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by AJP
Sun May 31, 2020 1:09 am
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Consequences of doing Sojong?
Replies: 12
Views: 903

Re: Consequences of doing Sojong?

Before I go on, does Sojong require an empowerment? Link to PDF removed. If the practice was restricted for lay people, it would be inappropriate to publish it here. If not, I have another question. Seeing the vows taken in Sojong and living under my situation (where meat is constantly eaten as par...
by AJP
Sat May 30, 2020 2:55 pm
Forum: Mahāyāna Buddhism
Topic: Dharani to develop mental strength
Replies: 19
Views: 1197

Re: Dharani to develop mental strength

why you think you need that? i mean, maybe you need to outcast some obstacles-makers first. somethimes the problem isn't onself. Not for me personally to help someone close to me. Teaching them to overcome the various difficulties that are presenting. i see. i second the Avalokiteshvara mantra, it ...
by AJP
Sat May 30, 2020 2:50 pm
Forum: Mahāyāna Buddhism
Topic: Dharani to develop mental strength
Replies: 19
Views: 1197

Re: Dharani to develop mental strength

Mahāsthāmaprāpta. In some traditions he is also considered the non-wrathful manifestation of Vajrapāṇi (though in Tibetan Buddhism Vajrapāṇi is usually considered a wrathful manifestation of Vajrasattva) https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mahasthamaprapta What do you mena by mental strenght? Something...
by AJP
Fri May 29, 2020 7:01 pm
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: After Recognition of Nature of Mind...
Replies: 104
Views: 6922

Re: After Recognition of Nature of Mind...

Lhasa wrote: Wed May 27, 2020 4:03 pm is there any further need for empowerments?
There could be a practice/deity which is very favourable for developing bodhicitta on the relative level also corresponding samayas may prove very helpful.
by AJP
Thu May 28, 2020 6:39 pm
Forum: Mahāyāna Buddhism
Topic: Dharani to develop mental strength
Replies: 19
Views: 1197

Re: Dharani to develop mental strength

Hello Is there any Dharani’s of common Mahayana sutra class that require no transmission that help cultivate mental strength? It has to be non-tantric that is freely available and open. Thanks Shurangama mantra (aka Sitatapatra dharani) if you can manage it, otherwise the Great Compassion mantra. T...
by AJP
Thu May 28, 2020 6:09 pm
Forum: Mahāyāna Buddhism
Topic: Dharani to develop mental strength
Replies: 19
Views: 1197

Re: Dharani to develop mental strength

Hello Is there any Dharani’s of common Mahayana sutra class that require no transmission that help cultivate mental strength? It has to be non-tantric that is freely available and open. Thanks I was in this situation the habit of anxiety and fear. Find a diet that’s free of animals. Recommend buckw...
by AJP
Thu May 28, 2020 6:07 pm
Forum: Mahāyāna Buddhism
Topic: Dharani to develop mental strength
Replies: 19
Views: 1197

Re: Dharani to develop mental strength

What do you mena by mental strenght? Something that increases mental fortitude to contain problems and so forth. Thankyou why you think you need that? i mean, maybe you need to outcast some obstacles-makers first. somethimes the problem isn't onself. Not for me personally to help someone close to m...
by AJP
Thu May 28, 2020 6:02 pm
Forum: Mahāyāna Buddhism
Topic: Dharani to develop mental strength
Replies: 19
Views: 1197

Re: Dharani to develop mental strength

I also think that mani mantra could be quite enough, especially when you combine it with developing of loving kindness (you can do that with any mantra really). Why? Because mantra is meant to "protect the mind" over time it gives the strength as afflictive emotions are countered by the practice an...
by AJP
Thu May 28, 2020 6:02 pm
Forum: Mahāyāna Buddhism
Topic: Dharani to develop mental strength
Replies: 19
Views: 1197

Re: Dharani to develop mental strength

What do you mena by mental strenght? Something that increases mental fortitude to contain problems and so forth. Maybe Vajrapani might be good but has to be Sutra and I’m not sure if that one is available in that class of common Mahayana. Thankyou The best way to achieve that is mind training. +1 T...
by AJP
Wed May 27, 2020 11:23 pm
Forum: Mahāyāna Buddhism
Topic: Dharani to develop mental strength
Replies: 19
Views: 1197

Re: Dharani to develop mental strength

明安 Myoan wrote: Wed May 27, 2020 11:15 pm Have you browsed Rulu's site? Many of the mantras have associated sutras which are also on the site.
Thanks, useful and kind of you!
by AJP
Wed May 27, 2020 10:33 pm
Forum: Mahāyāna Buddhism
Topic: Dharani to develop mental strength
Replies: 19
Views: 1197

Re: Dharani to develop mental strength

Hello Is there any Dharani’s of common Mahayana sutra class that require no transmission that help cultivate mental strength? It has to be non-tantric that is freely available and open. Thanks What do you mena by mental strenght? Something that increases mental fortitude to contain problems and so ...
by AJP
Wed May 27, 2020 9:13 pm
Forum: Mahāyāna Buddhism
Topic: Dharani to develop mental strength
Replies: 19
Views: 1197

Dharani to develop mental strength

Hello

Is there any Dharani’s of common Mahayana sutra class that require no transmission that help cultivate mental strength?

It has to be non-tantric that is freely available and open.

Thanks
by AJP
Tue Apr 14, 2020 12:44 am
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Riwo Sangchod, Lama Tsultrim: Your horses will die
Replies: 30
Views: 3333

Re: Riwo Sangchod, Lama Tsultrim: Your horses will die

:good:
Toenail wrote: Sun Apr 12, 2020 7:45 am In the later day times there are different type of spirits around. In the morning they are more peaceful. For example, there is a reason why monasteries do protector pujas at 4pm. That is the specific reason for why it is done in the morning.
by AJP
Mon Apr 06, 2020 9:03 pm
Forum: Media
Topic: Music time
Replies: 3246
Views: 399496

Re: Music time

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by AJP
Tue Mar 17, 2020 7:52 pm
Forum: Mahāyāna Buddhism
Topic: Compassion
Replies: 6
Views: 837

Re: Compassion

Do it

Sutra level Chenrezig is openly available

:thumbsup:
by AJP
Sun Mar 15, 2020 6:13 pm
Forum: Media
Topic: Music time
Replies: 3246
Views: 399496

Re: Music time



New EP from me
by AJP
Fri Mar 13, 2020 11:29 pm
Forum: Mahāyāna Buddhism
Topic: Unfounded Doubts about Teachers
Replies: 15
Views: 2076

Re: Unfounded Doubts about Teachers

Accumulate practice, that's my answer
by AJP
Wed Mar 11, 2020 3:03 pm
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Rigpa and Alayavijnana
Replies: 68
Views: 9261

Re: Rigpa and Alayavijnana

So is it more like, the all basis or ignorance, is not an object of consciousness but it perfumes how an object of consciousness is experienced, it alters how an object of consciousness is perceived? The orgins of the this idea lay the notion of the transformation of the mind stream. The basic idea...
by AJP
Tue Mar 10, 2020 4:04 pm
Forum: Dharma in Everyday Life
Topic: Preference vs. Desire
Replies: 4
Views: 1032

Re: Preference vs. Desire

ONBELIEVING IN MIND (J: SHINJIN-NO-MEI) by Chien-chih Seng-ts'an (J: Sosan), Third Zen Patriarch Translated by D.T.Suzuki The Perfect Way knows no difficulties Except that it refuses to make preferences; Only when freed from hate and love, It reveals itself fully and without disguise; A tenth of an...

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