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by javier.espinoza.t
Wed Sep 27, 2017 7:58 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: question about history, a terma and a term.
Replies: 4
Views: 774

question about history, a terma and a term.

i read in a Pema Lingpa (Buthanese) terma that
"the 8 gonpo brothers will invade Tibet"
as a prediction of Guru Padmasambhava
but i can't find references of this spirits
so, who are they?
by javier.espinoza.t
Wed Sep 27, 2017 7:50 pm
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: enlightment in one life
Replies: 107
Views: 12627

Re: enlightment in one life

sometimes i think that "ilumination in one life" is pure bullshit, we hear "this one is emanation of this one, and that one is emanation of that one" ha ha ha ha so seems to be that enlightening is only for emanations (laughing) how ever, what is enlightenment? it is a title? a kind of conclution? s...
by javier.espinoza.t
Fri Sep 22, 2017 9:26 pm
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Dzogchen Community of Chogyal Namkhai Norbu
Replies: 7078
Views: 812195

Re: Dzogchen Community of Chogyal Namkhai Norbu

Is there a DC book where there are general instructions given on visualization? In 'Dream Yoga and the Practice of Natural Light' there are a few tips about that specific visualization, but I was wondering if more detailed explanations and advice are given elsewhere, that can be applied in differen...
by javier.espinoza.t
Fri Sep 22, 2017 6:49 am
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Ngondzog Gyalpo purpose?
Replies: 23
Views: 3222

Re: Ngondzog Gyalpo purpose?

this is high level stuff :cheers:
by javier.espinoza.t
Fri Sep 22, 2017 6:43 am
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Dzogchen Community of Chogyal Namkhai Norbu
Replies: 7078
Views: 812195

Re: Dzogchen Community of Chogyal Namkhai Norbu

Is there a DC book where there are general instructions given on visualization? In 'Dream Yoga and the Practice of Natural Light' there are a few tips about that specific visualization, but I was wondering if more detailed explanations and advice are given elsewhere, that can be applied in differen...
by javier.espinoza.t
Tue Sep 12, 2017 5:38 pm
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Dzogchen Community of Chogyal Namkhai Norbu
Replies: 7078
Views: 812195

Re: Dzogchen Community of Chogyal Namkhai Norbu

hello, does any one knows what substance is used by Rimpoche in the sang ofering?

i jnow there is cypress, and think might be the 5 medicines.

another practitioners do told me something similar, but i want to know if there is a specific indication.

thanks
by javier.espinoza.t
Sat Sep 09, 2017 9:41 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: tibetan book of proportions
Replies: 8
Views: 1603

Re: tibetan book of proportions

This is amazing! it's difficult to paint a good quality tangka? how many years take to leanr formaly?
by javier.espinoza.t
Sat Sep 09, 2017 6:25 am
Forum: Discovering Mahayana Buddhism
Topic: Buddha nature vs Soul
Replies: 81
Views: 7699

Re: Buddha nature vs Soul

Hey all, I have been reading more into the concept of Buddha-nature and honestly I am very lost. I was under the impression that in Buddhism all things are subject to change and are impermanent, yet here is a concept of something eternal that is present in all beings... I don't understand how this ...
by javier.espinoza.t
Sun Sep 03, 2017 1:53 am
Forum: Dharma in Everyday Life
Topic: The Three Types of Bodhisattvas
Replies: 15
Views: 3020

Re: The Three Types of Bodhisattvas

when i say "untill the space remais" it is no joke
am i too crazy? (laughs)
by javier.espinoza.t
Thu Aug 17, 2017 1:31 am
Forum: Mahāyāna Buddhism
Topic: Bodhisattva's Enlightenment & Vajrayāna - Doubt
Replies: 12
Views: 1443

Re: Bodhisattva's Enlightenment & Vajrayāna - Doubt

Hi, It is said that by practicing Vajrayāna teachings one can attain enlightenment in the current(/one) life and by other Mahāyāna methods it is said to take a long time. Bodhisattvas vow to postpone enlightenment for themselves and vow to aid countless beings by taking many births. If one attains ...
by javier.espinoza.t
Wed Aug 16, 2017 3:29 am
Forum: Lounge
Topic: sex with prostitute
Replies: 151
Views: 13825

