KeithBC wrote:I am not sure I understand what you mean by having exhausted the possibilities of your local Karma Kagyu group. Do they not hold regular meditations? (...)
Om mani padme hum
Lazy_eye wrote:Could you say more about the mantra "Om mani padme hum"? What is the purpose of reciting it; what are the beneficial effects?
Lazy_eye wrote:Could you say more about the mantra "Om mani padme hum"? What is the purpose of reciting it; what are the beneficial effects? Is it associated with any particular bodhisattva, Tara for instance?
Jakob82 wrote:What troubles me is this:
How do I go about getting started on a practice? - I would like a healthy combination of meditation and "knowledge" ... I do simple mindfullness meditations at the moment.
Jakob82 wrote:Is it wrong to use the mantra "om mani padme hum" (or maybe karmapa chenno which I learned at the karma kagyu) during these small meditations? - I read it would be good, and I also feel as if it is.
TMingyur wrote:I never heard about "Mindfullness meditation" using these things but if you derive benefit from mantras then why not use them?
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