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by uan
Thu Jun 07, 2012 5:00 am
Forum: Nyingma
Topic: My Open Message to Gyatrul Rinpoche
Replies: 205
Views: 27543

Re: My Open Message to Gyatrul Rinpoche

Peacock in the Poison Grove can be used in a very profound way or just a way to keep you quiet. In the later it's called blaming the victim. Context is everything. Is someone unhappy with his life, not understanding why bad things happen? Then the above text is a good advice for one to understand h...
by uan
Tue Jun 05, 2012 3:00 am
Forum: Lounge
Topic: Human Nature, Politics, and Culture
Replies: 78
Views: 8567

Re: Dzogchen, Buddhism and culture

Just an observation, but this thread seems to have seriously veered off course, but since it was a thread created out of another thread, may be this is normal... now it is a thread created out of another thread out of another thread. Very normal from my experience here :rolling: :rolling: (somethin...
by uan
Sat Jun 02, 2012 3:28 pm
Forum: Dharma in Everyday Life
Topic: 2 years of meditation with no progress
Replies: 33
Views: 4404

Re: 2 years of meditation with no progress

As I said in my last post, 'To feel better'. No problem with wanting that. But I'm wondering if it might not be better for you to look at Dzogchen where the path is less goal oriented? Something to consider especially if you are phobic to organized religion. One thought that might be helpful is to ...
by uan
Tue May 22, 2012 5:40 am
Forum: Gelug
Topic: Practising with a new family
Replies: 14
Views: 2415

Re: Practising with a new family

...thanks. The location isn't an issue. How can I put this... :broke: its me getting out of bed so early that she's not happy with. Problem is that's when I meditate and the only current option is to return after my session! It might sound fickle but its a big deal for her as she has no interest in...
by uan
Sun Nov 13, 2011 5:18 pm
Forum: Dharma in Everyday Life
Topic: Buddhist Term for "Inner Teacher"?
Replies: 16
Views: 2686

Re: Buddhist Term for "Inner Teacher"?

justsit wrote:
Lhug-Pa wrote:... the Panchen Lama in Peking.
???
Peking = Beijing (it's from an older form of romanization of the Chinese language)
by uan
Mon Oct 10, 2011 4:04 am
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Prostrations= Punishment?
Replies: 41
Views: 5184

Re: Prostrations= Punishment?

I met an 80 year old lama in Labrang Monastery (Eastern Tibet/Qinghai Province) who did 600 prostrations a day. I have never seen a person his age so full of life and energy - he literally moved like a young billy goat. He'd be sitting talking about something, then jump to standing to grab a photogr...
by uan
Sat Aug 20, 2011 4:48 pm
Forum: Sūtra Studies
Topic: New Version of Mahaparinirvana Sutra
Replies: 22
Views: 3847

Re: New Version of Mahaparinirvana Sutra

Hi Kyosan, first let me say that you've done a lot of good work to put the sutra online. Thank you for making it easier to access. :thanks: I'd like to make a couple of suggestions that could make the text easier to read. As the page is laid out right now, the text blends into one solid column of wo...

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