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  1. Tantra...

    I have lost my mind. I don’t know In what it is lost, Or why it is in such Bliss. - Baul Song -
  2. Tantra...

    Like what Apech said. This quote goes with this:
  3. Tantra...

    I like her too. Not yet!
  4. Tantra...

    Cheers Pilgrim! A fun but serious account of working with emotions, 09.55 to 16.10:
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    Accordng to this account there are three approaches to dealing with emotions and other stuff that might be eschewed/forbidden in different paths: See if you can map your path/personal approach to this : ) Quote lifted from here:
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  7. Citta

    Pali older than Sanskrit? Fact check needed?
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  9. The Bible has been translated from various languages, Hebrew, Greek, Latin etc. Some things may get obscured in translation process. For example in Hebrew the word for Spirit is ruach which is feminine - Ruach Elohim, the Spirit of God. Spirit translated into Greek is pneuma, which is gender neutral.
  10. Just some thoughts on this: Lineage practices based on experience may use specific visualisations. Here efficacy over the centuries may trump intellectual doubt. The subtle body may be ideoplastic and adapt to the goal of practices, though I'm not saying one can make up any old nonsense. Visualisations may lead to spontaneity, the process and subtle body end up runnning things themselves without mental manipulation.
  11. Reminds me of this from Epictetus: "You become what you give your attention to ... If you yourself don't choose what thoughts and images you expose yourself to, someone else will".
  12. History is full of kick-ass women. Just a small sample: The ancient world was full of warrior women – and men were terrified of them Famous Viking Warrior Was a Woman, DNA Reveals 9 Female Warriors Who Made Their Mark On History