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by anjali
Tue Oct 09, 2018 7:02 pm
Forum: Mahamudra
Topic: Mahamudra the Moonlight
Replies: 5
Views: 379

Re: Mahamudra the Moonlight

Since there is a new translation of the root text by Dakpo Tashi Namgyal by Elizabeth Callahan, i am wondering if anyone is aware of any teachings on mp3 or video or otherwise, using either the Traleg or Lhalungpa translations ? PS: or Clarifying the natural State or Wangchuk Dorje's root text. I c...
by anjali
Tue Oct 09, 2018 2:42 am
Forum: Mahamudra
Topic: Upcoming translation of Moonbeams of Mahamudra (2019)
Replies: 1
Views: 176

Upcoming translation of Moonbeams of Mahamudra (2019)

Moonbeams of Mahamudra (With Dispelling the Darkness of Ignorance) Hardcover – March 12, 2019 Elizabeth Callahan (Translator) A new translation of Tibet's most important manual for Mahāmudrā view and meditation This classic Buddhist work, written in the sixteenth century, comprehensively presents t...
by anjali
Fri Oct 05, 2018 5:53 pm
Forum: Media
Topic: Brad Warner - Why Buddhist Teachers Go Bad
Replies: 20
Views: 923

Re: Brad Warner - Why Buddhist Teachers Go Bad

Seems like comments on Brad's video have run their course. If folks want to discuss the ever popular shamanism/drugs/buddhism intersection, feel free to start a new topic. However, it's been discussed extensively in prior threads.
by anjali
Mon Oct 01, 2018 2:51 am
Forum: Media
Topic: Brad Warner - Why Buddhist Teachers Go Bad
Replies: 20
Views: 923

Re: Brad Warner - Why Buddhist Teachers Go Bad

Seems very personal - not sure how much it applies to anyone else. Yeah, that sounds about right for the specifics he discusses. There are so many proximate causes. As far as I can tell, the basic reason Buddhist teachers (and others, including myself) go "bad" is because they lose the thread of th...
by anjali
Mon Oct 01, 2018 1:27 am
Forum: Zen
Topic: Yun Men Master, Guo Gu Roshi, a simple question:
Replies: 20
Views: 469

Re: Yun Men Master, Guo Gu Roshi, a simple question:

Yun Men Master, Guo Gu Roshi, a simple question: a student of the way asked yunmen, “what is buddha?” yunmen replied, “dried shitstick.” what do you all think? guo gu from a brother site.. soo , would you say something, in reply, what do you think???? Would I say something? Sure: "something". What ...
by anjali
Wed Sep 26, 2018 8:33 pm
Forum: News & Current Events
Topic: Latest report on Shambala abuse just released.
Replies: 140
Views: 7008

Re: Latest report on Shambala abuse just released.

From Lion's Roar: Pema Chödrön apologizes for dismissing allegation of sexual assault from young woman . On Saturday, famed Buddhist teacher Pema Chödrön released a statement responding to an allegation that she once dismissed a woman’s report that she was raped by a Shambhala Center director. The a...
by anjali
Wed Sep 26, 2018 8:23 pm
Forum: Media
Topic: Japanese Monastics Share Buddhist Sutras Through Modern Music
Replies: 0
Views: 88

Japanese Monastics Share Buddhist Sutras Through Modern Music

https://www.buddhistdoor.net/news/japanese-monastics-share-ancient-buddhist-sutras-through-modern-music One of the core duties of a Buddhist monastic is chanting Buddhist scriptures as part of his or her daily practice. Two Japanese monastics, a monk and a nun, however have taken an alternative appr...
by anjali
Wed Sep 26, 2018 2:40 am
Forum: Kagyu
Topic: Garchen R. films live transmission of Dharmakaya Phowa
Replies: 16
Views: 1843

Re: Garchen R. films live transmission of Dharmakaya Phowa

http://www.ratnashri.se/Garchen_Phowa.htm#D_phowa From that page, Garchen Rinpoche Bestows Dharmakaya Phowa Transmission Courtesy of Garchen Dharma Institute in Taiwan. (watch the video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bjAru20sYUM for explanation and transmission in Tibetan) . Ina provided the transl...
by anjali
Sat Sep 22, 2018 4:56 am
Forum: Dharma Stories
Topic: Thread with no words
Replies: 68
Views: 7468

Re: Thread with no words

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by anjali
Mon Sep 17, 2018 9:29 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: Dash Avatara
Replies: 24
Views: 685

Re: Dash Avatara

And with that, perhaps it's time to lock this thread. For those interested in discussing/comparing Hindu and Buddha Dharma, please check out our sister site, dharmapaths.com.
by anjali
Mon Sep 17, 2018 1:27 am
Forum: Dharma Stories
Topic: Thread with no words
Replies: 68
Views: 7468

Re: Thread with no words

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by anjali
Sat Sep 15, 2018 5:50 am
Forum: Mahamudra
Topic: Signs from the Dakinis?
Replies: 61
Views: 2148

Re: Signs from the Dakinis?

