Once upon a time a Westerner such as yourself could get away with identifying as Tibetan but not today

Bon matin là .

Benv’nue .

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4 responses to “Once upon a time a Westerner such as yourself could get away with identifying as Tibetan but not today

  1. Warrenz

    I don’t identify as Tibetan. Don’t put words in my mouth.

    We’re of a similar vintage but I’ve managed to integrate my practice into my Western lifestyle. You, it would seem, haven’t worked out how to do that yet.

    Nostalgia’s not what it used to be, Bill. I like the old saying:

    “Someone who keeps one eye on the past is wise, but keep both eyes on the past and you’re blind.”

    • You identify here as Tibetan, thus nobody here cares what you think. That’s on you. You choose poorly.

      Ogyen Trinley Dorje’s New Translation of Tibetan Buddhism doesn’t translate.

      London, Toronto, wherever he goes, it’s the same story.

      This isn’t 2008.

      Talk about living in the past.

      Ogyen Trinley Dorje representing himself as Tibetan, while not problematic at home, here in the West has been an epic fail for his New Translation of Tibetan Buddhism.

      • Warrenz

        Oh Lama Bill. You’re poor understanding of Mahamudra has led you to fixate on the illusory notion of racial identification. And so you suffer since such identification cannot be defended or advanced. A la la ho!

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