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Kenneth Folk and The Three Speed Transmission

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Kenneth Folk and The Three Speed Transmission

Postby Moggalana » Thu Apr 29, 2010 7:30 pm

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Re: Kenneth Folk and The Three Speed Transmission

Postby Kenshou » Thu Apr 29, 2010 8:22 pm

New-ageyness wearing a sort of (Tibetan) Buddhist-looking hat. Or to put it another way, another Ingram, but with more Dzogchen thrown in. To put it a third way, a guy who might have some insight, but has gone off somewhere weird in the meantime for some reason. I bet maybe after rationalizing that they're enlightened.

Just my impression. My crap detector (that's one of the sense doors, right?) seems to go off fairly often, regarding this stuff.

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Re: Kenneth Folk and The Three Speed Transmission

Postby tiltbillings » Thu Apr 29, 2010 10:11 pm

"Non-dual" awakening is a bit of big question mark. And taking the "the best of Theravada and Advaita Vedanta" is a non-starter.

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Re: Kenneth Folk and The Three Speed Transmission

Postby IanAnd » Fri Apr 30, 2010 7:26 am

"The gift of truth exceeds all other gifts" — Dhammapada, v. 354 Craving XXIV

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Re: Kenneth Folk and The Three Speed Transmission

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Re: Kenneth Folk and The Three Speed Transmission

Postby Moggalana » Fri Apr 30, 2010 8:51 am

Thanks for your input. That confirms my first impression. I have learned some useful things from a tibetan Mahamudra/Dzogchen master, but I see the danger in mixing things up.
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Re: Kenneth Folk and The Three Speed Transmission

Postby IanAnd » Fri Apr 30, 2010 7:53 pm

"The gift of truth exceeds all other gifts" — Dhammapada, v. 354 Craving XXIV

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Re: Kenneth Folk and The Three Speed Transmission

Postby Dhammabodhi » Fri Apr 30, 2010 8:12 pm

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Re: Kenneth Folk and The Three Speed Transmission

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Re: Kenneth Folk and The Three Speed Transmission

Postby Dhammabodhi » Fri Apr 30, 2010 8:58 pm

I'm sorry if I caused a confusion, I didn't mean to imply that dvaita philosophies have spread in these countries. From what I gather, there is a lot of superstition and blind faith prevalent in these countries, this is what I meant. So even if dvaita had not taken root in India, there would in all probability still be superstition and blind faith.

Apologies for being :offtopic:

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Re: Kenneth Folk and The Three Speed Transmission

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Re: Kenneth Folk and The Three Speed Transmission

Postby Dhammabodhi » Fri Apr 30, 2010 9:19 pm

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Re: Kenneth Folk and The Three Speed Transmission

Postby jcsuperstar » Sat May 01, 2010 2:22 am

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the mountain may be heavy in and of itself, but if you're not trying to carry it it's not heavy to you- Ajaan Suwat

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Re: Kenneth Folk and The Three Speed Transmission

Postby Dhammabodhi » Sat May 01, 2010 11:23 am

lol! I'm neither a proponent nor do I practice non-dualism! I'm simply an admirer. So for the moment, I think I'm 'allowed' to have such views. :popcorn:
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Re: Kenneth Folk and The Three Speed Transmission

Postby PeterB » Sat May 01, 2010 5:06 pm

Dhammabodhi the Buddha's response to both Dvaita and Advaita was Dependant Origination.

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Re: Kenneth Folk and The Three Speed Transmission

Postby Dhammabodhi » Sat May 01, 2010 10:20 pm

Yes, and something that makes much more sense than either of these two schools of thought. I am outraged at some Hindu scholars who project Buddhism as a "subset" of Hinduism.
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