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by dumb bonbu
Thu Apr 16, 2009 1:21 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Amitabha in Vajrayana traditions
Replies: 11
Views: 3870

Amitabha in Vajrayana traditions

hi folks, i was wondering how the Vajrayana traditions view Amitabha and the Pure Land? what are the practices? how is Amitabha viewed in relation to the Trikaya? what texts are given primary focus - i'm guessing the Contemplation Sutra and/or the Pratyutpanna Samadhi Sutra?

thank yee :smile:
by dumb bonbu
Thu Apr 16, 2009 12:55 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello Everyone!
Replies: 9
Views: 2590

Re: Hello Everyone!

:twothumbsup: :hi:
:namaste: :tongue:
by dumb bonbu
Thu Apr 16, 2009 12:42 pm
Forum: Mahāyāna Buddhism
Topic: Who are your Top 5 Mahayana masters of all time?
Replies: 62
Views: 12534

Re: Who are your Top 5 Mahayana masters of all time?

i'm afraid my knowledge is too shallow to list 5. i can mention two that have had a paticular impact on my life. Shinran Shonin i really admire his efforts to make the Dharma as accessible as possible to everyone, not just the elite or monastic orders of his day. i admire his humbleness, time and ti...
by dumb bonbu
Wed Apr 15, 2009 7:32 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: eeh oop from east yorkshire!
Replies: 5
Views: 1807

eeh oop from east yorkshire!

hi folks, dig the new forum! much like Dhamma Wheel, i may lurk here more than i post but i look forward to learning lots here nonetheless!

well wishes

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