May this A-live Dharma teachings now at the end of the Saga Dawa month, celebrating Lord Buddha Shakyamuni`s Enlightenment and Mahaparinirvana reach your heart in perfect equanimity, wisdom, joyfulness, health and prosperity, dear Friends of Buddha Dharma_OBF International. We rejoice in your progress on the spiritual Path toward liberation and enlightenment.
Today´s Dharma focus on the Heart Advice how to remain inNatural state or how to stay connected with innate Buddha nature, with one´s seed of Enlightenment. With devotion, prayers and meditations also during our Collective meditations and prayers every Sunday from 4-5 pm (GMT+1) or according to your local time youir seed of enlightenment grows, develop and bears Fruits of enlightenment in due time. For the programme of Collective meditations and prayers at Buddha Dharma please read previous Dharma teachings published at two blogs.
I.INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR CONTEMPORARY BUDDHIST STUDIES :
GENTLE RAIN OF NECTAR BLESSINGS
I.1 MYSTIC DANCE
Self-arisen intrinsic awareness
I bow to the self-arisen intrinsic awareness,
which is the best wisdom Teacher.
Sentient beings are in illusory dance, displaying five poisons. Yet in reality display : No dance, no dancing and no dancer : only shining awareness and freedom. Listen to the non-dual Dharmata´s sound, unwaveringly always be Samantabhadra Buddha.
No angels and no witches, only crystal clear awareness shining and resonating with the Dharmata´s sound undisturbed.
Don´t remain in dualism, in doubts of conceptualisations ! Don´t torture yourself with thoughts – listen to continuous Dharmata´s self-arisen Sound, self-liberated sound, the door of Freedom.
Dissolve all concepts and thoughts in shining, empty, limitless awareness space and fly like the Garuda !
Be Vajrasattva, embracing his Consort – they show directly open Path – the Bridge of the Sound – luminous Shunyata of Samantabhadra yab-yum.
Word Transmission is truly wordless doctrine for those, who A-bide in Dharmata´s self-arisen, unimpeded Sound.
Five Wisdom Dakinis are truly one Samantabhadri. Beyond words experience and realize this sacred Truth.
This is Heart advice how to practice and remain in natural state. Written down after reading few lines from the Magic Dance of Kyabje Chimed Tsewang Rinpoche.
May it be auspicious
Selected bibliography :
Kyabje Thinley Norbu Rinpoche : Magic Dance – The display of the self-nature of the five wisdom Dakinis; Jewel publishing house, New York, 1981.
International institute for contemporary Buddhist studies : E-learning curriculum :
1.Contemplate and write down your insights into the nature of these Dharma teaching of the Atiyoga Dzogpa Chenpo Essence lineage of Nyingma Vajrayana Buddhism.
„The best of all gifts is the Gift of Truth.“
D h a m m a p a d a
Gentle Rain of Nectar Blessings
Collected works : Sung-bum
Copyright notice :
All rights reserved. Written permission to copy Dharma Texts of Her Eminence Tara Tulku Drimed Drolkhar Rinpoche-who is continuing the teachings of Ayu Khandro Dorje Paldron(Tibet 1839-1953) in the Atiyoga essence lineage of Nyingma Vajrayana Buddhism- can be granted, provided that reprint is for free distribution (serving the Teachings of Buddhas) and that such reprints are not sold as merchandise. The Author´s copyright notice must appear, along with the title of the Dharma Text or publication and related data. Notice must be given, that reprint is by permission of the Author. For written permission to reprint write to the Vajra-Garuda e-Publications . BuddhaDharma.OBFInternational@gmail.com You will also be asked to send 1 copy of the reprinted Dharma text or publication. May all beings benefit !
I.2 Visual Dharma – Buddhist teaching for 3rd millenium :
Nyingma Vajrayana Buddhism
“Visual Dharma No. 29 was created in Spring 2005. In this Visual Dharma we teach about three lineages of Transmission in Nyingma Vajrayana Buddhism. There is Dharma from Buddha Shakyamuni and short biography of Kyabje Thinley Norbu Rinpoche, the eldest son of H.H.Dudjom Rinpoche II. Buddha Shakyamuni said : „My fearless lion´s Dharma Throne does not have an owner. The one who has compassion, who has Wisdom Mind, who has benefit mind, this one is the holder of my lineage, and can sit upon my throne.” This Visual Dharma is dedicated for the authentic continuation of the Nyingma lineages, for the health and long live of Nyingma lineage Masters.”
