Buddhism and hauntings

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Buddhism and hauntings

Postby dyanaprajna2011 » Tue May 28, 2013 1:50 pm

How does Buddhism view hauntings? How does a Buddhist deal with a possible haunting, especially by oneself?
"If you want to travel the Way of Buddhas and Zen masters, then expect nothing, seek nothing, and grasp nothing." -Dogen
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Re: Buddhism and hauntings

Postby Seishin » Tue May 28, 2013 2:32 pm

Do you mean a preta? https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Preta

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Re: Buddhism and hauntings

Postby Seishin » Tue May 28, 2013 2:36 pm

As for dealing with them, there is a thread here: viewtopic.php?f=43&t=9806

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Re: Buddhism and hauntings

Postby Namgyal » Wed May 29, 2013 3:01 am

Unfortunately Kaji's advice is incorrect.
Such practices are only for monks and other professionals.
It might be better to discuss this matter with your teacher.
http://sacred-songs.blogspot.co.uk/2007/06/metta.html
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