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Amida Terre Pure et autres pratiques

Question : J'ai assisté ce week-end à un enseignement dirigé par un maître du bouddhisme tibétain. L’enseignement du maître portait sur les…

Started by Vajrapala Lut Moerman

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Amida Zuiverland en Andere Praktijken

Vraag: Ik ben dit weekend op een manifestatie geweest onder leiding van een leraar in Tibetaans boeddhisme. De leraar leerde ons over de vi…

Started by Vajrapala Lut Moerman

0 Jul 5

Le Bouddha était-il auto-pouvoir ou autre pouvoir ?

Question : En lisant les sutras des Nikayas, ce que le Bouddha enseigne semble être très auto-pouvoir - essayez de vous concentrer, faites…

Started by Vajrapala Lut Moerman

0 May 12

Facultés secondaires

Question : D'après ma compréhension de la Terre Pure, nous sommes tous des bombu et nous utilisons donc le nembutsu, car il est facile à co…

Started by Vajrapala Lut Moerman

0 Apr 19

Bouddha et Derrida

Question : Derrida est réputé pour avoir dit qu'"il n'y a rien sans contexte" et je me demandais si sa pensée recouvre partiellement celle…

Started by Vajrapala Lut Moerman

0 Apr 11

Secundaire vaardigheden

Vraag: Mijn begrip van Zuiverland is dat we allemaal bombu zijn en daarom gebruik maken van de nembutsu, omdat die voor ons gemakkelijk te…

Started by Vajrapala Lut Moerman

0 Apr 8

Boeddha en Derrida

Vraag: Derrida staat erom bekend dat hij zegt dat "er niets is zonder context" en ik vroeg me af of zijn denken deels overlapt met afhankel…

Started by Vajrapala Lut Moerman

0 Apr 1

Dukkha-Dukkha et encore plus de Dukkha

Question : L'enseignement commun du Theravada et du Mahayana tibétain sur les trois niveaux de souffrance a-t-il une place dans la Terre Pu…

Started by Vajrapala Lut Moerman

0 Mar 18

Dukkha-Dukkha & Meer Dukkha

Vraag: Heeft de gemeenschappelijke leer die we kennen vanuit Theravada en vanuit het Tibetaanse Mahayana die gaat over de drie niveaus van…

Started by Vajrapala Lut Moerman

0 Mar 12

La non-mort

Question: Je pense comprendre en gros ce qu’est la non-mort. Est-ce que l'état de non renaissance fait qu’il n’y  plus de mort? En quoi la…

Started by Vajrapala Lut Moerman

0 Mar 12


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Posted by David Brazier on June 26, 2019 at 18:04 6 Comments

My medical condition continues to be a mystery. It is clear that I do not have any of the big nasty things - brain tumour, cracked skull, stroke, etc - as these have been ruled out by MRI investigation. Nonetheless I continue to have persistent, continuous head pain that varies in intensity and I become exhausted by the least effort so that I am functioning like an invalid incapable of doing very much. There is always a possibility that the whole syndrome is a…



Posted by Dayamay Dunsby on June 2, 2019 at 1:02 4 Comments

“Do we know what it means to be struck by grace? It does not mean that we suddenly believe that God exists, or that Jesus is the saviour, or that the Bible contains the truth. Grace strikes us when we are in great pain and restlessness. It strikes us when we walk through the dark Valley of a meaningless and empty life. It strikes us when we feel that our separation is deeper than usual, because we have violated another life, a life which we loved, or from which we were estranged. It strikes us… Continue


Posted by Geeta Chari on April 26, 2019 at 22:13 3 Comments

This is a short video of a Buddhist monk and his family. 

It raised questions on parenting and Buddhism - does detachment (or perhaps quietism), as practiced here, lead to demotivation and disengagement with the world around one?

His children find the detachment practised by the monk disquieting. They appreciate the irony of detachment, which is supposed to…


Zero Limits

Posted by Dayamay Dunsby on April 20, 2019 at 14:13 0 Comments




I have recently been made aware of a practice known as Ho’ponopono. Ho’ponopono is an ancient Hawaiian healing practice, based on universal forgiveness, that was rediscovered and popularised in the 80s. A man called Joe Vitale(Hawaiian I think)  became enchanted by the practice after his daughter was healed from an…


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