"Tibetan Buddhist" Cults Run Amok
It is the great hope of KTC Jax to one day have a permanent location of our own where we can Youtube.com teach and practice dharma, always with a motivation to benefit countless sentient beings. ISBN 0-86171-500-4 This famous lam-rim text was written from notes on an extended discourse by the Gelugpa geshe, Pabongka Rinpoche in 1921 and translated through extensive consultation with Achok Rinpoche (Library of Tibetan Works and Archives). We are asking practitioners to keep track of their mantra count, which will be reported to Lama Kate White ( [email protected] ) at a specific date to be announced, based upon our reentering a repaired and restored KTC. The highest of them, Atiyoga, encompasses the teachings of Dzogchen, further divided into those meditation instructions belonging to the Mind-class (Semde), Space-class (Longde) and the class of Pith Instructions (Menangde).
Tibetan Buddhism also deals with the subtle drops as well as prana in the practice of Vajrayana. Over the last 50 years there are said to have been 40 such cases in India involving meditating Tibetan monks. The Mind and Life Insitute was established in 1987 and has hosted 27 conferences with world class experts on contemporary topics such as Neuroplasticity, Destructive Emotions, Education, Altruism, Physics and Cosmology, Economics and Ethics.
This holds true of the school of the Nyingma (holders of Ancient Tantras) which is the only Buddhist meditative tradition in Tibet to trace unequivocally its origins back to the imperial times when their semi-legendary founder, the Tantric master Padmasamhava from Uddiyāna, was invited by king Trisong Detsen to subdue the indigenous ‘demonic parties' that were opposing the construction of Samye monastery.
The aggressive conduct of foreign missionaries in their attempt to spread Christianity and other Abrahamic religions, and undermine the traditional status of Buddhism in Sri Lanka, as has happened in South Korea in the last few decades, carries with it the seed for a potential religious conflict in the future.
One of the most striking features of Tibetan Buddhism is the system of monastic and spiritual succession based upon reincarnation. Acting in this way creates more positive impressions in our mind, which in turn makes our meditation easier and more effective. Many Tibetan Buddhists believe that it is possible for those left behind to assist the dead person on their journey by doing spiritual work that increases the merits of the deceased and thus helps them to a better rebirth. ISBN 81-86470-29-8 The first part of a more extensive lam-rim by a geshe appointed in 1973 by His Holiness the Dalai Lama as head of the translation team at the Tibetan Library. This began my journey of teaching the Way Meditation outside of tradition and in a way that helped and appealed to modern people. There are several forms of breathing meditation and although they are not identical in every detail their essence is very similar.