Monthly Archives: January 2008

THe Nuns of Nangden

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From the Lama Gondu

  This inspiring text and translation was found on the beautiful site of http://www.lotsawa.org     May all beings benefit from the turning of the Wheel of Dharma   Accomplishing the Lama through the Seven Line Prayer: A Special Teaching from … Continue reading

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There is nothing out there

There is nothing "out there" that you should want to become or avoid. Buddhahood, Perfection is innate. There is nothing "out there" which you need to help and fall over yourself trying to do Help is naturally arising great Compassion … Continue reading

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Vimalakirti sutra Part 4

  Note: Due to the nature of Blogs, this section is misplaced in the sequence of the sutra, so find and read Part 1, 2 and 3 first and resume your reading.   4. The Reluctance of the Bodhisattvas Then, … Continue reading

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Vimalakirti Sutra Part 12

  12. Vision of the Universe Abhirati and the Tathágata Aksobhya   Thereupon, the Buddha said to the Licchavi Vimalakirti, "Noble son, when you would see the Tathágata, how do you view him?" Thus addressed, the Licchavi Vimalakirti said to … Continue reading

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Vimalakirti Sutra Part 11

11. Lesson of the Destructible and the Indestructible     Meanwhile, the area in which the Lord was teaching the Dharma in the garden of Amrapali expanded and grew larger, and the entire assembly appeared tinged with a golden hue. … Continue reading

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Vimalakirti Sutra Part 10

    10. The Feast Brought by the Emanated Incarnation  Thereupon, the venerable Shariputra thought to himself, "If these great bodhisattvas do not adjourn before noontime, when are they going to eat?" The Licchavi Vimalakirti, knowing telepathically the thought of … Continue reading

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Vimalakirti Sutra Part 9

9. The Dharma-Door of Non-duality   Then, the Licchavi Vimalakirti asked those bodhisattvas, "Good sirs, please explain how the bodhisattvas enter the Dharma-door of non-duality!" The bodhisattva Dharmavikurvana declared, "Noble sir, production and destruction are two, but what is not … Continue reading

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Vimalakirti Sutra part 8

    8. The Family of the Tathágatas     Then, the crown prince Manjusri said to the Licchavi Vimalakirti, "Noble sir, how does the bodhisattva follow the way to attain the qualities of the Buddha?" Vimalakirti replied, "Manjusri, when … Continue reading

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Vimalakirti Sutra Part 7 The Godess

    7. The Goddess     Thereupon, Manjusri, the crown prince, addressed the Licchavi Vimalakirti: "Good sir, how should a bodhisattva regard all living beings?" Vimalakirti replied, "Manjusri, a bodhisattva should regard all livings beings as a wise man … Continue reading

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