi delek DW members,

Saw this also practiced on a copper plate.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gCkgICjzx7Q

Mutsug marro
KY
by prsvrnc
Wed Jun 17, 2015 11:51 am
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: HHDL advice: Westerners to take monk/nun as teacher
Replies: 27
Views: 2429

HHDL advice: Westerners to take monk/nun as teacher

"Although it is your own choice when seeing a master according to your own feeling, devotion, and so on, in my opinion it is important to have a guru who is a bhikshu, especially for the followers of Lama Tsongkhapa. ... This is my personal opinion which I am expressing especially for Western dharma...
by pael
Fri Apr 24, 2015 9:48 am
Forum: Nyingma
Topic: Can nyingmapa be monk?
Replies: 9
Views: 1412

Can nyingmapa be monk?

Can nyingmapa be Vinaya monk?
by lorem
Mon Oct 27, 2014 5:21 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: CHECK THIS!!! Monk, Engineer and Artificial Glacier
Replies: 4
Views: 767

CHECK THIS!!! Monk, Engineer and Artificial Glacier

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=otWstlGPpB4 The Monk, The Engineer and The Artificial Glacier Drikung Kyabgon Chetsang Rinpoche, the spiritual head of the Drikung Kagyu lineage is energizing a full scale Artificial Glacier near Pheyang Monastery ...
by benchen
Mon Sep 10, 2012 7:05 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: chief monk in Bhutan
Replies: 3
Views: 852

chief monk in Bhutan

Anyone here know how to contact the assistant or secretary of the chief monk in Bhutan ?
any website ?
many thanks
by wisdom
Sun Nov 13, 2011 4:47 am
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Dzogchen Monk?
Replies: 51
Views: 4656

Dzogchen Monk?

What is the best way to become a Dzogchen Monk? My only ambition in life is to follow the path of the Bodhisattva and to be a spiritual teacher for others, so naturally I want to cut away the distractions of western living and focus all my time, ...
by Individual
Mon Jan 03, 2011 8:55 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: I went to the Tibetan temple, talked to the monk.
Replies: 28
Views: 3091

I went to the Tibetan temple, talked to the monk.

TMC in Frederick, MD. Talked to a Khenpo Sultrim. I hope I didn't creep him out or seem like a burden. I'm too busy to share all the details and I consider our discussion to have been private, even though I'm not a student of Tibetan Buddhism. However, I will share my favorite part, because somebody...
by Mr. G
Sun Sep 12, 2010 6:43 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Buddhist Monk Speaks on Ideology In His Art
Replies: 0
Views: 496

Buddhist Monk Speaks on Ideology In His Art

Tibetan Buddhist monk Losang Samten has spent the past week in McCabe creating a mandala: a traditional Tibetan art form intended to uplift and benefit not only the viewers but also the environment. (The Gazette also has a video of ...

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