pilgrimage in Bodh Gaya

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philji
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Re: pilgrimage in Bodh Gaya

Postby philji » Fri Nov 01, 2013 10:05 am

The benefits of doing your prostrations at Bodh Gaya at the Mahabodhi temple are immense, however why not break it up and do some there and some in Nepal at the Great stupa.....you could also combine this with a solitary retreat in Nepal... You don't have to do them all at once or without a break....other than that...do them in your bedroom..that's good too...

KonchokZoepa
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Re: pilgrimage in Bodh Gaya

Postby KonchokZoepa » Fri Nov 01, 2013 10:18 am

yeah that came into my mind that maybe half and half would be good and maybe a good experience :smile:
If the thought of demons
Never rises in your mind,
You need not fear the demon hosts around you.
It is most important to tame your mind within....

In so far as the Ultimate, or the true nature of being is concerned,
there are neither buddhas or demons.
He who frees himself from fear and hope, evil and virtue,
will realize the insubstantial and groundless nature of confusion.
Samsara will then appear as the mahamudra itself….

-Milarepa



http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ls6P9tOYmdo

zangskar
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Re: pilgrimage in Bodh Gaya

Postby zangskar » Fri Nov 01, 2013 12:20 pm


KonchokZoepa
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Re: pilgrimage in Bodh Gaya

Postby KonchokZoepa » Fri Nov 01, 2013 12:26 pm

im just wondering that is Zenpa a real word or not ?
If the thought of demons
Never rises in your mind,
You need not fear the demon hosts around you.
It is most important to tame your mind within....

In so far as the Ultimate, or the true nature of being is concerned,
there are neither buddhas or demons.
He who frees himself from fear and hope, evil and virtue,
will realize the insubstantial and groundless nature of confusion.
Samsara will then appear as the mahamudra itself….

-Milarepa



http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ls6P9tOYmdo

zangskar
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Re: pilgrimage in Bodh Gaya

Postby zangskar » Fri Nov 01, 2013 1:42 pm

Sorry for getting your name wrong, KonchokZoepa!

KonchokZoepa
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Re: pilgrimage in Bodh Gaya

Postby KonchokZoepa » Fri Nov 01, 2013 2:01 pm

no problem, i was just wondering if its a real tibetan word, zenpa.
If the thought of demons
Never rises in your mind,
You need not fear the demon hosts around you.
It is most important to tame your mind within....

In so far as the Ultimate, or the true nature of being is concerned,
there are neither buddhas or demons.
He who frees himself from fear and hope, evil and virtue,
will realize the insubstantial and groundless nature of confusion.
Samsara will then appear as the mahamudra itself….

-Milarepa



http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ls6P9tOYmdo

KonchokZoepa
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Joined: Tue Sep 10, 2013 9:50 pm

Re: pilgrimage in Bodh Gaya

Postby KonchokZoepa » Fri Nov 01, 2013 5:27 pm

i might leave after next summer or next summer or year after that. waiting to start a long journey :consoling: :alien:
If the thought of demons
Never rises in your mind,
You need not fear the demon hosts around you.
It is most important to tame your mind within....

In so far as the Ultimate, or the true nature of being is concerned,
there are neither buddhas or demons.
He who frees himself from fear and hope, evil and virtue,
will realize the insubstantial and groundless nature of confusion.
Samsara will then appear as the mahamudra itself….

-Milarepa



http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ls6P9tOYmdo


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