After achieving rainbow body?

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Re: After achieving rainbow body?

Post by javier.espinoza.t » Fri Oct 19, 2018 3:35 pm

smcj wrote:
Fri Oct 19, 2018 3:21 pm
So do you guys accept the idea that realized beings are able to benefit sentient beings post-mortem?
i do, but what i consider as "benefit" is transmission -of knowledge-

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Re: After achieving rainbow body?

Post by Virgo » Fri Oct 19, 2018 4:02 pm

smcj wrote:
Fri Oct 19, 2018 3:21 pm
So do you guys accept the idea that realized beings are able to benefit sentient beings post-mortem?
Yes. If they couldn't there would be no point to attaining complete enlightenment, and escaping samsara itself would suffice. :)

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Re: After achieving rainbow body?

Post by Crazywisdom » Fri Oct 19, 2018 4:08 pm

smcj wrote:
Fri Oct 19, 2018 3:21 pm
So do you guys accept the idea that realized beings are able to benefit sentient beings post-mortem?
Of course
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Re: After achieving rainbow body?

Post by Dorje Shedrub » Fri Oct 19, 2018 5:26 pm

smcj wrote:
Fri Oct 19, 2018 3:21 pm
So do you guys accept the idea that realized beings are able to benefit sentient beings post-mortem?
Yes, otherwise why do we pray to Guru Rinpoche, Garab Dorje, etc. for blessings, empowerments, etc.

I think they can manifest in multiple forms, places, and manners as need arises and karma permits.

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Re: After achieving rainbow body?

Post by 明安 Myoan » Fri Oct 19, 2018 5:41 pm

Fourthed from another tradition.
Supplications related to Dharma or benefiting beings produce such uncanny results that I had to admit my skepticism was no longer wise.
With a heart wandering in ignorance down this path and that, to guide me I simply say Namu-Amida-Butsu. -- Ippen

Reciting the nembutsu and believing in birth in the Pure Land naturally give rise to the Three Minds and the Four Modes of Practice. -- Master Hōnen

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Re: After achieving rainbow body?

Post by smcj » Fri Oct 19, 2018 6:47 pm

Yes, otherwise why do we pray to Guru Rinpoche, Garab Dorje, etc. for blessings, empowerments, etc.

I think they can manifest in multiple forms, places, and manners as need arises and karma permits.
:good:
Supplications related to Dharma or benefiting beings produce such uncanny results that I had to admit my skepticism was no longer wise.
:good: (me too)
1.The problem isn’t ‘ignorance’. The problem is the mind you have right now. (H.H. Karmapa XVII @NYC 2/4/18)
2. I support Mingyur R and HHDL in their positions against lama abuse.
3. Student: Lama, I thought I might die but then I realized that the 3 Jewels would protect me.
Lama: Even If you had died the 3 Jewels would still have protected you. (DW post by Fortyeightvows)

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