Are these prophecies from Buddha?

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Nosta
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Are these prophecies from Buddha?

Postby Nosta » Fri Oct 18, 2013 2:39 pm

Have you ever read about this prophecies?

Never read nothing like this, so I would like to ask if the sayings are really from Buddha. If so, they are real because Buddha wouldnt lie. On the other hand, there is the possibility that these prophecies are kind of hoax.

I would like to read your opinions.

Here is the link:
http://www.meditationthailand.com/16predictions.htm

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Re: Are these prophecies from Buddha?

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Re: Are these prophecies from Buddha?

Postby TheSpirit » Fri Oct 18, 2013 3:55 pm

I have to say...Those are some very depressing prophecies....
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Re: Are these prophecies from Buddha?

Postby KonchokZoepa » Fri Oct 18, 2013 4:51 pm

i didnt read the sixteen dreams but the ones i read are happening to some degree.

the 2nd prophecy of the buddha rings very true and accurate and i believe it 100%
If the thought of demons
Never rises in your mind,
You need not fear the demon hosts around you.
It is most important to tame your mind within....

In so far as the Ultimate, or the true nature of being is concerned,
there are neither buddhas or demons.
He who frees himself from fear and hope, evil and virtue,
will realize the insubstantial and groundless nature of confusion.
Samsara will then appear as the mahamudra itself….

-Milarepa

OMMANIPADMEHUNG

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ls6P9tOYmdo

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Re: Are these prophecies from Buddha?

Postby KonchokZoepa » Fri Oct 18, 2013 4:52 pm

and it said at the end that people should share the prophecy with others, thanks for doing that , but what should i do, should i activate my fb account to post this. nobody probly would read and no one would care. and yet i create unwholesome kamma for that. :( cant help it.
If the thought of demons
Never rises in your mind,
You need not fear the demon hosts around you.
It is most important to tame your mind within....

In so far as the Ultimate, or the true nature of being is concerned,
there are neither buddhas or demons.
He who frees himself from fear and hope, evil and virtue,
will realize the insubstantial and groundless nature of confusion.
Samsara will then appear as the mahamudra itself….

-Milarepa

OMMANIPADMEHUNG

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ls6P9tOYmdo

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Re: Are these prophecies from Buddha?

Postby Nosta » Fri Oct 18, 2013 6:54 pm




Many thanks for your useful links :namaste:

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Re: Are these prophecies from Buddha?

Postby Konchog1 » Sat Oct 19, 2013 12:23 am

Well, looks like it's all coming true.

"My second dream was about tiny trees and shrubs which burst through the soil. When they were scarcely more than a few inches high, they flowered and bore fruit. This was my second dream. What will come of it?"

"Sire," said the Buddha, "this dream will be realized in future days when the world has fallen into decay and when human lives are short. Passions then will be so strong that even very young girls will cohabitate with men. Despite their immaturity, they will get pregnant and have children. The flowers and fruit symbolize their babies. However, you have nothing to fear from this. Tell me your third dream."
I have heard that due to hormones in food, puberty is beginning as early as nine for some girls.
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Without attachment, self-liberating, like a snake in a knot.
Through the qualities of meditating in that way,
Mental obscurations are purified and the dharmakaya is attained."

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Re: Are these prophecies from Buddha?

Postby Alfredo » Sat Oct 19, 2013 1:15 am

Like Christ's prediction of wars and earthquakes, was there ever a time when these "prophecies" were NOT true?
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Re: Are these prophecies from Buddha?

Postby Johnny Dangerous » Sat Oct 19, 2013 1:17 am

Alfredo wrote:Like Christ's prediction of wars and earthquakes, was there ever a time when these "prophecies" were NOT true?



I had the same thought.
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Re: Are these prophecies from Buddha?

Postby krodha » Sat Oct 19, 2013 1:23 am

The Kali Yuga!


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