Mahayana/Vajrayana Links and Resources

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Re: Great Sakya Books

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All Things Chod--Links and Upcoming Events

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Just thought I would create a general thread for topics and discussion of the practice of Chod.
This might be a good place to put any questions, event notices, links or other.
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Re: All Things Chod

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Thank you Nangwa, I've stickied this.

Best,
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Re: All Things Chod

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Thanks Laura.

Dungse Rigdzin Dorje Rinpoche, the son and heir of the late terton Kunzang Dechen Lingpa will be teaching and performing a two day Healing Chod in Cambridge MA. this June.
Here is a link to some of the details for anyone who is interested.
I hope to see you there!

http://www.shambhalasun.com/news/?p=11444" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
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Re: All Things Chod

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Nangwa, I'm excited for you!
I hope it will be fruitful and beneficial for you and others _/\_

We could create a separate section here for Chod but to be honest I have hesitated due to the nature of Chod and the multitude of limitations on what can even be discussed. But information about upcoming events is welcomed and wonderful.

Just in case you would like to see a more extensive section for Chod please feel free to provide feedback and ideas either by PM or in the Suggestion Box under Announcements. Your kind in put is always appreciated.

Best wishes,
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Re: All Things Chod--Links and Upcoming Events

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A four-day Troma Nakmo Chod retreat coming up at Rangjung Yeshe Gomde in NorCal:
http://gomdeusa.org/program_detail.php?id=54" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
"All the sublime teachings, so profound--to throw away one and then grab yet another will not bear even a single fruit. Persevere, therefore, in simply one."
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Re: All Things Chod--Links and Upcoming Events

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Silent Bob wrote:A four-day Troma Nakmo Chod retreat coming up at Rangjung Yeshe Gomde in NorCal:
http://gomdeusa.org/program_detail.php?id=54" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
Oh my gawd, Northern California?

Thank you Silent Bob :namaste:
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Re: Tibetan Buddhism Resources

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http://www.rigpawiki.org/index.php?title=Main_Page" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

http://www.lotsawahouse.org/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
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Re: Japanese Vajrayana: Shingon 101

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A brief description of the training procedures for prospective priests courtesy of NorCal Koyasan
http://www.koyasan.org/nckoyasan/discipline.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
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Re: Tibetan Buddhism Resources

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Here's an interesting website I've found which has a big database of short biographies of many Tibetan Buddhist masters:

http://www.tibetanlineages.org/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
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Re: Tibetan Buddhism Resources

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http://www.dalailama.com/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;


http://www.sravastiabbey.org/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

http://www.thubtenchodron.org/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
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Re: Zen Buddhism Resources

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Re: Zen Buddhism Resources

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Wherever you are, that is where the mind should be. Always be mindful, and be your own master. This is true freedom. - Grand Master Wei Chueh
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Re: Tibetan Buddhism Resources

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There are a few interesting things here:
http://www.nyingma.com/artman/publish/index.shtml" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

and at what seems to be their old site:
http://www.nyingma.com/The%20Nine%20Yanas.htm" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
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Re: Tibetan Buddhism Resources

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This is outstanding....

http://www.lamayeshe.com" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; :twothumbsup:
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Re: Mahayana/Vajrayana Links and Resources

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Here is an introductory course in Mahayana Buddhism, taught online and free of charge by people who know what they're talking about:

http://www.tendai.eu/82.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
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Re: Tibetan Buddhism Resources

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Tibetan Calendar Mathematics by Svante Janson.

The "mathematics" is just simple modular arithmetic. And actually the paper isn't presented using traditional calculations so it's unclear if the Tibetans used modular arithmetic directly or not (it's hinted that they just used rule systems) although they did and do use astronomical data.from observations to track lunar and solar motion and determine if particular points in the sky have been passed, etc.

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Re: Tibetan Buddhism Resources

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Although many individuals in this age appear to be merely indulging their worldly desires, one does not have the capacity to judge them, so it is best to train in pure vision.
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