Amitabha Buddha

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Dronma
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Re: Amitabha Buddha

Postby Dronma » Tue Apr 24, 2012 7:51 pm

nirmal wrote:Diligence, the path to Enlightenment.No 'off-days' in practice.


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Re: Amitabha Buddha

Postby muni » Wed Apr 25, 2012 7:13 am

Mr. G wrote:[
I imagine common sense would say that diligence refers to actually taking the time to practice in a qualitative manner.


Thank you! Like here http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O9gm24bb ... re=related

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Re: Amitabha Buddha

Postby muni » Wed Apr 25, 2012 8:42 am

nirmal wrote:Diligence, the path to Enlightenment.No 'off-days' in practice.



When a hungry yak is eating grass, he don't look/ examine the grass. A yak continues eating. :namaste:
May you be safe from inner and outer harm.
May you be free from guilt, shame and hatred.
May you enjoy physical and mental wellbeing.
May you live with the ease of an open heart.
May you be awaken to your true nature which is an inexhaustible source of love, compassion and wisdom. _/\_

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Re: Amitabha Buddha

Postby mzaur » Wed Apr 25, 2012 7:15 pm

Lhug-Pa wrote:According to what I've learned, Buddha Shakyamuni, Guru Rinpoche Padmasambhava, and Je Tsong-Khapa are all 'emanations' of Amitabha (Padma Family); and the Dzogchen Master Longchenpa Rabjampa wrote that Buddha Shakyamuni himself attained Illumination eons ago as well.

As for what this implies regarding Pure Land Buddhism, perhaps someone with more knowledge on Pure Land can explain.

Maybe this helps (also has a link to Dharmawheel threads):

http://www.google.com/search?q=Shakyamu ... TF-8&hl=en


I was listening to a webcast recently, and Namkhai Norbu Rinpoche said that Garab Dorje is an emanation of Shakyamuni Buddha. This stuff is confusing :shrug:

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Re: Amitabha Buddha

Postby Rakz » Thu Apr 26, 2012 11:27 pm

Thanks to the peeps who replied to my question. :cheers:

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Re: Amitabha Buddha

Postby pensum » Thu Apr 26, 2012 11:56 pm

mzaur wrote:I was listening to a webcast recently, and Namkhai Norbu Rinpoche said that Garab Dorje is an emanation of Shakyamuni Buddha. This stuff is confusing :shrug:


you may find this of interest http://www.scribd.com/joseph_wagner_2/d/91242556-Identification-of-Garab-Dorje


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