rousing Bodhicitta

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Re: rousing Bodhicitta

Postby randomseb » Wed Mar 27, 2013 4:13 pm


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Re: rousing Bodhicitta

Postby muni » Wed Mar 27, 2013 5:21 pm

To find one who likes everyone or every post is senseless work. Some like this post other like that one, one never can write in the way to be positive for all. And never there is a 'well meant' post, which is negative for all. That is emptiness teaching as was told. I like apples and no mangos you like mangos and no apples.
Phenomena aren't at all harming on themselves, but it is the percieving mind who forget no any phenomena is harming on itself. It is minds' reaction of irritation. Interdependency.

Are dialogues not usefull?

Judgement or compassion. All is ones own practice. Irritating ones are perfect teachers for practice Bodhichitta a teaching say ( tonglen). Yes of course easy said from here: :soapbox: it all goes smoothly, at least for me.

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Re: rousing Bodhicitta

Postby Johnny Dangerous » Thu Mar 28, 2013 3:30 am

I think everyone comes off as preachy on these forums from time to time (I know I certainly have plenty of times). Hard to tell when we are really being arrogant, and when we are just letting our exuberance to help people get the best of us. Either way we should just chill out and forgive whatever minor nonsense we may or may not have pulled.

P.S. I am wise, learned, and in particular humble, so you should listen to me.
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Re: rousing Bodhicitta

Postby Konchog1 » Thu Mar 28, 2013 3:55 am

Equanimity is the ground. Love is the moisture. Compassion is the seed. Bodhicitta is the result.

-Paraphrase of Khensur Rinpoche Lobsang Tsephel citing the Guhyasamaja Tantra

"All memories and thoughts are the union of emptiness and knowing, the Mind.
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."

-Ra Lotsawa, All-pervading Melodious Drumbeats

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Re: rousing Bodhicitta

Postby randomseb » Thu Mar 28, 2013 4:18 am

If you're preachy and you know it clap your hands! :applause:

If you're preachy and you know it clap your hands! :applause:

If you're preachy and you know it and really want to show it,
If you're preachy and you know it clap your hands! :applause:

:namaste:

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Re: rousing Bodhicitta

Postby Konchog1 » Thu Mar 28, 2013 6:31 am

Equanimity is the ground. Love is the moisture. Compassion is the seed. Bodhicitta is the result.

-Paraphrase of Khensur Rinpoche Lobsang Tsephel citing the Guhyasamaja Tantra

"All memories and thoughts are the union of emptiness and knowing, the Mind.
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."

-Ra Lotsawa, All-pervading Melodious Drumbeats

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Re: rousing Bodhicitta

Postby Punya » Thu Mar 28, 2013 11:03 am

Just as the trunk of an ordinary tree
Lying in the forests of the Malaya mountains
Absorbs the perfume of sandal from the moist leaves and branches
So you come to resemble who whomever you follow.

~Words of My Perfect Teacher

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Re: rousing Bodhicitta

Postby Wayfarer » Thu Mar 28, 2013 12:32 pm

In the beginner's mind there are many possibilities; in the expert's mind there are few ~ Suzuki-roshi


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