JMJM, Maybe you better remind the Dali Lama about oneness also – the oneness of Tibet and China. That’s a oneness that won’t turn into a duality anytime in the foreseeable future.
His problem is he either needs to sit or stand, but above all don’t wobble. He can either be a political leader of his people or their spiritual leader. He can’t do both, or at least not do both well – at least the way he’s acting right now. …Bill! From: Zen_Forum@yahoogroups.com [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Jue Miao Jing Ming - ???? Sent: Friday, June 27, 2008 9:21 PM To: Zen_Forum@yahoogroups.com Subject: Re: [Zen] Lama's tip: Love or Affection? Lama Jigme and Bill, Chan is about Oneness. When we start to compare and judge, we become partial and not whole. This becomes our suffering..... [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I actually agree with Lama Jigme. The Dali Lama seems to have forgotten the most fundamental Buddhist teaching that you learn in Buddhism 101: all suffering is caused by attachments. His reputation is one of a spiritual leader to his people yet he continues to support, and maybe even encourage, their attachment to their country, their language and their culture. China may be doing all kinds of bad things there, but China is not the cause of their suffering. The Tibetan people’s attachments are the cause of their suffering. What’s wrong with this picture? …Bill! From: Zen_Forum@yahoogroups.com [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Lama Jigme Sent: Friday, June 27, 2008 12:43 AM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: [Zen] Lama's tip: Love or Affection? Does the Dalai Lama love Tibet more than he loves power? Will he adbicate his position as Dalai Lama as he has repeatedly promised? May all beings now benefit! Om Mani Padme Hum, Lama Jigme Gyatso: Rime Manipa Tantrika Tibetan-buddhist: Monk, Teacher and Healer I invite you to subscribe to my FREE, fun, politically Incorrect, daily e-mail: "Lama Jigme's Tips on Meditation and the Spiritual Path" at: http://www.LamaJigme.com __________ NOD32 3219 (20080625) Information __________ This message was checked by NOD32 antivirus system. http://www.eset.com __________ NOD32 3222 (20080626) Information __________ This message was checked by NOD32 antivirus system. http://www.eset.com