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new developments in the processing of your corpse

Postby Aemilius » Tue Jun 07, 2011 3:10 pm

Promession is an ecologically-conscious method for disposing of human remains by freeze drying. It was invented and patented in 1999 by the swedish biologist Susanne Wiigh-Mäsek. The body of the deceased is submerged in liquid nitrogen, making the remains so brittle that they shatter into a powder as the result of slight vibrations.
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Postby Grigoris » Tue Jun 07, 2011 10:08 pm

Ridiculous! Rainbow body is infintely more ecologically sound and you get enlightened to boot! :tongue:
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Re: new developments in the processing of your corpse

Postby Adamantine » Wed Jun 08, 2011 1:20 am

Far more ecologically conscious is sky-burial--
feeding the corpse to the birds-- as long as you're not
saturated with serious western pharmaceuticals(zorastrian towers in India
have killed off most of the local vulture populations through
corpses contaminated with drugs)
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Postby Indrajala » Wed Jun 08, 2011 4:29 am

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Postby Aemilius » Wed Jun 08, 2011 1:06 pm

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Postby Grigoris » Wed Jun 08, 2011 1:32 pm

"My religion is not deceiving myself."
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Postby Aemilius » Wed Jun 08, 2011 4:47 pm

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Postby Grigoris » Wed Jun 08, 2011 5:29 pm

"My religion is not deceiving myself."
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Postby Aemilius » Thu Jun 09, 2011 12:19 pm

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Re: new developments in the processing of your corpse

Postby Grigoris » Thu Jun 09, 2011 2:45 pm

I think a major difference would be that one is a con-artist out to make a buck and the other an enlightened being striving to bring infinite beings out of suffering (or maybe I am just a gullible fool too). Now try and guess which epithet is referring to whom!
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Postby Aemilius » Fri Jun 10, 2011 12:11 pm

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Re: new developments in the processing of your corpse

Postby Grigoris » Fri Jun 10, 2011 12:35 pm

Seems like conjunctivitis is reaching plague proportions around here!

Dude if you reckon that the Karmapa and David Blaine are the same (at the relative level, right, not the ultimate) and their activities are identical, well, what can I say? :? Good luck on your journey to whateverland!
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Postby Aemilius » Mon Jun 13, 2011 12:11 pm

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Postby Grigoris » Mon Jun 13, 2011 4:19 pm

"My religion is not deceiving myself."
Jetsun Milarepa 1052-1135 CE

"Butchers, prostitutes, those guilty of the five most heinous crimes, outcasts, the underprivileged: all are utterly the substance of existence and nothing other than total bliss."
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Re: new developments in the processing of your corpse

Postby Aemilius » Wed Jun 15, 2011 1:12 pm

To Gragkavarnos

You make several mistakes in your logic. First of all it is not the case that buddhas, bodhisattvas and mahasiddhas are always part of an established religious institution, often it has been the contrary, even Shakyamuni Buddha would have been an "unqualified person" to teach or say anything, because he was just a kshatriya. Only brahmanas are qualified and authentic.
Same with regard to bodhisattvas and mahasiddhas, Guru Rimpoche was certainly declared a hoax by the establishement, as an obvious example.
If you strip away the religious belief systems the performances of David Blaine would easily outshine the miraculous feats of Karmapa. And this is on the level of plain reason, and the relative truth.
What is it that makes you believe ?


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Re: new developments in the processing of your corpse

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Jetsun Milarepa 1052-1135 CE

"Butchers, prostitutes, those guilty of the five most heinous crimes, outcasts, the underprivileged: all are utterly the substance of existence and nothing other than total bliss."
The Supreme Source - The Kunjed Gyalpo
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Re: new developments in the processing of your corpse

Postby LastLegend » Wed Jun 15, 2011 3:00 pm

NAMO AMITABHA
NAM MO A DI DA PHAT (VIETNAMESE)
NAMO AMITUOFO (CHINESE)

Bodhidharma [my translation]
―I come to the East to transmit this clear knowing mind without constructing any dharma―

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Re: new developments in the processing of your corpse

Postby Aemilius » Fri Jun 17, 2011 2:18 pm

I am very serious, the topic is difficult to approach, I do have some practical knowledge about what seems like magical tricks and what is truly illusionary. You can see the films that there are by the persons that have been mentioned, and make your own judgements, but what if they are not just tricks ? What if they are real siddhis ?
"Magical tricks" is just a comfortable label, and "real siddhi" is an other label. How can you be so sure that they are (always or fundamentally) different ?? You have no ground for that.
You could also attain the four dhyanas yourself, and study practically how the various supernormal things are done, I heartily recommend that!
This topic has been touched lightly in the thread about Satya Sai Baba.
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Re: new developments in the processing of your corpse

Postby Grigoris » Fri Jun 17, 2011 2:33 pm

"My religion is not deceiving myself."
Jetsun Milarepa 1052-1135 CE

"Butchers, prostitutes, those guilty of the five most heinous crimes, outcasts, the underprivileged: all are utterly the substance of existence and nothing other than total bliss."
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