Heart of teachings.

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DAWN
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Heart of teachings.

Post by DAWN » Sun Dec 09, 2012 10:10 am

Hello my friends,

I have some questions, it would be great if someone could answer be in brief (or not brief).

What is the Heart of teachings in Mahayana and Vajrayana?
What is the pillar?
What is the aim?

:namaste:

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Re: Heart of teachings.

Post by Karma Dondrup Tashi » Sun Dec 09, 2012 3:39 pm

DAWN wrote: What is the Heart of teachings in Mahayana
Bodhichitta.
DAWN wrote: and Vajrayana?
Guru.
Being without love would be the most appalling torment - the Inferno itself! [...] [A]ll those who have chosen the way of depersonalisation are unable to cry and [...] they have dry eyes for ever. For it is the personality which cries and which alone is capable of the "gift of tears".

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Re: Heart of teachings.

Post by DAWN » Sun Dec 09, 2012 4:40 pm

Thanks you a lot, very clear :namaste:

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Re: Heart of teachings.

Post by catmoon » Thu Dec 20, 2012 11:48 am

The pillar would be sila, the practice of virtue

The aim is the end of suffering and release from samsara.
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Re: Heart of teachings.

Post by plwk » Thu Dec 20, 2012 1:03 pm

What is the Heart of teachings in Mahayana and Vajrayana?
Buddhahood
What is the pillar?
The Bodhisattva Path
What is the aim?
Buddhahood

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