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by thornbush
Tue Jun 02, 2009 2:29 am
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Which school of Vajrayana do you practice?
Replies: 31
Views: 5974

Re: Which school of Vajrayana do you practice?

Hmmm Luke...
I always tot that Bon was the 5th Tibetan Tradition but not the 5th Tibetan Buddhist Tradition? No? :coffee:
by thornbush
Mon Jun 01, 2009 2:58 am
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Extra-bodily States in Buddhism
Replies: 34
Views: 7638

Re: Extra-bodily States in Buddhism

I wonder if this is relevant here:(Patriarch Asvaghosha's Mahâyâna-çraddhotpâda-çâstra (Discourse on the Awakening of Faith in the Mahâyâna) http://www.ymba.org/BWF/bwf73.htm#AwakeningofFaith1" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; There may be some disciples whose root of merit is not yet m...
by thornbush
Mon Jun 01, 2009 2:54 am
Forum: Mahāyāna Buddhism
Topic: Ashvaghosha's Awakening of Faith in Mahayana
Replies: 21
Views: 4989

Re: Ashvaghosha's Awakening of Faith in Mahayana

http://www.ymba.org/BWF/bwf73.htm#AwakeningofFaith2" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; Next, suppose there is a man who learns this teaching for the first time and wishes to seek the correct faith but lacks courage and strength. Because he lives in this world of suffering, he fears that...
by thornbush
Mon Jun 01, 2009 2:49 am
Forum: Mahāyāna Buddhism
Topic: Ashvaghosha's Awakening of Faith in Mahayana
Replies: 21
Views: 4989

Re: Ashvaghosha's Awakening of Faith in Mahayana

http://www.ymba.org/BWF/bwf73.htm#AwakeningofFaith1" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; There may be some disciples whose root of merit is not yet mature, whose control of mind is weak and whose power of application is limited -- and yet who are sincere in their purpose to seek enlighten...
by thornbush
Mon Jun 01, 2009 2:32 am
Forum: Gelug
Topic: Boy chosen by Dalai Lama turns back on Buddhist order
Replies: 42
Views: 9192

Re: Boy chosen by Dalai Lama turns back on Buddhist order

Shucks retro :tongue: you beat me to it again.....in posting this one :pig: Looks like the dear lama is more into samsara than liberation but hey...he's only 24 :D http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2009/may/31/dalai-lama-osel-hita-torres" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; "I was amazed to ...
by thornbush
Sat May 30, 2009 3:50 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: The Sacred Space
Replies: 256
Views: 111174

Re: The Sacred Space

Would love to see a snapshot of that lovely altar u have sraddha :thanks:
by thornbush
Sat May 30, 2009 3:45 pm
Forum: Sūtra Studies
Topic: The Ksitigarbha Bodhisattva Pranidhana Sutra
Replies: 17
Views: 4649

Re: The Ksitigarbha Bodhisattva Pranidhana Sutra

Looks like good karma at work huh? Ksitigarbha's wish fulfilling jewel in His Hands is equally marvelous.... :anjali:
by thornbush
Sat May 30, 2009 3:59 am
Forum: Dharma Stories
Topic: Reflections from the Sutras
Replies: 47
Views: 8023

Re: Reflections from the Sutras

Continuation... From: The Hundred Parables Sutra http://www.buddhistdoor.com/OldWeb/resources/sutras/fable_sutra.htm#40" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; TO CURE BALDNESS Once upon a time, there was a man who was completely bald. He felt very cold in winter and hot in summer. He was stu...
by thornbush
Sat May 30, 2009 3:56 am
Forum: Dharma Stories
Topic: Reflections from Buddhist Parables/Stories
Replies: 59
Views: 10791

Re: Reflections from Buddhist Parables/Stories

http://www.ymba.org/parable/parabfr3.htm" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; FAULT-FINDING (GOOD SPIRITUAL ADVISOR) According to the Brahma Net and Avatamsaka Sutras, we should ignore appearances and external forms when seeking a good teacher. For example, we should disregard such traits...
by thornbush
Sat May 30, 2009 3:52 am
Forum: Lounge
Topic: The Sacred Space
Replies: 256
Views: 111174

Re: The Sacred Space

The Chempaka Buddhist Lodge: Part 10
by thornbush
Sat May 30, 2009 3:46 am
Forum: Lounge
Topic: The Sacred Space
Replies: 256
Views: 111174

Re: The Sacred Space

The Chempaka Buddhist Lodge: Part 9
by thornbush
Sat May 30, 2009 3:40 am
Forum: Lounge
Topic: The Sacred Space
Replies: 256
Views: 111174

Re: The Sacred Space

The Chempaka Buddhist Lodge: Part 8 The Eastern Hall of Merits: The Bhaisajya-Guru Shrine: The Great Twelve Yaksha Generals, Dharma Guardians of the Sutra: http://www.fodian.net/world/0450.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; http://www.fodian.net/world/0450.html" onclick="window.open...
by thornbush
Sat May 30, 2009 3:31 am
Forum: Lounge
Topic: The Sacred Space
Replies: 256
Views: 111174

Re: The Sacred Space

The Chempaka Buddhist Lodge: Part 7
by thornbush
Sat May 30, 2009 3:25 am
Forum: Lounge
Topic: The Sacred Space
Replies: 256
Views: 111174

Re: The Sacred Space

The Chempaka Buddhist Lodge: Part 6
by thornbush
Sat May 30, 2009 3:23 am
Forum: Lounge
Topic: The Sacred Space
Replies: 256
Views: 111174

Re: The Sacred Space

The Chempaka Buddhist Lodge: Part 5
by thornbush
Sat May 30, 2009 3:19 am
Forum: Lounge
Topic: The Sacred Space
Replies: 256
Views: 111174

Re: The Sacred Space

The Chempaka Buddhist Lodge: Part 4
by thornbush
Sat May 30, 2009 3:16 am
Forum: Lounge
Topic: The Sacred Space
Replies: 256
Views: 111174

Re: The Sacred Space

The Chempaka Buddhist Lodge: Part 3
by thornbush
Sat May 30, 2009 3:12 am
Forum: Lounge
Topic: The Sacred Space
Replies: 256
Views: 111174

Re: The Sacred Space

The Chempaka Buddhist Lodge: Part 2
by thornbush
Sat May 30, 2009 3:08 am
Forum: Lounge
Topic: The Sacred Space
Replies: 256
Views: 111174

Re: The Sacred Space

The Chempaka Buddhist Lodge, Petaling Jaya, Selangor, West Malaysia This is one of my favourites: it is run by the Laity and is of Chinese Mahayana Buddhist by Tradition. But it is also a Tri-yana temple in the sense that it has regular programmes and Monastic/Lay speakers that are derived from all ...

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