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by kirtu
Fri Jan 15, 2021 1:10 am
Forum: Media
Topic: Music time
Replies: 3334
Views: 415641

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by kirtu
Thu Jan 14, 2021 11:19 am
Forum: Sūtra Studies
Topic: Latest 84K Sutra
Replies: 39
Views: 5335

Re: Latest 84K Sutra

The Noble Great Vehicle Sūtra “The Teaching on the Great Compassion of the Tathāgata” འཕགས་པ་དེ་བཞིན་གཤེགས་པའི་སྙིང་རྗེ་ཆེན་པོ་ངེས་པར་བསྟན་པ་ཞེས་བྱ་བ་ཐེག་པ་ཆེན་པོའི་མདོ་ The Teaching on the Great Compassion of the Tathāgata opens with the Buddha presiding over a large congregation of disciples at V...
by kirtu
Thu Jan 14, 2021 11:15 am
Forum: Academic Discussion
Topic: On the Origin of Indian Logic from the Viewpoint of the Pāli Canon
Replies: 3
Views: 108

Re: On the Origin of Indian Logic from the Viewpoint of the Pāli Canon

Bristollad wrote: Thu Jan 14, 2021 10:40 am So India learned valid inference from the Greeks... the paper's interesting and detailed but I wasn't convinced to accept this conclusion.
I wasn't convinced either. Nonetheless the structuralist analysis of the application of logic might be useful.

Kirt
by kirtu
Thu Jan 14, 2021 5:24 am
Forum: Media
Topic: Music time
Replies: 3334
Views: 415641

Re: Music time

by kirtu
Thu Jan 14, 2021 4:57 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Is This A Tribal Site Or A Philosophy Site?
Replies: 47
Views: 838

Re: Is This A Tribal Site Or A Philosophy Site?

Is this a tribal site, or a philosophy site? This is a practice site. The orientation is to gain realization at some level (which can start with the very mundane). I would have modified the first line to a practice/realization site but that would have required an explanation. Having said that, bewa...
by kirtu
Thu Jan 14, 2021 3:09 am
Forum: Nyingma
Topic: HE Tulku Thubten Palzang Rinpoche has rested his intent
Replies: 2
Views: 205

Re: HE Tulku Thubten Palzang Rinpoche has rested his intent

Final section of HE Thubten Palzang Rinpoche's Swift Rebirth Prayer
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by kirtu
Thu Jan 14, 2021 3:08 am
Forum: Nyingma
Topic: HE Tulku Thubten Palzang Rinpoche has rested his intent
Replies: 2
Views: 205

Re: HE Tulku Thubten Palzang Rinpoche has rested his intent

HE Thupten Palzang Rinpoche's Swift Rebirth Prayer
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the final part of the rebirth prayer is in the next posting
by kirtu
Thu Jan 14, 2021 2:49 am
Forum: Nyingma
Topic: HE Tulku Thubten Palzang Rinpoche has rested his intent
Replies: 2
Views: 205

HE Tulku Thubten Palzang Rinpoche has rested his intent

he_tulku-thubsang-2004.jpg HE Tulku Thubten Palzang Rinpoche of the Palyul Lineage rested his intent for this incarnation on 10 January, 2021. A short biography of Tulku Thubten Palzang Rinpoche Kyabje Thubten Palzang Rinpoche (“Tulku Thubzang Rinpoche”), was born in the year of the Fire Rat (1936)...
by kirtu
Wed Jan 13, 2021 8:47 pm
Forum: Academic Discussion
Topic: On the Origin of Indian Logic from the Viewpoint of the Pāli Canon
Replies: 3
Views: 108

On the Origin of Indian Logic from the Viewpoint of the Pāli Canon

An open access article from Logica Universalis, On the Origin of Indian Logic from the Viewpoint of the Pāli Canon , by Andrew Shumann, Department of Cognitive Science and Intelligent Systems, University of Information Technology and Management in Rzeszow. Abstract In this paper, I show that in the ...
by kirtu
Tue Jan 05, 2021 3:02 pm
Forum: Sūtra Studies
Topic: Definition: “Outflows” ?
Replies: 3
Views: 277

Re: Definition: “Outflows” ?

