Like a Dream, Like an Illusion

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Like a Dream, Like an Illusion

Postby justsit » Sun Dec 15, 2013 9:41 pm

Interesting story from the Chronicles of CTR website.

E ma ho!
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Re: Like a Dream, Like an Illusion

Postby PadmaVonSamba » Tue Dec 17, 2013 10:54 pm

Khenpo Tsultrim is really looking a lot thinner than he used to be, in these photos.
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Re: Like a Dream, Like an Illusion

Postby pueraeternus » Wed Dec 18, 2013 3:21 am

PadmaVonSamba wrote:Khenpo Tsultrim is really looking a lot thinner than he used to be, in these photos.
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Indeed. Khenpo looks so frail now. I wish him long life.
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Re: Like a Dream, Like an Illusion

Postby muni » Wed Dec 18, 2013 11:39 am

‘View like the sky’ means that nothing is held onto in any way whatsoever. You are not stuck anywhere at all. In other words, there is no discrimination as to what to accept and what to reject; no line is drawn separating one thing from another. ‘Conduct as fine as barley flour’ means that there is good and evil, and one needs to differentiate between the two. Give up negative deeds; practice the Dharma. In your behaviour, in your conduct, it is necessary to accept and reject.” Guru Rinpoche

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Re: Like a Dream, Like an Illusion

Postby philji » Wed Dec 18, 2013 12:08 pm

khenpo's 80th birthday in March 2014.


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