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by Drolma
Wed Apr 29, 2009 1:13 pm
Forum: Prayers and Aspirations
Topic: Long Life Prayer for His Holiness the Dalai Lama
Replies: 4
Views: 1654

Re: Long Life Prayer for His Holiness the Dalai Lama

Prayer for the Long Life of His Holiness the Dalai Lama http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3064/2741277417_2c1090b889.jpg?v=0 OM SVASTI To the assembly of most kind teachers, both present and past - the miraculous dance of the body, speech and mind of innumerable Buddhas manifesting in accord with aspir...
by Drolma
Wed Apr 29, 2009 12:25 pm
Forum: Meditation
Topic: some encouragement...
Replies: 2
Views: 978

Re: some encouragement...

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:good: :thanks:
by Drolma
Wed Apr 29, 2009 1:43 am
Forum: Lounge
Topic: The Sacred Space
Replies: 255
Views: 57366

Re: The Sacred Space

in response to post above:
I love the stairs going up too, magnificent!
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Tso Pema -( Lotus Lake ) Padmasambhava Statue and caves.
by Drolma
Wed Apr 29, 2009 12:58 am
Forum: Lounge
Topic: War / No more trouble
Replies: 2
Views: 921

Re: War / No more trouble

:thumbsup:
by Drolma
Sun Apr 26, 2009 2:30 pm
Forum: Dharma Stories
Topic: Dharma Poems - wasan, haiku, whatever....
Replies: 37
Views: 4726

Re: Dharma Poems - wasan, haiku, whatever....

May the minds of those who wish for liberation be granted bounteous peace
And the buddhas’ deeds be nourished for a long time

:heart:
by Drolma
Sat Apr 25, 2009 8:01 pm
Forum: Prayers and Aspirations
Topic: Prayer of Truth Dispelling the Dangers of Disharmony
Replies: 6
Views: 1748

Prayer of Truth Dispelling the Dangers of Disharmony

OM MANI PADME HUNG Great Loving Victorious One, Maitreya Buddha, Transcendentally Sublime, Compassionately Gazing Chenresig, Wrathful Victorious Hayagriva, Fully Accomplished Totally Pure Tara and so forth, Merely hearing your holy names eliminates all dangers, Objects of Refuge in the nature of com...
by Drolma
Sat Apr 25, 2009 6:53 pm
Forum: Dharma Stories
Topic: Dharma Poems - wasan, haiku, whatever....
Replies: 37
Views: 4726

Re: Dharma Poems - wasan, haiku, whatever....

Chandrakirti~:
Love is the seed of this abundant harvest of buddhahood.
It is like the water which causes growth and expansion,
And it ripens into the state of lasting enjoyment,
Therefore at the outset I shall praise compassion!
from ~: Introduction to the Middle Way
by Drolma
Sat Apr 25, 2009 6:47 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: The Sacred Space
Replies: 255
Views: 57366

Re: The Sacred Space

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by Drolma
Sat Apr 25, 2009 3:48 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: What do you think of this quote ?
Replies: 12
Views: 2023

Re: What do you think of this quote ?

If we wanted it bad enough, we would put in the effort. Many have. We may be lazy and habits may be hard to break, but we are not stuck. From where did the Buddha suggest we could draw aspiration? From investigating our own experiences and lives in cyclic existence. Buddha taught Suffering and an en...
by Drolma
Sat Apr 25, 2009 2:07 pm
Forum: Dharma Stories
Topic: Dharma Poems - wasan, haiku, whatever....
Replies: 37
Views: 4726

Re: Dharma Poems - wasan, haiku, whatever....

