Saka Dawa 2017

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Nicholas Weeks
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Saka Dawa 2017

Postby Nicholas Weeks » Fri Jun 09, 2017 4:26 am

Today, June 9th, Tibetan Buddhists celebrate the birth, parinirvana & buddhahood of Bhagavan.

OM MUNI MUNI MAHAMUNIYE SVAHA

Any practice done today multiplies good karma millions of times.
A bodhisattva does not become weary of evil beings nor does he commit the error of bringing forth thoughts inclined to reject them and cast them aside. Avatamsaka Sutra, ch. 25

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Re: Saka Dawa 2017

Postby Ayu » Fri Jun 09, 2017 1:03 pm

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I have decided to stick with love.
Hate is too great a burden to bear.
- Martin Luther King, Jr. -

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Re: Saka Dawa 2017

Postby Nicholas Weeks » Fri Jun 09, 2017 5:50 pm

There are so many ways to share merit with all beings on this multiplier day, so here is one sutra on the ten stages of bodhisattvas from the Avatamsaka Sutra. Read it aloud, whisper it, ponder verses from it, copy it out by hand etc.

http://www.sutrasmantras.info/sutra35a.html
A bodhisattva does not become weary of evil beings nor does he commit the error of bringing forth thoughts inclined to reject them and cast them aside. Avatamsaka Sutra, ch. 25

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Re: Saka Dawa 2017

Postby Ayu » Sat Jun 10, 2017 12:06 am

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