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by ford_truckin
Mon Aug 06, 2018 3:42 am
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Short sadhanas
Replies: 39
Views: 3540

Re: Short sadhanas

The Chenrezig practice from Thangtong Gyalpo, DroDen KaKhyabma, is very short if you stick to the original sadhana and leave off amended prayers, etc. It is quite effective, IMO, as a daily practice. The book "Chenrezig: Lord of Love" has the complete sadhana along with commentary and instructions,...
by ford_truckin
Fri Aug 03, 2018 12:17 am
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Short sadhanas
Replies: 39
Views: 3540

Short sadhanas

Are there any short and highly effective sadhanas in Tibetan Buddhism that can be performed daily by busy laypeople? Something that doesn't require lengthy visualizations or hours of repeating sacred texts?
by ford_truckin
Thu Aug 02, 2018 11:43 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Charging for Dharma
Replies: 132
Views: 10212

Re: Charging for Dharma

If they are bodhisattvas wouldn't they want to make teachings available and affordable? Why would this be the case? Not all teachings are suitable for all beings, and not all beings are suitable for all teachings. Bodhisattvas develop compassion AND wisdom for a reason. If a child asks for a 0.45 G...
by ford_truckin
Thu Aug 02, 2018 7:09 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Charging for Dharma
Replies: 132
Views: 10212

Re: Charging for Dharma

Malcolm wrote: Thu Aug 02, 2018 7:00 pm Gurus have no obligation to make teachings available, let alone affordable. This is just not how Vajrayāna works.
If they are bodhisattvas wouldn't they want to make teachings available and affordable?
by ford_truckin
Thu Aug 02, 2018 6:45 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Charging for Dharma
Replies: 132
Views: 10212

Re: Charging for Dharma

What is normally the cost for teachings?
by ford_truckin
Thu Aug 02, 2018 6:42 pm
Forum: Dharma Stories
Topic: Thread with no words
Replies: 147
Views: 41964

Re: Thread with no words

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by ford_truckin
Thu Aug 02, 2018 9:11 am
Forum: Prayers and Aspirations
Topic: Feel like an interchangeable cog
Replies: 6
Views: 1200

Re: Feel like an interchangeable cog

If is a job with good pay I would keep it and continue to save. With the money you have saved up you can put some towards saving the dolphins or what not.
by ford_truckin
Mon Jul 23, 2018 7:15 pm
Forum: Wellness, Diet and Fitness
Topic: boring questions about losing weight
Replies: 95
Views: 12599

Re: boring questions about losing weight

A diet heavy in meat and green veggies coupled with heavy resistance training will get you lean and ripped fast.
by ford_truckin
Sat Jul 14, 2018 12:25 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hi
Replies: 6
Views: 1082

Re: Hi

Hi FT and welcome, It is the rainy season here in the southwest and if you are a ford truck owner i just wondered if you are someone somewhere that you can enjoy the mud trucking? Its really great to have you here on DW and i think if you are interested in Buddhism you will find some answers here.N...
by ford_truckin
Wed Jul 11, 2018 11:32 pm
Forum: Mahāyāna Buddhism
Topic: Why do Buddhas never joke?
Replies: 19
Views: 2189

Re: Why do Buddhas never joke?

Viach wrote: Fri Jul 06, 2018 1:09 pm Why do Buddhas never joke?
They are busy trying to save people from samsara.
by ford_truckin
Wed Jul 11, 2018 11:30 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hi
Replies: 6
Views: 1082

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