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by Rakz
Tue Apr 20, 2010 2:32 am
Forum: Pure Land
Topic: No Proofs of Sucessful Rebirths?&Are Pure Land sutras real?
Replies: 65
Views: 8852

Re: No Proofs of Sucessful Rebirths?&Are Pure Land sutras real?

Even if there are Pureland Near Death experiences it can't be known for sure if a Pure Land truly does exist. Christians have NDEs of seeing Jesus and St Peter, Tibetan Buddhists see Guan Yin and millions of bodhisattvas. You will never hear about a Christian seeing Guan Yin or a Tibetan Buddhist se...
by Rakz
Tue Jan 12, 2010 10:51 pm
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: many questions about Rainbow body - help please
Replies: 12
Views: 2665

Re: many questions about Rainbow body - help please

so one can say dzogchen masters attain spiritual and physical immortality while zen and theravada masters only spiritual immortality?
by Rakz
Tue Jan 12, 2010 9:59 pm
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: many questions about Rainbow body - help please
Replies: 12
Views: 2665

Re: many questions about Rainbow body - help please

so zen and theravada masters have to be reborn until they attain rainbow body in order to be liberated from samsara forever? In that case an Arahat will have to be reborn again? This is a big contradiction between early buddhism and tibetan buddhism.
by Rakz
Tue Jan 12, 2010 6:51 pm
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: many questions about Rainbow body - help please
Replies: 12
Views: 2665

Re: many questions about Rainbow body - help please

hi, I don't understand if this is the highest attainment why don't we see highly realized zen masters or theravada masters attain this body when their flesh body dies? I've heard people who attained rainbow bodies are reborn on earth for some reason such as Ayu Khandro? why? In 2004 Khempo Yurmed Ti...
by Rakz
Tue Jan 12, 2010 8:09 am
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: many questions about Rainbow body - help please
Replies: 12
Views: 2665

many questions about Rainbow body - help please

hi everyone,

what is the rainbow body? is attaining it the same thing as achieving physical immortality? rainbow bodies live in pure lands or heavens for eternity? why is tibetan buddhism the only buddhist sect that teaches the rainbow body? did this arise out of the bon tradition in tibet?

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