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DAWN
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Heart of teachings.

Postby DAWN » Sun Dec 09, 2012 10:10 am

Hello my friends,

I have some questions, it would be great if someone could answer be in brief (or not brief).

What is the Heart of teachings in Mahayana and Vajrayana?
What is the pillar?
What is the aim?

:namaste:

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Re: Heart of teachings.

Postby Karma Dondrup Tashi » Sun Dec 09, 2012 3:39 pm

DAWN wrote:What is the Heart of teachings in Mahayana

Bodhichitta.

DAWN wrote:and Vajrayana?

Guru.
I fled Him, down the nights and down the days; I fled Him, down the arches of the years; I fled Him, down the labyrinthine ways, Of my own mind; and in the mist of tears, I hid from Him, and under running laughter. Up vistaed hopes I sped; And shot, precipitated, Adown Titanic glooms of chasmèd fears, From those strong Feet that followed, followed after. But with unhurrying chase, And unperturbèd pace, Deliberate speed, majestic instancy, They beat - and a Voice beat - More instant than the Feet - ‘All things betray thee, who betrayest Me.’

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Re: Heart of teachings.

Postby DAWN » Sun Dec 09, 2012 4:40 pm

Thanks you a lot, very clear :namaste:

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Re: Heart of teachings.

Postby catmoon » Thu Dec 20, 2012 11:48 am

The pillar would be sila, the practice of virtue

The aim is the end of suffering and release from samsara.
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Re: Heart of teachings.

Postby plwk » Thu Dec 20, 2012 1:03 pm

What is the Heart of teachings in Mahayana and Vajrayana?
Buddhahood
What is the pillar?
The Bodhisattva Path
What is the aim?
Buddhahood


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