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Is it the idea of a physical place of hell that you're not comfortable with? I think in Buddhism that the 2 lowest realms and 2 highest realms, those of gods, demi gods, spirits and hell beings, are … (View Post)
From the book by Thich Nhat Hahn which I just happen to have started rereading: What we commonly refer to as the “Heart Sutra” is a shortened translation of the Sanskrit title Prajñāpāramitā-hṛdaya-s… (View Post)
Ok so taking it further we get to the five tathagatas, or emanations, of the five qualities of Vajradhara, thanks @Jeffrey. Vairocana, all accommodating wisdom and teaching of the dharma Amoghasiddhi… (View Post)
Remember that Milarepa achieved enlightenment in one lifetime despite all the negative karma from his early life. Thus the only karma that matters is the current; past karma in this life or in past l… (View Post)
(Quote) It's funny that I was 100% behind the scientific view of the world until I got into Buddhism, and now my belief in the truth of Buddhism is strong enough for me to be accepting of things that… (View Post)