Monthly Archives: September 2007

Who says there are no traditions in Zen?

  When the spiritual teacher and his disciples began their evening meditation, the cat who lived in the monastery made such noise that it distracted them. So the teacher ordered that the cat be tied up during the evening practice. … Continue reading

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HH Dudjom Rinpoche The Enlightened or Buddha Family

The Enlightened or Buddha Family by H.H. Dudjom Rinpoche When this buddha family of the unsurpassed greater vehicle is classified, the Supreme Continuum of the Greater Vehicle (Ch. 1, v.149) says: One should know this enlightened family to be twofold:One … Continue reading

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Maha-Satipatthana Sutta DN 22

Digha Nikaya 22 Maha-Satipatthana Sutta The Great Frames of Reference For free distribution only, as a gift of Dhamma I have heard that on one occasion the Blessed One was staying in the Kuru country. Now there is a town … Continue reading

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Maha-Nidana Sutta The Great Causes Discourse Digha Nikaya 15

The Great Causes Discourse: This is one of the most important suttas in the Pali Canon, explaining the teachings of Dependant Co-Origination and the doctrine of Not-Self, something at the very core of Buddhist teaching    Digha Nikaya 15 Maha-Nidana … Continue reading

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Guidelines for the Monastic Sangha and the Order of Vidyadharas HH Dudjom Rinpoche

Quoted from the wonderful site of   The Mirror Clearly Showing What to Adopt and Abandon   Guidelines for the Monastic Sangha and the Order of Vidyadharas  by Kyabje Dudjom Rinpoche Om svasti prajnabhya!   Incomparable guide of this … Continue reading

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Khenpo Pema Vajra : A Brief Overview of the Three Turnings

Quoted from, a wonderful site for translating Buddhist scriptures,     A Brief Overview of the Three Turnings and the Mantra Pitaka of the Vidyadharas   by Khenpo Pema Vajra   Homage to the Buddha!   Our Teacher turned … Continue reading

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