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by abcdef
Thu Feb 08, 2024 7:32 pm
Forum: Language
Topic: Amazing language translation with Google Gemini Advanced and ChatGPT
Replies: 8
Views: 1018

Amazing language translation with Google Gemini Advanced and ChatGPT

Google released their AI product Gemini Advanced today which is a competitor to ChatGPT. I did a few tests and it seems really good at translating Tibetan texts to English. Also it can summarize and analyze sutras at 84000.co really well, just by pasting the URL to the sutra. I tried to translate so...
by abcdef
Wed Jan 17, 2024 9:02 am
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Serkyem moving
Replies: 16
Views: 1242

Re: Serkyem moving

The same thing happens to me every now and then but with aluminium cans when taken from the fridge. It usually only moves a few centimeters though. Should also be easy to verify if it could be that the table is tilting even slightly in the direction the serkyem is moving.
by abcdef
Fri Aug 26, 2022 5:27 am
Forum: Ethical Conduct
Topic: Does imagining yourself killing your parents create bad karma?
Replies: 15
Views: 1958

Re: Does imagining yourself killing your parents create bad karma?

I had a pretty severe "rLung" disorder that triggered what seems to be chronic pure OCD. In my case my mind obsessively trigger and obsess about the worst possible thoughts (and for a while visualizations) one can have from a karmic perspective. My suggestion is to just accept the arising ...
by abcdef
Wed Aug 10, 2022 2:26 am
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Medicine Buddha prayer
Replies: 1
Views: 215

Re: Medicine Buddha prayer

In the video description it is said to be "Medicine Buddha's Praise" and there is also a translation.
by abcdef
Thu Jun 23, 2022 3:20 am
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Best deities-practices for eliminating or transforming heavy negative karma. Root Guru
Replies: 24
Views: 2213

Re: Best deities-practices for eliminating or transforming heavy negative karma. Root Guru

These sutric practices have been said to be most excellent for purifying general negative karma: - 35 Confession Buddha's (from The Sutra of Three Heaps) - You can find practice videos on Youtube to follow for this practice - Akshobhya Dharani - Ushnisha Vijaya Dharani (Namgyalma) Personally I espec...
by abcdef
Sat Jun 04, 2022 3:52 am
Forum: Nyingma
Topic: "Past-life regression" in Tibetan Buddhism?
Replies: 57
Views: 4951

Re: "Past-life regression" in Tibetan Buddhism?

There is also a ritual with mantra described in The Seven Buddhas that makes one remember past lives, and other great benefits. The Seven Buddhas - https://read.84000.co/translation/toh270.html Then the blessed tathāgata Krakucchanda hovered in the sky above them and spoke the following root verses ...
by abcdef
Mon Apr 25, 2022 3:49 am
Forum: Lounge
Topic: Accidental stumble into hell.
Replies: 33
Views: 1456

Re: Accidental stumble into hell.

I had a similar experience many years ago being stuck for what seemed like an eternity in my own mind having come to a solipsistic conclusion under the influence of psychedelics. This "realization" is just a thought loop, but it took me a few years until I found a way to use logic to falsi...
by abcdef
Mon Feb 21, 2022 6:12 pm
Forum: Wellness, Diet and Fitness
Topic: Hoarse voice from chanting
Replies: 5
Views: 3473

Hoarse voice from chanting

Hi, Since a few years I have a problem with chanting for more than maybe 30 minutes before I start getting a hoarse voice. After 3-4 days of doing a ngondro I start getting a raspy voice and usually have to stop completely. This is very limiting since it limits the amount of mantra recitations I can...

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