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by TexasBuddhist
Thu Jul 28, 2016 11:39 pm
Forum: Mahayana Buddhism
Topic: True Self?
Replies: 64
Views: 7808

Re: True Self?

caodemarte wrote:Ricard is not playing semantic games but expressing a Tibetan Buddhist explanation of an ever changing consciousness which is not to be identified with. No one is postulating an independent, permanent self or substance here.
You mean individuals with identities and names.
by TexasBuddhist
Thu Jul 28, 2016 11:34 pm
Forum: General Dharma comparisons
Topic: Question about some Buddhist traditions
Replies: 33
Views: 4308

Re: Question about some Buddhist traditions

WaterDragon wrote:OP, why don't you answer people's questions when they ask you? How can you have a productive discussion without that? This is nonsense.
Requries too much thinking and input. Makes you tired
by TexasBuddhist
Thu Jul 28, 2016 11:22 pm
Forum: General Dharma comparisons
Topic: Question about some Buddhist traditions
Replies: 33
Views: 4308

Re: Question about some Buddhist traditions

You mean all the posters at the other Dharmawheel.
by TexasBuddhist
Thu Jul 28, 2016 6:48 pm
Forum: General Dharma comparisons
Topic: Question about some Buddhist traditions
Replies: 33
Views: 4308

Re: Question about some Buddhist traditions

Iconodule wrote:
TexasBuddhist wrote:
Iconodule wrote:
What do you mean?
Is a secret empowerment practice to cloak your identity.
I still don't know what you're trying to say.
Whatever you're thinking at the time.
by TexasBuddhist
Thu Jul 28, 2016 3:31 pm
Forum: General Dharma comparisons
Topic: Sanatana Dharma and Buddhism
Replies: 29
Views: 4049

Re: Sanatana Dharma and Buddhism

They think this is a Troll and suddenly won't reply
by TexasBuddhist
Thu Jul 28, 2016 3:28 pm
Forum: General Dharma comparisons
Topic: Question about some Buddhist traditions
Replies: 33
Views: 4308

Re: Question about some Buddhist traditions

Iconodule wrote:
TexasBuddhist wrote:Is this a Vajra Cloak/Identity Concealment thing? . . .
What do you mean?
Is a secret empowerment practice to cloak your identity.
by TexasBuddhist
Thu Jul 28, 2016 1:21 pm
Forum: General Dharma comparisons
Topic: Sanatana Dharma and Buddhism
Replies: 29
Views: 4049

Re: Sanatana Dharma and Buddhism

Iconodule wrote:My research has shown that the Vedas, the Ramayana, and the Mahabharata were all originally written in Chinese and then only translated into Sanskrit some time in the 16th century.
You don't mean Chinese you mean as in the local natives of India.
by TexasBuddhist
Thu Jul 28, 2016 11:29 am
Forum: Hindu Dharma
Topic: How do I recognize my Guru?
Replies: 1
Views: 620

Re: How do I recognize my Guru?

Thinks he's God
by TexasBuddhist
Thu Jul 28, 2016 11:09 am
Forum: General Dharma comparisons
Topic: Sanatana Dharma and Buddhism
Replies: 29
Views: 4049

Re: Sanatana Dharma and Buddhism

It should give us some sort of useful purpose.
by TexasBuddhist
Thu Jul 28, 2016 12:53 am
Forum: General Dharma comparisons
Topic: Question about some Buddhist traditions
Replies: 33
Views: 4308

Re: Question about some Buddhist traditions

Iconodule wrote:
TexasBuddhist wrote:Is this a Vajra Cloak/Identity Concealment thing? . . .
What do you mean?

Is usually what you're thinking of in the form of abstract concepts and the shaping of the thoughts.
by TexasBuddhist
Wed Jul 27, 2016 9:26 pm
Forum: General Dharma comparisons
Topic: Question about some Buddhist traditions
Replies: 33
Views: 4308

Re: Question about some Buddhist traditions

Is this a Vajra Cloak/Identity Concealment thing? . . .
by TexasBuddhist
Wed Jul 27, 2016 5:47 pm
Forum: News, current events, politics
Topic: Racism and Race Relations in America
Replies: 4
Views: 1104

Re: Racism and Race Relations in America

Seems like fishy business of identity concealment. (Is like your concealing your identity) . . .
by TexasBuddhist
Wed Jul 27, 2016 3:00 am
Forum: General Dharma comparisons
Topic: Question about some Buddhist traditions
Replies: 33
Views: 4308

Re: Question about some Buddhist traditions

Iconodule wrote:
TexasBuddhist wrote:
Iconodule wrote:
Yes, it is typically done in a Sangha setting with monks/nuns if possible, though I don't think that's an absolute requirement.
Why is it called "Buddhist" when it could be random as anything? ...
What do you mean?
Will take time and recollect to answer in about 4-5 days.
by TexasBuddhist
Wed Jul 27, 2016 2:59 am
Forum: General Dharma comparisons
Topic: Question about some Buddhist traditions
Replies: 33
Views: 4308

Re: Question about some Buddhist traditions

WaterDragon wrote:
TexasBuddhist wrote:
WaterDragon wrote:how do you know you're a Buddhist? :sage:


By looking at my reflection on glass buildings.
And how does your reflection tell you that you're a Buddhist?


My reflection in glass reminds me of my Mind and how I see the World. (Mirrors too)
by TexasBuddhist
Tue Jul 26, 2016 10:54 pm
Forum: General Dharma comparisons
Topic: Question about some Buddhist traditions
Replies: 33
Views: 4308

Re: Question about some Buddhist traditions

Going for refuge is a pretty basic aspect of Buddhist practice in all traditions. No, you don't need to go for refuge to practice other aspects of the Dharma but it is a fundamental expression of commitment to Buddhism. Don't you have to do that with a Sangha group? . . . Not sure how you do that b...
by TexasBuddhist
Tue Jul 26, 2016 10:22 pm
Forum: General Dharma comparisons
Topic: Question about some Buddhist traditions
Replies: 33
Views: 4308

Re: Question about some Buddhist traditions

Going for refuge is a pretty basic aspect of Buddhist practice in all traditions. No, you don't need to go for refuge to practice other aspects of the Dharma but it is a fundamental expression of commitment to Buddhism. Don't you have to do that with a Sangha group? . . . Not sure how you do that b...