Dalai Lama: A Beginner's Guide

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According to Thubten Chodron, the current Dalai Lama has said on this issue: [44] In 2005, the Dalai Lama repeatedly spoke about the bhikṣuṇī ordination in public gatherings. And until he passes these examinations he must perform for the first three years the menial offices of serving out tea, etc., to the elder monks in the assembly hall. Couples afflicted in this way, and who can afford the necessary expense, have a preliminary worship conducted in the Pemiongchi chapel-,. lasting one or two days.
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Cultivating True Compassion: Bodhichitta and the Bodhisattva

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These doctrines he gave only to Milarepa, among all his disciples. If the boy chooses the items that belonged to the previous Dalai Lama, this is seen as a sign, in conjunction with all of the other indications, that the boy is a reincarnation. Buddhism is a Non-Theist Philosophy that does not believe in God perse or at least not the way other Religions do. For example, the Dalai Lama is said to be an emanation of the bodhisattva Avalokitshvara, while the Nechung oracle is regularly possessed by the protector deity Nechung.
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Yogic Deeds of Bodhisattvas: Gyel-tsap on Aryadeva's Four

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The demon afflicted him with dropsy and leprosy; but by his zhi-c]ed rites he recovered. He is not celibate, but has received some education and is able to read and write, and has a large following of pupils. Watching Jennifer Aniston’s character Rachel read a collection of the Dalai Lama’s teachings in Central Perk on Friends a few years ago, you might also think that Tibetan Buddhism is something you can ingest while sipping on a skinny-milk, no-cream, hazelnut latte.
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FEMININE WISDOM: Collection of Articles on Tibetan Women

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This is the 40th entry from my fieldwork diary. The basic difference between Tibetan Buddhist beliefs and other Buddhist traditions would be cultural, since Tibet is a most unique land untainted by outside influences for centuries due to its remote geographical location in the Himalayas. Bukkyō bungaku jiten 仏教文学辞典 [Dictionary of Buddhist literature]. THE NAMES. 2 59 Dcjb-de = sgrub (pr. "dub"), a hermit's cell + sde, a place. "The place ot the nermits cell "—the oldest monastery in Sikhim, founded bv the pioneer missionary Lha-tsiin Ch en-bo.
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Rainbow Body and Resurrection: Spiritual Attainment, the

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Thank you for reading, may you find peace and great bliss. SAM-DING AND DOBJE-FAG-MO. 275 long 90° 28. Figuline King banqueted, Magnificats presanctify keypunches rigorously. He became a monk when he was nine years old and at twenty received both getsul (intermediate) and gelong (full) ordination from Khenchen Thrangu Rinpoche. And how can a mere priest tell me "God forgives me", I don't believe any mortal can speak for God, nor fully understand His will.
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The Wisdom of Forgiveness

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Tibet is the richest land of fresh water in the world, that is 1 reason China occupied Tibet. One of the beliefs of Buddhism: All Beings are Sacred. The later period of Buddhism started from the end of the tenth century. For obvious reasons this whole set of teachings was hidden by the Buddhist clergy because it confuses most people and doesn't really help with with the practical goal of stress elimination. All of these meditations are practiced in the Karma Kagyu lineage today. These orgies are part of the Sakti worship so peculiar to Kamrup, but nowhere is it so grossly conducted as at this temple. 2 The Natl and the idol-car are also conspicuous at the degenerate Buddhist temple of Jagannath at Puri.
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Shantideva's Guide to the Bodhisattva's Way of Life: Chapter

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Rhys Davids writes (Vinaya Texts, i., 146): " Hetu and paccaya (the word so frequently used in the formula of the Nidanas) are nearly synonymous. The original plan was for there to be yearly exams. Albert Einstein: The religion of the future will be a cosmic religion. Three gems, 346, 388, 390, 443- Tliree Holies, 346, 443. The movie definitely does a good job of making you question the omniscience of the monks themselves. Should this happen, contact your physician immediately.
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Chod Practice Manual and Commentary

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This is lineage combines the teachings and practices of the Nyingma, Kagyu and Sakya with the Sutra and Tantra systems of Indian Buddhism and the intellectual heritage of Nagarjuna and Asanga. It says gay sex is “unnatural.” The Dalai Lama declared in a talk in Seattle in 1993, during one of his whistle stop, U2-style world tours, that “nature arranged male and female organs in such a manner that is very suitable… same-sex organs cannot manage well.” (Someone needs to explain to His Holiness how gay people get it on.) And as Bernard Faure of Columbia University says: “Like most clerical discourses, Buddhism is… relentlessly misogynist.” So while Tibetan women can become nuns, they can’t advance nearly as far as men.
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Life & Liberation of Padmasambhava (2 Volume Set)

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MaiVju-sri (god of Wis- dom), 12, 161,339,355. 460; (incarnations), 35, 231. The Sa-kya-pa has two re- formed sub-sects, namely, the Nor-pa and the Jonan-pa. The mind is formless, clear light in nature, and has the ability to perceive objects; there’s no way it can come from the brain. There he saw hosts of unsaved animals, innumerable like unto mounds of murwa 4 lees, and (seeing this he) wept. This respect for all life is what I learned from my Cree grandmother when I was a child.
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Stupa and its Technology: A Tibeto-Buddhist Perspective

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First Class: Sunday October 2 Tuesday 7.30pm Oct 4. That Dark Age -- which may be right about now -- will also be known as the Golden Age, because many living buddhas will choose to be born at that time, bringing the precious healing Dharma to anyone ready to receive it. It seems also to be the title of village- headman in the adjoining Garo hills. The lineage of this text and its practices is kept alive by the Drikung Kagyu order in India. Beloved by all her disciples, Jetsun Kushok is both strict and warm, teaching genuine Buddhadharma in the traditional way.
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