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by cyril
Fri Sep 30, 2016 7:04 pm
Forum: Mahāyāna Buddhism
Topic: Apology to the Naga Realm
Replies: 26
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Re: Apology to the Naga Realm

"By offering musk [...] snakeskin [...] cuttlefish bone... " - from the page 18 of the document.
I thought you were not supposed to offer animal-derived ingredients, as this will only irritate the Nagas.
by cyril
Fri May 20, 2016 9:28 pm
Forum: Sūtra Studies
Topic: Are there Sutras on Tara?
Replies: 21
Views: 6190

Re: Are there Sutras on Tara?

Is there any Sutra on Tara? How she become Bodhisattva? There is a rather short " Sutra of Arya-Tara who saves from the eight fears" included in Martin Willson's works, "In praise of Tara. Songs to the Saviouress". It does not touch on how Tara became a bodhisattva but elaborates on various karmas ...
by cyril
Fri May 20, 2016 9:18 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: blessing chords
Replies: 17
Views: 3471

Re: blessing chords

Drukpa Kunley apparently tied one that was given to him by Je Tsongkhapa , on his knob Does anybody know how this story actually emerged? Physically, it was clearly not possible since JT was long dead before DK was born. Some latter attempt to deride the Gelugpas, perhaps? They are just legends, th...
by cyril
Fri May 20, 2016 8:44 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: blessing chords
Replies: 17
Views: 3471

Re: blessing chords

Drukpa Kunley apparently tied one that was given to him by Je Tsongkhapa , on his knob
Does anybody know how this story actually emerged?
Physically, it was clearly not possible since JT was long dead before DK was born.
Some latter attempt to deride the Gelugpas, perhaps?

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