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by Fa Dao
Fri Sep 04, 2020 1:54 pm
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: are Dang, rTsal, and Rol pa different "densities" of the same reality?
Replies: 7
Views: 865

Re: are Dang, rTsal, and Rol pa different "densities" of the same reality?

Hey all, I've been getting more into dzogchen, and now I'm coming across terms about the three kayas, as well as dang, tsal & rol pa. I'm trying figure out the relationship between these things because, since dzogchen is about achieving nondual awareness on reality, i figure that if all the densiti...
by Fa Dao
Tue Sep 01, 2020 3:51 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: COVID - Where are we now? Where are we going?
Replies: 28
Views: 1627

Re: COVID - Where are we now? Where are we going?

Maybe you could find a dozen or so like minded parents and hire a tutor for all of your kids with everybody chipping in and agreeing before hand what would be taught and sharing in the hosting duties?
by Fa Dao
Sun Aug 30, 2020 12:01 pm
Forum: Dharma in Everyday Life
Topic: Buddhist pest control
Replies: 12
Views: 708

Re: Buddhist pest control

I just catch them and toss them outside..no harm, no foul
by Fa Dao
Tue Aug 25, 2020 1:56 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: COVID - Where are we now? Where are we going?
Replies: 28
Views: 1627

Re: COVID - Where are we now? Where are we going?

In some ways I am so glad all my kids are grown...I really feel bad for you guys with young ones right now...hope this all settles down sooner rather than later for you all
by Fa Dao
Sat Aug 22, 2020 4:16 am
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Dzogchen Community of Chogyal Namkhai Norbu
Replies: 7705
Views: 987731

Re: Dzogchen Community of Chogyal Namkhai Norbu

ok...so..I am just going to toss this out there and see where it goes..I am not good at organizing things so if someone wants to try and run with this, be my guest.. As people here know Rinpoche gave a transmission for Vajra Bridge of Longde which he said is the essentials of it. From my research t...
by Fa Dao
Sat Aug 22, 2020 2:44 am
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Dzogchen Community of Chogyal Namkhai Norbu
Replies: 7705
Views: 987731

Re: Dzogchen Community of Chogyal Namkhai Norbu

ok...so..I am just going to toss this out there and see where it goes..I am not good at organizing things so if someone wants to try and run with this, be my guest.. As people here know Rinpoche gave a transmission for Vajra Bridge of Longde which he said is the essentials of it. From my research th...
by Fa Dao
Sat Aug 22, 2020 1:31 am
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Dzogchen Community of Chogyal Namkhai Norbu
Replies: 7705
Views: 987731

Re: Dzogchen Community of Chogyal Namkhai Norbu

Pang Mipham Gonpo was an 85 year old monk when he received the Longde teachings from Vairocana. He and 7 of his successors achieved Rainbow body. Whose to say that someone in the DC wont get to the third level of visions and then be willing to step up? In other words..it aint over till its over! Th...
by Fa Dao
Sat Aug 22, 2020 12:26 am
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Dzogchen Community of Chogyal Namkhai Norbu
Replies: 7705
Views: 987731

Re: Dzogchen Community of Chogyal Namkhai Norbu

Pang Mipham Gonpo was an 85 year old monk when he received the Longde teachings from Vairocana. He and 7 of his successors achieved Rainbow body. Whose to say that someone in the DC wont get to the third level of visions and then be willing to step up?
In other words..it aint over till its over!
by Fa Dao
Fri Aug 21, 2020 2:50 pm
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Dzogchen Community of Chogyal Namkhai Norbu
Replies: 7705
Views: 987731

Re: Dzogchen Community of Chogyal Namkhai Norbu

it is the idc that must adapt to YN, not YN to the idc. that is the way. when we studied the blue book and the blue print it was clear clear thar things must go in the way the master pointa out. the reluctancy to change the community and practitioners habits ia the serious obstacle here. we members...
by Fa Dao
Tue Aug 18, 2020 1:59 pm
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Dzogchen Community of Chogyal Namkhai Norbu
Replies: 7705
Views: 987731