Re: sex with prostitute

Strive wrote:is it bad karma and evil to have sex with prostitute?
i guess it depends on your intention and in your capacity to deal with the experience
by javier.espinoza.t
Sat Aug 05, 2017 5:36 am
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Lungta/Prayer Flags
Replies: 11
Views: 1953

Lungta/Prayer Flags

Hello all,

i would like to make lungtas, but i dont know much about designs, are there some directions on this matter? i mean for making them in a correct way.

Thank's
by javier.espinoza.t
Fri Aug 04, 2017 10:46 pm
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Semen
Replies: 43
Views: 6735

Re: Semen

you do guru amitayus, and learn Explain? i have ignored you, i apollogize i don't know very well how to explain this, that's why i'm a bit reluctant to talk that's all, in my experience through Guru Amitayus and Padmanreteshvari we can learn how energies are coordinated for long life an prosperity,...
by javier.espinoza.t
Fri Aug 04, 2017 10:29 pm
Forum: Discovering Mahayana Buddhism
Topic: Why samsara exists
Replies: 77
Views: 9572

Re: Why sansara exists

Assu Sutta: Tears At Savatthi. There the Blessed One said: "From an inconstruable beginning comes transmigration. A beginning point is not evident, though beings hindered by ignorance and fettered by craving are transmigrating & wandering on. What do you think, monks: Which is greater, the tears yo...
by javier.espinoza.t
Fri Aug 04, 2017 5:46 am
Forum: Discovering Mahayana Buddhism
Topic: Why samsara exists
Replies: 77
Views: 9572

Re: Why sansara exists

Hello, can anyone explain me, why samsara exists? Why we are unperfect and imprisoned in samsara? Is it some kind of punishment? I know that we are in samsara because of our karma, but why samsaric system generally exists? Thank you, Arcturus because whe love logic, and so we struggle to sustain th...
by javier.espinoza.t
Mon Jul 31, 2017 4:20 am
Forum: Ethical Conduct
Topic: can a sinner rise to fame?
Replies: 10
Views: 2014

Re: can a sinner rise to fame?

can a corrupted lama rise to fame? yes can a corrupted practitioner rise to fame? yes can a evil spirit pretend to be sublime and rise to fame? yes sadly, if this three can rise to fame, no need to talk about soldiers, murderers, rapers, etc. those who corrupt the dharma are the worst of the worst t...
by javier.espinoza.t
Tue Jul 25, 2017 3:31 am
Forum: Mahāyāna Buddhism
Topic: Emotions through karma
Replies: 3
Views: 599

Re: Emotions through karma

what is that saying about anger and a small spark of fire burning down an entire house? or is that the Talking Heads. :roll: everything we do produces some karma, and I agree with some teachers that say that righteous anger may be used in a positive way by those with very high view and all that. th...
by javier.espinoza.t
Tue Jul 25, 2017 2:56 am
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Very sad news: Letter to Sogyal Rinpoche / Abuse allegations
Replies: 955
Views: 108670

Re: Very sad news

corrupt lama
by javier.espinoza.t
Tue Jul 25, 2017 2:46 am
Forum: Mahāyāna Buddhism
Topic: Emotions through karma
Replies: 3
Views: 599

Emotions through karma

Dear all,

i sometimes feel upset, that's ok.
but yersterday i felt a little anger, but relaxed
and today i feel a little bit more anger, and i relaxed

now i think, is that emotions do propagate themselves?
-or at least this one-
by javier.espinoza.t
Tue Jul 25, 2017 2:13 am
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Growing in the religion and identifying redflags
Replies: 24
Views: 4067

Re: Growing in the religion and identifying redflags

i'm only saying that dzogchen is not dzogchen teachings, this two are not the same, one is like a state and the other are words, symbols, and all we cannot argue much about dzogchen, but we can argue a bit on dzogchen teachings the most greatest of all words related to dzogchen i ever read are found...

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