I am extermely afraid please help

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I am extermely afraid please help

Post by shanyin » Tue Oct 23, 2018 5:30 am

I am extremely disturbed please help.

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Re: I am extermely afraid please help

Post by Johnny Dangerous » Tue Oct 23, 2018 5:50 am

I'll dedicate my practice, say mantras etc., but do you have someone who can help you in person, someone you can talk to?
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Re: I am extermely afraid please help

Post by DNS » Tue Oct 23, 2018 5:53 am

shanyin wrote:
Tue Oct 23, 2018 5:30 am
I am extremely disturbed please help.
From the terms of service:
Members who are suffering a serious mental illness should seek diagnosis and treatment from a qualified medical professional within their community and those who are suffering from an acute phase of a mental illness, including intention to self harm and/or are suicidal should seek immediate assistance. http://www.befrienders.org/index.asp
~ Members are asked not to use Dharma Wheel as a platform to express intentions of self harm or suicide, the experience of voices or other hallucinations or other artefacts of acute mental illness.
~ When encountering a member suffering an acute episode of a mental illness, we should treat that member with compassion and refer that member to medical/emergency services within that person's community.
If any of the above applies to you, seek help from that website or suicide hotline services or other emergency assistance.

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Re: I am extermely afraid please help

Post by Mönlam Tharchin » Tue Oct 23, 2018 6:14 am

The above is sufficiently excellent advice during this difficult moment. Heartfelt wishes to you.
With a heart wandering in ignorance down this path and that, to guide me I simply say Namu-amida-butsu. -- Ippen

If in your heart you hold the thought, "I shall continue to utter the nembutsu," the Buddha will turn his attention to you, and thus you are one among those who are thought about and cherished. -- Master Hōnen

The Buddhas and Bodhisattvas have unobstructed vision in all directions. Everything is in their presence; and I stand in front of them. -- Shantideva, Guide to the Bodhisattva Way of Life


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