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ABC of basic buddhist philosophy

February 8, 2010

Although one can write much better and in great detail on Buddhist philosophy, but i will not be able to to do so. Thats why i will write in short on main topic.

When you first study philosophy, you were taught from basic ways

Pervation and how to debate like wise. We studied on the text “duda” by master lodoe lak which is available in  Institute of buddhist dialectics, dharamsala,HP.

1.     khyap-tha(pervation)

three main types:-       a) mu-sum ( three ways of pervasion)

b)  mu-zhi (four ways of pervation                                                                                                 c)  don-chik ( same meaning)                                                                                                           d) ghyal-wa ( contradictory) (more…)

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PERFECTION OF GENEROSITY

December 20, 2009

(Note from Commentary on madhyamaka Avataranama or Uma jugpa in tibetan by Je-Tsonkhapa)Bodhisattvas who attained the 1st bhumi to the path of enlightenment are the master of the practice of perfection of giving compare to other 9 perfections. They are the bodhisattvas who directly realizes the emptiness during sadhana and once they are awake from their deep meditation to work for other’s sake, they still realizes the emptiness but not directly.During the first two paths to buddhahood before 1st bhumi(thong-lam) they realizes the emptiness but not directly. There (more…)

LOVE AND COMPASSION

November 28, 2009

Meditation on Love and Compassion are very powerful practices.Buddha defeated a gang of demons just before enlightenment, who tried to distract him from the path. But the moment he meditates on love and compassion, every bow and arrow, etc were turned into shower of flowers. It is said that meditation on love and compassion even for a moment far exceeds the merits accumulated through making infinite offerings to infinite buddhas.This is because (more…)

BODHICHITTA

November 23, 2009

Before when I was a lay person, I do not have any understanding or knowledge about real Buddhism. I think that praying and visiting holy places are enough. But, when I came to Institute of Buddhist Dialectics to study Buddhism and became a monk after a year, I had a feeling that it is not as easy as I use to think of. And after 8 years, Now I think that if we practice it in right way it is not as difficult as we think. I clearly remember that (more…)

FOUR ANTIDOTE OF PURIFICATION OF SIN COMMITTED

November 23, 2009

To lift your spirit I would like readers to know that though there is nothing good about sin, but it has a quality that is it can be purify.So, how?It is by 4 antidotes.
1. Power of regret. Reflect upon the consequences of those misdeeds you committed by any methods for a while.Then from the depths of your heart develop a very deep sense of regret for your actions which if left as it is can let you sufffer endlessly in samsara.
2. Power of purification. Reciting , memorizing and reading sutras, meditating on emptiness, reciting mantras, making images of buddhas and most importantly try to generate bodhichitta. (more…)

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July 29, 2009

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