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by Basho
Sat Sep 17, 2011 11:12 pm
Forum: Mahāyāna Buddhism
Topic: dealing with mothers on the path to enlightenment
Replies: 18
Views: 3375

Re: dealing with mothers on the path to enlightenment

To Jikan : Thank you so much for your kind words! :namaste: I notice that the link on the signature of your post says Tendai in it! I was wondering, im believe you probably have much more experience with Tendai than i do, when i go live in the mountains and practice in the monastery, how will my rel...
by Basho
Sat Sep 17, 2011 7:14 am
Forum: Dharma in Everyday Life
Topic: Check out this video!
Replies: 21
Views: 3603

Re: Check out this video!

:jumping: I think my favorite part is probably the fact that right after the "monk" :quoteunquote: starts chanting the chenrezig mantra, which i chant everday and have yet to float (although the vajrapani mantra teleports me, instantly, :rolling: to wherever i want to go) and the "magician" :quoteun...
by Basho
Sat Sep 17, 2011 6:56 am
Forum: Mahāyāna Buddhism
Topic: dealing with mothers on the path to enlightenment
Replies: 18
Views: 3375

Re: dealing with mothers on the path to enlightenment

thank you for your confidence in my understand/capability, virgo! :smile:
i guess what i should say then is that i have yet to be initiated into these higher states of awareness practices.
by Basho
Sat Sep 17, 2011 5:49 am
Forum: Mahāyāna Buddhism
Topic: dealing with mothers on the path to enlightenment
Replies: 18
Views: 3375

Re: dealing with mothers on the path to enlightenment

Also, thank you all for the comments and help. I greatly appreciate it and hope to hear more!
:namaste:
by Basho
Sat Sep 17, 2011 5:48 am
Forum: Mahāyāna Buddhism
Topic: dealing with mothers on the path to enlightenment
Replies: 18
Views: 3375

Re: dealing with mothers on the path to enlightenment

To Epistemes : My mother and i have never really shared any type of 'mother, son' relationship. we dont relate to each other in pretty much any aspect of life. we speak to eachother like we would speak to anybody else. this is why im so surprised by this whole thing in the first place. (i suppose i ...
by Basho
Sat Sep 17, 2011 5:47 am
Forum: Mahāyāna Buddhism
Topic: dealing with mothers on the path to enlightenment
Replies: 18
Views: 3375

Re: dealing with mothers on the path to enlightenment

To Epistemes : My mother and i have never really shared any type of 'mother, son' relationship. we dont relate to each other in pretty much any aspect of life. we speak to eachother like we would speak to anybody else. this is why im so surprised by this whole thing in the first place. (i suppose i ...
by Basho
Sat Sep 17, 2011 12:02 am
Forum: Mahāyāna Buddhism
Topic: dealing with mothers on the path to enlightenment
Replies: 18
Views: 3375

Re: dealing with mothers on the path to enlightenment

im going to become a monk.
once i have enough merit, wisdom and right view, to go off on my own to dedicate myself strictly to studying and meditating i will be moving into seclusion.
by Basho
Fri Sep 16, 2011 11:54 pm
Forum: Mahāyāna Buddhism
Topic: dealing with mothers on the path to enlightenment
Replies: 18
Views: 3375

dealing with mothers on the path to enlightenment

Can anybody offer any advice on explaining to a mother the buddhist idea of 'leaving home'. My mother is having great difficulty with it, which is probably fairly regular, especially in non-buddhist households. I keep trying to explain to her that the path towards enlightenment is not an easy one......
by Basho
Tue Sep 06, 2011 10:37 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Amitabha
Replies: 4
Views: 901

Re: Amitabha

thank you all so much! its a pleasure to be here!
by Basho
Mon Sep 05, 2011 4:53 am
Forum: Mahāyāna Buddhism
Topic: Haiku for Mahayana Buddhism?
Replies: 5
Views: 1627

Re: Haiku for Mahayana Buddhism?

counting syllables
trying to make a haiku
guess iv'e missed the point.
by Basho
Mon Sep 05, 2011 4:49 am
Forum: Media
Topic: Music time
Replies: 3644
Views: 458029

Re: Music time

you're very welcome!
glad you enjoyed :)
by Basho
Wed Aug 31, 2011 2:38 am
Forum: Media
Topic: Music time
Replies: 3644
Views: 458029

Re: Music time

mr. gordo wrote:Toe is classified by music nerds as "math rock". They can vary from light to upbeat. I think they're amazing. I'll check out Keiko Matsui.
Check out math rock kings NomeansNo and Don Caballero
by Basho
Wed Aug 31, 2011 2:35 am
Forum: Media
Topic: Music time
Replies: 3644
Views: 458029

Re: Music time

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zAleQ79UlT8 This band (Mono) is consistently releasing amazing instrumental music in my opinion. My other two favorite bands who are also instrumental (for the most part) are Godspeed! You Black Emperor and (the band most of the members from GYBE went on to form) A Si...
by Basho
Sun Aug 28, 2011 11:10 pm
Forum: Creative Writing
Topic: A poem i wrote
Replies: 0
Views: 680

A poem i wrote

The things i think i am are all the things that i am not. Things i think i have, i know, are things i haven't got. I live as though i'm living, ill die as though i'm dead. The things i say are thing that ill pretend that iv'e just said. My feelings are all things that it would be untrue to feel. Rea...
by Basho
Sat Aug 27, 2011 11:22 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Amitabha
Replies: 4
Views: 901

Amitabha

Hello everybody. I am a student of Buddhism and Haiku. I am glad to be here to discuss the dharma.
Namu Amida Butsu

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