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PostPosted: Wed May 02, 2012 9:43 pm 
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I can see the benefit in doing this to help develop and clarify ones View/Tawa but I can also see the opposite. Would like to hear others thoughts on this...

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PostPosted: Thu May 03, 2012 12:15 am 
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Fa Dao wrote:
I can see the benefit in doing this to help develop and clarify ones View/Tawa but I can also see the opposite. Would like to hear others thoughts on this...



Memorizing a short text like the aspiration of Samantabhadra is only helpful, never harmful.

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PostPosted: Thu May 03, 2012 1:42 am 
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Namdrol wrote:
Memorizing a short text like the aspiration of Samantabhadra is only helpful, never harmful.


Does it plant a seed for future lives?

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kirtu wrote:
Namdrol wrote:
Memorizing a short text like the aspiration of Samantabhadra is only helpful, never harmful.


Does it plant a seed for future lives?

Kirt


Most assuredly.

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PostPosted: Thu May 03, 2012 5:07 am 
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Namdrol, you wouldnt happen to know of a good translation for that would you? :D

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PostPosted: Thu May 03, 2012 12:26 pm 
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Fa Dao wrote:
Namdrol, you wouldnt happen to know of a good translation for that would you? :D



Well, it will probably be posted online when Rinpoche does the webcast in a few days times.

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PostPosted: Thu May 03, 2012 12:51 pm 
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I have found memorising short definitions from people like Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche to be very useful indeed. Even memorising a texts structure is useful I think - they are often laid out in a specific manner to reflect various stages.

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