[N.B. This is the forum that was called ‘Exploring Buddhism’. The new name simply describes it better.]
What is grace?
"Absolute Truth is not an object of analytical discourse or great discriminating wisdom,
It is realized through the blessing grace of the Guru and fortunate Karmic potential.
Like this, mistaken ideas of discriminating wisdom are clarified."
May any merit generated by on-line discussion
Be dedicated to the Ultimate Benefit of All Sentient Beings.
And yes. Most Buddhist traditions use some kind of benediction or reflection before eating a meal.
While that is so, and with all due respect to His Holiness, when one hits bedrock five feet down, it is better to start over again somewhere else.duckfiasco wrote:If I recall, the Dalai Lama generally advises against conversion, using the analogy that it's better to dig one well fifty feet deep than ten wells five feet deep.
Om mani padme hum
If one were raised in a Christian family, and religion was more or less forced on them, also if they didn't agree with the beliefs finding something they feel is right for them is important.
Kindest wishes, Dave
They teach us that life is what life is; flawed.
Yet with tremendous potential for joy and fulfillment.
~Lama Surya Das~
If your path teaches you to act and exert yourself correctly and leads to spiritual realizations such as love, compassion and wisdom then obviously it's worthwhile.
~Lama Thubten Yeshe~
One whose mind is freed does not argue with anyone, he does not dispute with anyone. He makes use of the conventional terms of the world without clinging to them
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