Nonsense questions and nonsense answers

This was dictated by CR Lama to me and typed up in Santiniketan. Only a few copies were printed. This one has remained in my papers since that time. However any trace of the presence of the Guru is a blessing. CR Lama’s way of speaking and behaving was quite unique. Without hesitation or doubt his mode was spontaneous and […]

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The Dhammapada, also known by its Sanskrit name, the Dharmapada, was taught by the Buddha in 426 verses and arranged into 26 chapters. The Preface, by “Chhi Med Rig Dzin Lama”,  says “This new edition contains versions of the text in Pali, Sanskrit and Tibetan with Hindi and English translations.” The Acknowledgement states that “I would also acknowledge the help […]

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Tulku Tsultrim Zangpo (Tulku Tsulo). The Lamp Clarifying Meditation

The lamp clarifying the essentials of the way of meditation This short text was written by Tulku Tsultrim Zangpo, also known as Tulku Tsulo or Tulku Tshulo. He was the main teacher of CR Lama. The Tibetan can be read here. The English text is included in Finding Freedom: Texts from the Theravadin, Mahayana and Dzogchen Buddhist traditions by James Low,  […]

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