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Dog eats offerings

Post by smcj » Thu Jan 09, 2014 6:05 am

This is probably how he came to be a dog in the first place…


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In the Tantra of the Beautiful Auspiciousness (bKra shis mdzes ldan gyi rgyud), this "Great Primordial Purity" (spyi gzhi) is defined as follows:

What is known as "The Great Primordial Purity”
Is the state abiding before authentic Buddhas arose
And before impure sentient beings appeared;
It is called the great Primordial radiance of immutable awareness.

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Re: Dog eats offerings

Post by Wayfarer » Thu Jan 09, 2014 6:28 am

...and that's how I learned to write.... :tongue:
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Re: Dog eats offerings

Post by plwk » Thu Jan 09, 2014 6:31 am

And the Buddha smiles...

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Re: Dog eats offerings

Post by Thomas Amundsen » Thu Jan 09, 2014 6:31 am

:lol:

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Re: Dog eats offerings

Post by lobster » Thu Jan 09, 2014 10:50 am

Good Dog :twothumbsup:

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Re: Dog eats offerings

Post by shaunc » Thu Jan 09, 2014 11:05 am

Yep, dogs 'll do that if you leave food lying around too long. So will some teenagers in my place. The dog usually makes less mess.

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Re: Dog eats offerings

Post by Grigoris » Thu Jan 09, 2014 12:34 pm

shaunc wrote:Yep, dogs 'll do that if you leave food lying around too long. So will some teenagers in my place. The dog usually makes less mess.
:rolling:
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Re: Dog eats offerings

Post by Grigoris » Thu Jan 09, 2014 12:46 pm

It's worth seeing the rest of the article. I laughed so much that I cried!
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Re: Dog eats offerings

Post by Simon E. » Thu Jan 09, 2014 2:11 pm

In the early days of Samye Ling the old house was overrun by rats...who helped themselves liberally to to puja offerings..sometimes in the middle of puja. :o
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Re: Dog eats offerings

Post by DGA » Thu Jan 09, 2014 2:51 pm

:rolling:

Here's the original; take a look at the comments (some of them are a riot)

http://www.dogshaming.com/2013/04/buddha-beagle/

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Re: Dog eats offerings

Post by tidathep » Sat Jan 11, 2014 5:18 pm

[quote="smcj"]This is probably how he came to be a dog in the first place…
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Dear 'smcj',

Thanks for the funny picture/story....in Thailand..so many Thai temples allow dogs/cats/chickens to live around ...even feed them with the left-over-almsfood.

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tidathep :thanks:

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