How not to practice?

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How not to practice?

Postby Snovid » Fri Aug 23, 2013 11:53 am

If I have already received all transmissions & lungs for X
nothing happens when I will not practicing X?

In terms of the consequences
You got transmissions,you practiced and stopped.

Is it broken samaya or not?
I am from Poland I use google translator I do not know English

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Re: How not to practice?

Postby Ayu » Fri Aug 23, 2013 4:38 pm

I think, i heard, it is not a bad break of a vow. Means you don't reach hell for it. You are free to leave, but try not to talk bad about your teachers and about the mahayana - that is the only dangerous thing, to be contemptuous in speech.

The calculation is very simple: if you do the practice you will find a binding (samaya) to the teaching and to the teacher. If you don't, you will stay away from it. Nothing else happens.
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Re: How not to practice?

Postby Sherab Dorje » Fri Aug 23, 2013 4:55 pm

Snowid wrote:If I have already received all transmissions & lungs for X
nothing happens when I will not practicing X?

In terms of the consequences
You got transmissions,you practiced and stopped.

Is it broken samaya or not?
Depends on what samaya came with the transmissions and lung. They don't always come with practice samaya.
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