newbie trying to understand the nature of transmission

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Re: newbie trying to understand the nature of transmission

Postby smcj » Fri Jun 21, 2013 4:34 am

For me 'transmission' is very much like what the RC Church teaches - that the connection with the Eucharist is real and that the wine and bread convey more than water and dough. Superstition needs to be confronted for what it is - superstition.

There is nothing transmitted other than the teachers knowledge on certain subjects.

Well you could be right about that. However here as elsewhere on these forums, I advocate keeping an open mind. It doesn't cost anything, and nobody has to know. All it takes is the willingness to hold the idea, "Well, maybe..."

There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio,
Than are dreamt of in your philosophy.
A human being has his limits. And thus, in every conceivable way, with every possible means, he tries to make the teaching enter into his own limits. ChNN
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Re: newbie trying to understand the nature of transmission

Postby david123 » Thu Jun 27, 2013 8:12 pm

Will direct introduction be given in this weeks webcast in Russia?or will it more likely the 3 'official times'?

thanks :namaste:
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Re: newbie trying to understand the nature of transmission

Postby heart » Thu Jun 27, 2013 8:18 pm

david123 wrote:Will direct introduction be given in this weeks webcast in Russia?or will it more likely the 3 'official times'?

thanks :namaste:


He will certainly do some kind of introduction this retreat.

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Re: newbie trying to understand the nature of transmission

Postby david123 » Thu Jun 27, 2013 9:36 pm

Thank you Magnus :namaste:
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