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by tomschwarz
Mon Jan 19, 2015 4:10 pm
Forum: Gelug
Topic: Oral Transmission of the Sutra of Golden Light
Replies: 13
Views: 3673

Re: Oral Transmission of the Sutra of Golden Light

Thank you lorem! I will!
by tomschwarz
Mon Jan 19, 2015 1:32 pm
Forum: Gelug
Topic: Dalai Lama Quotation: No Crazy Wisdom Masters
Replies: 73
Views: 16934

Re: Dalai Lama Quotation: No Crazy Wisdom Masters

Life is very short. Words are already perilous (dual, often used to prop up substantial self, and so on). Try to respect your own good fortune and hard work to have obtained a human birth and use words with your full heart wisdom. Sit down for half an hr with no words and you will arrive at the play...
by tomschwarz
Sun Jan 18, 2015 5:14 pm
Forum: Gelug
Topic: alignment of 6 perfections and 2 truths
Replies: 12
Views: 3016

Re: alignment of 6 perfections and 2 truths

thank you dear friends konchuk and ayu. this is my first two-way dharma discussion, thank you for this honor. i accept everything that you wrote. for this thread, let's agree that as konchuk wrote "Understanding emptiness and thus the absolute truth is difficult and that is why the relative truth is...
by tomschwarz
Sun Jan 18, 2015 5:08 pm
Forum: Academic Discussion
Topic: relationship of 2nd/3rd noble truths to the two truths
Replies: 0
Views: 802

relationship of 2nd/3rd noble truths to the two truths

hello dear friends, this is a heart felt question that impacts personal bhuddist practice. i chose to post it here, because it also has academic points. in the 2nd and 3rd noble truths we learn about the cause and cessation of suffering, respectively. is there a relationship between the 2nd and 3rd ...
by tomschwarz
Fri Jan 16, 2015 12:58 am
Forum: Gelug
Topic: alignment of 6 perfections and 2 truths
Replies: 12
Views: 3016

Re: alignment of 6 perfections and 2 truths

thank you dear Konchok Namgyal for opening your heart with me so deeply and for your dharma wisdom. my real question is what is the role of duality/the relative truth in the buddha realm/bhuddahood? if there is no duality in the buddha realm, then this bhudda versus that bhudda is not workable, yes?...
by tomschwarz
Wed Jan 14, 2015 9:26 pm
Forum: Gelug
Topic: alignment of 6 perfections and 2 truths
Replies: 12
Views: 3016

Re: alignment of 6 perfections and 2 truths

thank you for your wisdom and insight ayu and jmlee369. i agree with your points. clear. what brought me to this is the pervasiveness of the relative truth in the dharma, and generally, here in samsara. what is the greater role of the relative truth in the dharma, on the path, and in the dharmakaya?...
by tomschwarz
Tue Jan 13, 2015 10:25 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: How to find a teacher in Austria?
Replies: 9
Views: 1992

Re: How to find a teacher in Austria?

))) thank you so much for your loving kindness. it is great information.
by tomschwarz
Mon Jan 12, 2015 11:58 pm
Forum: Academic Discussion
Topic: Pratyekabuddha
Replies: 14
Views: 4070

Re: Pratyekabuddha

hello dear old family.... wonderful pdf pratyekabuddhayana, thank you dear prsvrnc and dear rinpoche chogyam trungpa. i had some related questions i was going to ask, that were clearly answered here. one was if sidartha gautama was on the pratyekabuddha path, because obviously he was born in a time ...
by tomschwarz
Mon Jan 12, 2015 3:57 pm
Forum: Gelug
Topic: alignment of 6 perfections and 2 truths
Replies: 12
Views: 3016

Re: alignment of 6 perfections and 2 truths

thank you dear ayu for your thoughtful and kind words. of course, you are right about 6x6. and thank you for the excellent dharma link on the depth of realization of the 6 paramitas! the 6 paramitas make up 3 areas of the practice of buddhism: ethics (first 4), meditation and wisdom. i believe that ...
by tomschwarz
Mon Jan 12, 2015 1:42 am
Forum: Gelug
Topic: alignment of 6 perfections and 2 truths
Replies: 12
Views: 3016

alignment of 6 perfections and 2 truths

Hello my dear friends. Here is an idea, do you agree or disagree? * the first 4 perfections are dualistic: generosity, discipline, patience and moral strength * the next one, meditation is singular; meditation Samata and vipasana is a time to relate to the ultimate truth bodicita dharmakaya. * the f...

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