Nagarjuna~ Jewel Garland
Causes of death are numerous;
While causes of life are few indeed,
And even those may cause death,
So practice Dharma at all times.
by Drolma
Sat Apr 25, 2009 12:21 am
Forum: Dharma Stories
Topic: Dharma Poems - wasan, haiku, whatever....
Replies: 37
Views: 4726

Re: Dharma Poems - wasan, haiku, whatever....

http://uk.geocities.com/gelug_poland/szantidewa/shantideva_robertbeer_m.jpg Bodhichitta Aim: It’s the magnificent sun for clearing away The mist of not knowing of wandering beings; It’s the fresh froth of butter that rises to the top From the churning of the milk of the sacred Dharma ~ Shantideva
by Drolma
Fri Apr 24, 2009 11:26 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: The Sacred Space
Replies: 255
Views: 57366

Re: The Sacred Space

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Bodgaya

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Vultures Peak
by Drolma
Fri Apr 24, 2009 1:22 am
Forum: Dharma Stories
Topic: Dharma Poems - wasan, haiku, whatever....
Replies: 37
Views: 4726

Re: Dharma Poems - wasan, haiku, whatever....

"Whatever joy there is in this world, All comes from wanting others to be happy. Whatever suffering there is in this world, All comes from wanting oneself to be happy." ~ Shantideva When the top priority is pleasure, adversity will always appear as bad. When the fundamental motivation is to have a ...
by Drolma
Thu Apr 23, 2009 10:11 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: From little things big things grow
Replies: 53
Views: 18901

Re: From little things big things grow

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by Drolma
Wed Apr 22, 2009 1:09 pm
Forum: Dharma Stories
Topic: Dharma Poems - wasan, haiku, whatever....
Replies: 37
Views: 4726

Re: Dharma Poems - wasan, haiku, whatever....

Riding upon the horse of bodhicitta
That dispels all weariness and fatigue,
Who could ever feel depressed,
While travelling from joy to joy?
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Engaging in the Conduct of a Bodhisattva - Shantideva
by Drolma
Mon Apr 20, 2009 10:15 pm
Forum: Dharma Stories
Topic: An extremely beautiful treasure of practitioners
Replies: 0
Views: 646

An extremely beautiful treasure of practitioners

http://www2.bremen.de/info/nepal/Gallery-1/Buddhas/1-28/Bud-Rbw2.jpg "The third wisdom is not just study learned from school which is analyzed and that's all; you have to apply the knowledge to your own heart and mind. You need to transform yourself into Dharma, and turn your mind into wisdom. Your...
by Drolma
Mon Apr 20, 2009 2:55 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Defilements and Obscurations
Replies: 7
Views: 1421

Re: Defilements and Obscurations

Hi Paul, everyone - Paul, you may enjoy looking at Dzogchen, The Heart Essence of the Great Perfection, teachings given in the West by His Holiness the Dalai Lama - Foreward by Sogyal Rinpoche - SnowLion ISBN 155939-157X Excerpt: "Often in the texts we find mention of the fundamental innate mind of ...
by Drolma
Mon Apr 20, 2009 1:50 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: Today's Dharma
Replies: 3
Views: 822

Re: Today's Dharma

I don't know about other people :shrug: I know that for me it takes effort to follow through in cultivating all three wisdoms - hearing, reflecting and meditating. I know how easy it is for me to get stuck, intoxicated with only one - naturally that would be the one I enjoy the most. :rolling: In he...
by Drolma
Sat Apr 18, 2009 5:04 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Amitabha in Vajrayana traditions
Replies: 11
Views: 2473

Re: Amitabha in Vajrayana traditions

Adding link to more on Buddha Amitabha, the Five Buddha Families, and the Eight Consciousnesses by Thrangu Rinpoche -that you might enjoy, Luke.

http://www.rinpoche.com/teachings/5families.pdf
by Drolma
Fri Apr 17, 2009 3:25 pm
Forum: Prayers and Aspirations
Topic: Long Life Prayer for His Holiness the Dalai Lama
Replies: 4
Views: 1654

Re: Long Life Prayer for His Holiness the Dalai Lama

http://www.namgyal.org/img/photos/gallery_bridging/bridging_12.jpg The Melody of the Nectar of Immortality by Jamyang Khyentse Chokyi Lodro A Prayer for the Long Life of His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama, Supreme Victor and Omniscient One Om Svasti! The vast love and primordial wisdom of the b...

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