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Realm of the Hungry Ghosts (Bhavacakra Pt. III)

Their skin is sunken, their ribs protrude. Narrow limbs on an otherwise distended body. Heads bob on a long, thin neck.

These, my friends, are the  710 more words

Religion And Spirituality

Trijang Rinpoche’s view about Shugden / Dolgyal: A trouble maker and killing spirit +++ The protesters never asked for a dialogue

Trijang Rinpoche’s view about Dorje Shugden / Dolgyal and why Shugden harms sentient beings

The Shugden protesters from the New Kadampa Tradition (NKT) and their ICS spokes persons (usually a NKT teacher or a NKT representative of a country) run a Anti Dalai Lama campaign in which they totally ignore history and facts. 2,552 more words

Buddhism

Heaven & Hell - Western vs. Eastern Concepts

We all know about Hell. Rivers of bubbling lava, intense fire and heat and Satan presiding, making sure that our suffering is continuous and everlasting.  This is only something we will experience in the After-life provided we have been as despicable and disgraceful in this life as we possibly can.  614 more words

Positivity

The Great Money Delusion

The capitalist system in western society has caused many of us to become addicted to wealth and be dominated by the pursuit of money and power. 324 more words

Buddhism

If You Aren't a Buddhist Monk, No Robes For You

The Dalai Lama is right, enough with the robes already. If you aren’t a monk, a member of a monastic community, no robes for you. So says me. 250 more words

Tibetan Buddhism

Slightly Profound Man quote...

If in any doubt at all of how incredibly slightly profound; Slightly Profound Man’s words really are! Then look no further than the extent to the narrow and seemingly non existent attention paid to his words by hardly anyone at all… 21 more words

General

Not Taking What Is Not Given | Abhaya-cariya

I undertake the training rule to refrain from taking that which is not given.

The training rule to refrain from taking that which is not given can be understood simply as refraining from theft and stealing but, if we pay close attention to the wording of the precept, we see that there are other possible interpretations which require a much more careful approach.

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Dhamma