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by lama tsewang
Sat May 04, 2013 7:25 am
Forum: Zen
Topic: Order of Buddhist Contemplatives
Replies: 154
Views: 17911

Re: Order of Buddhist Contemplatives

what uinuual doctrines? Really? Show me!! I ahve known the local OBC monk in Vancouver for over 25 years . I know what they teach. The OBC monks that I know here, the four of them , follow the prrecepts meticulously. They dont respond to peoples very public criticism of them , because they dont want...
by lama tsewang
Sat May 04, 2013 6:16 am
Forum: Zen
Topic: Order of Buddhist Contemplatives
Replies: 154
Views: 17911

Re: Order of Buddhist Contemplatives

what she said about karma isnt wrong , if so , why are there more than one Khyentse Tulku.
you greg stop being officious.
by lama tsewang
Sat May 04, 2013 6:12 am
Forum: Zen
Topic: Order of Buddhist Contemplatives
Replies: 154
Views: 17911

Re: Order of Buddhist Contemplatives

khedrup , jiyu kennett was the personal student of the chief abbott of sojiji , that is significant. she has all the licenses etcetera from soto zen to teach Soto ZEn completely. As to whether they approved of her book, How to grow a lotus Blossom . we woould have to check.
by lama tsewang
Mon Mar 11, 2013 6:54 pm
Forum: Kagyu
Topic: Ngondro Reading Transmission Needed
Replies: 20
Views: 2827

Re: Ngondro Reading Transmission Needed

NO NO, IF YOU GET AN EXPLANATION OF THE KARMA KAGYU NGONDRO , THAT WOULD SUBSUME HAVING THE LUNG , how else can the explanation be given? this is what i assume, it makes sense , usually in these circumstances id have the book and do both intertwined together.I find it very strange to hear someone sa...
by lama tsewang
Sat Mar 09, 2013 6:11 pm
Forum: Kagyu
Topic: Ngondro Reading Transmission Needed
Replies: 20
Views: 2827

Re: Ngondro Reading Transmission Needed

if you have the instructions then why are you making a distinction, between that and a lung???

to get the explanation you do refer to the text of the liturgy
as for an empowerment , its also not necessary
dont tie yourself up in knots
by lama tsewang
Tue Feb 26, 2013 11:55 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: tibetan buddhist monasticism in the west
Replies: 88
Views: 11510

Re: tibetan buddhist monasticism in the west

i dont see any difference, except maybe , people will be reluctant to become a monk under a tibetan teacher , because of no training or support etc. being offered . there is one exceptipon to this, however, and that is the FPMT, they are trying to do more about getting monks training. I myself am ga...
by lama tsewang
Fri Feb 22, 2013 8:13 am
Forum: Buddhist Tantra Talk
Topic: ratna lingpa amitayus
Replies: 0
Views: 789

ratna lingpa amitayus

i would like to get a translation of ratna lingpas long life practice (tse drub) in english does anyone have ome
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its an amitayus practice in the rinchen ter dzod.
lama tsewang
by lama tsewang
Wed Feb 20, 2013 5:45 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: tibetan buddhist monasticism in the west
Replies: 88
Views: 11510

Re: tibetan buddhist monasticism in the west

i think this is a good kittle talk by tenzin palmo . if you read it youll understand why i started this thread , and also why i am really now starting to take some concrete steps to establish a centre with monasics in british columbia canada. Please read this link http://www.thubtenchodron.org/Buddh...
by lama tsewang
Thu Feb 07, 2013 9:44 am
Forum: Zen
Topic: Precepts in China and Japan
Replies: 111
Views: 12035

Re: Precepts in China and Japan

First of all the O.BC isnt a hodge podge a hybrid practice . There way of taking precepts and their tradition of following the Brahmajala Sutra m is an ancient thing. iT SATARTED IN jAPAN WITH sAICHO THE FOUNDER OF THE tENDAI sCHOOL they even perform regular renewals of precepts like others do. WHAT...
by lama tsewang
Wed Feb 06, 2013 2:45 am
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: tibetan buddhist monasticism in the west
Replies: 88
Views: 11510

Re: tibetan buddhist monasticism in the west

I have my own monastic center , here, its discussed on my website , and i know the senior monks of several monastic centres in British Columbia. However I do not think , if someone is serious about learning Dharma and renouncing the world and becoming a monk , I dont think such a discussion can be s...
by lama tsewang
Wed Feb 06, 2013 1:28 am
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: tibetan buddhist monasticism in the west
Replies: 88
Views: 11510

Re: tibetan buddhist monasticism in the west

pm me, well talk on the phone
go to my website: vancouvervinaya.org
by lama tsewang
Tue Feb 05, 2013 10:22 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Distance Learning Practice-Centered Programs
Replies: 15
Views: 1815

Re: Distance Learning Practice-Centered Programs

the largest is the dharma gar of dzongsar khyentse
by lama tsewang
Tue Feb 05, 2013 10:20 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: tibetan buddhist monasticism in the west
Replies: 88
Views: 11510

Re: tibetan buddhist monasticism in the west

its one of those ,
none of those people teaching there are monks
if you pm me ill tell you more

please dont consider it
by lama tsewang
Tue Feb 05, 2013 7:28 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: tibetan buddhist monasticism in the west
Replies: 88
Views: 11510

Re: tibetan buddhist monasticism in the west

Again , that place has no monks living there, as far as I know .its not a monastery.!!!!!!!!!!
by lama tsewang
Tue Feb 05, 2013 1:31 am
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: tibetan buddhist monasticism in the west
Replies: 88
Views: 11510

Re: tibetan buddhist monasticism in the west

to the last post, i dont know of any monks that actually reside at that place , the dharma fellowship.
by lama tsewang
Sun Feb 03, 2013 10:48 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: tibetan buddhist monasticism in the west
Replies: 88
Views: 11510

Re: tibetan buddhist monasticism in the west

Hello, I want to add one thing , and maybe revitalize this discussion. It was said that theres some sort of problem with funding monastic centres here. i have a response to that. The centres have to teach Dharma , put on programs. Thats how monks have always survived. Theres no mystery toit. What I ...
by lama tsewang
Sat Feb 02, 2013 5:21 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Indian Vajrayana
Replies: 148
Views: 10455

Re: Indian Vajrayana

hello, just i have one thought. I have noticed that lots of writings mention these grest Siddhas , who lived on their own , and were iconoclastic etc, But lots of things I have read , mention that Tantric practise was a part of the normal curriculum at Nalanda , and Vikramashila. Also, at one time T...
by lama tsewang
Wed Jan 23, 2013 3:05 am
Forum: Kagyu
Topic: Milarepa Guru Yoga and approximation retreat
Replies: 11
Views: 2010

Re: Milarepa Guru Yoga and approximation retreat

i know you , khedrup , so feel comfortable sharing this practice with you. there is acommentary , written for it , write me personally about it. of course, i have done it
tsewang
by lama tsewang
Mon Jan 21, 2013 9:10 am
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: becoming a wandering yogi?
Replies: 143
Views: 16056

Re: becoming a wandering yogi?

there is one factor to consider there are practices appropriate for wandering, and ones for people staying in one place in solitude. u should consider this . not merely deciding that youre going to wander that is appropriate for instance if one is goingto do chod , perhaps . if one is working just o...
by lama tsewang
Sun Jan 20, 2013 6:06 am
Forum: Jonang
Topic: new jonangs?
Replies: 10
Views: 3992

new jonangs?

what is tashi nyima and the new jonangs , about?

tsewang