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by TaTa
Sat Sep 29, 2012 6:25 pm
Forum: Nichiren
Topic: Four Noble Truths in Nichiren Buddhism?
Replies: 23
Views: 7675

Re: Four Noble Truths in Nichiren Buddhism?

Yes. I see you point! It was clarifiyng.
by TaTa
Sat Sep 29, 2012 5:55 pm
Forum: Nichiren
Topic: Four Noble Truths in Nichiren Buddhism?
Replies: 23
Views: 7675

Re: Four Noble Truths in Nichiren Buddhism?

Sory about that my english is quite rusty. I should take a second or to to post hehe.
Thanks for the reply
by TaTa
Sat Sep 29, 2012 5:01 pm
Forum: Nichiren
Topic: Four Noble Truths in Nichiren Buddhism?
Replies: 23
Views: 7675

Re: Four Noble Truths in Nichiren Buddhism?

I have the same problem, i really dont see the point in nichiren buddhism yet and i was hoping that someone could explain it. Here in argentina is very popular, my sister who i dont live with and a friend are followers but it seems very incomplete. More like a social help group than actual buddhism ...
by TaTa
Sat Sep 29, 2012 1:24 am
Forum: Gelug
Topic: Deities
Replies: 65
Views: 15490

Re: Deities

By the way sory to the creator of this thread for posting my own doubts in your thread.

I liked shinzen views, but it seems "incomplete". Though i dont practice deity yoga and im just talking out of curiosity.
by TaTa
Fri Sep 28, 2012 11:27 pm
Forum: Gelug
Topic: Deities
Replies: 65
Views: 15490

Re: Deities

What do you think of shinzen young view of "deity yoga"?

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by TaTa
Tue Sep 25, 2012 5:23 am
Forum: Meditation
Topic: The Four common preliminares
Replies: 7
Views: 2212

Re: The Four common preliminares

Thanks. Thats quite interesting.

Any text that you would recommend?
by TaTa
Sun Sep 23, 2012 10:15 pm
Forum: Meditation
Topic: The Four common preliminares
Replies: 7
Views: 2212

Re: The Four common preliminares

Thank you both

tomamundsen Could you be a little more specific with the silent meditation?. You mean just sitting and thinking a bout this stuff?.

Thanks
by TaTa
Wed Sep 12, 2012 6:25 am
Forum: Meditation
Topic: The Four common preliminares
Replies: 7
Views: 2212

The Four common preliminares

Hey i have been meditating for 8 months now. About a month and a half ago ive started taking lessons of calm abding and going to some dharma talks in a kagyu local center. Also studying dharma subjets on my own since ive started with this path. I havent taked refuge yet, but i do intent to that in t...
by TaTa
Wed Aug 29, 2012 6:22 pm
Forum: Meditation
Topic: Very subtle breath
Replies: 7
Views: 1880

Re: Very subtle breath

The same thing happends to me and i have almost the same amount of time meditating as you. What i do basicly is focus on that kind of "void" sensation when de breath becomes lighter. After a while it seems that you start to become more aware of subtle things and the breath appears again (or not). On...
by TaTa
Wed Aug 01, 2012 6:04 am
Forum: Meditation
Topic: The role of Brahmavihara in tibetan buddhism
Replies: 4
Views: 2049

Re: The role of Brahmavihara in tibetan buddhism

Is the equanimty of the four Immeasurables different from the equanimty born from samadhi cultivation? I havent practiced equanimty meditation yet but it seems that the focus is different from the one born in samatha. What i mean is that the equanimty from samadhi cultivation seems more related to a...
by TaTa
Wed Jul 25, 2012 3:51 am
Forum: Meditation
Topic: The role of Brahmavihara in tibetan buddhism
Replies: 4
Views: 2049

The role of Brahmavihara in tibetan buddhism

Hi. Im starting to get into specific tibetan buddhism and i was wondering whats the role of brahmavihara in this tradition. How important is in the practices priorities? How do they practice it? In wich order we should learn to meditate on them? I have been doing metta for a couple of months and i w...
by TaTa
Sat Jun 30, 2012 8:44 am
Forum: Meditation
Topic: Cat Meditation
Replies: 17
Views: 5016

Re: Cat Meditation

Haha thats strange. I dont have cats of my own because they give me alergies but i have a friend who has a very active cat, he doesnt stay still for one second. The strange thing about it is that the times that i have meditated in my friend house for a long time the cat just stayed stilled, and when...
by TaTa
Mon Jun 25, 2012 2:02 pm
Forum: Meditation
Topic: First year of meditation. Wich techniques should i use?
Replies: 6
Views: 1694

Re: First year of meditation. Wich techniques should i use?

Thanks a lot, that makes sense. Maybe in the near future ill try to add some compassion or equanimity also. Im currently trying to find a buddhist center that fits me and a teacher. There are some tibetan centers here in buenos aires luckly. Still i got tempted to see what will come next. This is a ...
by TaTa
Mon Jun 25, 2012 1:24 am
Forum: Meditation
Topic: First year of meditation. Wich techniques should i use?
Replies: 6
Views: 1694

First year of meditation. Wich techniques should i use?

Hi. I have been meditating for over 6 months, mostly breath meditation and metta. Latley i have been intersted in the tibetan way of meditation and i was wondering if there is some kind of path to follow in terms of wich meditations techniques should i use and how long to use them. For example iv he...

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