«Western Sadhana» by Dechen Lamkhen (Nova Scotia)

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«Western Sadhana» by Dechen Lamkhen (Nova Scotia)

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Western Sadhana written by a forest yogin from Nova Scotia.

https://maharime.wordpress.com/2021/01/ ... n_sadhana/
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Are the “o-o” markings meant to indicate that this is a terma?
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GrapeLover wrote: Sat Jan 09, 2021 5:47 pm Are the “o-o” markings meant to indicate that this is a terma?
I'm guessing it is supposed to be jokingly trying to make some point.
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It's a spoof.
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PemaG wrote: Sat Jan 09, 2021 4:56 pm Western Sadhana written by a forest yogin from Nova Scotia.

https://maharime.wordpress.com/2021/01/ ... n_sadhana/
Self advertisement is always the best advertisement. Because, oneself is most convinced of oneself and therefore easiest to manipulate by oneself into believing that oneself really ought to cherish one's own musings, and then go in a forum full of others and point them to one's own musings.

We all do that as well.
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I see it as making a humorous point.

better not tolerate that
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What did I just read? :shock: :shrug: :?:
"One should cultivate contemplation in one’s foibles. The foibles are like fish, and contemplation is like fishing hooks. If there are no fish, then the fishing hooks have no use. The bigger the fish is, the better the result we will get. As long as the fishing hooks keep at it, all foibles will eventually be contained and controlled at will." -Zhiyi
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PemaG wrote: Sat Jan 09, 2021 4:56 pm Western Sadhana written by a forest yogin from Nova Scotia.

https://maharime.wordpress.com/2021/01/ ... n_sadhana/
It is not a sadhana it's just stupidity. Maha-rime, right.

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Lingpupa wrote: Sat Jan 09, 2021 6:03 pm It's a spoof.
Or maybe not. The author may be bipolar or have some other psychiatric problem.
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Lingpupa wrote: Mon Jan 11, 2021 8:09 am
Lingpupa wrote: Sat Jan 09, 2021 6:03 pm It's a spoof.
Or maybe not. The author may be bipolar or have some other psychiatric problem.
Having bi polar disorder AND family in Nova Scotia, I am offended.

I'm going to guess this person takes themselves seriously but what they are saying means something different to them and that they are saying it means something different to them as well.
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Lingpupa wrote: Mon Jan 11, 2021 8:09 am
Lingpupa wrote: Sat Jan 09, 2021 6:03 pm It's a spoof.
Or maybe not. The author may be bipolar or have some other psychiatric problem.
It's a wordpress blog with three posts so...quite possible.
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Seems like there is some information there from someone who is new to the Dharma. But do not feel discouraged, it took Buddha long, even insanely unhealthy forest practice to eventually become Enlightened and form the Middle-Way. And this Yogin has already decided for Buddhism, let it not fail them! Hope is in Buddhism! :anjali:
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