Lhasadream , Comment from Buddhist practitioner, Australia
Nyingma is the top of yanas of Buddha’s teaching!!!Thank you Rinpoche
Video response to Arnould Desjardin : Buddhism-part 5
E-learning curricullum :
1. Shortly decribe three Lineages of Transmission in Nyingma Vajrayana Buddhism .
2. What is the essence of Dharma of Shakyamuni Buddha , as quoted in this Visual Dharma ?
Further Related Visual Dharmas :
1. SEVEN-LINE INVOCATION OF GURU RINPOCHE
2. TEACHING ABOUT SEVEN-LINE INVOCATION
3. DANCES OF 8 MANIFESTATIONS OF GURU RINPOCHE
4. WHITE SAIL-OFFERING PRAISE (part 1,2) by Kyabje Thinley Norbu Rinpoche
5. VAJRAKILAYA SADHANA part 1, 2
Condensed bibliography for advanced study of Nyingma Vajrayana Buddhism-
English translations or texts:
1.Kyabje Dudjom Rinpoche: The Nyingma school of Tibetan Buddhism, Wisdom Publications, Boston, 1991 , 2 Vol.
2.Kyabje Thinley Norbu Rinpoche: The small golden key- to the Treasure of the Various Essential Necessities of General and Extraordinary Buddhist Dharma; Jewel Publishing House, New York, 1977,1985
3.Tulku Thondup Rinpoche: Hidden Teachings of Tibet : An Explanation of the Terma tradition of the Nyingma School of Buddhism; Wisdom Publications, London, 1986.
4.Buddha Mind- An Anthology of Longchen Rabjam´s Writtings on Dogpa Chenpo: edited and translated by Tulku Thondup Rinpoche; Snow Lion Publications, Itacha, USA, 1989.
I.3 QUESTIONS & ANSWERS from the Friends of Buddha Dharma :
Watergrass , USA, sent five questions. First two are published today, further three in next Alive Dharma teaching . Thank you for sending them . With peace and compassion.
1.”When Buddha sits under the bodhi tree, the day that he achieved enlightment reveals the first and only 5 animals that saw the enlightment activities. What was the five animals that saw it? The only human that saw it was the boy who raise the cow. Please name the only 5 animals that saw it. I will be waiting for your answer. May the loving, compassion of buddha and good attraction be with you.”
Loving compassion of Buddha Shakyamuni is with all compassionate sentient beings who refrain of eating meat of dead animals. This is the most important Teaching that Lord Buddha is still transmitting today to everyone: become compassionate sentient being, save the lives of animals by avoiding to eat their corpses. You will probably not be content with this answer, dear Friend of Buddha Dharma. But we all encourage you to become vegetarian, to pray and meditate daily according to Lord Buddha´s instructions and all answers will be gradually revealed in your wisdom awareness…
2.”The 14th Dalai Lama is the reincarnation of the 13 Lama. Now because HH has reached the enlightment stage, which broke the endless cycle of the wheel of life. So will there be a 15th Lama reincarnated when His Holiness pass away? The Buddhist view is that we humans exist in an unenlightened state when we are still in the wheel of life cycle. I’ll be waiting for your answer. Best wishes.”
There are different stages on the Path of enlightenment, on the Bodhisattva path. When one becomes the 8th level Bodhisattva, one is not reincarnated any more because of one´s karma. One can choose to be born again in this saha world of endurance in order to help sentient beings and to lead them to liberation. Those Bodhisattvas on 8th,9th,10th and further levels as described in precious Atiyoga Dzogpa chenpo sacred texts can truly help beings. Such Bodhisattvas don´t have normal reincarnations, but emanations . Some of them are emanations of Avalokiteshvara Buddha of compassion. H.H. the XIVth Dalai Lama always says that he will be born again in this world if sentient beings need him. As written in the Snow Lion newsletter recently, his next birth might also be that of a woman . He says : Woman have more compassion… According to our inspiration and teachings it would be great achievement if the XV. Dalai Lama would be contemporary female Buddhist master, promoting gender equality as one of the millenium goals of United nations. Short letter about this is published on the description of our Buddhist channel. Please, read it.
All beings have equal Buddha potential , the seed of Enlightenment. Arhats and Bodhisattvas have already developed this seed of Buddha nature in countless previous lives of devoted and diligent Dharma practice. May Buddhas and Bodhisattvas of ten directions and three times continuously bless all of us ….
II. WISDOM WITHOUT BORDERS
We encourage everyone to study and practice Visual Dharmas and to write creative comments on them or on our Buddhist channel. Best comments will be regulary published at the Wisdom Without Borders series : Heritage of Mankind. Thank you for best wishes, support and inspiration .
Dear BUDDHA DHARMA,
I’m stopping by to see how you are doing and also to wish you a peaceful and relaxing weekend.
May Peace and Happiness be upon you always.
Your Dharma Sister,
Jendhamuni June 20,2009
Dear Dharma Sister, thank you for support and inspiring words of Peace and happiness. May you always benefit sentient beings *****
TOGETHER WE CAN :
SAVE THE PLANET BY BEING VEGETARIANS
AND GOING GREEN !
YES, TOGETHER WE PRAY AND MEDITATE
FOR INNER & OUTER PEACE ON THE PLANET .
Please share this Positive Message
with everyone. Thank you.
Buddha Dharma-OBF International
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may your days and nights be full of Light*Sound of innate, non-dual Buddha nature, radiating peace, goodness, wisdom lights.
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