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by Mr. G
Mon Jun 04, 2012 6:26 pm
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Do Theravadins have anything similar to Dzogchen?
Replies: 64
Views: 12158

Re: Do Theravadins have anything similar to Dzogchen?

And Gil Fronsdal, recounting the visit of Luang Phor Jumnien to Spirit Rock in 1995: Recently, many diverse Theravada practices were brought to Spirit Rock through the visit of Achaan Jumnien, a sixty-year-old monk from the jungles of Southern Thailand. In the course of nine days he taught thirty d...
by Mr. G
Mon Jun 04, 2012 11:19 am
Forum: Dharma in Everyday Life
Topic: Dharma Wheel Etiquette Tips
Replies: 14
Views: 1490

Re: Dharma Wheel Etiquette Tips

Stay focused on your topic
Provide citations when possible
Use common sense

More can be read in our Terms of Service:

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by Mr. G
Sun Jun 03, 2012 6:37 pm
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Dzogchen, Buddhism and culture
Replies: 46
Views: 8947

Re: Dzogchen, Buddhism and culture

by Mr. G
Sun Jun 03, 2012 6:34 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: Compassion is more than your books.
Replies: 33
Views: 5121

Re: Compassion is more than your books.

Off Topic Posts Removed.
by Mr. G
Sun Jun 03, 2012 6:30 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: Training a Dog: books on this?
Replies: 9
Views: 1635

Re: Training a Dog: books on this?

I have a friend who's a dog trainer and though I haven't seen him in a while he was a bit hesitant about advocating all of Cesar Millan's methods. I've heard good things about Sophia Yin and Ian Dunbar. http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2006/10/15/CMGPHL9D1N1.DTL" onclick="window.open...
by Mr. G
Sun Jun 03, 2012 6:26 pm
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Institutional Buddhism
Replies: 650
Views: 70211

Re: Institutional Buddhism

kalden yungdrung wrote:Some agree and some don' t. Its up to the person to make this decission.
Yes, and this is the answer to all discussions on this forum.
by Mr. G
Sat Jun 02, 2012 1:07 pm
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Institutional Buddhism
Replies: 650
Views: 70211

Re: Institutional Buddhism

But Dzogchen teachings are Dzogchen teachings and they shouldn' t be changed. The existence and discovery of new termas is change. :smile: Tashi delek, Termas are additional sources to the exisiting Dzogchen sources. They do not change Dzogchen at all, this we can watch if we do compare Dzogchen Te...
by Mr. G
Thu May 31, 2012 11:15 pm
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Institutional Buddhism
Replies: 650
Views: 70211

Re: Institutional Buddhism

kalden yungdrung wrote:But Dzogchen teachings are Dzogchen teachings and they shouldn' t be changed.
The existence and discovery of new termas is change. :smile:
by Mr. G
Thu May 31, 2012 8:49 pm
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Dzogchen Community of Chogyal Namkhai Norbu
Replies: 7707
Views: 991501

Re: Dzogchen Community of Chogyal Namkhai Norbu

Dear Friends, We are going to have OPEN WEBCAST of the Tokyo Retreat from 1st to 5th June. The teaching about "The Upadesha on the total Behavior of Equal Taste" Tokyo: GMT+9hours   http://www.timeanddate.com/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; Schedule of the Retreat: June 1, 2012 (Fri...
by Mr. G
Thu May 31, 2012 7:52 pm
Forum: Prayers and Aspirations
Topic: Prayer Request for Healing
Replies: 9
Views: 2000

Prayer Request for Healing

Member Adamantine advised the following: A friend was just in a terrible accident, a hit and run that demolished a taxi cab he was in NYC. The taxi driver died, and he is in critical condition in the hospital, and underwent brain surgery. He is a young man, and is an incredibly talented musician, le...
by Mr. G
Thu May 31, 2012 12:33 pm
Forum: Mahāyāna Buddhism
Topic: "Purifying" karma?
Replies: 30
Views: 8373

Re: "Purifying" karma?

This related thread may help:

"taking someone else's negative karma"
by Mr. G
Wed May 30, 2012 10:26 pm
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Dzogchen and Buddhism
Replies: 1454
Views: 184779

Re: Dzogchen and Buddhism

asunthatneversets wrote:Please, let's keep the bickering constructive, because otherwise the moderators are gonna shut this shop down....
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This topic is about to be locked for 3 incalculable eons.

:D
by Mr. G
Wed May 30, 2012 5:27 pm
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Dzogchen and Buddhism
Replies: 1454
Views: 184779

Re: Institutional Buddhism

Dronma wrote: No need for crusades and Jihads!!!
I think that's a bit melodramatic as I've seen no evidence in this thread or related ones involving crusades or Jihads.
by Mr. G
Wed May 30, 2012 1:28 pm
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Dzogchen and Buddhism
Replies: 1454
Views: 184779

Re: Dzogchen and Buddhism

Dechen Norbu wrote::good:
:thumbsup:
by Mr. G
Wed May 30, 2012 1:17 pm
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Karma in Dzogchen
Replies: 26
Views: 4410

Re: Karma in Dzogchen

I have reservations about this thread. It was spun off from another thread in which it had a context. It was a response to a post. It was not a bald statement without context. When I split this thread, I could not find the context that this was placed in. Let me know which post it is, and I will at...
by Mr. G
Wed May 30, 2012 12:15 pm
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Institutional Buddhism
Replies: 650
Views: 70211

Re: Institutional Buddhism

Ad Hom posts removed.

Off Topic Posts Split:

Karma in Dzogchen

Dzogchen and Buddhism
by Mr. G
Tue May 29, 2012 9:10 pm
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: The Future of Dzogchen Teachings
Replies: 97
Views: 19619

Re: The Future of Dzogchen Teachings

Off Topic Posts Merged:

Dzogchen and Buddhism
by Mr. G
Mon May 28, 2012 8:00 pm
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Institutional Buddhism
Replies: 650
Views: 70211

Re: Institutional Buddhism

I must top you and say I have a way cooler story that I and everyone that was there during the teaching witnessed at his 2006 Barcelona retreat. I hate to be coy, but I prefer not to tell at this time. :smile: Oh come on dude. :D http://funnyphotosto.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/12/25/624499093-sad-...

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