Re: Dzogchen Community of Chogyal Namkhai Norbu

OR people could practice their asses off, and "Relax, be Present, do Guruyoga and Song of Vajra..that is all I ask" and eventually the problem will solve itself
by Fa Dao
Thu Aug 13, 2020 2:00 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: Buddha or Coffee: Choose One
Replies: 35
Views: 1598

Re: Buddha or Coffee: Choose One

We already, all of us, have Buddha..that's permanent. Coffee on the other hand is impermanent. I choose coffee!
by Fa Dao
Sun Aug 02, 2020 3:20 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Ngakpas everywhere!
Replies: 302
Views: 13877

Re: Ngakpas everywhere!

This will probably raise some hackles around here but the whole idea of "cultural appropriation" is simply one of the most ridiculous things Ive heard in a very long time...And that now some go so far as calling it "racist" is beyond mind boggling... Well, there is such a thing as cultural appropri...
by Fa Dao
Sun Aug 02, 2020 7:14 am
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Ngakpas everywhere!
Replies: 302
Views: 13877

Re: Ngakpas everywhere!

This will probably raise some hackles around here but the whole idea of "cultural appropriation" is simply one of the most ridiculous things Ive heard in a very long time. Most people when they see something that they think is really cool will want to emulate it in some way...thats just how humans a...
by Fa Dao
Sat Aug 01, 2020 11:16 am
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Sten Anspal thesis question
Replies: 23
Views: 1258

Re: Sten Anspal thesis question

You are referring to the teachings he gave in London in 1981 with a line drawing of Pang Mipham Gonpo on the front? Then yes..someone was kind enough to share that with me. As to translating the French abridged version into English...I would like to be noble and tell you that I wouldn't want to trou...
by Fa Dao
Sat Aug 01, 2020 10:33 am
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Sten Anspal thesis question
Replies: 23
Views: 1258

Re: Sten Anspal thesis question

Posted before I saw that...will look him up
by Fa Dao
Sat Aug 01, 2020 10:31 am
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Sten Anspal thesis question
Replies: 23
Views: 1258

Re: Sten Anspal thesis question

Very kind of you... Sadly there just doesn't seem to be a lot on VB translated into English and I am too old and brain damaged to try and learn Tibetan. Don't suppose you have heard of the Longde Root Upadesha of Dzin Dharmabodhi/Nyengyu Dorje Zampai Nyamtrid Gamgyi Yige Salwai Dronma have you? Even...
by Fa Dao
Sat Aug 01, 2020 9:41 am
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Sten Anspal thesis question
Replies: 23
Views: 1258

Re: Sten Anspal thesis question

Thank you so much! Been trying to find that out for years... As I don't read Tibetan well at all can you write how their names are pronounced? (The letters in front of the actual pronunciation throws me off) Also do you know if there are any pics of them? I have been trying for a long time to resear...
by Fa Dao
Sat Aug 01, 2020 2:22 am
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Sten Anspal thesis question
Replies: 23
Views: 1258

Sten Anspal thesis question

I know that a few people here have read this and in it there are a few brief mentions of 3 Dakinis that were integral to the Dorje Zampa/Vajra Bridge lineage...however their names or any real details about them are not mentioned. Does anyone have any information on this?
by Fa Dao
Fri Jul 24, 2020 2:22 pm
Forum: Dying and Death
Topic: My death and the regret
Replies: 13
Views: 1140

Re: My death and the regret

Empting, try to look at it like this..you found the Dharma and recognize its worth, right? That in and of itself is HUGE. Wallowing in guilt and regret does nobody any good and wastes this precious lifetime. Use the energy of the regret/guilt to practice Dharma for all living beings..nothing more co...
by Fa Dao
Fri Jun 26, 2020 1:45 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: Genuine advice sought.
Replies: 47
Views: 2234

Re: Genuine advice sought.

People have teachers and talk crap and people don't have teachers and talk crap. I think here most people take what's written with a grain of salt, regardless of professed credentials. "Ignore" function is very useful too. If memory serves, you create a thread like this with respect to users who ge...

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