A thought ......

A thought ......

Postby Chaz » Thu Aug 18, 2011 10:15 pm

Wouldn't the Mahamudra forum be better places in a "Meditation" area along with the Dzogchen forum and perhaps have forums for Shamatha, Vipassyana, Tonglen, etc. as well?

just a thought?
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Re: A thought ......

Postby Astus » Fri Aug 19, 2011 8:38 am

Mahamudra is more than a single meditation technique, while "vipashyana" covers a very big area. That's why I don't think so.
"If the Buddha-Nature is seen, there will be no seeing of a nature in any thing."
(Nirvana Sutra, T12n374p521b3; tr. Yamamoto)

"Neither cultivation nor seated meditation — this is the pure Chan of Tathagata."
(Mazu Daoyi, X1321p3b23; tr. Jinhua Jia)

"With sudden enlightenment to Tathagata Chan,
The six paramitas and myriad means are complete within that essence."

(Yongjia Xuanjue, T2014p395c14; tr. from "The Sword of Wisdom")
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