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by sangyey
Fri Jul 06, 2012 2:04 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Six Perfections and Five Wisdoms
Replies: 3
Views: 600

Re: Six Perfections and Five Wisdoms

I have come across a few teachings that mention something like Ratnasambhava is associated with generosity and Amitabha is associated with meditation. It almost seems then like Akshobya could be associated with patience, Amagosidhhi associated with endeavor, and Vairochana associated with wisdom. No...
by sangyey
Wed Jul 04, 2012 1:58 am
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Six Perfections and Five Wisdoms
Replies: 3
Views: 600

Re: Six Perfections and Five Wisdoms

Well, if anyone finds out....please let me know :smile:
by sangyey
Mon Jul 02, 2012 2:25 am
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Six Perfections and Five Wisdoms
Replies: 3
Views: 600

Six Perfections and Five Wisdoms

Can the 5 Wisdoms be correlated with the Six Perfections? Has anyone ever seen this?
by sangyey
Thu Jun 28, 2012 7:43 pm
Forum: Nyingma
Topic: Studying Nyingma
Replies: 83
Views: 11289

Re: Studying Nyingma

That's great. Thank you.
by sangyey
Thu Jun 28, 2012 7:10 pm
Forum: Nyingma
Topic: Studying Nyingma
Replies: 83
Views: 11289

Re: Studying Nyingma

Is there a text or commentary that Nyingma's use to study any of the three sets of vows?
by sangyey
Sat Jun 23, 2012 6:30 pm
Forum: Mahāyāna Buddhism
Topic: Meal time prayer
Replies: 5
Views: 1486

Re: Meal time prayer

I just do a simple Lojong practice by reciting 'through this good fortune may all beings enjoy happiness.'
by sangyey
Tue Jun 19, 2012 12:18 am
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: taming your inner demons
Replies: 3
Views: 582

Re: taming your inner demons

Sure,

Not too tense and not too slack

......

And always a deep kind heart....... A process of disollution back to the center (heart). IN THIS EXTREMELY TENSE WORLD....


:anjali:


'May all being have happiness and it's causes
May all beings be free from suffering and its causes'
by sangyey
Fri Jun 15, 2012 7:27 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Difference between inward sinking/ inward tension
Replies: 3
Views: 414

Re: Difference between inward sinking/ inward tension

Here it's given on RigpaWiki http://www.rigpawiki.org/index.php?title=ནང་དུ་སྡུད་པ་ But in the context of faults pertaining to listening to the teachings. I know that something like not having your meditation too tight or too loose is also given in meditation instructions. I was wondering if the sam...
by sangyey
Fri Jun 15, 2012 7:14 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Difference between inward sinking/ inward tension
Replies: 3
Views: 414

Re: Difference between inward sinking/ inward tension

Yes, have received complete Shamatha instructions but am wondering if there is a difference between the laxity delt with when talking about the qualities and flaws of meditation such as outer distraction and inward sinking sometimes called excitement and laxity and the 'inward' mental focus regardin...
by sangyey
Fri Jun 15, 2012 4:56 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Difference between inward sinking/ inward tension
Replies: 3
Views: 414

Difference between inward sinking/ inward tension

Is there a difference between the words and meaning of inward sinking and inward tension? Inward sinking in the sense of the clarity fading from an object as given in the Shamatha instructions (laxity) and inward tension as in one of the six stains (as taught in WOMPT) or tension arising from focusi...
by sangyey
Fri Jun 15, 2012 2:49 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Bodhicitta requirement in Ngondro
Replies: 2
Views: 369

Re: Bodhicitta requirement in Ngondro

Awesome, thank you!
by sangyey
Fri Jun 15, 2012 2:33 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Bodhicitta requirement in Ngondro
Replies: 2
Views: 369

Bodhicitta requirement in Ngondro

What normally counts as the requirement [100,000] in bodhicitta practice (Ngondro)? Recitation of the prayer, duration of actual practice, ...?

Thank you.
by sangyey
Tue Jun 12, 2012 4:49 pm
Forum: Sūtra Studies
Topic: Brand new Book by the Buddha coming out in September
Replies: 2
Views: 599

Re: Brand new Book by the Buddha coming out in September

Cool.....look forward to getting it. Bhikhu Bodhi is an excellent monk and translator.
by sangyey
Fri Jun 08, 2012 10:47 pm
Forum: Dharma in Everyday Life
Topic: How can Buddhists be so sure of themselves?
Replies: 240
Views: 23822

Re: How can Buddhists be so sure of themselves?

Faith is the cause for taking refuge and being the gateway to the Dharma. There are three kinds:

http://www.rigpawiki.org/index.php?title=Faith
by sangyey
Thu Jun 07, 2012 1:01 am
Forum: Nyingma
Topic: Samantabhadra (wisdom color)
Replies: 3
Views: 827

Re: Samantabhadra (wisdom color)

Does Samantabhadra belong to the Tataghata family?
by sangyey
Wed Jun 06, 2012 9:51 pm
Forum: Nyingma
Topic: Dzogchen Lineage inside Nyingma
Replies: 11
Views: 1840

Re: Dzogchen Lineage inside Nyingma

How is it understood that Shakyamuni awakened into the Dharmakaya many eons ago? I had thought that the Dharmakaya is unborn or there since beggingless time?
by sangyey
Wed Jun 06, 2012 12:09 am
Forum: Nyingma
Topic: Samantabhadra (wisdom color)
Replies: 3
Views: 827

Samantabhadra (wisdom color)

Is Samantabhadra's wisdom color blue or white?
by sangyey
Wed May 30, 2012 3:15 am
Forum: East Asian Buddhism
Topic: Generation of enlightened resolve
Replies: 7
Views: 1251

Re: Generation of enlightened resolve

Thank you.
by sangyey
Tue May 29, 2012 12:17 am
Forum: East Asian Buddhism
Topic: Generation of enlightened resolve
Replies: 7
Views: 1251

Re: Generation of enlightened resolve

The Tibetan Tradition uses the 4 immeasurables, Shantideva's equalizing and exchanging method, as well as Atisha's method even though they are all basically rooted in love and compassion. Just wondering about other traditions if just generally the 4 immeasurables and also if Maitreya's definition of...
by sangyey
Mon May 28, 2012 7:42 pm
Forum: Nyingma
Topic: Yeshe Tsogyal/Vajrayogini
Replies: 14
Views: 2081

Re: Yeshe Tsogyal/Vajrayogini

Is Vajrayogini understood differently in Nyingma? I also heard that she has a form giving birth (to spiritual attainments)?

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