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"We are all here to help each other go through this thing, whatever it is."
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"The principal practice is Guruyoga. But we need to understand that any secondary practice combined with Guruyoga becomes a principal practice." ChNNR (Teachings on Thun and Ganapuja)

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"We are all here to help each other go through this thing, whatever it is."
~Kurt Vonnegut

"The principal practice is Guruyoga. But we need to understand that any secondary practice combined with Guruyoga becomes a principal practice." ChNNR (Teachings on Thun and Ganapuja)

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Re: dumb question

Postby Aemilius » Wed May 04, 2011 12:13 pm

In Root Verses of the Middleway, ( Mula Madhyamaka Karika 25. Investigation of Nirvana), Nagarjuna says that Nirvana is not permanent, etc... If it were permanent it would be a thing, which not acceptable.
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"We are all here to help each other go through this thing, whatever it is."
~Kurt Vonnegut

"The principal practice is Guruyoga. But we need to understand that any secondary practice combined with Guruyoga becomes a principal practice." ChNNR (Teachings on Thun and Ganapuja)

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What I mean is that what characterizes enlightened awareness is not lack of forms arising, but a perceptive ability that doesn't dualize that which is form from that which is emptiness. Logic breaks down, and words are very inadequate for this. May all beings have direct experiential understanding of this immediately!! :)

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"Even if you practice only for an hour a day with faith and inspiration, good qualities will steadily increase. Regular practice makes it easy to transform your mind. From seeing only relative truth, you will eventually reach a profound certainty in the meaning of absolute truth."
Kyabje Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche.

"Only you can make your mind beautiful."
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"We are all here to help each other go through this thing, whatever it is."
~Kurt Vonnegut

"The principal practice is Guruyoga. But we need to understand that any secondary practice combined with Guruyoga becomes a principal practice." ChNNR (Teachings on Thun and Ganapuja)

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Re: dumb question

Postby Pemachöying » Thu May 05, 2011 4:11 pm

Hi concerning the 3 kayas according to the teaching i heard.
There is one way in wich beings progress from Nirmankaya to Sambhogakaya to Dharmakaya
and the other way in wich from above Dharmakaya manifests to Sambhogakaya to Nirmanakya and in
the first example the 3 kayas have not manifested complete and in the second example they have.
Concerning the question about if samsara can be empty it cannot beacuse collectively it dosent
have one begining but its continusely manifesting new beings if there was one collectiv begining of samsara it would be possible to be an end to samsara. Thats the reason why individualy there is an begining and end but collectivly not.Concerning the 3 kayas its mentioned that you can not fall back
beacuse the qualities are uncompounded as mentioned in Uttaratantra Shastra.

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"Even if you practice only for an hour a day with faith and inspiration, good qualities will steadily increase. Regular practice makes it easy to transform your mind. From seeing only relative truth, you will eventually reach a profound certainty in the meaning of absolute truth."
Kyabje Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche.

"Only you can make your mind beautiful."
HH Chetsang Rinpoche

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Re: dumb question

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འ༔ ཨ༔ ཧ༔ ཤ༔ ས༔ མ༔


Free of hope and fear, relax.
Human life spent in
a state of great spaciousness is enjoyable.


— Kunzang Dechen Lingpa

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Re: dumb question

Postby adinatha » Thu May 05, 2011 8:03 pm

At the time of no time which is all the time all kayas are inseparable.
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Re: dumb question

Postby Madeliaette » Sat May 07, 2011 5:13 pm

:oops: sorry - posted in the wrong thread! ignore please! (I must not listen to MP3s of the Dhammapada at the same time as posting - )

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Re: dumb question

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Re: dumb question

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"We are all here to help each other go through this thing, whatever it is."
~Kurt Vonnegut

"The principal practice is Guruyoga. But we need to understand that any secondary practice combined with Guruyoga becomes a principal practice." ChNNR (Teachings on Thun and Ganapuja)


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