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'dze bo?

Postby Jinzang » Sat Aug 06, 2011 2:18 am

Does anyone know the translation of 'dze bo? Not in my dictionary. The complete sentence is:

'dod med 'dze bo lta bur bzhag/
Imagine a man who stands before a mirror; a stone strikes it, and it falls to ruin all in an instant. And the man learns that he is himself, and not the mirrored man he had believed himself to be.
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Re: 'dze bo?

Postby Malcolm » Sat Aug 06, 2011 2:25 am

Jinzang wrote:Does anyone know the translation of 'dze bo? Not in my dictionary. The complete sentence is:

'dod med 'dze bo lta bur bzhag/


What text is this? Seems like a misspelling to me.
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Re: 'dze bo?

Postby Jinzang » Sat Aug 06, 2011 2:52 am

It's a collection of inspiring quotes hand written in a notebook by Lama Phurbu Tashi. So, yes, it could be a transcription error, though there have only been a one or two errors so far, missing vowel signs. The quote is from Lama Zhang, a series of analogies on how to meditate.
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Re: 'dze bo?

Postby Malcolm » Sat Aug 06, 2011 3:14 am

Jinzang wrote:It's a collection of inspiring quotes hand written in a notebook by Lama Phurbu Tashi. So, yes, it could be a transcription error, though there have only been a one or two errors so far, missing vowel signs. The quote is from Lama Zhang, a series of analogies on how to meditate.



You need to find the original.
http://www.atikosha.org
http://www.bhaisajya.net
http://www.bhaisajya.guru
http://www.sakyapa.net
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has a conceptual nature,
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Re: 'dze bo?

Postby Jinzang » Sat Aug 06, 2011 11:41 pm

Through the help of Google, I found the term on this Tibetan blog. The context is not strong enough to suggest what the term means, but I do get the idea that it is some sort of typical suffering.
Imagine a man who stands before a mirror; a stone strikes it, and it falls to ruin all in an instant. And the man learns that he is himself, and not the mirrored man he had believed himself to be.
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Re: 'dze bo?

Postby Jinzang » Sat Aug 06, 2011 11:42 pm

You need to find the original.


Or ask Lama Phurbu Tashi, but he's in Tibet right now.
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Re: 'dze bo?

Postby Malcolm » Sun Aug 07, 2011 1:09 am

Jinzang wrote:Through the help of Google, I found the term on this Tibetan blog. The context is not strong enough to suggest what the term means, but I do get the idea that it is some sort of typical suffering.



I also saw this.
http://www.atikosha.org
http://www.bhaisajya.net
http://www.bhaisajya.guru
http://www.sakyapa.net
འ༔ ཨ༔ ཧ༔ ཤ༔ ས༔ མ༔


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without possessing trustworthy scriptures,
has a conceptual nature,
spoiling himself and spoiling others.

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