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by Losal Samten
Thu Oct 25, 2018 5:28 pm
Forum: Media
Topic: Music time
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by Losal Samten
Wed Oct 24, 2018 7:42 pm
Forum: Media
Topic: Music time
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by Losal Samten
Tue Oct 23, 2018 5:48 pm
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Amitabha Pureland connecting flight to Nirmanakaya Buddhafield
Replies: 34
Views: 1645

Re: Amitabha Pureland connecting flight to Nirmanakaya Buddhafield

Traditionally (especially in Tendai/Tientai), there were 4 levels/understandings/types to the Pure Land - 四土. http://www.chinabuddhismencyclopedia.com/en/index.php/Four_kinds_of_lands (1) 凡聖同居土 The Land of Sages and Common Mortals, also referred to as the Land of Enlightened and Unenlightened Being...
by Losal Samten
Tue Oct 23, 2018 4:49 pm
Forum: Wellness, Diet and Fitness
Topic: Intoxication Symptoms
Replies: 6
Views: 520

Re: Intoxication Symptoms

If you do not want to drink coffee, fine. But it is not an intoxicant, a madana. Not even tobacco is included since it is not intoxicating, since nicotine is a stimulant, like caffeine. So I would guess something that clouds or distracts the mind; no textual source for that assumption though, and c...
by Losal Samten
Sat Oct 20, 2018 7:43 pm
Forum: Media
Topic: Music time
Replies: 2418
Views: 200331

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by Losal Samten
Fri Oct 19, 2018 2:13 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: millions die of drug addiction
Replies: 13
Views: 650

Re: millions die of drug addiction

What extent does familial and social trauma play in this? The few people I have known with this problem have all had trauma from family or society in general inflicted upon them. Kirt Probably an important factor that gives the addictive disposition a deep nook to grow from, in giving the person re...
by Losal Samten
Fri Oct 19, 2018 10:34 am
Forum: Lounge
Topic: millions die of drug addiction
Replies: 13
Views: 650

Re: millions die of drug addiction

Additionally China has been fairly successful recently working with gene modification and medication to reverse cocaine addiction (in rodent subjects at the moment).

http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2015 ... 364537.htm
https://academic.oup.com/ijnp/article/21/7/697/4948030
by Losal Samten
Fri Oct 19, 2018 10:20 am
Forum: Lounge
Topic: millions die of drug addiction
Replies: 13
Views: 650

Re: millions die of drug addiction

the victim of addiction must have a psychological predisposition to begin with perhaps? Genetics and epigenetics platy a decent part in it as does neuroplasticity in response to drug use. There was a fairly comprehensive study on the latter; I think this was it but can't confirm right now. https://...
by Losal Samten
Fri Oct 19, 2018 9:25 am
Forum: Media
Topic: Music time
Replies: 2418
Views: 200331

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by Losal Samten
Mon Oct 15, 2018 12:10 pm
Forum: Media
Topic: Music time
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Views: 200331

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by Losal Samten
Sun Oct 14, 2018 5:33 am
Forum: Media
Topic: Music time
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Views: 200331

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by Losal Samten
Sat Oct 13, 2018 9:28 pm
Forum: Games & Humour
Topic: Daily Laugh Thread
Replies: 116
Views: 23540

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by Losal Samten
Thu Oct 04, 2018 4:10 am
Forum: Media
Topic: Music time
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Views: 200331

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by Losal Samten
Thu Sep 27, 2018 12:51 am
Forum: Sūtra Studies
Topic: Samdhinirmocana Sutra Commentary Wonchuk
Replies: 1
Views: 290

Re: Samdhinirmocana Sutra Commentary Wonchuk

Powers' translation of the Samdhinirmocana Sutra pulls some quotes from Woncheuk's commentary in his notes.

Some excerpts are here:
viewtopic.php?f=41&t=13552
by Losal Samten
Wed Sep 19, 2018 11:47 pm
Forum: Media
Topic: Music time
Replies: 2418
Views: 200331

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by Losal Samten
Sun Sep 16, 2018 9:44 pm
Forum: Media
Topic: Music time
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Views: 200331

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by Losal Samten
Sun Sep 09, 2018 11:00 pm
Forum: Media
Topic: Music time
Replies: 2418
Views: 200331

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by Losal Samten
Sat Sep 08, 2018 8:27 pm
Forum: Media
Topic: Music time
Replies: 2418
Views: 200331

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by Losal Samten
Sat Sep 08, 2018 6:58 pm
Forum: Media
Topic: Music time
Replies: 2418
Views: 200331

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