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(Quote) Two broad understandings of enlightenment-- end suffering by realizing desire and aversion involve desiring things that can't last and that what we're adverse to passes, too. That is a fortun… (View Post)
(Quote) Typically done over ordinary water to transform it. The mind boggles as to what would happen if said "oṃ bhaiṣajye bhaiṣajye mahābhaiṣajya-samudgate svāhā" 108 times over a glass of… (View Post)
@cvalue Interesting question. I've read about the ritual for dedicating a new statue, the rules for disposing of certain tantric ritual implements (throw them in a river! not legal in my jurisdiction… (View Post)
(Quote) Over at the Non-Buddhist website, Glenn Wallas et al, make that point a lot. They are critical of Buddhism and often say that the bad parts would be better replaced by some more modern thinke… (View Post)