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“The monk who didn’t sell his Ferrari is in the city to discuss his new book on Buddhism”


Mystery solved.

indiatimes.com

I was wondering what the Ferrari reference was about.


Hat tip Brad Warner.

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BBC “Panama Papers: China leaders’ relatives named in documents” bad news for Ogyen Trinley Dorje

bbc.com

The Panama Papers Kagyu Monlam scandal continues.

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Where does the costume play end and the dharma begin with Ogyen Trinley Dorje?

screenshot mine from google image search earlier

The Monlamization of the Karma Kagyu lineage ends here.

Hat tip Brad Warner.


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So Rinpoche wants to have sex with you? Really?

screenshot mine from googling images for lama norlha earlier

These people never learn it seems when it comes to us and sex.


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Did the marriage of Karmapa Thaye Dorje settle the Karmapa controversy?

tribuneindia.com

You really have to wonder who these people are to us as Karma Kagyu.

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“I admire those lamas who just do what they want.” 

Good to know.


Wisdom via Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche, image mine.

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What was your first exposure to Buddhism?


Wisdom via Gary Snyder.

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For me, it was my Dad.

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“The Western Buddhist world, however it is, has to live with The Dharma Bums. I don’t have to live with it too much—people don’t talk to me much about it anymore.”

Wisdom via Gary Snyder.

lionsroar.org

Tip of the hat.


Good to know.

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“The children’s youthful energy is channeled into screaming at the top of their lungs the texts they have memorized.”

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studybuddhism.com

Wisdom via Alexander Berzin.

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“Traditionally, Tibetans joined monasteries or nunneries at a young age. The prerequisite was to be healthy and old enough to chase away a crow.”

Good to know.

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Wisdom via Alexander Berzin.

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