What is your favorite Tantra, Sutra, Etc.

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What is your favorite Tantra, Sutra, Etc.

Post by CedarTree » Fri Aug 04, 2017 4:30 pm

Just like the title says:

What is your favorite Tantra, Sutra, Song of realization, or whatever comes to mind!

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Post by jkarlins » Fri Aug 04, 2017 5:40 pm

I like the Udana. Also, there's a nice song of realization could be by Marpa or Maitripa, talks about "let the elephant mind wander free." It's in the Rain of Wisdom/Kagyu Gyurtso.

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Post by Josef » Fri Aug 04, 2017 7:28 pm

Invocation of Samantabhadra from the Gonpa Zangthal
Kye ma!
The river of continuity is marked by impermanence.
Ceaseless flowing of appearance.
Beautiful and repulsive.
The dance of life and death is a display of the vast expanse.
With gratitude the watcher and the watched pass through the barrier of duality.

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Post by dzogchungpa » Fri Aug 04, 2017 7:33 pm

Kama Sutra.
It takes a great being to be daring enough to cultivate a bad reputation. - Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse Rinpoche

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Post by smcj » Fri Aug 04, 2017 7:38 pm

Uttaratantra.

It's not the sole source for teachings on Buddha Nature, but one of the main ones.
I support Mingyur R and HHDL in their positions against Lama abuse.
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Post by Strive » Fri Aug 04, 2017 7:39 pm

dzogchungpa wrote:Kama Sutra.
:shock:

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Post by Thomas Amundsen » Fri Aug 04, 2017 8:11 pm

Longchenpa's Choying Dzod

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Post by Virgo » Fri Aug 04, 2017 9:26 pm

Kunjed Gyalpo.

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Post by amanitamusc » Fri Aug 04, 2017 10:02 pm

The Reverberation of Sound, or Dratenjur (Tibetan: སྒྲ་ཐལ་འགྱུར, Wylie: sgra thal 'gyur), is the root tantra of the seventeen tantras of the Menngagde approach to Dzogchen.

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Post by Strive » Fri Aug 04, 2017 11:21 pm

Lotus sutra

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Post by Malcolm » Sat Aug 05, 2017 2:53 am

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Post by smcj » Sat Aug 05, 2017 3:28 am

Malcolm wrote:
Could you elaborate? (joke)
I support Mingyur R and HHDL in their positions against Lama abuse.
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Post by dzogchungpa » Sat Aug 05, 2017 5:30 am

smcj wrote:
Malcolm wrote:
Could you elaborate? (joke)
See: https://dharmawheel.net/viewtopic.php?t=15619
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Post by lelopa » Sat Aug 05, 2017 5:51 am

My Number One is Malcolm's -
my second favorite is mentioned by virgo -
my 3rd is "Twelve Little Tantras"
ཨོཾ་ཨཱཿཧཱུྃ་བོ་དྷི་ཙིཏྟ་མ་ཧཱ་སུ་ཁ་ཛྙཱ་ན་དྷཱརྟུ་ཨཱཿ

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Post by liuzg150181 » Sat Aug 05, 2017 4:03 pm

smcj wrote:
Malcolm wrote:
Could you elaborate? (joke)
Something starting with D?

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Post by CedarTree » Sat Aug 05, 2017 7:30 pm

While looking over the posts I think it may be helpful to explain a bit about everyone's choice and why it is their favorite :)

Malcolm had an amazing post but for many Members and Guests viewing this topic they may not know what much of this means Lol




Two things. The "a" sound is part of every Sanskrit consonant letter, so it is sort of the "universal basis". The "a" is also a negating prefix, like "un-" in English. Therefore "a" is like emptiness that is both universal and negates substance.

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Post by CedarTree » Mon Aug 07, 2017 7:18 pm

and Heart Sutra for me :)

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Post by Aspiring.Monk » Thu Sep 28, 2017 5:37 pm

CedarTree wrote:
Mon Aug 07, 2017 7:18 pm
and Heart Sutra for me :)
The Heart Sutra is also one of my favorites. When recited mindfully, it is a wonderful teaching on Emptiness.

So beautiful

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Post by Tenma » Thu Sep 28, 2017 5:48 pm

(emptiness)

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Post by kimjihoon5924 » Thu Oct 05, 2017 7:40 am

The Vajracchedika Prajnaparamita Sutra, aka the Diamond Sutra. Never seen a sutra so enlightening and helpful as this.

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