living proof of bodhisattva and merits

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living proof of bodhisattva and merits

Postby villkorkarma » Mon Jul 01, 2013 4:16 pm

If dalaia lama is a bodhisattva will his merits follow him to his next Life or must he work hard and suffer again and again?
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Re: living proof of bodhisattva and merits

Postby Ayu » Mon Jul 01, 2013 4:46 pm

I suppose he works hard again and again but he doesn't suffer.
Because, if our mothers, who have been kind to us
From beginningless time, are suffering,
What can we do with (just) our own happiness?
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Re: living proof of bodhisattva and merits

Postby Dave The Seeker » Mon Jul 01, 2013 8:45 pm

Yes his merits will follow him from this to the next existence. As will yours and mine.
Our merit or non-meritious actions follow us. Maybe we'll see/experience the effects in this life or in the future in any of our further lives.

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Everyday problems teach us to have a realistic attitude.
They teach us that life is what life is; flawed.
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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.
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Re: living proof of bodhisattva and merits

Postby villkorkarma » Tue Jul 02, 2013 12:04 pm

I was very happy to hear that :thumbsup: . how do you know?
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Re: living proof of bodhisattva and merits

Postby Dave The Seeker » Tue Jul 02, 2013 3:21 pm

For myself, I believe in Karma and rebirth. There is an entire thread on this, so lets not rehash it here. :anjali:
So each action you make there is an outcome for it and if you do not experience that outcome in this life you will in future rebirths. So, HH Dali Lama has created much merit in previous lives, and as a Bodhisattva, he continually creates more merit
to benefit all universal living beings.

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Everyday problems teach us to have a realistic attitude.
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
~The Buddha~
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Re: living proof of bodhisattva and merits

Postby villkorkarma » Wed Jul 03, 2013 9:08 am

aha okay.
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Re: living proof of bodhisattva and merits

Postby villkorkarma » Sun Dec 22, 2013 5:52 pm

Here is an example: U-ba Khin a great vipassanameditator met the arhant Webu Sayadaw and they said. Webu Sayadaw said I have meditated in the djungle 10 years to have reached the same experience that you talk about. then the Uba-Khin died and Goenka S N said that Uba_khin had One more Life left. how is this?
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Re: living proof of bodhisattva and merits

Postby Door » Mon Dec 23, 2013 6:47 am

villkorkarma wrote:Here is an example: U-ba Khin a great vipassanameditator met the arhant Webu Sayadaw and they said. Webu Sayadaw said I have meditated in the djungle 10 years to have reached the same experience that you talk about. then the Uba-Khin died and Goenka S N said that Uba_khin had One more Life left. how is this?


How did you hear that Uba Khin only had one more left?
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Re: living proof of bodhisattva and merits

Postby villkorkarma » Mon Dec 23, 2013 3:51 pm

Hey everyone
By S n Goenka

Hey again
I know that Uba-Khin could have reached enlightenment in devachen a paradise beacuse he was a layman. How know for sure?
The state of Anagami i mean. goggle it and look at wikipedia if you have any question about that. beacause i dont know.
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Re: living proof of bodhisattva and merits

Postby villkorkarma » Sun Jan 05, 2014 11:06 pm

But iam not sure maybe just my mind fantazises. But I got this book written by Gary r Renard, he met masters from heaven that showed them as a symbol of their bodies in their last Life on Earth. They said to him that he had a Life that he was kind of sucessfull in but it was until now
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Re: living proof of bodhisattva and merits

Postby villkorkarma » Mon Feb 17, 2014 12:53 am

What it mean was that the was the most giving lifetime he had. he did good progress then. so the merits is going with you from lifetime to Lifetime
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