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by Mantrik
Fri Apr 14, 2017 7:01 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Mirror meditation in Vajrayana?
Replies: 19
Views: 3581

Re: Mirror meditation in Vajrayana?

dzogchungpa wrote:As I get older, I find that mirror meditation is a truly excellent way to contemplate impermanence.


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You and me both, but a melong's convex surface works like a facelift! :tongue:
by Mantrik
Fri Apr 14, 2017 6:38 pm
Forum: Mahāyāna Buddhism
Topic: How did you find your teacher?
Replies: 12
Views: 2407

Re: How did you find your teacher?

I wonder how many of us have just one teacher, or several; and if there is clearly one we regard as our Root Guru, did we meet them first? I started out knowing nothing about Buddhism except from a few trips to India,and some time in the Theosophical Society decades previously, so just walked into t...
by Mantrik
Fri Apr 14, 2017 9:05 am
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Mirror meditation in Vajrayana?
Replies: 19
Views: 3581

Re: Mirror meditation in Vajrayana?

As well as the functions already mentioned, the melong is also used in healing. Placed concave side down on the part of the body which is damaged, the harmful energy is drawn out. This is also how a melong may be used as a 'baby pacifier' placed on the baby's stomach, presumable to treat colic. More...

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