Dictionary Definition : Definition[1] : āśrava (Sanskrit, outflow; Pāli, āsava). A group of basic impurities or defilements which are the cause of repeated rebirth. There is an original list of three in Pāli sources, namely sense-desires (kāmāsava), the desire for continued existence (bhavāsava), a...
by kirtu
Mon Jan 04, 2021 9:43 pm
Forum: Dharma Events
Topic: HHDL The Heart Sutra 2021-01-05 to 2021-01-07
Replies: 21
Views: 797

Re: HHDL The Heart Sutra 2021-01-05 to 2021-01-07

A reminder that HHDL will be beginning his teaching on the Heart Sutra today. This will begin at 10:30 pm EST (which means HHDL is beginning his teaching at 9 AM 5 January in India). 5:30 PM 4 Jan in Hawaii 7:30 PM 4 Jan in California 3:30 am 5 Jan in London and Lisbon 4:30 am 5 Jan in Western and C...
by kirtu
Mon Jan 04, 2021 2:50 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: What are the most popular Tibetan Buddhist sutras?
Replies: 12
Views: 562

Re: What are the most popular Tibetan Buddhist sutras?

The Heart Sutra , the Three Heap Sutra , Samantabhadra's Aspiration to Noble Deeds and Rememberance of the Triple Gem are the most commonly encountered sutras. At least one Amitabha practice is a condensation of one of the three Amitabha sutras. Then many TB exposition texts are peppered with sutra...
by kirtu
Sun Jan 03, 2021 10:17 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: What should I be doing now? (1 Year Tibetan Buddhist)
Replies: 12
Views: 584

Re: What should I be doing now? (1 Year Tibetan Buddhist)

What should you be doing? Doing good, not harming anyone or anything, help beings if you can, studying (if you want) and meditating. Lots of us came from other Buddhist vehicles to TB. Many of us spent a long time in meditation and transformed our hearts and minds radically. But there's always more ...
by kirtu
Sun Jan 03, 2021 9:19 pm
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: How does Dzogchen relate to Vajrayana?
Replies: 6
Views: 642

Re: How does Dzogchen relate to Vajrayana?

Is Dzogchen synonymous with Vajrayana? Meaning the entirety of Vajrayana is Dzogchen? ... The standard Nyingma presentation is that there are nine yanas (or vehicles): Shravaka Praetyakabuddha Common Mahayana the three lower tantras: Kriya, Upa/Charya and Yoga-tantra then the three higher tantras: ...
by kirtu
Wed Dec 30, 2020 8:29 pm
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Garchen Rinpoche Dzogchen Empowerment
Replies: 54
Views: 3623

Re: Garchen Rinpoche Dzogchen Empowerment

Könchok Thrinley wrote: Wed Dec 30, 2020 6:40 pm
kirtu wrote: Wed Dec 30, 2020 6:17 pm
lelopa wrote: Wed Dec 30, 2020 5:27 pm

There are three sadhanas I know: the short daily, the las.byang, and the so called secret sadhana.
they posted the lasbyang - medium length.
Ah - thanks!

Kirt
Wrong, here it is "Hum - thanks!"
HAHAHAHAHO! :jumping:
by kirtu
Wed Dec 30, 2020 6:17 pm
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Garchen Rinpoche Dzogchen Empowerment
Replies: 54
Views: 3623

Re: Garchen Rinpoche Dzogchen Empowerment

It was posted at some point overnight and is under the texts for the current online retreat. Kirt Is the one that was posted the short one or the longer one though? There are three sadhanas I know: the short daily, the las.byang, and the so called secret sadhana. they posted the lasbyang - medium l...
by kirtu
Wed Dec 30, 2020 6:12 pm
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Garchen Rinpoche Dzogchen Empowerment
Replies: 54
Views: 3623

Re: Garchen Rinpoche Dzogchen Empowerment

Do you know which is the sadhana given on the GBI website? It was posted at some point overnight and is under the texts for the current online retreat. Kirt Is the one that was posted the short one or the longer one though? It doesn't say. It does have a short torma and ganachakra section so it mig...
by kirtu
Tue Dec 29, 2020 4:39 pm
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Garchen Rinpoche Dzogchen Empowerment
Replies: 54
Views: 3623

Re: Garchen Rinpoche Dzogchen Empowerment

Tsewang dzinpas main sadhana is anuyoga. There is an unelaborate ati version and an maha ati sadhana. The 4th empowerment is a rigpai tsal wang. This is the auspicious verse from the maha ati sadhana: HUM. Guru luminous’empty, self’aware -enlightened accomplished yidams form vital’energy and manta ...

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