Posts haven't been about the signs from dakinis in a while. So, topic locked.
by anjali
Sat Aug 25, 2018 2:42 am
Forum: Lounge
Topic: The Worship of Donald Trump
Replies: 91
Views: 1724

Re: The Worship of Donald Trump

He speaks tariffs into existence and unites war-torn nations. He lives in a great white palace and can fly throughout the world. He can screenshot your device and track you via satellite. He speaks to the masses through a tweeting blue bird. He has the power to increase the amount of income tax ret...
by anjali
Thu Aug 23, 2018 10:29 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo & Lama Tsultrim Allione: Shambhala's Sakyong Mipham
Replies: 373
Views: 18018

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

Posts on the Project Sunshine Phase 3 Final report split to here.

This topic will now be locked, unless someone specifically has anything to add regarding the OP about JTP's or LTA's comments.
by anjali
Thu Aug 23, 2018 7:17 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hi everyone :)
Replies: 5
Views: 175

Re: Hi everyone :)

Hi Helen! Welcome aboard. Using the search function, you can find a lot of good info on Buddhism here. Also, if you have a question, just ask. There are a number of very knowledgeable people here on different Buddhist traditions. Depending on where you live, maybe there is a Buddhist community in yo...
by anjali
Tue Aug 21, 2018 11:13 pm
Forum: East Asian Buddhism
Topic: Buddhahood of Insentient Beings Exclusively East-Asian?
Replies: 154
Views: 3838

Re: Buddhahood of Insentient Beings Exclusively East-Asian?

Time out...

Update. A number of posts have been removed, and some inflammatory quips have been trimmed from the remaining posts. The thread will stay locked unless requested it be reopened to add something to topic.
by anjali
Wed Aug 01, 2018 11:59 pm
Forum: Prayers and Aspirations
Topic: Prayers for Dad
Replies: 4
Views: 312

Re: Prayers for Dad

Brief Sukhāvatī Aspiration , slightly modified for your father... Emaho! Amitābha, magnificent Buddha of Boundless Light, With the great compassionate lord Avalokiteśvara to his right, And Vajrapāṇi-Mahāsthāmaprāpta on his left, Surrounded by an assembly of countless buddhas and bodhisattvas In the...
by anjali
Wed Aug 01, 2018 3:31 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: An auspicious day at Garchen Buddhist Institute
Replies: 3
Views: 325

Re: An auspicious day at Garchen Buddhist Institute

The monk was probably Khenpo Tenzin, Garchen Institute's resident lama. He's studying English and is the go-to guy for when Rinpoche is away due to his teaching itinerary and/or personal retreat. Yes, that was the monk. He showed me around the grounds, as it was my first visit there. A gentle and l...
by anjali
Wed Aug 01, 2018 1:46 am
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Upcoming book by Karl Brunnhölzl on The Aspiration Prayer of Samantabhadra
Replies: 1
Views: 293

Upcoming book by Karl Brunnhölzl on The Aspiration Prayer of Samantabhadra

Came across this today on Amazon: A Lullaby to Awaken the Heart: The Aspiration Prayer of Samantabhadra and Its Commentaries , scheduled to come out at the end of November. Given Brunnhölzl's track record of other outstanding books, I have high hopes for this one as well. From the Amazon blurb, A ke...
by anjali
Fri Jul 27, 2018 11:18 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: An auspicious day at Garchen Buddhist Institute
Replies: 3
Views: 325

An auspicious day at Garchen Buddhist Institute

Was in Los Angeles a couple of days ago and decided to drive over to see Garchen Buddhist Institute today. By sheer coincidence I was there when the full moon eclipse was happening. A monk and some of the residents assembled at that time to make a smoke offering and recite the Prayer of Kungtuzanpo ...

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