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by Greg
Fri Jul 08, 2011 5:02 pm
Forum: Kagyu
Topic: Karmapa in US now?
Replies: 11
Views: 2131

Re: Karmapa in US now?

Cool, glad to see they found a way to make it happen. Super low-key is the way to go, apparently.
by Greg
Tue Jul 05, 2011 4:56 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: "Ego" and Buddhism
Replies: 32
Views: 4477

"Ego" and Buddhism

The loanword "ego" is used often in English-language books on Buddhism. It shows up often in books by Zen teachers, and Chogyam Trungpa in particular used it often. In his books he characterizes ego as a sort of active, strategizing agent, as seen in the following examples: "In the third stage, ego ...
by Greg
Tue Jul 05, 2011 4:18 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Digital Tibetan Buddhist Altar
Replies: 172
Views: 22253

Re: Digital Tibetan Buddhist Altar

One of the "men and women" dragged in and mentioned was Namdrol in this thread and we saw how he had nothing to do with anything. Just because he posted a comment on a blog he had to feel as though witch hunted, demanded explanation of. It is like the McCarthy Days, a few stirring up mobs. Secondly...
by Greg
Sat Jul 02, 2011 1:41 am
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Digital Tibetan Buddhist Altar
Replies: 172
Views: 22253

Re: Digital Tibetan Buddhist Altar

One of the "men and women" dragged in and mentioned was Namdrol in this thread and we saw how he had nothing to do with anything. Just because he posted a comment on a blog he had to feel as though witch hunted, demanded explanation of. It is like the McCarthy Days, a few stirring up mobs. Secondly...
by Greg
Fri Jul 01, 2011 5:01 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Digital Tibetan Buddhist Altar
Replies: 172
Views: 22253

Re: Digital Tibetan Buddhist Altar

After only a few posts several other peoples' names are dragged in one after another. Maybe instead of wildly speculating on these men and women above and gossiping harshly to many readers on a public forum about people we don't know we should practice the dharma more and harder to see what makes u...
by Greg
Thu Jun 30, 2011 4:35 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Digital Tibetan Buddhist Altar
Replies: 172
Views: 22253

Re: Digital Tibetan Buddhist Altar

And yet, in spite of all that, reputable scholars like Dan Martin (and Namdrol) seem to comment on his site and treat him with respect.

But whatever the background is, I was more wondering about why the site is down now. Are you saying he is in jail now?
by Greg
Wed Jun 29, 2011 3:26 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Digital Tibetan Buddhist Altar
Replies: 172
Views: 22253

Re: Digital Tibetan Buddhist Altar

Thanks, I've seen that stuff. Given the source, it's hard to know what to think about it.
by Greg
Tue Jun 28, 2011 6:46 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Digital Tibetan Buddhist Altar
Replies: 172
Views: 22253

Digital Tibetan Buddhist Altar

I'm wondering if anyone knows what's up with this site - it was updated regularly until Feb and then it abruptly stopped. It seemed to be a good source of news.

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